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Signal & Telecoms Maintenance Engineer

Posted: 7 May 2021 Closes: 19 May 2021
Basingstoke, United Kingdom GBP 51,156.00 - 63,945.00 per year
Permanent & Full-time -137648683

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.

The Engineering function determines the asset management specifications and engineering competencies required to maintain, renew, and enhance the railway network, so it is able to deliver the high performance levels that the business requires. It is tasked with making engineering decisions as cost effectively as possible to satisfy the needs of the customer and the business - its focus is delivering Network Rail's vision of engineering excellence for Britain's railway.

Brief Description

As Signal & Telecoms Maintenance Engineer you will lead and direct the S&T Maintenance delivery team in the inspection and maintenance of functional assets to standards and within budget.
About the role (External)

In your role as S&T Maintenance Engineer you will lead and direct the Infrastructure Maintenance team to achieve business and functional objectives and meet key performance measures, as well as managing the development of individuals and the engagement of the team.

Other Key Accountabilities

1. Manage the arrangements for staff safety and competence.

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

3. Manage the inspection and maintenance of assets to standards.

4. Manage the prioritisation of work and delivery to plan.

5. Check that safety, assurance, compliance, performance and business processes are followed.

6. Identify and submit non compliances for approval and take appropriate action where required.

7. Manage the process to handover and accept back assets being renewed, installed, or modified by projects.

8. Restore to normal operation after completion of testing/investigation, equipment that has failed, been subject to an allegation or has been renewed as part of a maintenance delivered renewal programme.

9. Develop and agree annual maintenance, inspection and testing programmes and resource levels.

10. Develop and authorise quarterly work plans and resource levels.

11. Identify and propose asset renewals.

12. Review and approve method statements and/or plans for design and/or work activities as required.

13. Undertake investigations and report on accidents/incidents.

14. Undertake an agreed programme of safety tours, staff surveillance, work quality and asset condition checks.

Job Skills, Experience and Qualifications

Essential criteria

• Relevant technical competence

• Experience in maintenance management, processes and techniques

• Knowledge of safety and compliance management processes

• Detailed knowledge of relevant standards and procedures

• Knowledge of operational railway environment

• Knowledge of other functional disciplines

• IRSE Licence holder (Signalling only)

• Local Accident & Incident Investigation

• Good interpersonal, influencing, communication and organisation skills

Desirable criteria

• Incorporated Engineer

• Membership of professional body

How to apply (External)

Salary: £51,156 - £63,945
Closing date:19th May 2021. Late applications will not be accepted.
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