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Signal & Telecoms Maintenance Engineer

£50400 - £56700/annum 
Romford, Greater London
02/08/2019 (09:19)
Network Rail - Anglia Route
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Network Rail is at the heart of revitalising Britain’s railway. From Crossrail – Europe’s largest civil engineering project– to investment in passenger stations and major programmes of electrification, we're involved in some of the most ambitious and diverse ventures that this country has ever seen.

The Anglia route which comprises over 1,700 miles of track from London Liverpool street station to Norwich in the east and Cambridge in the west, the North London line from Gospel Oak to Barking East, and Essex Thameside from Fenchurch Street to Shoeburyness. With over 63.6 million passengers per year.

As we embark on investing more than £2bn in running the railway in our region and on building a safer and more reliable railway, we are growing our asset engineer team. You will motivate and encourage your Infrastructure Maintenance delivery team in the inspection and maintenance of our functional assets to ensure we are safe and complaint at all times. Your days will be diverse and could include:

  • Leading and directing the Infrastructure Maintenance team to achieve business and functional objectives
  • Mentoring and developing your team
  • Championing staff safety and competence.
  • Identifying and implementing safety, asset performance, reliability, productivity and efficiency improvement initiatives.
  • Leading the inspection and maintenance of assets
  • Prioritising your work and delivery to plan.
  • Check that safety, assurance, compliance, performance and business processes are followed.
  • Identifying and submit non compliances for approval and rectifying where you can
  • Manage the process to handover and accept back assets being renewed, installed, or modified by projects
  • Restoring to normal operation after completion of testing/investigation, equipment that has failed, been subject to an allegation or renewal as part of a maintenance delivered renewal programme
  • Building and agree annual maintenance, inspection and testing programmes
  • Develop and authorise quarterly work plans
  • Identify and propose which of our assets need renewing
  • Reviewing and approve method statements and/or plans for design and/or work
  • Undertaking investigations and report on accidents/incidents.
  • Completing an agreed programme of safety tours, staff surveillance, work quality and asset condition checks

Without you we cannot hope to inspire change and improve our performance. Your real passion for drainage and the benefits it will bring will help build our business cases for the track’s improvement over the next five years. If you can answer “yes” to the following questions, join our team and be rewarded with dynamic challenges and competitive benefits. More than that, you will join a business where you can be proud to work.

  • A HNC or HND qualification
  • Knowledge of maintenance delivery processes and techniques
  • A passion and dedication for safety and compliance
  • A thirst to learn our standards and rules that govern the railway
  • Design knowledge and experience
  • Failure/incident management and rectification techniques
  • IRSE Licence holder (Signalling only)
  • Good interpersonal, influencing, communication and organisation skills

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. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

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 dedication to safety in their application.

Network Rail can offer you a rewarding career with competitive pay and excellent benefits including a choice of contributory pension schemes, a generous annual leave package, a bonus scheme and an annual 75% subsidy on season tickets costing up to £3000 (to a maximum amount of £2,250).

Network Rail adheres to a structured pay framework, any salary offered will be within the following pay range: Band 3C £50,400 – 56,700.

Closing date: 16 August 2019 late applications will not be accepted. We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes.

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