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Rolling Stock Engineer

Job Title: Rolling Stock Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London
Industry:
Salary: £275 - £450/day  
Reference: 16674 
Contact Name: Rebecca Harris
Job Published: November 14, 2017 16:25

Job Description

Rolling Stock Engineer (Mechanical, Electrical, ATC)

Purpose:
To provide technical leadership and support the technical delivery of rolling stock engineering projects and ensure the achievement of the agreed targets of quality, safety, cost and time. To manage the demand for technical engineering input to CPD, COO external clients and other LU Directorates in support of Company business plans and day to day operations. To assure that changes are designed and implemented to be safe, fit for purpose and compliant with legislation and relevant standards.

Key Accountabilities:
• Ensure current standards and good practice is applied within own discipline.
• Undertake investigations/inspections when required and provide professional reports giving conclusions, root causes, recommendations for action.
• Undertake approval and acceptance role for the changes to process or where urgent remedial action is required to maintain a safe railway.
• Work closely with Engineers to ensure proper coordination to achieve overall system integrity.
• Advise and comment on technical proposals to ensure compliance with statutory requirements, standards and contract documents.
• Provide input to Contracts and Contractors within area of expertise to ensure that the development, delivery and execution of contracts meet London Underground's requirements.
• Carry out inquiries into failures, delays, safety irregularities and other incidents to determine root causes and prevent or minimise future incidents.
• Contribute to the development of Company standards to comply with business requirements.
• Ensure tasks/projects are delivered within time, cost and quality constraints.
• Investigate technology changes which benefit the company.
• Technical direction and leadership in the delivery of engineering support and services.
• Support the management of inter-dependencies between assets.

Skills, Knowledge& Experience:

KNOWLEDGE
• Engineering degree or equivalent.
• The candidate should be working towards Chartered Engineer status or equivalent.
• In depth knowledge of relevant engineering principles and standards and their application.
• Thorough knowledge of relevant LU assets.
• Thorough knowledge of inter-dependencies between relevant assets.

SKILL
• Ability to multi-task.
• Applies and develops knowledge and technical expertise.
• Ability to deliver multi-disciplinary tasks/projects.

EXPERIENCE
• Considerable experience in railway or similar operationally complex and safety conscious environment.
• Wide experience in failure investigations and fault finding.
• Proven record of successful delivery of tasks/projects.
• Proven record in implementing cost effective design solutions and contributing to their evaluation.

Additional Information:
The successful candidate will be expected to attend a pre-employment medical 

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