- Senior Rail Management Engineer
Dennis has over 20 years' maintenance, renewals and asset management experience within the rail sector, 15 years as a highly skilled supervisor delivering welding, grinding and inspections, 5 years as an ultrasonic inspector responsible for locating and assessing potential rail defects. Dennis also has extensive experience of leading ultrasonic testing operations in Italy, Netherlands, and the Middle East, where he was tasked with building and delivering a fully functional welding and grinding department capable of managing all track maintenance needs as well as assessing and implementing new technology.
Dennis joined Network Rail Consulting in November 2021 as Senior Rail Management Engineer with Network Rail Consulting based in Saudi Arabia. Dennis is responsible for the implementation of appropriate engineering maintenance regimes and activity volumes for plan line and S&C assets in accordance with company policies, standards and specifications, including the development and agreement of inspection, testing and maintenance programmes.
Dennis re-joined Network Rail in June 2021 as Section Manager Rail Testing and Lubrications and quickly progressed to Rail Management Engineer and then to Senior Rail Management Engineer, due to the level of his underpinning knowledge of rail defects, assessment technics and repair methods.
Dennis is a member of the Permanent Way Institute and is undergoing his assessment for Eng-Tech, He is also a qualified level two ultrasonic inspector and has held both levels one and two ASNT Eddy Current certification.