Civil Engineering Standards Manager


Job summary

Babcock International
£50,000 - £59,999
Building & Construction, Civil, Electro-Mechanical, Mechanical
Civil/Structural, Construction/Building Services, Design, Engineering Consultancy
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Civil Standards Engineer
Location: Hamilton, South Lanarkshire + Hybrid Working Arrangements
Compensation: £40,000 - £56,000 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF56827

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Civil Standards Engineer at our Hamilton site.

The role
As a Civil Standards Engineer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. The successful candidate will be a key player in ensuring our company complies with the Railway Group and Network Rail Company Standards, and legislation, whilst preventing catastrophic risk.

Day-to-day, you'll provide assistance and assurance to the Professional Head of Design and Engineering Compliance, whilst also being responsible for:

  • Interfacing and maintaining liaison with key clients.
  • The Promulgation of review findings to all the Rail Division's offices whose activities may be materially affected.
  • Assisting in the provision of technical support to the Rail Division to enable an assessment of the commercial impact of review findings and for technical recommendations
  • Managing the review and approval of discipline specific Procedures and Work Instructions.
  • Participating in the identification and development of new Procedures and Work Instructions.

This role is full time, 35 hours per week and provides hybrid working arrangements with one day in the office/onsite and four days working from home.

Agile working may be available to employees in some instances, applying the principles of fairness and consistency whilst ensuring that the overriding business needs can be appropriately met. We are happy to consider flexible, blended working, including part-time, condensed hours, and job sharing. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Essential experience of the Civil Standards Engineer

  • Railway technical experience
  • Knowledge of operational railway and associated safety matters
  • Experience and knowledge of Track Renewals techniques
  • Experience developing a client relationship
  • Leadership skills and experience

Qualifications for the Civil Standards Engineer

  • HND or equivalent in Civil or Mechanical Engineering
  • Auditor qualification/training (desirable)

What we offer

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity
  • Flexible working - we give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met
  • Opportunities to develop your career
  • Potential to develop skills

Babcock International
For over a century Babcock has helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.

We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header 'Reasonable adjustments requirement'. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Closing date: 20/05/2024

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