Asset Engineer (Geotech)

Network Rail
London, UK
Closing date
20 Nov 2020

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Job Title - Asset Engineer

Location - London, Waterloo

Rates - £386.64 LTD/Umbrella or £337.59 PAYE (In Scope of IR35)

What you will do:

Working on live projects covering earthworks, maintenance, management, drainage, rebuild and embankments for the planning of CP7. The role will also involve liaising with track maintenance and onsite inspections of Network Rails' assets. Some travel will be required but will be paid for by Network Rail.

Manage the asset stewardship and inspection of operational property building services, depots and depot plant assets in accordance with asset policy and technical strategy, recommending remedial and renewal works and maintaining comprehensive asset records.
Develop and assist with the management of prioritised maintenance and renewal requirements, work banks and plans in accordance with the technical asset management strategy and budget.
Produce maintenance, renewal and enhancement (PRS) remits and their inclusion in the work bank. Define the development and implementation of schemes, verifying requirements are sufficient, correctly interpreted and delivered. Monitor the implementation of control measures where proposed works are deferred and managed in accordance with asset policy.
Act as sponsor for complex and specialist maintenance and all renewal schemes. Discharge all sponsor's accountabilities in accordance with corporate policy.
Carry out engineering analysis and risk assessment of maintenance and renewals schemes during the early development phase, and produce business cases.
Review proposals from other asset groups or external organisations that impact on maintenance or renewal activity, identify potential synergies and develop optimised plans as applicable.
Monitor trends in maintenance and renewal work, asset condition, failure and failure precursors. Check that appropriate action is specified to predict and prevent similar failures.
Assist in providing engineering support and participate in investigations of incidents relating to building services and plant maintenance and renewals.
Liaise with portfolio occupiers and stakeholders for asset stewardship purposes and report on tenant lease non-compliance and manage the monitoring of tenant dilapidations with particular reference to building services and plant.
Manage the PPM programme of works in accordance with Operational Property National remit. Review and audit delivery against remit.
Complete the technical approval of building services element of the landlord's consent applications for all non Network Rail works at franchised stations and Depots.
Record and manage the control of hazardous materials and risks identified within buildings and put in place audits and inspections to meet current standards.


Asset experience
Engineering background
Previous geotechnical experience
Design/construction experience
Business Planning
Commercial experience
Able to manage budgets

What you'll get in return

Network Rail (powered by Capita), understand what it is like to work as a contractor and do everything they can to make it a simple process for you - this includes a dedicated Onboarding and extension teams and access to a web based timesheet portal giving you an ability to access and submit your timesheets wherever you are.

About our client - Network Rail

Network Rail is at the operational centre of the railway and playing a key role in a rapidly evolving industry. We are responsible for rebuilding Britain's railway infrastructure and are managing some of the biggest and most complex engineering programmes in Europe. Over the next five years we will be spending around £23 billion to maintain and upgrade every aspect of an infrastructure that comprises 21,000 miles of track, 2,500 stations, 9,000 level crossings, 40,000 bridges and tunnels, and signalling and power for the movement of 25,000 trains every day.

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
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