PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES OR MAIN TASKS 1. Act as Contractors Engineering Manager for Signalling-led projects with overall accountability for engineering activities applicable to the specific project; including those undertaken by subcontracted organisations. 2. Act as Signalling Construction CRE and/or Project Engineer where required, with accountability for the day-to-day management and co-ordination of the technical and engineering activities within the discipline for a specific project. 3. As CEM, identify the discipline CRE design and/or construction resources and other supporting discipline engineering resources required for the delivery of a project with respect to the contracted scope of works. 4. As CEM, assess the competence of individuals to be appointed to CRE roles. 5. As CRE, identify the competent discipline design and/or construction resources required for the delivery of a project. 6. Delegation of Engineering Roles to competent deputies as required. 7. Manage the engineering/technical change control process through out the life of the project. 8. Establish a process that identifies and briefs changes to engineering standards affecting the project. The briefing process shall include all staff engaged in the project including contractors and sub-contractors. Ensure an impact assessment of new and updated standards is undertaken where these may be relevant to the project. 9. Manage non-compliances to engineering and technical standards 10. Manage the Technical Query (TQ) and Request For Information (RFI) process 11. Identification of engineering interfaces across all engineering disciplines that form the project scope. 12. Implement an Interdisciplinary Coordination process for all deliverables submitted. 13. To be accountable for all design and construction and its compliance with all applicable standards, legislation, contract requirements and specifications. 14. Assess the competence and availability of persons employed by the project on behalf of Signalling to carry out their engineering and technical responsibilities, e.g CRE's, designers, site managers, site engineers, construction managers. 15. Action/delegate the approval and endorsement of all Design to be submitted for acceptance for confirmation it has been subject to all appropriate design and approval. 16. Action/delegate the approval of all design as Approved for Construction. 17. Liaise with team members, clients and sub contractors in order to resolve any technical issues. 18. Liaise with Project Manager/Client to ascertain project requirements and understand project remit. 19. Work closely with Project Manager ensuring all cost targets are met. 20. Ensure that changes to scope and specifications are managed and that risk registers are robustly reviewed. 21. Provide engineering support to the preparation of estimates and tenders 22. Ensure successful and safe delivery of project remit. 23. Provide engineering support/input in preparation of project program to ensure effective delivery. 24. Monitor progress against the project program and taking necessary action when required. 25. Preparation of Work Package Plans, Task Briefings and Risk Assessments. 26. Undertake site surveys and preparation of subsequent reports. 27. Input of information and periodic reporting. 28. Liaise with Engineering Manager to establish and introduce best practice throughout the business. 29. Keep accurate records and project documentation. 30. Carry out safety and quality inspections. 31. Ensure the successful delivery of the handback phase of schemes. 32. Prepare track access requests and attend Possession meetings as required. PERFORMANCE CRITERIA * Comply with requirements of workload and programme e.g. place orders, WPP's produced to specific timescales, Task Briefs, Contribute to client reports timeously. PERSONAL SPECIFICATIONS 1. Qualifications & Experience * Evidence of undertaking previous CEM/CRE roles under Network Rail's Engineering Management for Projects standard * Demonstrable competence in Signalling Activities. * Appropriate IRSE licence * Professional Engineer Registration status with the Engineering Council (UK) and be registered with an appropriate professional institution. Other auditable qualifications and/or experience appropriate to the work being undertaken may be acceptable * Minimum 5 years experience in Signalling project work. * Able to drive. * Network Rail PTS (Northern Ireland/Translink PTS desirable) 2. Business and Personal Competencies * Commercial Awareness. * Planning & Organising * Communication Skills * Recognised CDM training * CSM awareness * BIM awareness * Recognised safety management training e.g. IOSH Managing Safely 3. Additional Information * Will be required to work away from home. * WIll be required to undertake on-call duties. 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