Route Infrastructure Engineer [Buildings & Civils] [East Coast & North East]

Network Rail
West Lutton, UK
Closing date
29 Sep 2020

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JavaScript enabled browser required.Route Infrastructure Engineer [Buildings & Civils] [East Coast & North East]LocationYork, GBDepartment NameOA Eastern Region Directorate (114100) G4About Network Rail Network Rail are on a mission. The mission is to become one of Britain's best employers and believe that starts with our colleagues and customers who we put at the heart of everything we do!We're passionate about great service, and ask ourselves; what can we do to put our passengers and freight users at the centre of everything we do? We pull together as one industry because we care about people and teamwork is key. View our short video on our Putting Passengers and Freight First (PPFF) programme that outlines some key things we are working on as a business: Our commitment to our customers is enshrined in a promise to deliver the timetable so that trains run safely, punctually and reliably now and in the future. Effective asset management supports the delivery of this promise by planning, delivering and making available an infrastructure that supports the current and future timetable safely, efficiently and sustainably.Brief DescriptionThere is a great opportunity to join us in a role that is vital to our success. We are looking for a Route Infrastructure Engineer [Buildings and & Civils][East Coast & North East] to join our Eastern Region.About the role (External)Our commitment to our customers is enshrined in a promise to deliver the timetable so that trains run safely, punctually and reliably now and in the future. To help us deliver on that promise, we are looking for a Route Infrastructure Engineer to act as the maintenance and asset management lead for Buildings & Civils and work collaboratively with Infrastructure Director teams to support safe delivery of route scorecard objectives.As the Route Infrastructure Engineer you will direct and lead a team of Route Engineers and direct work to develop Route specific asset management plans including all maintenance and renewal activity. You'll be accountable for developing the combined route asset management plan and making informed decisions based upon asset condition, performance information and efficiency.Role and Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:Supporting the Route and Infrastructure Directors in managing the relationship with customers and relevant partners, including proactive management and alignment of plans in the TOC franchised estate and our own Managed Stations portfolio to continuously improve the passenger experience. Leading and direct the scheduling of examination, inspection, monitoring and assessment of civils assets and the evaluation of the reports, and the production of route specific and asset type management regimesLeading the delivery of maintenance in compliance with policies, procedures and standards and direct the effective management of contracts.Managing any issues, recommendations or notices of national significance and liaise with the national team to develop and roll out within the Route. Leading the assurance of asset safety, integrity and sustainability across specified Routes to manage long term business risk and optimise asset outcomes in line with Corporate Strategy, including establishing appropriate mechanisms to monitor route assets in terms of performance, reliability and safety, leading the arrangements to rectify any deteriorating trends in asset safety and performance.Act as the Designated Competent Person (DCP) for both formal and local investigations. Report on accidents/incidents and undertake investigations as required. Skills and Experience:Are you?A Chartered Engineer with broad engineering experienceDo you have?Substantial experience in the management of complex systemsThe experience and personal credibility to set strategies and lead peopleProven ability to lead engineering activities in a business environmentRenewals and enhancements experienceEvidence of experience in the integration of complex engineering systems and an understanding of the maintenance of assets.A proven understanding of safety management systems and risk assessment techniquesA detailed knowledge and demonstrable expertise in engineering management in a safety critical industry How to apply (External)Salary and benefits:Salary of £90,035 - £101,289 (Band 1B) depending on skills, qualifications and experience28 days annual leave entitlementMy benefits - Our discounted online shopping siteA range of discounted offers including, childcare vouchers, healthcare offers - cycle to work, healthcare club discounted membership and other benefitsSubsidies of up to 75% on rail and underground season ticketsA choice of contributory pension schemes2 weeks paid reserve leave for our Armed Forces community **Please note that the advert closes on the 4th of October and late applications will not be considered **Oh, and by the way...We care deeply about welcoming people no matter where they're from, how old they are or what disability they may have. We encourage applications from every age, race, ethnicity, disability, gender, gender identity, religion, culture, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, pregnancy, maternity or caring responsibility. We want our employees to bring their whole self to work and that starts with you! We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential skills and experience detailed above. Network Rail positively embraces flexible working, recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life. We will consider all flexible working applications.Network Rail is required to comply with UK Government standards when carrying out pre-employment checks for all new starters; this includes a basic criminal record check. In addition to the basic criminal record check, in accordance with the UK Government we are also required to verify your identity, right to work in the UK and previous three years employment historyIf you like the sound of all that, we'd love it if you could submit your application online. If you need an alternative method of applying, please contact Chloe Bamber on email at
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