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Job Ref:  204753090
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Contract
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Monmouthshire
City:  Newport
Post Code:  GL13
Salary:  £300 - £400/day
07/10/2016 04:23
Job Title - Project Engineer (Telecoms)

Location - Newport, Gold Tops, Wales

Rates - £300 - £400

About the role / project:

A Project Engineer is required to manage design and/or construction activities for the Electrification Project on Network Rail's Great Western Route Modernisation Scheme. Managing effectively so that appropriate engineering standards are used in relation to design and/or construction on this project within the national programme, with adherence to the compliance requirements of the Guide to Railway Investment Projects (GRIP), relevant legislation, Group and company standards and Network Rail procedures.

What you will do:

Working on the Electrification Project, the successful candidate will work on the overall London-Swansea Great Western Route Modernisation scheme. You will be a part of the delivery team in Wales responsible for the overhead line works being completed in the Newport area and Work on signals that need modifying for electrification. Key responsibilities of the Project Engineer are signalling works & signal sightings; you will be required to manage the interface with signalling contractors and a good knowledge of Network Rail's processes (i.e. Safety, GRIP etc.) along with engineering management and IDC / IDR are essential.

Your experience will include:

Key Accountabilities:

1 Implement Network Rail systems and procedures to maintain a cost effective, high quality, safe and environmentally responsible approach to design, construction, commissioning and other technical activities on relevant projects, compliant with all relevant legislation. Liaise with regulators and others as appropriate.
2 Monitor specific projects managed by Infrastructure Investment so that they are engineered to the standards and specification of Network Rail, allocated design and construction contracts include reference to and are compliant with appropriate Railway Group and Network Rail Company standards, formal specifications and procedures.
3 Manage all engineering activities so that they result in schemes that are affordable and meet programme requirements in a safe and environmentally responsible manner for time, cost and quality.
4 Maintain the use of relevant techniques and procedures of quantified and qualitative risk assessment and HAZOP analysis to allocated projects and manage the environmental aspects of allocated projects in accordance with Network Rail's environmental policy.
5 Monitor design and specialist consultants and contractors.
6 Provide project management advice in respect of all construction activities, including testing and commissioning and site supervision. Manage so that the design and/or construction elements of relevant projects meet the requirements of current legislation, including construction design management (CDM) regulations.
7 Monitor so that the contractor's design/construction/specialists personnel are competent.
8 Undertake reviews of design and/or construction activities. Arrange audits of contractors monitoring safety, environment and quality of design, construction, testing and commissioning and management systems is adequate.
9 Carry out the duties of designated project engineer (DPE) for specific projects.
10 Identify and share best practice across the various project teams.

Job Skills, Experience and Qualifications:


* Successful relevant experience in engineering disciplines, ideally with involvement in construction and design projects across multi discipline areas.
* Technical qualifications to HNC/HND or equivalent GNVQ level.
* Knowledge of quality assurance.
* An understanding of the arrangements required for the independent assessment of work.
* CDM, risk assessment, auditing internal and external competency.
* CITB CSCS scheme.


* Membership of a relevant professional body with chartered status and/or educated to degree level.
* Knowledge of structuring safety cases in support of projects.
* An appreciation of environmental issues in engineering works.
* Six Sigma Yellow Belt.
* Project safety management experience
* Yellow book course.

What you'll get in return

Network Rail (powered by Capita), understand what it is like to work as a contractor and do everything they can to make it a simple process for you - this includes a dedicated Onboarding and extension teams and access to a web based timesheet portal giving you an ability to access and submit your timesheets wherever you are.

About our client - Network Rail

Network Rail is at the operational centre of the railway and playing a key role in a rapidly evolving industry. We are responsible for rebuilding Britain's railway infrastructure and are managing some of the biggest and most complex engineering programmes in Europe. Over the next five years we will be spending around £23 billion to maintain and upgrade every aspect of an infrastructure that comprises 21,000 miles of track, 2,500 stations, 9,000 level crossings, 40,000 bridges and tunnels, and signalling and power for the movement of 25,000 trains every day.

Network Rail welcomes applications from a diverse range of candidates regardless of background, disability or gender and is committed to interviewing all applicants who declare a disability and meet the essential criteria advertised. We are striving to achieve the 'two ticks' disability symbol and to create a workforce as diverse as the communities we serve.

Network Rail is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy
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