Technical Specialist - Track Maintenance (Track)

Technical Specialist - Track Maintenance (Track)

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Technical Specialist (Track)

BWP are currently representing a major Rail provider with an established presence in the Middle East. Due to the continued growth and demands of the business they have a number of exciting opportunities in the region.

Job Title: Technical Specialist

Reports to: Track Maintenance Manager

Department: Track Maintenance, Infrastructure Maintenance   

Job Core Purpose:

Provide technical support to the Track Maintenance team. Ensure that the Track Assets are maintained in compliance with the organization standards, the role of Technical Engineer (Track) provides the survey and inspection data to allow the TMM to make informed decisions when prioritizing maintenance activities.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

  • Carry out work safely and in accordance with the safe systems of work procedures, method statements, plans and other instructions
  • Manage and check the quality of work delivered and confirm assets are compliant to standards
  • Manage the preparation of work and resource specifications, method statements and plans
  • Manage information to update systems, databases and records including the management of critical rail temperature
  • Prepare specifications and requisition for track maintenance materials
  • Produce tampering designs and be able to undertake Hallade survey
  • Ability to analyse traces from the track geometry vehicle and produce an action plan including timescales
  • Undertake technical inspections, tests, investigations and analysis of technical data e.g. detailed inspection of switches and crossings


  • Degree educated
  • Ability to undertake engineering analysis and related calculation
  • Knowledge and experience of permanent way maintenance and construction management process, systems and standards
  • Knowledge and experience of design requirements, processes and techniques


  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings, OEM instructions and handbooks
  • Stressing Level 1, 2 and 3
  • Detailed inspection of switches and crossings
  • Critical Rail Temperature Management
  • Proven records of replacement of S&C components including a complete S&C layout