Rail Consultant

Job Title: Rail Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Benefits + Package
REF: BBBH20864_1493811024
Contact Name: Carolina Troncoso
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 4 years ago


Senior Engineer / Consultant depending on experience.


  1. Provide high level consultancy (advisor / change instigator / manager) services to wide range of clients, primarily focussing on operational maintenance / asset management. Key activities to be carried out are:
  • Business Analysis (identification of the real problems that need solving not their symptoms)
  • Technical Strategy Development
  • Organisational Improvement / Change Management
  • Operations and Maintenance Planning
  • Performance Management and Improvement
  • Risk Management
  • Maintenance and Lifecycle Cost Improvement
  • Project Management
  1. Act as conduit between client organisations and rest of the company services. Identify client's true needs or desires and link them to best company group to deliver solutions (or other organisation if that is correct solution?)
  2. High level (within client structure, not high level as in detail) management of client's issues and resolution plans if required by client. This may include taking up positions with the client organisation for mid to long term projects.

Person Profile

Graduate in engineering discipline

Primarily maintenance engineering focussed experience, including:

  • Development and implementation of improvements to operational assets
  • Generating and implementing improved ways of working for maintenance organisations
  • Assisting / managing safety issues in an operational environment, including managing investigations and delivering mitigation and resolution plans
  • Development of business cases for potential improvements, justifying costs vs operational benefits
  • Supporting Engineering Change approval process

Worked on major projects, such as:

  • Reliability growth programmes, using process such as RCM
  • Maintenance Optimisation, including lean maintenance
  • Overhaul
  • Upgrade, modification or replacement programmes
  • Franchise or Concession bid

Key Skills and Experience:

  • Previously held Engineering Maintenance management role
  • Ability to see big picture and identify actual root cause of problems not the external perception / symptoms
  • Problem solving skills
  • Interpersonal skills (both in terms of client management and also dealing with difficult issues within client organisations - change management is cause of unhappiness!)