Geotechnical Asset Engineer

Railways
  • UK, South West, Wiltshire, Swindon
  • Contract, 6 months
  • Full time
  • to £427 per day (Within IR35)
This contract with our rail client is for a Geotechnical Asset Engineer for 6 months in Swindon with travel to Bristol / Cardiff when required. The pay rate for the role is £427 Umbrella / £313 PAYE. Key Accountabilities: - Lead the requirements for examination and undertake evaluation, assessment and...

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Job description

This contract with our rail client is for a Geotechnical Asset Engineer for 6 months in Swindon with travel to Bristol / Cardiff when required. The pay rate for the role is £427 Umbrella / £313 PAYE.  

 

Key Accountabilities:  

- Lead the requirements for examination and undertake evaluation, assessment and risk management of geotechnical assets.  

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

- Provide engineering input to the standards and specifications for earthworks 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.  

- Support the development of route specific plans including all maintenance and renewal activities and asset strategies, providing the prioritised investment work bank.  

- Support the inclusion of all investment items into appropriate programmes and track through to completion including approval of programme changes.  

- Provide support to the production and prioritisation of the route business plan.  

- Support the Senior Asset Engineer (Geotechnics) in producing remits for investment schemes.  

- Monitor trends arising from examinations and evaluations, assessments, asset capability and failure precursors and confirm that action is specified and taken and participate in investigations of incidents.  

- Liaise with community relations to support the resolution of geotechnical and drainage issues impacting on neighbours and third parties.  

- Provide engineering input to the specification and management of geotechnical and drainage examination contracts.  

- Investigate and resolve technical and quality issues with suppliers.  

 

Requirements

- An Engineering Geology or Civil Engineering degree or equivalent qualification.  

- Membership of relevant professional institution (Institute of Civil Engineers and / or The Geological Society of London) and actively working toward Chartership.  

- Experience of railway civil engineering, with knowledge of geotechnical and drainage asset maintenance, refurbishment and renewals.  

- A sound knowledge of geotechnical engineering policies and standards.  

- An understanding of safety management systems and risk assessment techniques.  

- Excellent team work skills.  

- Excellent time management and organisational skills.  

- Excellent verbal and written communication abilities.  

- Ability and willingness to travel across Western Route.  

- Personal Track Safety (PTS) competence.  

- Full UK driving licence.

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