Senior Civil Infrastructure Design Engineer - Rail - Glasgow

Arcadis Llp
30 Sep 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Arcadis Senior Civil Infrastructure Design Engineer - Rail Glasgow Representing approximately 16% of our global business, the railway sector is one of Arcadis core markets, a position it has held throughout our 150 year history. We have an enviable reputation for delivery of some of the UK's, and indeed the World's, most prestigious and challenging schemes. Our UK Rail Team continues to add to their impressive list of project awards and recent successes have seen them secure some of the UK's most high profile, complex and stimulating projects to complement their existing portfolio of works. The current schemes are diverse and technically complicated and include London Bridge Station Redevelopment, Crossrail 2, Crossrail West Station Upgrades, Holborn and Camden LU stations and London Overground Stations at Barking Riverside and Old Oak Common. We have also completed a number of bridge schemes as part of our role on the Wessex framework. As a result of this continuing success, we are now keen to significantly grow our Rail Teams, specifically in our recently opened new Glasgow Office. As part of this growth strategy, we currently have an opportunity for a talented Senior Civil Engineer to join the team in Glasgow. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic and successful team that is growing rapidly. Successful candidates will be rewarded with a rich diet of interesting and challenging rail projects and an opportunity to develop their careers with a successful global engineering consultancy. Role Description Reporting to the Technical Director, you will provide technical support into a variety of projects within the rail environment. As we operate in such a diverse marketplace, you will gain an experience of working on a wide and varied portfolio of projects which will enhance your skills and test your technical knowledge. You will be responsible for assisting in the delivery of project-related tasks to meet budget, time-frame and quality targets, meeting or exceeding client expectations, promoting and marketing all facets of Arcadis services during interfaces with clients and other sectors and disciplines, contributing towards the achievement of the divisional business plan and to build networks within the industry. We will ensure that we offer personal development which will allow you to progress your career and offer you the opportunity to be mentored by industry recognised Technical Leaders in their field who will lend you their experience and ensure that the training you receive will give you the best possible chance of success. Responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to: * Performing required activities associated with projects (investigation, analysis and design) in line with project requirements * Preparing and registering all relevant documentation and design reports and ensuring that all documentation is accurate * Maintaining on-going communication with relevant Project Leaders/Team Leaders and clients * Contributing to the resolution of technical issues on projects and providing technical guidance to other team members * Working in collaboration with other design disciplines to ensure the integrity of the overall design * Reviewing completed engineering work to ensure accuracy * Gaining awareness of and familiarity with, the commercial aspects of projects to develop commercial skills * Acquire knowledge and practical skills to gain Chartership or equivalent * Developing innovative and entrepreneurial thinking and behaviour * Building a profile in the industry and keeping up-to-date with innovations and developments * Being familiar with, and compliant with, relevant H & S regulations and to promote a culture of awareness within the team Requirements These roles are ideally suited to career minded and technically advanced Civil Infrastructure Engineers. To be considered for a role, you will need to demonstrate the following credentials: * Degree qualified in an engineering discipline * Strong structural design experience * Considerable post-graduate experience in the rail industry, including supervising aspects of a project of significant scale * Experience of working on projects in a professional services environment * The ability to think in an innovative and entrepreneurial manner with good understanding of commercial aspects of a project * A passion for engineering excellence, and a desire to embrace new and innovative thinking * Good motivation, influencing, people management and delegation skills * Outstanding communication skills and demonstrable presentation skills * Chartered Engineer status * Flexibility to travel throughout the UK and abroad when required Why ARCADIS Arcadis is the leading global Design & Consultancy firm for natural and built assets. Applying our deep market sector insights and collective design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services we work in partnership with our clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomesthroughout the lifecycle of their natural and built assets. We are 27,000 people active in over 70 countries that generate ?3.4 billion in revenues. We support UN-Habitat with knowledge and expertise to improve the quality of life in rapidly growing cities around the world. Arcadis. Improving quality of life. Arcadis UK now incorporates the Hyder and EC Harris brands. What We Offer We offer a dynamic challenging job with international focus in a pleasant working climate, attention to education and a competitive remuneration package reflecting the seniority of the role. You will have a great deal of responsibility with endless opportunity for impact and freedom for initiatives. Given the international spread of the business a certain level of flexibility in working hours is important. We offer a fantastic working environment where you own your destiny and will be encouraged to forge a successful career. In addition, we offer some excellent benefits, such as: * Highly competitive salary * Pension matched to 8% * Healthcare * Life Assurance * Income Protection * Annual Leave, with option to purchase additional days * Annual Professional Institution Subscription Paid * Tax Free Season Ticket Loan * Flexible Benefits Scheme, including Cycle to Work and Childcare Vouchers * Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Leave * Refer a Friend Scheme that rewards you for every successful introduction you make Opportunities like this are rare. Don't miss out on a chance to put yourself in a place where great things can happen. Get in touch now to let us know that you're interested in making a move.
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