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Senior Testing Engineer

Job Introduction

Technical Services provides the regions, routes, central functions and industry with specialist engineering, asset management, systems analysis and modelling.

We have an exciting role within the Signal Works Test & Delivery Team to lead and direct the team on signal works testing activities – a fabulous opportunity for the right candidate!

Main Responsibility

You will lead the management of Network Rail’s Testing Engineering staff in the testing, verification, validation and final commissioning of the projects in the delegated portfolio to achieve the company programme for project delivery of signalling equipment - both trackside and train borne - ensuring compliance with the signalling testing and commissioning standards and procedures. Manage the process of acceptance of the signalling systems safely into service and ensure their compliance with the group and company standards in time to achieve the company programme.

As part of testing and commissioning process, you will identify and promote non-compliance applications for acceptance, review and recommend the closure of deferred test logs, and provide relevant inputs into project close out reports. Occasionally you will also be involved in investigations of incidents requiring your expertise and guidance.

So, if you are able to influence at all levels, able to take complex information and present in a clear and concise way, and are able oversee and are driven to promote the best practices to support our customers – we would love to hear from you!

This role can is based in Glasgow George House and supports the Scotland region.

The Ideal Candidate

What essential skills and experiences are required?

•           Hold IRSE licence category 1.3.190 Tester in Charge or 1.3.180 Principles Tester or demonstrate working towards within next 12 months

•           Extensive knowledge of signalling equipment, principles, systems and processes

•           A sound knowledge of Signalling Design and Testing and Commissioning procedures and standards

•           Knowledge of Health and Safety legislation and best practice

•           Good written and oral skills


We would also like, but not essential.

•           Incorporated Engineer

•           Corporate Member of IRSE

•           Hold A1 Assessor qualification, or capable of achieving within one year

Package Description

Why join Network Rail?

As a top 50 best employer and one of the UK’s leading equal opportunities employer we value diversity and recognise that diverse teams are high performing teams. Our values and the way we behave is important to us and we have created an environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling you to bring your whole self to work and achieve your full potential.  Click here for more information

With six employee networks we provide fantastic support, opportunities and development for applicants from all backgrounds. We also believe that a good work life balance is vital to success and this is reflected in both our flexible and agile working arrangements. At Network rail you will have a clear development path, access to training and enjoy a range of employee benefits, such as; up to 28 days annual leave, rail subsidies, a range of pension options, flexible working arrangements, discounts on shopping, gym memberships and much more. For more information  click here


Salary: Network Rail adheres to a structured pay framework, any salary offered will be within the following pay range: £51156 - £57551

Closing date: 28/09/2021. Late applications will not be accepted.

If you would like to speak the Resourcing Team please contact Nisha Sangha on Nisha.sangha@networkrail.co.uk

About the Company

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Who are Route Services?

We partner with our Network Rail routes and regions, delivering critical services and essential equipment to help get passengers and good to where they need to be. To find out more: https://vimeo.com/568843620

Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd


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