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Design Engineer (OLE - Overhead Line Electrification)

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Network Rail
08 July 2014
31 July 2014
Contract Type
£33,000- £45,000

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Right at the heart of revitalising Britain’s railway, Network Rail is involved in some of the most ambitious and diverse ventures Britain has ever seen. Our Infrastructure Projects (IP) team plays a big part in our success via a team of over 80 engineers based in four offices around the country. Their internal design function, the Electrification & Plant Design Group (EPDG), is currently supporting the engineering development of a diverse and expanding portfolio that includes new electrification projects, traction power supply upgrades, and electrification and plant renewals. This is your chance to join them.

Reporting to the Senior Overhead Line Electrification (OLE) Designer, your challenge will be to produce a number of design deliverables through GRIP2 to GRIP4/5, from feasibility, option selection, AiP (Form A) outline and detailed design (Form B) . We’ll also look to you to supervise and participate in site survey work and carry out design and survey works planning duties.

Ideally an experienced Allocation designer, used to developing OLE layout plans on existing and green-field sites, including positioning and selecting structure and foundation types to suit the conditions, What’s for certain is you have an engineering degree or equivalent industry recognised training qualification, good CAD skills and impressive OLE design experience. An aptitude for option development is key, as is a working knowledge of rail engineering gained working in the principal discipline while developing a good understanding of other related disciplines. Comfortable working in a team context, you’ll also need strong evaluation and decision making skills, an appreciation of the life cycle stages of rail infrastructure, CDM and risk assessments.

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Closing date: 31 July 2014

Network Rail welcomes applications from a diverse range of candidates regardless of background, disability or gender and is committed to creating a workforce as diverse as the communities we serve.

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