Principal Civil Structural Engineer - Rail

Principal Rail Civil / Structural Engineer

Job Purpose

To deliver safe and compliant civil engineering design & technical support for the successful delivery of rail projects across the UK.

Key Objectives

Manage projects in accordance with company policy & procedures, including input to all project management systems (Synergist) and project QA system(s)

To support the Director of Rail (DOR) in the delivery and management of a financially sustainable division of the parent company that has multiple key clients who provide predictable sales and profit streams.

To produce safe and compliant designs to client scope and timescale in accordance with current industry and group standards using established analysis software

Produce technical reports to meet client requirements

Key Roles & Responsibilities

Manage day-to-day requirements for all areas of project delivery; including technical, safety and financial aspects to maintain compliance to our clients QA policy and procedures

Deliver all aspects of project work in accordance with client remit and HOR requirements on time, in full and on budget

Respond to DOR requests in a timely and professional manner.

Secure regular and ongoing projects from key rail clients.

Managing on time, in full, on budget delivery of projects.

Mentoring, professional development and PMRs for direct reports.

Undertake where required on site project works within the rail environment, sometimes at night and/or to remote locations, to identify issues and solve problems in a safe and professional manner.

Manage own CPD and Development Action Plan with support from the DOR

Meet business critical KPIs including safety and financial matrix

Maintain engineering technical knowledge of standards, policies and procedures

Represent the company at meetings with clients, contractors, design teams etc

Essential criteria

Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering

AFull understanding on NR Grip 1-8

Essential experience of working within the railway sector to Network Rail standards

Minimum 5-years design experience within consultancy practice

Chartered or Incorporated status with ICE or IstructE; or on route to sitting professional review

Experience of applying design software (TEDDS, Robot, CADS, Superstress etc)

Working knowledge of Eurocodes and associated industry and group standards

Past experience in structural surveys and reporting

Valid UK driving license

Desirable criteria

Current PTS card holder

Able to work independently on various projects simultaneously

Able to manage commercial aspects of projects from cradle to grave

Demonstrate capability of working to multi-project programmes
Posted
05/01/2022
Location
Manchester, England, UK