Year In Industry Student

Year In Industry Student

Year In Industry Student

Job Overview

London, England
Job Type
Full Time Job
Job ID
£ 17,000 - £ 17,000 Per Year Salary
Date Posted
2 months ago
Michael Dowl
Job Views

Job Description

About Network Rail

At Network Rail, we’re part of a large family serving millions of passengers and freight users throughout the UK everyday. Our service impacts millions of people and we strive to become more efficient as we enhance, maintain and operate our network. 

We want to help deliver a railway which is safe, reliable, affordable and that provides great customer service to everyone. For more information about Network Rail click here 

Our colleagues are encouraged to work flexibly as we know traditional working patterns don’t always fit. If you want to consider working flexibly, just let us know and we’ll do our best to help and invest in your career with us, whilst you have a healthy work life balance. 

Brief Description

As an Industrial Placement student at Network Rail, you are committing to a 12-month placement within the regional Engineering & Asset Management Team. You will support the wider regional business and assist in the management of the vast array of assets within the structures and buildings portfolio. From historic bridges and tunnels, to our state-of-the-art signalling centre, this is an opportunity to put your engineering skills into practice in an environment where modern technology meets Victorian engineering. If you excel during your placement there is an opportunity to secure a conditional offer onto the Network Rail Graduate scheme following your final year of undergraduate study.

About the role (External)

Key Accountabilities:

1.       Support the application of the asset management processes in accordance with functional policy to achieve financial and output targets.

2.       Schedule examinations, inspections, monitoring and assessment of assets and the evaluation of the reports in accordance with policy, systems, and standards.

3.       Specify and prioritise actions to address defects and other issues raised in the reports, in accordance with standards and, for inclusion in work plans.

4.       Undertake engineering analysis and risk assessments of assets or asset components to support the asset management process and scheme development, including business cases and whole life cost analysis.

5.       Provide support to the specification and development of enhancement schemes and manage the interface with network capability programmes. 

6.       Maintain asset data and information within the company systems and processes.

7.       Provide engineering support and participate in investigations of incidents relating to assets.

8.       Monitor the technical development of projects, determining whether the proposed works are appropriate, correctly interpreted and any changes are agreed.  Assist with the approval in principle of designs and support acceptance of detailed designs.



·       Working towards an engineering bachelor’s degree

·       Good communication skills both in person and virtually (Email/Microsoft Teams)

·       Enthusiasm to learn about asset management

·       Shows initiative and takes opportunities to fully utilise time on placement


·       Knowledge of engineering policies and standards

·       An understanding of safety management systems and risk assessment techniques

How to apply (External)

Salary: £17,000

Closing date: 8th April 2022. Late applications will not be accepted.

Click ‘apply now’ or click here for details of how to apply.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. Click here for more information

We positively embrace flexible working recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life.

In Wales and Western region, you will have the opportunity to join PROUD, our reward and recognition scheme where you can say thanks and recognise colleagues across the region who have demonstrated outstanding values and behaviours.

Network Rail Benefits – To find out about what benefits we offer, click here

All offers of employment are conditional upon satisfactory completion of pre-employment checks. Click here for more information

Similar Jobs


Full Time Job

Year in industry student Year in industry student

*This position is only available for students from the Oklahoma State University...

Full Time Job


Full Time Job

Year in industry student Year in industry student

We value our talented employees, and whenever possible strive to help one of our...

Full Time Job


Full Time Job

Year in industry student Year in industry student

Mature Government & Education markets have dynamics that require additional ...

Full Time Job

Baker Hughes

Full Time Job

Year in industry student Year in industry student

University Internships – 2022 opportunitiesWould you like the opportunity to w...

Full Time Job


This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.