Network Rail Asset Engineer - Drainage

Ref No. BHN521841
Location Derby, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (6 months)
Job Status Closed
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  • Network Rail - Asset Engineer
  • Drainage asset examination and assessment experience needed
  • Location - Derby, East Midlands
  • Rate - £440/day
  • NR - East Midlands control centre
  • Start - Jan 2022


Network Rail Asset Engineer - Drainage

The Job

Asset Engineer - Drainage

Key Accountabilities

  • Successful relevant experience in drainage and/or civils engineering
  • Provide technical guidance and support to the Senior Asset Engineer (Drainage) and Route Engineer (Drainage and Off Track)
  • Undertake the evaluation of drainage examinations specifying necessary maintenance and renewal work.
  • Monitor trends for asset condition, failures and failure precursors and maintenance and renewal work. Confirm that drainage risks are mitigated, and if necessary, appropriate action is specified and undertaken, and that comprehensive records are maintained.
  • Attend and contribute to technical meetings with designers, deliverers, outside parties and the Route Engineering team.
  • Undertake reviews of drainage design submissions
  • Provide support to the production and prioritisation or route business plans/work banks using a risk-based asset management methodology
  • Support the production of Route Requirements documents and 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.
  • Work closely with those delivering the East Midlands Drainage workbank to monitor progress against plan and budget and communicate progress and where necessary recovery plans to the SAE and Route Engineer.
  • Drive improvements in the use of new technology to bring about efficiencies in asset management
  • Obtain and maintain a discipline Authority to Work including attendance at Network Rail safety and technical briefings

Job skills and qualifications

  • HNC/HND or equivalent qualification in relevant subject.
  • Experience of drainage asset examination and assessment
  • An understanding of safety management systems and risk assessment techniques
  • Awareness of Construction Design and Management Regulations
  • Working towards membership of a relevant professional institution


  • Degree in a relevant subject
  • Incorporated Engineer or Chartered Engineer
  • Member of a relevant professional institution
  • Experience of drainage design
  • Hold a Personal Track Safety Competence
  • Previous experience of Network Rail systems such as Ellipse
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