Highways Interface Adviser

Network Rail
18 Jun 2017
25 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
About Network Rail

Network Rail is at the heart of revitalising Britain 's railway. From Crossrail - Europe 's largest civil engineering project - to investment in world-class stations and major programmes of electrification, we're involved in some of the most ambitious and diverse ventures that this country has ever seen.

Brief Description

Brief description of the main requirements of the role:
Specify requirements to comply with highways interface legislation where it impacts upon Network Rail activities.
Provide specialist technical advice in the management of highways interface activities.

About the role (External)

Key Accountabilities
1. Support the effective management of the Street Works Notice Management System for a defined geographical area.
2. Progress statutory notifications to relevant local authorities, street works undertakers, and other bodies for all Network Rail activities that have a highway interface.
3. Update the street works management system in accordance with national processes, populate systems with data.
4. Liaise with highway authorities, statutory undertakers and public utilities as required, and advise on attendance at highway authorities' coordination meetings, where necessary.
5. Attend where necessary and represent Network Rail at regional highway authority and utility committee (HAUC) and the Joint Authorities Group (JAG [UK]) meetings.
6. Interface and liaise with local Authorities on the introduction and application of chargeable Permits required for Network Rail works.
7. Validation on Fixed Penalty fines made against the Route and management of process where Network Rail works were undertaken in accordance with New Road and Streetworks regulations.
8. Determine and populate street 'designations' to protect Network Rail's interests in the national street gazetteer (NSG).
9. Give advice on and action external electronic notifications in order that business disbenefits are minimised and opportunities maximised.
10. Provide advice internally and externally on Network Rail's management and delivery of highways interface activities including advice on Network Rail's notification procedure and timescales.
11. Deliver awareness briefings and training on the legislative requirements and Network Rail's processes for highways interfaces.

Job Skills, Experience and Qualifications
• BTEC or equivalent qualification
• Experience in street works management in an appropriate environment
• Knowledge of New Roads and Street Works legislation, associated codes of practice
• Good information technology skills

• Membership of a relevant professional body
• Knowledge of public, common, contractual and railway legislation affecting street works
• Good communication skills
• Awareness of railway infrastructure and its functionality
• Good railway and geographical knowledge

How To Apply- External

Network Rail adheres to pre-employment Baseline Personal Security Standard (BPSS), this is government standard for pre -employment vetting. BPSS government standard pre-employment vetting requires Network Rail to screen a potential employee's unspent criminal convictions and undertake 3 year career checks. Employment at Network Rail is subject to employees meeting the BPSS government standard pre-employment vetting.
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 costing up to GBP3000 (to a maximum amount of GBP2,250).
Network Rail positively embraces flexible working recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life.
Salary: circa GBP26,000.
Closing date: 30th June 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
Salary: . Date posted: 17/06/2017