Project Engineer (E&P)

Network Rail
London (Greater)
£400.00 - £500.00 p day
11 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title - Project Engineer (E&P)

Location - London Cottons Centre (London Bridge)

Rates - £400 - £500 per day

In Scope of IR35 - (i.e. subject to tax & national insurance contributions taken at source by Capita as the primary agency)

About the role / project:

The Project Engineer's focus is to manage design and/or construction activities for allocated projects, which include; direct current (DC) switchgear, substation and feeder renewals work. Ensuring appropriate engineering standards are used in relation to the design and/or construction on allocated projects within the national programme, with compliance to the requirements of the Guide to Railway Investment Projects (GRIP), relevant legislation, Group and company standards, and Network Rail procedures.

Activities and requirements include:

  • Implement Network Rail systems and procedures to maintain a cost effective, high quality, safe and environmentally responsible approach to design, construction, commissioning and other technical activities on relevant projects, compliant with all relevant legislation. Liaise with regulators and others as appropriate.

  • Monitor specific projects managed by Infrastructure Investment so that they are engineered to the standards and specification of Network Rail, allocated design and construction contracts include reference to and are compliant with appropriate Railway Group and Network Rail Company standards, formal specifications and procedures.

  • Manage all engineering activities so that they result in schemes that are affordable and meet programme requirements in a safe and environmentally responsible manner for time, cost and quality.

  • Maintain the use of relevant techniques and procedures of quantified and qualitative risk assessment and HAZOP analysis to allocated projects and manage the environmental aspects of allocated projects in accordance with Network Rail's environmental policy.

  • Provide project management advice in respect of all construction activities, including testing and commissioning and site supervision. Manage so that the design and/or construction elements of relevant projects meet the requirements of current legislation, including construction design management (CDM) regulations.

Your experience will include:

Network Rail is looking for an Experienced Project Engineer in Electrification & Plant, specialising in the DC traction area with knowledge of electric traction equipment (ETE). Experience in working on renewals work is essential, specifically substation upgrades and feeder renewals.

As such, your relevant experience will include:

  • Successful experience in engineering disciplines, ideally with involvement in construction and design projects across multi discipline areas.

  • Technical qualifications to HNC/HND or equivalent GNVQ level.

  • Knowledge of quality assurance.

  • An understanding of the arrangements required for the independent assessment of work.

  • CDM, risk assessment, auditing internal and external competency.

  • CITB CSCS scheme.

About our client - Network Rail

Network Rail is at the operational centre of the railway and playing a key role in a rapidly evolving industry. We are responsible for rebuilding Britain's railway infrastructure and are managing some of the biggest and most complex engineering programmes in Europe. Over the next five years we will be spending around £23 billion to maintain and upgrade every aspect of an infrastructure that comprises 21,000 miles of track, 2,500 stations, 9,000 level crossings, 40,000 bridges and tunnels, and signalling and power for the movement of 25,000 trains every day.

What we hope you will do next

Help us find out more about you by completing our short application process - Click apply now. You will then be directed to a Capita owned microsite that will assist you with your application. Once completed you will then be contacted by the relevant recruiter.

Network Rail welcomes applications regardless of age, disability, marital status (including civil partnerships), pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender status, sex (or gender), employment status, trade union affiliation, or other irrelevant factor. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

Network Rail is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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