Asset Engineer - Signalling

Last updated 2 days ago
Location:Milton Keynes
Job Type:Full Time


Milton Keynes, GB

Department Name

OB Route Signalling Engineer WCMLS (542912) G2

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Brief Description

LOC: London/MK/Rugby/Birmingham

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

You will be part of the North West & Central (NW&C) Region which consists 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 hardworking 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!

About the role (External)

Brief Description

As a Signalling Asset Engineer (Support) you will provide comprehensive asset and maintenance support to the Route team and Maintenance Delivery organisation.

About the role

  • Provide support to Signalling asset and maintenance support on the Route.

  • Provide Signalling engineering expertise to the Route team.

  • Assure the implementation of inspection and maintenance of Signalling assets in accordance with functional policy and standards.

  • Monitoring of trends and implement actions relating to reliability, assurance, capability, and safety of Signalling equipment.

  • Provide engineering support in investigations of incidents relating to Signalling.

  • Support level 1 assurance activities including audit and verification.

  • Input into the development and management of Signalling competency and capability for the wider Route team.

  • Support the assurance of the Signalling asset data and information within the company systems and processes.

  • Manage the implementation of mitigation measures when proposed asset management actions are deferred.

  • Review and comment on derogation and non-compliance applications to Signalling related standards.


  • HNC/HND or equivalent qualification in a relevant subject

  • Working towards membership of a relevant professional institution

  • Experience in [Discipline] engineering

  • An understanding of the maintenance of [Discipline] assets

  • Knowledge of the relevant technical, safety and performance standards

  • Holds relevant professional licences and technical qualifications, or capable of achieving within reasonable timescales

  • Holds valid UK driving licence, or eligible and willing to obtain

How to apply (External)

Network Rail welcomes applications regardless of age, disability, marital status (including civil partnerships), pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender status, sex (or gender), employment status, trade union affiliation, or other irrelevant factor.

By becoming a Disability Confident leader in 2017, we have committed to interview disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria for a role. We want to make the most of the skills and talents disabled people bring to the workplace - skills and talents we need in our business.

Safe behaviour is a requirement of working for Network Rail.Applicants should be able to demonstrate their awareness of our safety vision.

Click 'apply' and login to Employee Self Service to submit your CV.If you do not have an Oracle account, email your CV to the IRC number of the vacancy.

We will endeavour to provide a gender diverse interview panel wherever possible.

Network Rail adheres to a structured pay framework, any salary offered will be within the pay range advertised.If your current salary is above the maximum shown you will transfer into the new role on your current base pay.For more information refer to your pay

This vacancy is Band 4C, starting at £40107 and increasing to £50133 per annum.

Closing date: 8 February 2021. Late applications will not be accepted.