Principal Engineer /Contractors Responsible Engineer - Stations and Depot Structures

Employer
Arcadis
Location
West Lutton, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
30 Sep 2020

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Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
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DescriptionWe currently have the opportunity for a talented Principal
Engineer and CRE - Station and Depot Structures to join the Rail team based in
York. 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.About Arcadis:At Arcadis, we never lose sight of what's most important.
Because look beyond our projects and programmes and you'll see it's about human
stories. From remaking public spaces that bring people together, to making
cities easier to navigate, we're focused on making an impact where it matters
most - and improving quality of life.It's a big challenge. And why we need people committed to
bringing their best, who deliver on their promises. People who value different
perspectives, build sustainable relationships and dare to shape the future.
People who seize the experiences available to transform their world - and the
world around them.It's a shared goal amongst 27,000 Arcadians. And one we can
only achieve by working together and applying our skills and expertise across
design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services. It's how
we'll find solutions to our clients' most complex challenges. And how we'll
deliver exceptional results, today and tomorrow. The railway sector is
one of our core markets, a position it has held throughout our history. We
pride ourselves on delivering new and exciting resolutions for rail
infrastructure design and construction schemes.About The Team:The Rail North East business based in York and covering
Network Rail's Eastern Region including Anglia is growing off the back of
recent wins. We're delivering a multitude of projects for clients including
Network Rail, Nexus, Tier one Contractors and Local Authorities as well as
supporting other parts of the UK business to deliver HS2, Crossrail and other
Network Rail Frameworks. Requirements:Reporting to the Stations Team Leader as a Principal
Engineer you will provide design delivery on a variety of Station, depot or
general railway building structure led multi-disciplinary 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 a key technical team member in the York Rail Stations & Depots
design team, responsible for and involved 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.You will fulfil the role of Stations/Structures CRE for
Network Rail projects or lead Station/Structural engineer on projects for other
clients.
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.Essential ExperienceYou
will have a gained substantial civil / structural design experience with
significant experience gained within the rail sector and in a consultancy
environment.Significant
geotechnical design experience is also requiredHave
previous relevant experience including supervision of elements of large,
complex projects (with a focus on railway building structural engineering)Chartered
Engineer status with ICE or IStructEPreviously
fulfilled the role or stations or structures CRE for Network Rail or similar
lead engineer roles for other clients.Experience
preparing design deliverables using structural engineering design software
packagesGood
working relationships developed with ClientsYou
will be an Innovative thinker, a team player, proactive and delivery focusedAn
aptitude for Building Information Modelling and the workflow associated with
projects delivered in a Common Data EnvironmentYou
will possess the enthusiasm to tackle stretch tasksYou
will be flexible to travel throughout the UK on occasion You
will be able to demonstrate strong team building and collaboration skillsExcellent
written and verbal communication skills with proven planning and organisation
skillsManage
engineering activities that contribute to sustainable developmentGood
IT skills including Microsoft Office applicationsDuties
& Responsibilities:Responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited
to:Developing
skills and knowledge base in both the technical and management streamsLeading
and assisting with the preparation of documentation relating to projectsDesigning
in 3D modelling environments such as AECOSim, Revit and Civil 3DFulfilling
CRE / Lead Engineer roles on projectsPreparing
design calculations, drawings, specifications, reports and other project
documentation as required in line with company and client requirements as well
as national standards and codes of practiceTaking
a lead role in the resolution of technical issuesSupervision
and technical development of other engineering team membersAttending
site and taking a lead role in the completion of surveys in a rail environmentGaining
experience and proficiency in Arcadis systems and proceduresBecoming
familiar with, and compliant with, relevant Health, Safety and Welfare
regulations and to promote a culture of awareness within the teamBuilding
relationships with Clients on projectsPerforming
other duties and responsibilities as required from time to time by your manager
or ArcadisLine
Management responsibilitiesWhy
Arcadis?At Arcadis, you'll have the opportunity to
build the career that's right for you. Because each Arcadian has their own
motivations, their own career goals. And, as a 'people first' business, it's why
we'll take the time to listen, to understand what you want from your time here,
and provide the support you need to achieve your ambitions. Wherever you join us, you can look forward to
a competitive reward package that includes an attractive starting salary,
opportunities for career development and being part of a sociable community. We
have a performance-related bonus scheme and an employee recognition scheme.
Other benefits include membership fees to join your relevant professional body,
employer contribution pension scheme, flexible working and a flexible holiday
scheme.We believe that by working
together diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative
ideas. Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart
of how we improve quality of life and we work closely with our people across
six ED&I Workstreams: Age, Disability, Faith, Gender, LGBT+ and Race. A diverse and skilled workforce is essential to our
success.QualificationsDegree
in civil/structural engineering (preferably a Masters' Degree)Chartered
or Incorporated Engineer professional status, or equivalent
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