Senior Civil Engineer- Rail

  • Manchester, UK
  • £48,000 - £50,000 per annum
  • Permanent

Are you a Senior Civil Engineer- Rail looking for a new opportunity within the Highways sector?

Then you need to keep reading as this might be the right fit for you!!

We are recruiting for a leading construction consultancy looking to add a Senior Civil Engineer- Rail to their team!

Purpose of the Role-

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Senior Civil Engineer- Rail to join our team in Manchester.

You will provide technical support into assigned projects under professional supervision for the successful delivery of a wide array projects.
You will work in collaboration with other design disciplines in Common Data Environments and acquire the knowledge and practical skills through on-the-job learning.

A Few Key Responsibilities of the Role-

    • Preparation of technical outputs to the highest standards in accordance with the our quality management system.
    • Resolving technical civil engineering issues.
    • Help to develop the production of drawings, reports and specifications.
    • Scope and supervise surveys.
    • Opportunity to work under mentorship to develop and undertake CRE responsibilities on Rail projects.
    • Becoming familiar and compliant with relevant Health, Safety and Welfare regulations and to promote our SHEW culture within your team.
    • Operate in a multi-disciplinary environment and delivering projects in a Common Data Environment (CDE).
    • Undertaking the necessary design (calculations, design, risk assessments, etc.) supported by other team members including technicians to produce the required design deliverable outputs.
    • Management and ownership of project tasks.

Essential Experience of the Role-

    • Experience of working in the UK rail industry with good working knowledge of Network Rail Grip process / standards and approval processes.
    • Ability to manage project teams & project &/or project tasks.
      A Bachelors or Masters Degree in Civil Engineering or a related subject accredited by the Engineering Council.
    • Chartered Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers or nearing Chartered status.
    • Experience in delivering and managing all stages of multi-disciplinary engineering projects from initial studies through to detailed design.
    • Working knowledge of the relevant legislation and guidelines including the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges, British and European Standards, Eurocodes and Codes of Practice.
    • Typically, a minimum of 5-8 years' experience working in the rail sector.

What's in it for you?

    • A competitive basic salary
    • 23 days' holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave.
    • The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice.
    • Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks' fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks and plenty more.
    • Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle - from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology.
    • Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform.

Job Title - Senior Civil Engineer- Rail

Area/Location - Manchester

Type of Job - Permanent

Start Date - As Soon As Possible

Salary -£50,000.00

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