Network Rail Jobs Near Me – EMMIS Controller

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Ashford, GB

Department Name

Southern Region

About Network Rail

Network Rail is at the heart of revitalising Britain’s railway. From Crossrail – Europe’s largest civil engineering project – to investment in world-class stations and major programmes of electrification, we’re involved in some of the most ambitious and diverse ventures that this country has ever seen.

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

To operate and monitor the traction and signalling power supply system and auxiliary system to establish adequate security of supply is maintained, consistent with operating requirements, safety instructions and procedures.

Key Accountabilities

About the role (External)

  • To operate the Electrical Mechanical and Management Information Systems (EMMIS) equipment to maintain traction, signalling and other auxiliary electrical supplies. Compile documentation for all planned and emergency isolations.
  • Initiate the emergency isolation procedure as required, to make the electrical system safe.
  • Keep relevant personnel advised and updated on operating service information, to facilitate a high standard of train performance. Log and codify all faults and failures, whether advised automatically (by the equipment), verbally or by written report.
  • Manage the Engineering Arrangements Management system (EAMS) data transfer process, loading data into the Railway Control Centre (RCC).
  • Monitor, operate and react to issues arising on the Ventilation Control System workstation.
  • Direct, advise, and monitor the Infrastructure Maintainers response to each fault and failure.
  • Monitor and action EMMIS and Ventilation Control System (VCS) safety and other alarms and respond as laid down by the regulations and procedures.
  • Carry out high voltage switching and provide a safe isolation of plant for maintenance and / or testing purposes in compliance with the relevant regulations including acting as UK Power Networks AP with the minimum of disruption to services.


Job Skills, Experience and Qualifications

  • ONC or above / equivalent in an electrical discipline (or with the ability to obtain it)
  • Educated to GCSE standard or equivalent, and able to communicate clearly, written and oral
  • Able to react to emergency situations safely and effectively
  • Professional approach, focused on Safety, Business and Performance Improvement
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Flexible and willing to undertake a variety of tasks at a range of locations
  • Relevant experience in railway or similar environment
  • ONC or above / equivalent in an electrical discipline


  • Knowledge of working in an electrical switching environment
  • Some knowledge of railway operations
  • Qualified knowledge of railway operations
  • IT skills
  • Full UK driving license

How To Apply (External)

: £50,223 SUP Grade 10

  • Outer London Allowance, Night and Sunday pay.
  • Opportunities for overtime work.
  • Free car parking on site.

Closing date: 19th October 2023. – Late applications will not be accepted

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