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Assistant Permanent Way Manager

LocationIsle of Man
Salary£31,640 to £36,941
EmployerIsle of Man Government Department of Infrastructure
Posted08 November 2017

Isle of Man Railways are seeking an experienced railway engineering manager to join the Permanent Way engineering management team and assist in the maintenance and renewal of the Permanent Way and associated infrastructure. They will also be responsible for further developing and implementing track standards and maintenance programmes appropriate to the requirements of the Isle of Man Heritage Railways.

The post holder will work with the Permanent Way Manager and team of approx. 25 staff, with an annual maintenance budget of approx. £1.25m. Applicants must hold an appropriate professional qualification in an engineering or safety discipline and have either 2 years’ experience in managing permanent way maintenance or renewals within a railway / tramway system or 4 years’ experience in supervising or managing civil engineering or related works on safety critical infrastructure.


For further information about these vacancies contact Mr Edd Saunders, Permanent Way Manager on 01624 697414. To apply online please visit or to obtain an application form and job description contact Mr George Corrin, Recruitment Officer, Office of Human Resources, on 01624 685274 or e-mail

The closing date for applications is 1st December 2017.


The Isle of Man is a self-governing dependency within the British Isles.

The post holder will enjoy the benefits of low income tax, high rates of personal allowance and a low crime rate. Other advantages include good sea and air links, excellent quality of individual and family life, superb scenery and excellent leisure facilities.

The Isle of Man is surrounded by beautiful beaches and enjoys a mild maritime climate. Situated between Ireland and England it is 40 minutes flying time from London and has transportation links to other major UK cities. There are ferry services to Liverpool, Heysham, Belfast and Dublin. Driving licence and access to own vehicle is essential.

For further information about living in the Isle of Man and the Island’s lifestyle visit A relocation package will be available for the successful candidate relocating to the Isle of Man. For any further information on the relocation package please contact

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