Asset Engineer, Drainage – Birmingham / Home Working – £450 per day

As an Asset Engineer, your main responsibilities would be:

Schedule examinations, inspections, monitoring and assessment of structures assets and the evaluation of the reports in accordance with functional policy, systems, and standards. Implement mitigation measures where proposed management actions are deferred.
Undertake engineering analysis and risk assessments of assets or asset components to support the asset management process and scheme development, including business cases and whole life cost analysis
Specify and prioritise actions to address defects, comments and other issues raised in the reports, in accordance with the standards and functional policy, for inclusion in work plans. Oversee the development, implementation, and handover of prioritised work items to realise the required outputs. Produce route specific and asset type management regimes, and progress mitigations if items are deferred.
Monitor and evaluate asset condition and capability trend data, and failure precursors to inform examination, maintenance, strengthening, risk mitigation and renewal and renewal plans to efficiently achieve corporate objectives.

Provide support to the specification and development of enhancement schemes and manage the interface with network capability programmes
Liase with the central structures team to develop and disseminate consistent best practice and in the review and development of functional policy and standards
Determine mitigation actions necessary to reduce the impact of adverse weather on the performance of structure assets

Maintain structures asset data and information within the company systems and processes
Support the review and development of national standards relating to structures asset management
Support initiatives to develop the buildings and civil strategic direction and input to the CP5 bid process in the route and supportive negotiations with regulatory bodies
Provide engineering support and participate in investigations of incidents relating to structures
Review proposals from other disciplines or external organisations that could impact on the route structures assets and/or programmes of work to identify potential synergies or conflicts
Support the process for the review and approval of abnormal vehicular rail loads
Control the technical development of projects, ascertaining that renewal requirements are sufficient, correctly interpreted and any changes are agreed with Route Asset Manager. Assist with the approval in principle of designs and manage acceptance of detail design certification.
You’ll have relevant experience in:

Substantial relevant experience in structures or civil engineering
Knowledge of structure assessment
An understanding of safety management systems and risk assessment techniques
Building and civils asset management
CDM/risk assessment and asset experience
You will also have these Qualifications/Skills:

HNC/HND or equivalent qualification in civil or structural engineering

Please contact Ross Whitmore – ross.whitmore@matrax.co.uk – 01275 390 601