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Asset Data Technician: Birmingham or London

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Rail & Civil Infrastructure

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £27900.00 - £29750.00 per annum + + Flex Fund, Pension

  • Contact:

    Daniel Brokenshire

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


Reporting to the Asset Information Systems Manager, this role will undertake maintenance and day to day running of the Asset Information Management System (AIMS), supporting the form of asset information data management and all related activities. The role requires strong asset information skills across many disciplines for design, construction and operations and maintenance.
The post holder will be working within the Digital Engineering team supporting delivery functions and interfacing with suppliers. The role will have a focus on asset information data management such as data production, content publishing, and compliance of data quality & assurance processes.

Role of Directorate/Department

  • The Infrastructure Directorate is accountable for specifying requirements that result in an operational railway and deliver the overall benefits promised in the business case and outcomes specified in the Development Agreement.
  • The Infrastructure Directorate provides support functions required to enable the delivery teams in achieving their objectives.
  • The infrastructure Directorate is the system integrator. Accountability is discharged through the supply chain via delegated requirements or the directorate manages the design and implementation of system interfaces directly where necessary.
  • The Infrastructure Directorate represents the interest of the future operating entities for the railway and is accountable for planning the set-up of the operating entity and the trial operations to transition to a working railway.
  • The Infrastructure Directorate delivers a number of programmes (Rolling Stock and High Speed Rail Systems) to meet the requirements specified above
  • The role sits in the Digital Engineering Team within the Chief Engineers Department, Infrastructure Directorate.
  • The Chief Engineers Department is the Design Authority for the programme, identifying, developing and evaluating key design, strategy,
  • engineering and environmental decisions to provide a clear direction and leadership.
  • The Chief Engineers Department leads the integration of the railway at the system level, such that operations, infrastructure and rolling stock work as one to serve the passenger and surrounding communities.
  • The Digital Engineering team provide technical leadership for digital engineering across the project programme. Its main objective is to provide the framework, systems, processes and promote the skills necessary to enable the maximum use of digital engineering techniques to improve design management, assurance and programme integration

Required criteria


  • Data specialism in asset information management.
  • Data content and production management.
  • Data quality and assurance techniques, processes and analysis.
  • Stakeholder engagement.
  • Critical thinking and analysis.


  • Knowledge of asset data and ontologies
  • Knowledge of BIM Processes as outlined in ISO19650 and related industry standards
  • Knowledge of Automation (Scripts and processes)
  • Knowledge of Information governance
  • Awareness of Linear Assets and end state Asset Management
  • Awareness of Data Integration, Analytics and Visualisation
  • Awareness of Data Specialism: CAD data management
  • Awareness of data specialism: Geospatial data management

Type of experience

  • Data management, and data quality & assurance experience throughout the entire project lifecycle.
  • Experience of working with open formats to enable data interoperability and encourage a software agnostic approach.
  • Experience of Rail Infrastructure Asset Information
  • Experience of working within set standards, processes and systems but with an expectation to contribute to decision making on process improvement.