Assistant Project Engineer

Expiring today

Network Rail
North Lanarkshire
11 Sep 2017
23 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
About Network Rail

Network Rail is at the heart of revitalising Britain's railway. From the rejuvenation of King's Cross station and the upgrade and expansion of Thameslink, to Europe's largest civil engineering project - Crossrail - we are involved in some of the most ambitious and diverse ventures the UK has ever seen. This will help us deliver the better railway that is vital for the economic prosperity of this country, transforming how people travel and make a massive difference to passengers and freight users right across Britain.

Infrastructure Projects is as a regionally-based business unit of Network Rail. Its remit is the efficient delivery of renewals and enhancements on our railway through professional control and management of capital projects. Infrastructure Projects is aligned closely to Network Rail's ten routes to give better coordination across the business and to deliver capital projects efficiently and at best value.

Brief Description

We are recruiting for an Assistant Project Engineer (Signalling)

Scottish Electrification and Enhancements are the team that are electrifying Scotland's railways. Based in Glasgow; the Assistant Project Engineer shall be part of the signalling team that works within the section catering for the signalling requirements. They shall work closely with the Signalling Project Engineer providing support where required.

About the role (External)

Key Accountabilities
• Assist the Project Engineer in the preparation of specifications.
• Assist the Project Engineer in the supervision of design development and the checking of designs.
• Assist the Project Engineer in the monitoring of construction work to monitor compliance with design, standards, and legislation.
• Assist the Project Engineer in the development and maintenance of quality systems throughout the lifecycle of projects.
• Assist in the monitoring of project construction HSQE.
• Maintain a log demonstrating own development and achievements towards meeting the competency requirements to discharge the role of a Project Engineer.


• Engineering qualification in a relevant discipline (GNVQ, ONC, HNC, Degree).
• Analytical and problem solving skills.
• Good communication skills (verbal and written).
• Understanding of railway operations.

• Appreciation of commercial and procurement procedures.

How To Apply- External

Network Rail welcomes applications regardless of age, disability, marital status (including civil partnerships), pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender status, sex (or gender), employment status, trade union affiliation, or other irrelevant factor. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

Keeping people safe on the railway is at the heart of everything we do, safe behaviour is therefore a requirement of working for Network Rail. Applicants should demonstrate their personal commitment to safety in their application.

Network Rail can offer you a rewarding career with competitive pay and excellent benefits including a choice of contributory pension schemes, a generous annual leave package, a bonus scheme and an annual 75% subsidy on season tickets (up to a maximum subsidy amount of GBP2,500).

Network Rail adheres to a structured pay framework, any salary offered will be within the following pay range: GBP31,000 - GBP33,000

Network Rail adheres to the Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS). This is a government standard for pre-employment vetting. All prospective employees will undergo the required checks to meet this standard before joining the company

Network Rail positively embraces flexible working recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life.

Closing date: 22 September 2017, late applications will not be accepted. We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes.


Amount of Travel

Work At Home