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Chartered Civil Engineer (CRE) - Rail - Manchester

Built environment jobs North West England , Built environment jobs , Europe
Sector Built environment jobs
Specialism Infrastructure
Salary 50000
Posted 10 Feb 2020
You will provide technical leadership into assigned projects and be expected to guide/mentor the design team to achieve its deliverables.  
You will work in collaboration with other design disciplines in Common Data Environment, some of your roles and responsibilities include:
Leading and assisting with the preparation of documentation relating to projects;
Engaging with and developing good working relationships with multiple internal and external stakeholders, including Network Rail / local authorities / Tier 1 contractor’s clients and other disciplines;
Check and approval of technical work by the design team;
Mange delivery teams;
Act as Contractors Responsible Engineer (CRE) - Design;
Help to develop the production of drawings, reports and specifications;
Scope and supervise surveys; 
Input to and preparation of bids and proposals; 
Providing technical guidance and mentorship to junior members of the team. 

Essential Skills and Knowledge:
Experience of working in the UK rail industry with good working knowledge of Network Rail Grip process / standards and approval processes;
Acted as CRE (Design) for Rail Engineering projects;
Excellent written and oral communication skills; 
Ability to communicate with a variety of audience using different mediums; 
Able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team comprising planners, designers, engineers and technicians, providing technical guidance to less experienced members of the team;
Manage own and others time, ensuring deliverables to agreed deadlines and within budget; 
Ability to respond to Project Manager and Client requests and meet challenging deadlines.


Engineering degree in a relevant discipline; 
Chartered Member of the Institute of Civil Engineers or equivalent;
Experience in delivering and managing all stages of multi-disciplinary engineering projects from initial studies through to detailed design;
Typically a minimum of 5 years’ experience working in the rail sector;
PTS qualification desirable.

Experience working in some of the below areas:

Lineside civils works;
Platform and canopy design;
Gantry and foundation designs;
Rock cutting stabilisations works;
Designers risk assessments; 
Bridge design, refurbishment and strengthening schemes;
Completing design forms (F001-003);
Cat 3 checking of third-party designs;
UTX/URX design;

Desirable Skills and Knowledge:

Previous delivery of projects through Network Rail Grip stages 1-3; 
Management and consulting skills and knowledge are desirable; 
Highly motivated and willing to take on new challenges; 
Commercial awareness and an interest in the financial success of projects as well as engineering;
Experience of Railway station developments desirable;
UK Driving Licence is desirable.


Competitive Salary;
25 days plus bank holidays per annum;
Company Car / Allowance; 
Stakeholder Pension; 
Health Care; 
Life Assurance; 
Flexible benefits - including paying for professional body membership fees, cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers and retail discounts.