Engineering Manager

Not specified
01 Oct 2018
29 Oct 2018
Rail Team
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently seeking a Senior Engineering Manager to work within a multidisciplinary team delivering a portfolio of exciting, varied rail projects as part of an established team. 

Current multidisciplinary projects include Transpennine Route Upgrade – West of Leeds, major depot remodelling, Market Harborough Line Speed and Station Improvements Project GRIP 4-8 detailed design commissions for major Railway infrastructure contractors, and numerous GRIP Stage 1-4 commissions for Network Rail, TfGM and TfN.

As the Engineering Manager you will focus on developing existing engineering management and design skills and experience of leading the integration of multidisciplinary designs, in a stimulating and challenging project environment, and so enhancing Arup’s overall track and rail capability


We are looking for a passionate, commercially aware Senior Engineering Manager with excellent leadership and project management experience to be an integral part of our York Rail team that is highly motivated and with a desire to tackle interesting problems with the opportunity of finding innovative solutions.

Manage and deliver the multidisciplinary rail projects and bids across our UK Rail portfolio, you will be responsible for, and typical activities will include

Lead the successful design, integration and delivery of multidisciplinary projects with proven engineering management

Determine the engineering management requirements from our client brief and be able to make sound decisions and propose the right project approach.

Creating and maintaining a wide spectrum of effective, strategic and collaborative relationships, successfully delivering a complex and challenging workload, inspiring confidence and trust with our Clients.

Sharing knowledge, best practice and innovation across our business, providing guidance, training and feedback with other related disciplines and skills, locally and across the UK.

Report to the York Rail Team Leader and supported by our discipline Technical Head you will work with project teams of Railway and infrastructure engineers at bid and project stage.

You will also develop relationships with our companies wider engineering community and our client’s engineering and project teams.

Essential Skills and Knowledge 

Highly competent in the Engineering Management of multiple multidisciplinary rail Feasibility, Scheme and Detailed Design projects (including enhancements, remodelling, renewals, depots, stations, resignalling and electrification).

Prior experience acting as a Design & Build Engineering Manager, highly competent in requirements management, change management and delivery to programme.

Highly competent understanding of the safety process and the interfaces between the design and manufacturing and installation.

Experience of Contractors Engineering Manager (CEM) or equivalent.

Desirable Skills and Knowledge

 Track record and a passion to lead, mentor, motivate and develop the skills of team members at all grades

Experience in undertaking site surveys / site visits and reporting on asset condition.

Competent in the production of engineering management control tools and use of technical reporting processes to Senior Management.

Experience of digital, coding and data analytics techniques


An appropriate HND, university degree or equivalent qualification.

Member of the ICE, IET or APM or similar and an Incorporated Engineer.

Chartered member of the ICE, IET or APM or similar would be an advantage.

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