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Regional Engineer (Buildings & Civil Engineering)

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Recruiter: Network Rail
Listed on: 1st December 2020
Location: York
Salary/Rate: £90,035 - £101,289
Salary Notes: depending on skills, qualifications and experience
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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ABOUT NETWORK RAIL AND THE DEPARTMENT

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.

The Eastern region operates some of the busiest and most congested rail lines in the country, transporting large numbers of commuters to and from busy cities including Newcastle, Leeds, York, Sheffield, Derby, Norwich, Cambridge and London.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION:

There is an exciting opportunity to join us in a role that is vital to our success. We are looking for a Regional Engineer (Buildings & Civil Engineering) to join our team.

The Regional Engineer (Buildings & Civil Engineering) will provide professional engineering leadership for Buildings & Civil Engineering within Regional functions, including: individual and functional capability; strategy; technical advice and guidance; safety, assurance, derogations and non-compliances.

Lead regional business planning for Buildings & Civil Engineering that delivers sustainable levels of asset integrity and performance to meet customer requirements and regional/national targets.

Provide a strong customer focus in a multi-disciplinary team, balancing the views of a range of senior stakeholders.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION:

There is an exciting opportunity to join us in a role that is vital to our success. We are looking for a Regional Engineer (Buildings & Civil Engineering) to join our team.

The Regional Engineer (Buildings & Civil Engineering) will provide professional engineering leadership for Buildings & Civil Engineering within Regional functions, including: individual and functional capability; strategy; technical advice and guidance; safety, assurance, derogations and non-compliances.

Lead regional business planning for Buildings & Civil Engineering that delivers sustainable levels of asset integrity and performance to meet customer requirements and regional/national targets.

Provide a strong customer focus in a multi-disciplinary team, balancing the views of a range of senior stakeholders.

Role and Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:  

  • Provide professional leadership to the Buildings & Civils Principle Engineer Teams (Buildings, Geotechnical & Structures) to deliver the correct application of the appropriate legislation, group and company standards.
  • Collaborate and align with the Route Buildings & Civil Engineering Asset Management function objectives in the provision of technical support and value-added level 2 assurance
  • Lead and develop capability of engineers and others involved in managing Buildings & Civils
  • Lead and direct the development of the Buildings & Civils technical/asset management strategy for the region, aligning it to network engineering and asset policy and standards and the regional performance strategy.
  • Direct the scheduling of structural assessment of civils assets and the evaluation of the associated reports.  Provide structural assessment advice/assurance to the Route Structures and Route Buildings Engineering teams to inform asset management decision making on structural assets and provide Level 1 assurance services.
  • Provide consistent advice and guidance to the route engineers in the delivery of policy, standards and specifications and assure the delivery of technical briefings for staff engaged in Route Buildings & Civils Asset Management.
  • Define and direct the Buildings & Civils assurance regime for asset safety, integrity and sustainability, including the verification of asset condition, to manage long-term business risk and optimise asset outcomes in line with regional and network policy. Advise the Regional Exec on the extent to which this is commensurate with the level of business performance the region requires.
  • Lead the relationship and interfaces with the Technical Authority including provision of regional expertise to facilitate development of national policy, standards, sharing of best practice and lessons learned nationally. 
  • Review and approve derogations and non-compliances to standards in compliance with the delegated authority framework. Manage the response to applications outside own delegated authority.
  • Lead the provision of continuous improvement to asset policies and standards; and provide feedback to the Technical Authority.
  • Lead the assurance of asset specific elements of the regional business plan in line with regional and corporate strategy.

ABOUT THE ROLE:

Are you?

  • Master's Degree in a technical subject related to Buildings and/or Civil Engineering
  • Registered Engineer at CEng level with the UK Engineering Council
  • Proven experience of successfully managing a large complex and diverse Buildings & Civils interface, particularly related to renewals, enhancements and system integration
  • Comprehensive knowledge of relevant asset systems, engineering standards and process integrity
  • Demonstrate strong customer focus in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Proven experience of leading successful negotiations at a senior level and balancing the views of a range of stakeholders
  • Proven knowledge of the strategic management of safety
  • Proven ability to form collaborative relationships with stakeholders to achieve aligned outcomes.

Do you have?  

  •  Fellow of Engineering/Technical Institution
  • Proven experience in the management of engineering processes, assets and components
  • Proven experience in the management/production of Structural Assessments for Buildings and Bridges

Salary and benefits:

  • Salary of £90,035 - £101,289 (Band 1.B) depending on skills, qualifications and experience
  • 28 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays
  • £8,000 pa Car Allowance
  • My benefits - Our discounted online shopping site
  • A range of discounted offers including, childcare vouchers, healthcare offers - cycle to work, healthcare club discounted membership and other benefits
  • Subsidies of up to 75% on rail and underground season tickets
  • A choice of contributory pension schemes
  • 2 weeks paid reserve leave for our Armed Forces community

 **Please note that the advert closes on the 10-12-2020 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 history.

If you like the sound of all that, we'd love it if you could submit your application online.