Tuesday , December 5 2023

Network Rail Careers Near Me – Engineering Manager

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About the job


Gravesend, GB

Department Name

Southern Region

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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 manage engineering resource and the use of appropriate engineering processes and controls to support the successful delivery of projects within Network Rail High Speed (NRHS), to programme schedule, budget, safety, environmental and quality requirements. Monitor compliance to requirements of legislation, including construction, design, and management (CDM) regulations throughout the lifecycle of a project.

About The Role (External)

  • Manage the allocation of adequate engineering resource to support the successful delivery of projects within NRHS to the programme schedule and budget requirements.
  • Develop and maintain appropriate engineering assurance processes, to support the successful delivery of projects within NRHS to programme schedule, budget, safety, environmental and quality requirements.
  • Monitor compliance to requirements of legislation, including construction, design and management (CDM) regulations throughout the lifecycle of a project and assist in the development of project management plans and engineering management plans for specific projects were appropriate.
  • Apply engineering controls and procedures to all projects and confirm whether all design and construction contracts include reference to appropriate NRHS standards applicable to the project.
  • Establish and maintain the engineering competence management process and apply this across both internal and contractor’s design and construction personnel, such that suitably qualified and experienced individuals are employed to control engineering aspects of all projects within each functional discipline.
  • Undertake reviews of design and construction activities and arrange audits of contractors to monitor whether safety and quality of design, construction testing and commissioning and management systems meet required standards.
  • Apply relevant techniques and procedures of quantified and qualitative risk assessment and Hazard and Operability (HAZOP) analysis to all projects and check whether the environmental aspects of all projects are managed in accordance with NRHS Environmental Policy.
  • Carry out the duties of designated project engineer (DPE) for specific projects where appropriate.
  • Undertake accident investigations when remitted to by the relevant designated competent person.


Job Skills, Experience and Qualifications

  • Significant successful experience in engineering disciplines, ideally with involvement in construction and design projects across multi discipline areas
  • Technical engineering qualification to at least HNC level or equivalent
  • Membership of a relevant professional institution, such as the Institute of Asset Management
  • Proven successful track record in safety management and quality assurance
  • Able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of project engineering control processes
  • Detailed knowledge of CDM regulations


  • Chartered Engineer status or equivalent
  • Knowledge of contracting and procurement processes
  • Accident investigation experience
  • Appreciation of environmental issues in engineering works

How To Apply (External)

Salary : £50,276 – £55,863.

Closing date: 27th October 2023. Late applications will not be accepted.

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