Senior Design Engineer - Overhead Line

Scantec Personnel
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a two Senior Design Engineers with specialist knowledge of OHL/OLE to join a new team being established in Derbyshire. Working for a leading consultancy within multiple industries, this is an exciting time to join a new department as they consolidate their position within the Rail market.

The client is a design consultancy as part of a multinational group. With numerous operations and office bases throughout the UK, our client has won contracts with leading operators within the market and have plans in place to undertake large scale projects over the next 18 months.

The Senior Design Engineer  will ultimately report into the Rail Director and work as part of a multi-disciplinary team  help deliver comprehensive designs from feasibility through to in depth design.  You will typically be operating under nominal supervision thus in depth understanding of OHL/OLE designs is essential.

Key duties associated with this role will include:

  • Production and checking of OLE allocation design at feasibility, scheme and detailed design stages, working closely with both Principal and Junior designers.
  • Production and checking of deliverables within numerous projects including: Layout plans, cross sections, switching diagrams, bridge designs and bonding plans.
  • Production of accurate, clear, high quality technical reports and specifications.
  • Delivery of target project outcomes for technical quality, cost, fee, program and repeat business.
  • Daily internal liaison with Project Managers and the wider delivery team.
  • Providing leadership at a Project level – managing resource in line with programme requirements.

The Senior Design Engineer will have:

  • Previous experience of working within the Rail Industry – ideally within a consultancy or contractor environment.
  • Knowledge of and experience with OLE construction methods
  • Proficient knowledge of AutoCAD and/or Microstation
  • Experience of allocation for design of OLE
  • Excellent leadership, communication and team working skills to develop strong working relationships quickly
  • Degree qualified within a relevant Engineering discipline

There is an excellent package on offer for this exciting opportunity. The salary is negotiable dependent on experience with future progression opportunities in line with company growth.

The company also offers a flexible working week, private health care, pension contributions and other related benefits. 

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