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Route Asset Manager –Track (Wessex Route)

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Network Rail
04 April 2012
02 May 2012
Contract Type
Up to £72,000 pa depending on skills and experience plus great benefits

Further information

• Play a key role in our shaping the Wessex route
• Drive our ongoing success and keep us running smoothly

If you’re looking for the most exciting opportunities in engineering, your search ends here. Revitalising Britain’s railway, our remit’s as vast as it is challenging – we’re involved in some of the most diverse, ambitious ventures Britain has ever seen, including Crossrail, Europe’s largest engineering project. Add your expertise to ours, and you’ll help us transform the way people travel.

The Wessex route comprises of over 1000 miles of track from Waterloo to Southampton, Portsmouth and Exeter, with a mix of commuter and rural lines. As part our recent devolution programme there is a greater focus on enabling decisions to be taken at a local level. You will be responsible for developing and delivering a strategic plan to target track renewals across the route and managing the asset base to provide a long term sustainable infrastructure that meets our customers’ needs. You will also be responsible for providing technical support to the maintenance function to help deliver the challenging performance targets and safety objectives to which Network Rail is committed. You will work within a team of asset managers for other disciplines to develop an integrated systems approach to the route.

A key part of your role will be managing the production of specifications and acceptance criteria for track engineering works for all aspects of investment and providing a comprehensive route based track engineering support service to Maintenance, focused on specified delivery units.

So if you have substantial experience of track engineering and the proven ability to lead engineering activities in a business environment, this is a fantastic moment to join us. And in return we can promise tremendous career development potential and real opportunities to shine.

Ideally a Chartered Engineer (or holding equivalent qualifications), you should have a detailed understanding of the maintenance of track assets. Experience in the integration of complex engineering systems is a must. You will also need the interpersonal skills to build strong working relationships with internal and external customers

Network Rail welcomes applications from a diverse range of candidates regardless of background, disability or gender and is committed to creating a workforce as diverse as the communities we serve.

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Closing Date: 18 April 2012.

Network Rail

Britain relies on rail. We operate 20,000 miles of track, 40,000 bridges, tunnels and viaducts, 17 major stations, 8,200 commercial properties and 2,500 stations leased to train operators.