Permanent Way Design Engineer

Lancaster & Duke Recruitment Consultants
07 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
About the role Our client is looking for Engineers, to work on Permanent Way Design based in Derby or Croydon. The purpose of this role is the development and delivery of Permanent Way designs from feasibility through to detailed design, including surveys, plain line and S&C renewal design, track lowering schemes, platform extension works, line speed improvement schemes, structural gauging and passing clearance analysis. Ideally you will assist and mentor junior engineers. Drainage design would also be a huge advantage. What you'll be doing Undertake Permanent Way design on projects, including liaising with client, contractors and multidisciplinary design teams to ensure that the permanent way is fully integrated into the overall scheme Produce technical documentation including calculations, reports and specifications in accordance with standards and procedures Produce designer’s risk assessments eliminating hazards wherever possible through the design process Deliver design packages to budget, quality and programme Maintain good relationships with Client’s key representative Receive good customer feedback Attend formal inter-disciplinary design reviews Develop and deliver cost effective solutions to meet the client brief Mentor and develop team members Provide support to ongoing development of the Track Solutions team Who we're looking for Qualifications: Minimum HNC with experience in Engineering or Degree in Civil Engineering (or equivalent) with relevant experience Ideally chartered or incorporated or working towards becoming professionally qualified Required Skills and Experience: Development of accurate track design, S&C and Plain Line / or equivalent highways schemes Ability to manage own workload Working knowledge and requirements of safety legislation and regulations, including Health and Safety at Work Act and CDM 2015 Microstation, MX Rail, Bentley Railtrack Mentoring experience Beneficial Additional Experience: Detailed design of trackform designs (e.g. drainage, Under track crossings, formation design) Drainage Design experience Knowledge and skills in aspects of track and/or railway civil engineering surveying, specification, construction/renewal within the UK Track renewals / maintenance experience International design experience Knowledge of rail stressing ClearRoute This job was originally posted as

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