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Permanent Way Engineer

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Posted: 09/02/2016
Reference: 737809
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, Bristol, England (map)
Salary: £24000 - £34500
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An Engineer is required to provide technical support for the planning and delivery of track renewals.  Ensuring all work applies with Line Standards and safety legislation, you will report to the Senior and Lead Engineer.  Responsible for monitoring technical compliance for all works both on site and in the office, you will also be required to attend Whiteboard/ Stage Gate meetings, producing the required outputs to enable efficient support and delivery.  Also accountable for reviewing completed works, you will apply Best Practice, documenting Lessons Learnt activities to enable successful future works.

The desired applicant will have in depth experience of the Track Renewal Disciplines, coupled with excellent knowledge of group and line standards.  Able to carry out surveying and setting out duties,  you must also be able to carry out control and excavation and construction of track duties,  using equipment such as 3-D and total station technology.  Educated or working towards a HNC or equivalent in an Engineering discipline, you will have good IT skills, as well as good communication and man management capabilities, as well as being able to work without supervision.  Able to drive, you will be in possession of both a PTS and COSS. 

Working for the largest plain line track renewals company in the country, you will be part of the frame work delivering within the Wessex, Western and Wales areas.  Required to work 3 in 4 weekends, and 1 in 4 midweek nights, overtime will be paid at Time & a Quarter.  You will also be rewarded with 28 days holiday plus all bank holidays.  This is a prime opportunity to work with the main contractor awarded the largest volume of national plain line track renewals in the UK for CP5.  A great opportunity to further develop your skill set and essentially your career.

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