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Lead Engineer

Salary:
48,174 P.A. ?
Location:
Tonbridge
Company:
Colas Rail

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To provide professional leadership on all track engineering related matters.

Key Success Measures

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Safety - Support the implementation of the Colas Rail Limited Safety, Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ) strategy, associated actions and resulting initiatives, to deliver continuous improvement in all areas.

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Profitability - Ensure work is carried out with a continuous view to profitability and efficiency and look after our shareholders by guaranteeing that they see value for money and a profitable business.

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Quality - Quality is key to competitiveness. Take responsibility for delivering on time and on budget a high quality product or service, which Colas Rail can take pride in.

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Respect - Demonstrate respect for colleagues, our clients and the environment in all areas of work.

Key Areas of Responsibility & Accountability

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As you will expect the organisation may change from time to time and you will be expected to meet the operational requirements.

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Any other reasonable duties as required from time to time.

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Identifying legislative and other external changes (including client requirements) and ensuring that they are fully introduced into Colas Rail Ltd.

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Identifying discipline relevant risk and ensuring suitable controls are identified, introduced and monitored.

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Management of professional track competency within Colas Rail Ltd.

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Management of the competency matrix for all track related activity.

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Management of the relevant technical element of the Safety Management System (eg internal procedures).

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Provide technical briefings to the relevant engineers and others as required.

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Identify and deliver an appropriate audit and assurance programme, including close out of any identified actions.

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Identify external good practice and deliver innovation and on-site support to deliver efficiency and continuous improvement.

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Provide professional guidance to the business as required.

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Ensure that all track related incidents are investigated and appropriate lessons learnt.

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Represent business in external groups

Person Specification

Technical Skills

* Chartered membership of a professional body.

* Wide industry experience in a track role, including delivery.

* Understanding of Rail industry standards and procedures

* Current clean driving license essential

* Strong IT literacy and use of Microsoft Office

* Has proven experience operating within the rail industry and has experience of operating at a senior level

* Excellent people management skills

* Good communicator at all levels, both oral and written

* Demonstrates Colas 5Es personal qualities at all times

* Proven record of delivering to targets and deadlines

* Ability to effectively juggle conflicting priorities

* Results orientated and committed to the work undertaken, remaining focused and driven even in challenging times

* Demonstrates polite, enthusiastic, helpful and professional approach at all times

* Have the ability to influence and shape business direction. Be a persuasive communicator, able to express views to diverse groups both internally and externally

* Have good leadership skills and the ability to build an effective team

* Be willing to work out of office hours as required.

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