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Network Rail UK Jobs – Communications Engineer

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About the job


Blackfriars, GB

Department Name

Southern Region

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Brief Description

Lead and direct the Infrastructure Maintenance delivery team in the inspection and maintenance of functional assets to standards and within budget

About The Role (External)

  • Lead and direct the Infrastructure Maintenance team to achieve business and functional objectives and meet key performance measures.
  • Manage development of individuals and the engagement of the team.
  • Manage the arrangements for staff safety and competence.
  • Identify and implement safety, asset performance, reliability, productivity and efficiency improvement initiatives.
  • Manage the inspection and maintenance of assets to standards.
  • Manage the prioritisation of work and delivery to plan.
  • Check that safety, assurance, compliance, performance and business processes are followed.
  • Identify and submit non compliances for approval and take appropriate action where required.
  • Manage the process to handover and accept back assets being renewed, installed, or modified by projects.
  • 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.
  • Develop and agree annual maintenance, inspection and testing programmes and resource levels.
  • Develop and authorise quarterly work plans and resource levels.
  • Identify and propose asset renewals.
  • Review and approve method statements and/or plans for design and/or work activities as required.
  • Undertake investigations and report on accidents/incidents.
  • Undertake an agreed programme of safety tours, staff surveillance, work quality and asset condition checks.


Job Skills, Experience and Qualifications

  • 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 & Communications only)
  • Local Accident & Incident Investigation
  • Good interpersonal, influencing, communication and organisation skills


  • Incorporated Engineer
  • Membership of professional body

How To Apply (External)

Salary : £53,202 – £59,853

Closing date : 12th October 2023 . – Late applications will not be accepted .

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Network Rail Benefits

All offers of employment are conditional upon satisfactory completion of pre-employment checks.

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