Technical Officer [Track]

Last updated 18 days ago
Location:Highland Council
Job Type:Full Time


Inverness, GB

Department Name

Scotland Region

About Network Rail

Network Rail are dedicated to becoming one of Britain's best employers and believe this starts with placing the people at the centre of everything we do!

Our ambition is to be responsive to passengers and freight users and we're empowered to do the right thing for those who use the rail network. We actively challenge unsafe practices and take responsibility for addressing risks, resolving issues and protecting safety and wellbeing.

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Scotland's Railway covers a large geographical area from the Borders to Thurso at the far tip of the North East of Scotland, accounting for almost 20 per cent of the UK rail network. We provide rapid access along busy commuter routes to our seven cities, servicing the varied needs of our business and leisure commuter services, including cross border services and rural services. We have up to 50 freight services operating every day and we are steadily building capacity for this to grow.

Brief Description

Assist with the provision of technical support to the Maintenance Engineering team.

About the role (External)

Key Accountabilities:

1.Carry out work safely and in accordance with the safe systems of work procedures, method statements, plans and other instructions.

2.Adhere to company policies and procedures

3.Assist in the provision of technical support

4.Assist in undertaking technical inspections, tests, investigations and analysis of technical data.

5.Assist with the preparation of method statements and/or plans for design or work activities where required.

6.Provide information and accurately update systems, databases and records.

7.Contribute to your own development and that of others.

Experience, skills, knowledge and competencies:

1.Able to work as part of a team.

2.Able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

3.Hold and retain the competencies relevant to this post and required by business need.

4.Ideally hold or be working towards and NVQ level 1 or 2 (or equivalent) in an engineering/leadership subject.

5.Able and willing to drive vehicles as required by business need.

How to apply (External)

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We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage people to work flexibly. We welcome applications from everyone. Click here for more information

We are a Disability Confident Leader employer!

To ensure an improved representation in our workforce, applications are particularly welcome from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic people, females, LGBTQi+ people and people with disabilities.

All offers of employment are conditional upon satisfactory completion of pre-employment checks. Click here for more information

Keeping people safe on the railway is at the heart of everything we do, safe behaviour is therefore a requirement of working for Network Rail.Applicants should demonstrate their personal commitment to safety in their application.

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Grade: Former IMC Terms and Conditions

Salary: £18,870 (entry level salary increasing with training) + Professional Managerial allowance

Closing date: Wednesday 3rd March 2021 - late applications will not be accepted

We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes.