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Rail Management Engineer

Posted: 13 Nov 2020 Closes: 25 Dec 2020
Gravesend, United Kingdom GBP 40,107.00 - 45,120.00 per year
Permanent & Full-time NWR_IRC2200265

About Network Rail

Network Rail High Speed (NR HS) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd (NRIL), responsible for the operation and maintenance of the UK's first European High Speed Railway, High Speed 1 (HS1).

The HS1 Infrastructure consists of a diverse range of railway assets from the track, signalling, overhead line, lineside buildings and depots through to viaducts, long tunnels and international stations at St Pancras, Ebbsfleet and Stratford along its 109km length. Unlike its parent, NR HS are privately financed under an agreement with their client 'HS1 Ltd' and undertake a diverse range of activities from railway infrastructure maintenance and operations through to station facilities management and retail.

NR (HS) value their people, fulfilling their contractual commitments through a highly performing professional team of appointed specialists, engineers and managers who consistently deliver safe and reliable infrastructure for train operators and their passengers. Together we work every day to achieve.

Our Vision - to deliver the best High Speed rail customer experience.

Brief Description

Manage and direct the Rail Management team in the inspection, testing and maintenance of rails and associated assets to Standards and within agreed resource levels.
About the role (External)

Key Accountabilities:

1. Manage and direct the Rail Management team to achieve business and functional objectives and meet key performance measures.

2. Manage development of individuals and the engagement of the team.

3. Manage the arrangements for staff safety and competence.

4. Identify and implement asset performance, reliability, productivity and efficiency improvement initiatives.

5. Develop and agree inspection, testing and maintenance programmes.

6. Deliver inspection, testing and work in accordance with the agreed programme.

7. Manage the inspection, testing and maintenance of assets to standards.

8. Prioritise work arising and agree work plans.

9. Accurately update systems, databases and records as required.

10. Undertake technical inspections and investigations.

11. Undertake an agreed programme of staff surveillance, work quality and asset condition checks.

Job Skills, Experience and Qualifications:


• Relevant technical competence in rail management processes and techniques

• Detailed knowledge of relevant standards and procedures

• Knowledge of other functional disciplines

• Knowledge of operational railway environment

• Good interpersonal, influencing, communication and organisation skills

• HNC/ HND or equivalent qualification


• Knowledge of coaching techniques

How to apply (External)

Salary: £40,107 - £45,120
Closing date: 25 November 2020. Late applications will not be accepted.

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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

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