Fundamental to living our core values is having great people in our business. That's why we believe that Amey is only as great as the people we employ. We place great value on our people and the contribution they make to our business, that’s why we aim to offer a competitive benefits package to all of our employees. Working for Amey you will receive a competitive salary and will be able to join our contributory pension scheme. In addition you will be entitled to Company sponsored life assurance and a generous holiday entitlement. You will also be invited to join Amey Choices which offers a range of flexible benefit options and offers additional benefits available throughout the year.
Amey is an equal opportunities employer.
S&C North Alliance is a partnership of Amey, Rhomberg Sersa and Network Rail to deliver Switches and Crossings (S&C) renewals and enhancements across two thirds of the UK. By combining innovative technology and methods from Europe with UK engineering expertise, we are helping to build a safer more efficient and reliable rail network.
Our Alliance approach is transforming how S&C systems and associated works are delivered in the UK; minimising disruption to rail users and delivering savings for our customers.
What will this role involve?
Rail Engineering Technicians provide technical support to Rail Engineers. The engineering disciplines cover the following areas of “The Railway” (infrastructure and trains); track (including minor works), overhead line, electrification, signalling, telecommunications, traction & rolling stock and rail systems. Apprentices will undertake the core learning and also specialise in one particular discipline.
Those working within the occupation of Rail Engineering are responsible for the safe construction, installation, maintenance and renewal of The Railway to provide a safe and reliable railway for customers. The Rail Industry has a high level of safety critical work activities requiring a disciplined and responsible approach.
You will learn about industry standards and codes of practice, as well as taking responsibility for the safety of yourself to ensure compliance with relevant health and safety legislation and safe operation to protect members of the public.
Specific duties will include:
• Supporting Principal Engineers and Technical Officers in all technical matters
• Co-ordinate, with the guidance and support of the fully qualified Technical Officers, all aspects of construction and associated works
• Deliver construction work safely to the level of quality expected by the company and the Client
• Work to budget and in line with all relevant standards, processes and procedures.
What are we looking for?
We treat people as individuals. We want a range of abilities, from practicality and problem solving to precision and creativity. That goes for diversity too. We want a workforce as diverse as the communities we serve and value the experience that you bring to our business.
You’ll also have:
• 3 A Levels (or equivalent) A*- C – STEM subjects preferred
• GCSE’s (or equivalent) in English and Maths Grade C
• Minimum age requirement for the role is 18
• Driving license preferred
• Commitment to studying towards a qualification
• Excellent teamwork skills
• A willingness to learn and keen to progress
• Ability to juggle multiple tasks
The role will involve working shifts, including nights and weekends. There will also be a requirement to travel and stay away from home.
We place great value on all our people and the contribution they make to our business, that’s why we offer a competitive Apprenticeship Programme. We’ll give you first class mentoring and guidance, from the industry experts you’ll be working closely with. Your starting salary will be competitive to the National Apprenticeship Minimum Wage, and you may be eligible to receive performance related pay increases whilst on the programme. If all of this wasn’t enough, if eligible, you’ll have the opportunity to complete your Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award. We as a business will support you every step of the way; we even have a dedicated HR Manager to guide you through and mentor your progress!