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Design Engineer – Structures

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Network Rail
Posted
02 September 2014
Closes
01 October 2014
Ref
IRC928808
Location
York
Discipline
Contract Type
Hours
Salary
£Competitive
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Further information

Right at the heart of revitalising Britain’s railway, Network Rail is involved in some of the most ambitious and diverse ventures that this country has ever seen. Our Infrastructure Projects (IP) function plays its part by providing cost effective renewals and enhancements on our railway through the professional control, management and delivery of capital projects. A regionally-based business, in addition to four regional delivery units (current work includes Crossrail and the redevelopment of King’s Cross station); IP’s scope includes a national Signalling division, Thameslink and Railway Communication System programmes

As a Design Engineer within a multi-disciplinary design team, you’ll get involved in a range of railway schemes projects from feasibility right through to detailed design. Schemes cover all areas of the UK and many will include site visits and inspections and design for both new and existing structures (buildings, canopies, platforms, footbridges etc). Developing AutoCAD drawings; supervising and managing subcontractors; liaising and consulting with external authorities – all are elements of this challenging role. In summary, it’s a great chance to undertake design services between GRIP Stages 2-8 or RIBA Stages A-L in a successful, emerging design office offering excellent long term career opportunities.

To rise to the challenge, you’ll need a Civil/Structural Engineering degree, experience of carrying out structural inspections and an understanding of CDM regulations. We’ll also be looking for proven design experience using Eurocodes (concrete/steel) with any exposure to the railway infrastructure, undertaking Form 001/002/003 designs being an advantage. Ideally used to completing structural assessments for concrete/steel/masonry structures, the ability to proactively participate as a member of an integrated design team alongside Engineering Technicians is also preferred.

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Closing date: 1 October 2014.

Network Rail welcomes applications from a diverse range of candidates regardless of background, disability or gender and is committed to interviewing all applicants who declare a disability and meet the essential criteria advertised. We are striving to achieve the ‘two ticks’ disability symbol and to create a workforce as diverse as the communities we serve.and is committed to creating a workforce as diverse as the communities we serve.

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Network Rail

Formed in 2002, Network Rail owns and operates Britain’s rail infrastructure. Today, some 33,000 people are together responsible for the vast national network of railways, signals, bridges, tunnels, electrified lines and communications