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Project Engineer - B&C

Posted: 12 Nov 2020 Closes: 24 Dec 2020
Glasgow, United Kingdom GBP 40,107.00 per year;GBP 45,120.00 per year
Permanent & Full-time 523056368

About Network Rail

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

Our ambition to be responsive to passengers and freight users, drives us every day 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.

We're passionate about great service and we ask ourselves, what can we do to put our passengers and freight users at the centre of everything we do? With this in mind, we pull together as one industry because we care about people and teamwork is key. For more information about Network Rail click here.

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

As Project Engineer [B&C] you will make informed decisions on what's best for passengers and freight services within your area of influence. You will manage design and/or construction activities for allocated projects. You will also ensure that appropriate engineering standards are used in relation to design and/or construction on allocated projects within the national programme with compliance to the requirements of the Guide to Railway Investment Projects (GRIP), relevant legislation, Group and company standards, and Network Rail procedures.
About the role (External)

Key Accountabilities

Implement Network Rail systems and procedures to maintain a cost effective, high quality, safe and environmentally responsible approach to design, construction, commissioning and other technical activities on relevant projects, compliant with all relevant legislation. Liaise with regulators and others as appropriate.
Monitor specific projects managed by Infrastructure Investment so that they are engineered to the standards and specification of Network Rail, allocated design and construction contracts include reference to and are compliant with appropriate Railway Group and Network Rail Company standards, formal specifications and procedures.
Manage all engineering activities so that they result in schemes that are affordable and meet programme requirements in a safe and environmentally responsible manner for time, cost and quality.
Maintain the use of relevant techniques and procedures of quantified and qualitative risk assessment and HAZOP analysis to allocated projects and manage the environmental aspects of allocated projects in accordance with Network Rail's environmental policy.
Monitor design and specialist consultants and contractors.
Provide project management advice in respect of all construction activities, including testing and commissioning and site supervision. Manage so that the design and/or construction elements of relevant projects meet the requirements of current legislation, including construction design management (CDM) regulations.
Monitor so that the contractor's design/construction/specialists personnel are competent.
Undertake reviews of design and/or construction activities. Arrange audits of contractors monitoring safety, environment and quality of design, construction, testing and commissioning and management systems is adequate.
Carry out the duties of designated project engineer (DPE) for specific projects.
Identify and share best practice across the various project teams.


Job Skills, Experience and Qualifications

Essential
  • Successful relevant experience in engineering disciplines, ideally with involvement in construction and design projects across multi discipline areas.
  • Technical qualifications to HNC/HND or equivalent GNVQ level.
  • Knowledge of quality assurance.
  • An understanding of the arrangements required for the independent assessment of work.
  • CDM, risk assessment, auditing internal and external competency.
  • CITB CSCS scheme.

    Desirable
  • Membership of a relevant professional body with chartered status and/or educated to degree level.
  • Knowledge of structuring safety cases in support of projects.
  • An appreciation of environmental issues in engineering works.
  • Six Sigma Yellow Belt.
  • Project safety management experience
  • Yellow book course.
How to apply (External)

Salary: Starting at £40,107 and rising to £45,120 per annum.

Closing date: 24/11/2020. Please get your application in as soon as possible, we may close the advert before the listed closing date if we receive enough applications.

Late applications will not be accepted.

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Please clearly show in your application how your skills and experience match the requirements of this role.

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. You should demonstrate your personal dedication to safety on your application.

Network Rail positively embraces flexible working recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. Click here for more information

At Network Rail we support our staff through a range of good practice (Everyone Matters) guides such as 𝗦𝘂𝗽𝗽𝗼𝗿𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗖𝗮𝗿𝗲𝗿𝘀 and 6 staff Networks including Archway (LGBTQi+), CanDo (staff with disabilities), Cultural Fusion (BAME staff), Faith and Belief, Inspire (gender) and Myriad (staff with caring responsibilities).

In Scotland, we have won awards such as the Carer Positive Employer award and the Proud Scotland award for making a difference for LGBTQ+ people. We celebrate events such as the Chinese New Year, Gurpurab, Ramadan and Eid, participate in annual Pride events and host a staff Christmas carol service.

We celebrate events such as the Chinese New Year, Gurpurab, Ramadan and Eid, participate in annual Pride events and host a staff Christmas carol service.

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.

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

Due to current restrictions for COVID-19 it is likely that our process in dealing with your application will be delayed, however please note that we are continuing to conduct our interviews on-line.

For successful candidates we accept there may be delays with start dates to ensure that we can safely on-board each new employee.

We will contact you to let you know whether your application has been affected and inform you of any further changes within the recruitment process.

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