Principal Track Design Engineer

Location
Birmingham
Salary
Not specified
Posted
22 Jun 2018
Closes
20 Jul 2018
Ref
vr/76280/jj
Contact
Rail Team
Sector
Design
Discipline
Systems Design
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are currently looking for Principal Track Designers to work alongside track design colleagues in London, Surrey and Birmingham. You will join a large track systems team enhancing our rail systems capability by providing track engineering design capability and technical knowledge to a range of main line, heavy haul freight, light rail and metro projects.


The position involves the provision of excellent engineering skills and technical knowledge of track engineering within an environment of high quality and timeliness.


A typical week would include:
  • Produce and/or checking of detailed track designs, calculations and reports within an implementation project comprising new track layouts, renewals, or modifications resulting from other Railway asset renewals
  • Input the preliminary and detailed track layouts
  • Assisting with the delivery and monitoring of projects as required by the relevant Project Manager / Engineering Design Manager
  • Acting as Track Contractor’s Responsible Engineer, Checker or Project Engineer
  • Performing the duties of project Responsible Design Engineer as required by CDM regulations
Requirements:
  • Degree in Civil Engineering. However, an HND in Civil Engineering or equivalent will be considered
  • Preferably a Chartered Engineer (C. Eng) or Incorporated Engineer (I.Eng.) and a member of the Permanent Way Institution
  • Experience, preferably in the UK, in leading, producing and checking track designs and calculations at feasibility, outline and detail design stages
  • Underpinning knowledge of track engineering design principles, standards, components, and fabrication methods.
  • Significant experience working within a rail environment and good working knowledge of Network Rail, Tfl & LUL standards

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