Senior Electrical Engineer - Rail - United Kingdom

Recruiter
AECOM
Location
Swindon
Posted
07 Dec 2018
Closes
10 Dec 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Electrical Engineer - Rail
Business Line Transportation
Position Title Senior Electrical Engineer - Rail
United Kingdom - Wiltshire
Swindon
Job Summary
Our Transportation team currently have a vacancy in office in Birmingham, Swindon and Croydon offices for Electrical Engineers with experience of working on Network Rail’s infrastructure or similar networks.
The successful candidate will be working towards professional qualification with solid post graduate experience. You will have proven design experience in rail engineering, specifically in station or depot building services, or railway systems, and in delivering projects to client’s satisfaction at the appropriate standard, ensuring accuracy of drawings and calculations, ensuring designs are economic and appropriate and that the relevant codes and standards are complied with. You will have strong business development and client relationships skills and the ability to develop and manage the work of others. You will also have the technical ability and knowledge and competence to guide and teach others.
The team provides design, assessment, survey/inspection, construction support and management services on a wide range of rail projects. The team is involved in projects in the UK, Europe and the Middle East with a variety of clients. Our services offered to our clients include feasibility studies, scheme designs and detailed designs. Our clients are from the private and public sector and include HS2, Network Rail, London Underground, TFL, Nexus, TfGM, SYPTE, Centro and Croydon Tramlink, as well as various Tier 1 contractors.
Our current portfolio of works comprises a diverse mix of local, national and international Rail infrastructure projects. The team provides design, assessment, inspection, construction support and management services on a wide range of rail projects.
Job Responsibilities:
The appropriate level of technical expertise is required in order that the Job/ Project Accountabilities listed below can be carried out to the necessary standards.


Receive brief from CRE / Principal Engineer.


Undertake site survey in conduction with other engineers to ascertain existing asset condition.


Contribute to design development, design risk and mitigation and value engineering


Develop design for CRE / Principal Engineer approval.


Attend design team meetings as appropriate.


Obtain design information from sub-consultants/equipment suppliers.


Produce detailed design information including calculations and design sketches.


Liaise with CAD Technician for production of drawings.


Prepare technical reports.


Send design information to external parties.


Formulate the project specifications for construction.


Attend site during construction phase if necessary to ensure construction is in accordance with specifications/drawings.


Carry out risk assessments and provision of design information for Health and Safety file.


General Accountabilities :


Complete timesheets on a daily basis, allocating time correctly against job numbers.


Understand the basis of fees and costs.


Understand own contribution and impact on projects and develop an awareness of the implications for projects through the project management system.


Work within the financial and programme constraints and consider financial implications in producing design options.


Contribute and provide information for fee proposals.


Processes:
Gain awareness and understanding of the AECOM design procedures, their importance and their application to projects.
Understand and implement the Company’s Health and Safety Policy
Minimum Requirements
Minimum Requirements Experience of working on a variety of projects as a Design Engineer with some experience of dealing directly with clients. Experience of electrical design in railway systems or building services. Experience of working on major and minor rail infrastructure or building services projects. Good understanding of the BS7671 Experienced in the use of rail standards, such as Network Rail, Railway Group Standards as well as the relevant British Standards and Eurocodes. Understanding of Health and Safety including CDM Good standard of written English and communication.
Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Qualifications


HNC, BSc, BEng or MEng degree in Electrical Engineering (or equivalent)


Chartered Engineer (or working towards) and member of a professional institution IET/CIBSE


What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job Category Engineering - Transportation
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 190530BR
Alternate Locations
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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