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Light Rail Engineering Manager (permanent)

Salary: £39,941 - £50,596 per annum

37 hours per week

We are looking for an experienced individual who will be responsible for ensuring our concessionaire, South Yorkshire Supertram Limited’s engineering performance and asset condition is monitored and reported, maintenance plans are adhered to and engineering risks are managed.

The successful candidate will assist our Tram Concession Manager in the operational and strategic delivery of Supertram asset management. You will provide engineering expertise on all Supertram related matters, including the provision of engineering input into major tram projects, acting as the project sponsor where required.

This role provides an opportunity to take forward the implementation and management of a Strategic Asset Management Plan for the Supertram asset, at an exciting time for the system. Engagement with stakeholders, to ensure SYPTE’s requirements around the asset’s management are met and appropriate asset investment decisions are taken, is also a key part of this role.

You will be professionally qualified with an HND or equivalent level of professional experience, along with a good working knowledge of light or heavy rail engineering, an understanding of safety management in rail and experience of asset planning, along with previous experience of working within a similar environment. Additionally, you will need to have the following qualities:

·         Be able to build positive working relationships

·         Be able to work collaboratively with stakeholders

·         Good analytical and numeric skills

·         Financial and commercial awareness

·         Good literacy skills

Job Description – Light Rail Engineering Manager

SYPTE application form

Completed application forms should be returned to recruitment@sypte.co.uk no later than 9am on Monday 15 March 2021. Interviews to be held week commencing Monday 22 March 2021.

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