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  • UK, West Midlands, Birmingham
  • to £427 per day (Within IR35)
  • Contract , 6 months
  • Full time
  • Industry: Government, Railways
  • Discipline: Asset Management, Drainage, Risk Management, Power BI, Stakeholder Management

This contract with Network Rail is for a Asset Engineer (Drainage & Off Track) for 6 months. The role is located in Birmingham and requires 2 days a week in office with the rest working from home. You may also be required to travel to other sites, London to Crewe train travel, mileage or hire provided. The pay rate is £427.00 Umbrella or £321.39 PAYE.  


Job Description:  


For this role you will:  

- Determine renewal requirements and develop allocated Drainage engineering renewal and enhancement requirements.  

- Produce remits, specifications and acceptance criteria for Drainage engineering works to achieve the required scope and quality in accordance with company engineering policies  

- Leads the requirements for examination, evaluation, assessment and risk management of assets.  

- Manage compliance of examination and evaluation of assets against requirements of standards.  

- Provides engineering input to the standards and specifications for examinations and assessments.  

- Maintain comprehensive and accurate asset records.  

- Direct the implementation of monitoring systems and undertake the review of monitoring results and other control measures.  

- Assist in writing remits and determining work bank items.


• Rail – essential  

• Asset engineering experience  

• Drainage and off-track expertise  

• Risk Analysis  

• Able to deal with failures on drainage  

• Understanding on asset degradation  

• Understanding of cost analysis  

• Able to engagement with the public  

• Strategic role – where drainage interface renewals need to be done  

• Driving licence essential  

• Strong Excel & PowerBi  

• Drainage design understanding of – essential  

• Good interpersonal skills  

• Stakeholder experience  

• At least Bachelors masters degree or PHD qualification  

• HNC/HND or equivalent qualification in a relevant subject  

• Working towards membership of a relevant professional institution  

• Significant Drainage engineering experience, particularly related to renewals and enhancements  

• Holds relevant professional licences and technical qualifications, or capable of achieving within reasonable timescales  

• Knowledge of policy and standards relating to Drainage engineering  

• Holds valid UK driving licence, or eligible and willing to obtain  


They would also like but it isn’t crucial to have/to be:  

• Degree in a relevant subject  

• Incorporated or Chartered Engineer  

• An understanding of safety management systems and risk assessment techniques  

• Knowledge of investment processes and procedures, including relevant computer systems  

• Knowledge of project management techniques

  • Quote ref: 3852/66330

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