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Structural Examiner - STE2

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  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £400 per day

  • Contact:

    Oliver Gooch

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  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 010

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Are you a structural examiner with STE2 or STE6?
Are you looking for your next contract position?
Contract Length: 6 months +
Location: WFH with visit to Birmingham office once a month
Rate: £394 umbrella
Job role:
- The review of structures examination reports, ensuring they are compiled and submitted in accordance with standards and raising recommendations for action to safely and sustainably manage the assets.
- Assessing risks of structural defects to inform prioritised actions in accordance with standards and asset management policy.
- Undertake site examinations, within own sphere of competence, for non-routine structures and tunnels.
- Undertake site checks/audits to ensure examination report quality and compliance.
- Undertake designated specialist responsibilities e.g. Large and Unique Structures examinations, tenanted arches, additional exams on sensitive structures, coastal defence exams, underwater exams, annual competence reviews etc.
- Support the training and development of engineers and inspectors in the examination process.
- Provide engineering support and participate in investigations of incidents relating to structures.
- Support the review and development of national standards relating to structures Asset Management.
- Liaise with the other structures teams to develop and disseminate asset knowledge, consistent best practice and in the review and development of functional policy and standards.
- Support initiatives to develop the buildings & civils strategic direction and input to the CP6 bid process in the route and supporting negotiations with regulatory bodies.
With requirements:
- Degree or HNC/HND in Civil or Structural Engineering.
- Substantial experience of railway civil engineering, with proven abilities in structures management, maintenance and inspection.
- A sound knowledge of railway structures engineering policies and standards.
- An understanding of safety management systems and risk assessment techniques.
- Computer literate and conversant with MS Office applications.
- Ability to build effective working relationships with clients at all levels & meet challenging deadlines.
- Proven abilities in structures assessment, design and construction.
- Holder of Network Rail competency STE2 - 'Review results of structures examinations and recommend actions where necessary' in accordance with NR/SP/CTM/017.
- Holder of Network Rail competency STE6 - 'Examine the condition of tunnels and shafts' in accordance with NR/SP/CTM/017, or with a view to obtaining this competency.
- BCMI certification (NR approved course).
- Have undertaken detailed examinations / inspections of bridges, structures and tunnels in a rail context.
- Personal Track Safety (PTS) qualification