Performance & Assurance Engineer

November 10, 2023

Job Description

Job title: Performance & Assurance Engineer

Company: Network Rail

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Brief Description

We are currently recruiting for a Performance & Assurance Engineer to join the maintenance team at London Bridge. In this role you will be expected to manage the assurance and compliance processes within the delivery unit. You will also be responsible for monitoring and reporting on asset performance, reliability, productivity, efficiency and compliance. As well as make recommendations that will improve business performance.

About the role (External)

Job Skills, Experience and Qualifications

· Monitor and report on a programme of assurance, staff surveillance, work quality and asset condition checks. Compile periodic reports and analyse trends. Make recommendations to address issues that require management action.

· Monitor and report on asset performance, reliability, work productivity and efficiency. Compile reports and analyse trends. Make recommendations to address issues that require management action.

· Monitor the progression and close-out of Non-Conformance Reports within the agreed timescales.

· Manage the process to submit, monitor and close out Non Compliances.

· Assist in investigation of incidents and performance/compliance related failures.

· Monitor progress and report on business performance improvement initiatives. Make recommendations to address issues that require management action.

Job Skills, Experience and Qualifications


· Knowledge of engineering discipline

· Knowledge of maintenance delivery processes and techniques

· Knowledge of assurance and compliance processes

· Knowledge of relevant standards and procedures

· Knowledge of investigation processes and techniques

· Good analytical skills

· Good interpersonal, influencing, communication and organisation skills


· Good knowledge of railway operating rules and regulations

· Good risk assessment/loss control knowledge

· Knowledge of asset reliability improvement and monitoring techniques

· Auditor qualification

How to apply (External)

Salary and benefits:

  • Salary £35,582 to £40,029 dependent on skills and experience of successful candidate.
  • A London weighting of £3,270 pro-rata
  • Pro-rata annual leave entitlement
  • My benefits – our discounted online shopping site
  • A range of discounted offers including, childcare vouchers, healthcare offers – cycle to work, healthcare club discounted membership and other benefits
  • Subsidies of up to 75% on rail and underground season tickets
  • 75% discount on leisure travel
  • A choice of contributory pension schemes
  • 2 weeks paid reserve leave for our Armed Forces community

Closing date: 21.11.2023 – Late applications will not be accepted.

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Remote working opportunity! This role requires working in the office 3 days a week.

Drugs and Alcohol Standard:

Our Drugs and Alcohol Standard is changing as of 16.01.2023. All prospective candidates who have not been offered a conditional role by 16.01.2023 will be required to undergo and pass a drugs and alcohol test. Your application will be rescinded if you record a positive test. All positive drugs and alcohol test results for prospective candidates will be securely held on database and a 5 year suspension from applying for a safety critical role, a role which requires PTS certification or a Key Safety role on Network Rail Managed Infrastructure will be enforced.

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Network Rail Benefits –

All offers of employment are conditional upon satisfactory completion of pre-employment checks.

Expected salary: £35582 – 40029 per year

Location: London

Job date: Thu, 09 Nov 2023 01:43:19 GMT

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