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Ford & Stanley – The Rail Recruitment Experts are recruiting a Utilities Specialist on behalf of Network Rail.


The Opportunity

Network Rail are looking for a Utilities Specialist to help advise them on how to minimise utilities cost, and carbon emissions, in line with their goal to create a net-zero railway by 2045.

This will be achieved predominantly by looking at energy usage data for Eastern Regions property portfolio, and identifying areas where there is leakage. For example, there may be unused buildings that simply need to be decommissioned, or there may be tenants that that are inadvertently receiving free power. There could also be cases of excessive usage across the network. Your job will be to advise internal stakeholders and liaise with outside parties such as utilities providers to resolve these issues.

Location (s):

North West


Role and Responsibilities:

  • Investigate billing and supplies issues and be comfortable consulting with internal and external stakeholders to ensure appropriate levels of supplies and to reduce costs.
  • Identify obsolete and unused electrical meters and arrange their decommission.
  • Maintain accurate records in the utilities database.


The Candidate

This is a dynamic role, involving plenty of customer to customer contact, meaning the ideal candidate will hold strong interpersonal skills and be comfortable with liaising with internal and external stakeholders.




  • 1-2 years’ experience working in Utilities-based business, in an administrative/data-based role.
  • Strong analytical skills, and experience working with spreadsheets /databases.
  • Excellent communications skills.
  • Strong IT skills.
  • Educated to HNC/HND level or have relevant experience within the field.




  • Educated to degree level


Closing Date:  1st July 2024


Likely Job Titles: Utilities Specialist


About Ford & Stanley Group

Ford & Stanley Group are in the business of people and performance. Our mission is to create one million better workdays through facilitating great recruitment, leadership and occupational mental fitness.


Ford & Stanley Group Ltd is a Disability Confident Committed employer and is committed to a policy of equal opportunities for all opportunity seekers. We shall adhere to such a policy at all times and will review on an on-going basis all aspects of recruitment to avoid unlawful or undesirable discrimination. We will treat everyone equally irrespective sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, age, disability, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief or political beliefs and we place an obligation upon all staff to respect and act in accordance with the policy.


    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: York
    • Date posted:
    • Pay:£- £

    This opportunity is being managed by:

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    Myles Robinson

    Recruitment Consultant