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Isle of Wight Steam Railway - Engineering Manager Vacancy

Discussion in 'Heritage railways & Centres in the Uk' started by cav1975, Jan 6, 2018.

  1. cav1975

    cav1975 Member

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    The award winning Isle of Wight Steam Railway is looking to recruit an Engineering Manager. Reporting directly to the General Manager, the role is to effectively manage the Railway’s engineering functions and assets by leading, directing and motivating teams responsible for locomotives; rolling stock; estates and infrastructure in a safe, timely and cost effective manner.

    Managerial experience in an engineering environment and ability to plan, project manage, monitor and control budgets is essential. An effective and positive approach to leading, managing and motivating both paid staff and volunteers is required.

    We are seeking an effective communicator who is able to build positive relationships at all levels, you will need to be self-motivated, willing to take a hands on approach when the need arises and be flexible in your approach to working hours and environment.

    Experience of working with heritage railways and an understanding of the safety regulations that govern the operation of railways would be an advantage. Training can be given if necessary.

    Closing date for applications is 31 January 2018.

    Contact Di Hollander, Assistant to the General Manager: dih@iwsteamrailway.co.uk or 01983 882204 for an information pack.
    Send your CV, a statement of your suitability to the role, to: Peter Vail, General Manager, The Isle of Wight Railway Co. Ltd., The Railway Station, Havenstreet, Isle of Wight. PO33 4DS. Or email your application to peter.vail@iwsteamrailway.co.uk

    http://www.iwsteamrailway.co.uk/job-vacancies.aspx
     
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    I wonder if our resident font of all knowledge about how to operate a preserved railway authentically will be on the interview panel?

    PH: "Can you tell us more about your experience with the maintenance and presentation of rolling stock?"

    Candidate: "Yes. On another preserved line I devised, implemented and managed a rotating, high quality maintenance regime on a small fleet of Mk..."

    PH: "NEXT!"

    :)
     

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