Assistant Electrification & Plant Maintenance Engineer - Crewe Gresty Rd Sdgs

Last updated 17 days ago
Location:Cheshire East
Job Type:Full Time


Crewe, GB

Department Name

BD EPME Warrington Indirect (853801) G2

About Network Rail

Network Rail operates and maintains the railway infrastructure 24/7 365 days a year.

This is an exciting time to join Network Rail in a time of transition with the Putting Passengers First programme. This plan is to provide the best possible service for passengers and freight users, to deliver the promises we've made for Control Period Six (CP6), and to improve the way we work together and with the industry.

You will be part of the NW&C Region which consist of three routes:

  • North West Route, covering Manchester, Liverpool, Lancashire and Cumbria.
  • Central Route, covering the West Midlands and Chiltern areas.
  • West Coast Mainline South Route*, covering the West Coast main line south of Crewe to London Euston.

We are looking for talented people from all backgrounds to join our journey and move us forward by having a rewarding career, the right lifestyle balance and great benefits in a caring environment.We value the commitments you may have outside of work and will consider flexible working applications. If we can make it work - we will!

Brief Description

Manage and direct the Technical Support Team to provide production, performance, assurance, technical, analytical, and data quality support to the Maintenance Engineering team.

About the role (External)

Key Accountabilities

1.Manage and direct the Technical Support team to achieve business and functional objectives and meet key performance measures.

2.Manage development of individuals and the engagement of the team.

3.Manage the arrangements for staff safety and competence.

4.Monitor asset performance, reliability, productivity and efficiency.

5.Provide technical guidance and support.

6.Undertake survey and design work.

7.Manage the assurance and non compliance process within the delivery unit.

8.Undertake technical inspections and investigations.

9.Provide local requirements to arrange track monitoring trains and receive outputs.

10.Maintain the accuracy of systems, databases and records.

11.Review and approve method statements and/or plans for design and/or work activities as required.

12.Undertake an agreed programme of staff surveillance, work quality and asset condition checks.


    Relevant technical competence

      Knowledge of maintenance delivery processes and techniques

        Knowledge of safety and compliance management processes

          Knowledge of operational railway environment Knowledge of operational railway environment

            Detailed knowledge of relevant standards and procedures

              Design knowledge and experience

                Failure/incident management and rectification techniques

                  Knowledge of other functional disciplines

                    Good interpersonal, influencing, communication and organisation skills

                      HNC/HND or equivalent qualification


                        Knowledge of coaching techniques

                        How to apply (External)

                        Salary: £40,107 - £45,120 per annum

                        Closing date: 21st October 2020. Late applications will not be accepted


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