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Prinicpal Civil Engineer (Rail)

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  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £50k - 70k per year

  • Contact:

    Oliver Gooch

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  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 010

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Are you a Principal Civil engineer with experience working on rail infrastructure projects?

Do you want to work for a leading consultancy who have various contracts on CP6 and HS2?

An excellent opportunity for a Principal Civils Engineer / CRE has arisen to join my client on a permanent position in Cardiff.

My client is one of the UK's leading multidisciplinary consultancies. Their rail engineering teams has over 40 years experience delivery both classic and high speed rail.

Currently due to Covid-19 everybody is working from home and the client is trialling over the next 6 months and our considering a permanent working from home role.

Salary: Negotiable dependant on experience

Job Role:
·Undertaking and managing commissions including engineering feasibility and outline design of rail projects (GRIP 1-4)
·You will act as a Contractors Responsible Engineer (Design) for Rail Civil Engineering projects.
·Leading and undertake the preparation of technical reports and documentation relating to projects
· Check and approval of technical work by the design team
·Mange delivery teams working in collaboration with other disciplines in the Common Data Environment
·Providing technical guidance and mentorship to junior members of the team.
·Working on some of the following disciplines: Station design, Lineside civils works, 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
·Engineering degree in a relevant subject.
·Chartered Membership of relevant professional institution (IHT, ICE etc)
·Typically a minimum of 5 years experience in the rail sector
·Experience of working in the UK rail industry with good working knowledge of Network Rail Grip process / standards and approval processes.
The client is looking to interview within the next 2 weeks so please apply now in order not to miss out, I should be able to respond to applications within 24-48 hours

If you are a rail design engineer but this role isn't quite suited to you, please still send your CV through as we have an array of opportunities for design engineers working on rail projects.