Senior OLE Design Engineer

Project EMC
£45000 - £60000/annum
09 Jun 2017
08 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is seeking a permanent Senior OLE Design Engineer where you will be based in Midlands. – Paying circa £45,000 - £60,000 dependent on experience.

Working for a rail consultancy providing technical leadership on rail programs. –You will be developing early concept design and providing leadership throughout all the project lifecycle.

They are looking to appoint individuals who are competent working in multi discipline programs of work covering all railway disciplines with a focus on Electrification, Plant, Track and general infrastructure interfaces.
The individual will have extensive Rail industry experience and be familiar with working in a programme managed environment. Ideally the candidate will be chartered in their discipline.

Duties will include:
• Reporting to the Rail Director, your key function will be providing leadership at a project level, deploying and managing resource in line with programme requirements.
• Production and checking of OLE allocation design at feasibility, scheme and detailed design stages, working closely with principal and junior designers.
• Production and checking of deliverables including layout plans, cross sections, switching diagrams, bridge designs and bonding plans.
• Operate under nominal supervision for the majority of the work ensuring the production of deliverables to agreed deadlines and within budget.
• Delivery of target project outcomes for technical quality, cost, fee, program and repeat business.
• Proactive management of own time; and attendance at design team meetings
• Undertaking site surveys / site visits where required
• Delivery of robust forecasts for design delivery and tender estimates
• Day to day liaison internally with project manager and wider multi-disciplinary delivery team
• Feed into Program Control via Primavera P6, and document control systems as required
• A flexible approach to working hours and working locations.
• Chartered in their specialist area e.g. IMechE / IET or Degree qualified or minimum HND with experience.
• Experience of working in the rail industry for a minimum of 10 years, ideally with contractor, consultancy, or client experience.
• Proficient user of industry standard tools such as AutoCAD and/or Microstation; Microsoft Office packages; working knowledge of ELLF packages for OLE projects highly desirable.
• Excellent leadership, communication and team working skills with the ability to develop working relationships quickly and effectively