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Network Rail is right at the heart of revitalising Britain’s railway. We’re also involved in some of the most ambitious and diverse ventures Britain has ever seen. Our Infrastructure Projects Electrification & Plant Design Group (EPDG) plays its part by leading the technical development for E&P renewal schemes in-house, thus delivering engineering consistency on a national basis. Carrying out requirements capture, feasibility, option selection and outline design, resulting in the production of detailed specifications for the work to be carried out, they also provide design support during the implementation phase of projects.
Join them, and you’ll manage the development and production of a variety of designs and specifications. You’ll also support the engineering development of allocated proposals from clarification of remit and option feasibility through to option development and handover of final detailed design. Acting as the technical reference point within the team will be important too. We’ll also rely on you to confirm whether strict change control is maintained on scope development. Providing project programme progress/spend updates to Design Managers; independently checking safety critical discipline specific design documentation and managing the quality and quantity of staff and the use of appropriate support equipment – all are aspects of this challenging role.
Comfortable undertaking the roles and responsibilities of a designer in accordance with CDM regulations and familiar with NR assurance processes, you have a technical qualification in a relevant discipline. You also have significant experience in contact systems, including design, construction, maintenance and operation and have been assessed competent under the competency framework for the production of OLE or Conductor Rail design. A skilled computer operator who’s proficient in Microstation CAD/drawing and/or modelling software packages, you hold relevant track safety competence (PTS), have excellent communication skills and are used to monitoring budgets.
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Closing date: 31 July 2014
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