Contractors Engineering Manager - Rail

Posting Date: 15 September 2020

Location: Belfast, Antrim, GB, BT3 9GB

Company: Babcock

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Contractors Engineering Manager


About the role


Here at Babcock International, we’re looking to recruit a Contractors Engineering Manager to provide independent Technical and Professional expertise to the Professional Head of Design and Engineering Compliance.


You will lead the initiatives to manage compliance to Network Rail Standards and the competency of the staff working for the Project/s and provide a formal link to Network Rail to allow Technical and Engineering issues to be discussed and disseminated.


Further responsibilities include;
• Liaise with the client’s representatives and Babcock Rail’s Professional Heads as required over technical issues.
• Carry out technical instruction and briefings in the depots.
• Provide direction and assistance in the mentoring and instruction of all technical staff in the correct methods of carrying out their duties.
• Independently monitor technical compliance on contracted works to ensuring that the documentation as required by the Client is correctly completed, accurate and delivered to the client within the required timescales.
• Ensure all technical aspects of works comply with group and line standards and contractual specifications.


This is an excellent opportunity to work on multiple Framework and alliances within Network rail and Translink.


What do I need to do the role?


You will have previously worked in the Rail industry and held a similar role ensuring compliance to rail contracts and Network rail standard.


You will have knowledge of Permanent Way and ideally Network Rail Group and Line Standards.


You will also have experience in the Railway Track Maintenance or Renewals industry.


What else do I need to know?


You will be required, on occasion to travel to sites across Northern Ireland and possible overnight stays in Scotland.


We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


Please follow the link to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants.


About Babcock International


For more than a century, Babcock the Aerospace and Defence Company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training.


We are committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. 
You will benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.


Armed Forces Covenant


We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week’s special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please visit our website.


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We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and we will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.


Closing date: 30/09/2020

Job reference: 30189

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