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Job Ref:  204798712
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Contract
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  London
City:  London
Salary:  £164 - £197/day
15/10/2016 04:01
Job Title - Senior Programme Engineer (Civils)

Location - London, James Forbes House

Rates - £250 - £300 per day (negotiable)

About the role / project:

The Thameslink Programme is a £6.5bn rail infrastructure project that will enhance the rail network to and through London, delivering clear and tangible benefits for millions of people. A Senior Programme Engineer is required to join the Network Rail programme Office at James Forbes House. The Central Engineering Team (Engineering Data Management) is responsible for the assurance of quality of Survey, CAD, Asset Data and Utilities Management throughout the Thameslink Programme. The team is also responsible for producing policies and procedures that support its assurance role. Engineering Data also provides a value added service to the Programmes project teams as well as promote new technologies and processes throughout Network Rail.

What you will do:

Lead the development of the procedures, specifications and good practice for the topographic surveying, and the provision of fixed reference points and ensuring those documents are kept current and relevant to the stage of the Programme delivery

Lead the survey team directing the provision and undertaking of surveys to support projects and enhancement schemes, including the creation of contiguous network-wide grids of permanent reference points to facilitate the application of absolute co-ordinate geometry systems.

Lead the specification of the requirements for, and oversee delivery of, a contiguous and consistence geometric grid based upon absolute co-ordinates validated, in accordance with European inter-operable requirements and best practice.

Manage interfaces between surveys carried out on behalf of Network Rail and outside party surveys, including the identification and resolution of any survey anomalies.

Leading the Utilities Management section to ensure assurance to Programme procedure by end of the 2016-17 financial year.

Working with the Programme Engineering Manager to identify opportunities to efficiently hand back to survey and utilities portfolio to Network Rail within Programme timescales

Your experience will include:


Chartered surveyor required for reviewing documents

Qualification: RICS registered is essential

Familiar with modern surveying techniques and the assurance of survey related products; point cloud data management

Knowledge of NRs processes and procedures

Someone who has done role before would be ideal, however a good understanding of Network Rail is advantageous

Experience of the Thameslink programme is again, advantageous

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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