Principal Rail Engineer

£40000 - £53000 per annum
25 Apr 2017
23 May 2017
Syinthu Kugathasan
Contract Type
Full Time
Principle Rail Engineer



My client, a global multidisciplinary Engineering consultancy is searching for a Principal Rail Engineer to join their infrastructure team based in Sussex.

Essential criteria:

* BSc/BEng in Civil Engineering.
* Chartered through either ICE or ISE
* Relevant experience of Railway Infrastructure
* Design experience with Railway Structures including

* Track Drainage
* Overhead Line Equipment
* Third Rail Electrification

* Experience with inspecting and maintaining rail structures
* Knowledge of relevant software such as LUSAS
* Familiarity of Network Rail design and technical approval processes
* Full UK driving license
* The ability to work within quality management procedures and experience working with contracts on design and build projects.

Beneficial Criteria:

* Excellent written and spoken communication skills
* The ability to work effectively as a team whilst simultaneous demonstrating leadership skills.
* The capability to work well under pressure and take own initiative when needed.
* Present information accurately and have high attention to detail
* Enthusiasm to learn new skills and progress up the career ladder
* Mentoring skills to support graduates in developing their skills.

This exciting role will offer candidates the chance to join a dynamic infrastructure team in Sussex.

Successful candidates will be required to

* Monitor the decisions of the project design team.
* Take responsibility and technical ownership of design preparations at each level.
* Be the first point of contact for customers, contractors and other external organisations.

This is a permanent role which comes with a starting salary of up to £53,000.

If this position is of interest to you or if you are searching for other available vacancies relation to Traffic or Rail Engineering please do not hesitate to contact Syinthu Kugathasan on 01792 365000 or email We have many more vacancies available on our website at This is a permanent, full time role.

Penguin Recruitment is operating as a Recruitment Agency in respect to this position.

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