Consultant - Rolling Stock Asset Management and Maintenance

Snc Lavalin Rail and Transit Limited
London (Greater)
10 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

With offices throughout the UK, SNC-Lavalin has an extensive history of supporting clients in the UK and overseas. With over 50,000 employees globally and a turnover of £5bn, following the acquisition of WS Atkins in July 2017, we are now in the top 3 of largest Engineering firms in the world.

SNC-Lavalin delivers fleet maintenance and depot solutions to operators, owners and manufacturers. Clients benefit from our extensive experience in specifying, developing and refining fleet maintenance strategies and creating innovative depot and facility solutions.

Our experts have a deep understanding of assets, systems and technologies, fleet maintenance strategies and approaches, and the logistics and processes required to deliver optimal fleet maintenance outcomes for operators and asset owners alike.

The role of an Asset Management and Maintenance Services Engineer/Consultant is as varied as they come. You can be involved in many different kinds of projects from fleet reliability studies, new or revised maintenance and overhaul regime conception through to maintenance life-cycle cost modelling, fleet management strategies and depot capacity analysis.

We are now looking for a talented Engineer to join our successful consulting teams in Derby or London to support of our ambitious growth plans.

Further duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Writing clear and concise technical documents to support maintenance and overhaul regimes
  • Deferring or extending maintenance and overhaul intervals by means of risk assessment
  • Fleet management strategy
  • Franchise bid support (in the area of fleet maintenance and performance, and depot and stabling strategy)
  • Reliability centred maintenance
  • Managing or supporting allocated tasks, including estimating, planning, tendering, and execution
  • Providing support to colleagues relating to technical maintenance products and services, in particular in areas of personal expertise and knowledge

Required Experience & Skills

You will need a sound understanding of Rolling Stock Maintenance principles in the UK including maintenance plans, regime structures and how depots and fleets are managed. This will have been gained through experience in maintenance or service support within the Rail industry. Proven industry relationships with train manufacturers or operating companies are considered highly advantageous. You will have the ability to assess assignment risks and how they can be managed, including technical, contractual and financial. A proven relationship builder, you will be an excellent communicator, both verbally and written.

You must also possess an engineering degree in a relevant discipline and it’s expected that you will have reached, or are working towards Chartered status.

Why SNC-Lavalin?

We offer a professional but nurturing environment for you to better develop in your career whilst exposing you to a wide variety of transport projects. We also offer competitive salaries, enhanced pension contributions, 33 days annual leave (including Bank Holidays), private medical cashback reimbursement schemse, gym membership subsidies, flexible working hours and a host of other benefits supporting a range of lifestyles.

Closing date for applications is 2nd April 2018

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At SNC-Lavalin, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.

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