Senior Civil Engineer - Rail - HS2

Resolute Recruit
West Midlands
11 Jan 2018
11 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Civil Engineer Rail - Top Tier Engineering Consultancy - HS2 Location: West Midlands Permanent Salary: DOE + Excellent flexible benefits (i.e. profit reward scheme, healthcare, gym, double rate pension, 25 days annual leave) Join a leading global engineering consultancy with major rail projects with HS2, Network Rail and contractors. Role: As Senior Civil Engineer you will be responsible for the technical Civil Engineering design input on Rail projects, and will lead (mentored if necessary) the Design Management of the civil disciplines on projects, coordination and managing all the necessary interfaces and input that are required to deliver a railway design. As Senior Civil Engineer you will: You will be responsible for liaison with relevant external parties to ensure understanding of the client's needs and project requirements. Be responsible for liaising regularly with staff managers and other technical leads and team leaders. Be responsible for the production, checking, and approval of detailed railway designs and calculations within an implementation project, ensuring the adequacy of the products. Your role will include the responsibility for some mentoring and skill development of graduate engineers, designers and technicians under training learning on the job providing guidance, training and feedback, as well as undertaking a sub-team leader role for the Railway Civils Team Role requirements: Good Civil Engineering Degree (B.Eng, M.Eng or equivalent) recognised by an appropriate Professional Body, or its equivalent. Experience in the UK (and to a lesser degree overseas experience) in the rail industry is essential. Will have a significant understanding of the UK rail network and of the inter-relationship between operational needs and the resulting infrastructure. Excellent underpinning knowledge of railway, civil engineering, geotechnical and structural engineering design principles, standards, components, and fabrication methods is essential. Substantial hands-on experience of the production or checking of feasibility, outline and detailed railway designs and calculations (alignment, track, civil engineering structures, drainage, formation, operations, etc) will also be necessary. Experience in the use of design software packages (MicroStation, InRail, TerraModelling, ClearRoute, etc) will be necessary. Experience of other software tools (Project Programming, Word Processor, Spreadsheets, etc.) will also be necessary. Understanding of the key interactions between railway assets and systems and of railway operating practices. Good experience of railway and civil engineering construction methods and installation. Able to work well as part of a team within railway and civil engineering projects and supportive to the other Railway group disciplines; and being flexible to project and Client needs. As such, will be accustomed to multitask to respond to Client requests and able to cope with interruptions as projects demand. Rewards and Benefits The role offers scope for personal skill development, especially in relation to increasing railway and civil engineering expertise and developing project leadership and design management skills. Work for a leading Consultancy with a range of medium and major projects across the UK and internationally. Work on the biggest and most prestigious rail projects in the UK for rail clients such as HS2, Network Rail, London Underground and Contractors. Supportive, collaborative and flexible working environment. Competitive salary at all levels, combined with one of the best benefit packages in the sector and bi-yearly company bonus. To Apply: You must be living and authorised to work in the UK to apply for this position. If you are interested in applying please contact Samuel Merry at Resolute Recruit at or call 01332 345566. Applications will be kept confidential and details will only be shared with potential employers with your consent.