A unique opportunity has arisen for an experienced E&P Principal Engineer to join our clients design team based in York.
Our client has secured several long term frameworks within the rail industry and as such is in the process of increasing the capabilities of its design team (opportunities are available for E&P engineers as well as civil design engineers).
Typical schemes are Electrification and Plant works on bridge schemes, stations, platforms, tunnels and similar works (lighting schemes, power, mechanical works etc).
This is a lead role within the In-house Design Team, responsible for the technical aspects of
engineering projects in addition to programming, resource allocation, budgetary control,
managing customer satisfaction, reviews, coaching and recruitment. As Principal Design Engineer for the E&P discipline and associated works, your day to day role will include:
Ability to undertake Design RDE/CRE duties on Network Rail schemes.
Able to solve engineering problems affectively and, challenge the remit, thus enabling the development of robust engineering solutions in order to provide Network Rail with the best engineering solution and thus offering them with excellent value for money on all the E&P projects we undertake for them producing them to a high standard and delivered to agreed timescales.
Proven and effective leader, who manages and organises the E&P design team on the business/project requirements whether this be for site surveys, detailed design enabling effective design solutions, delivery or implementation.
Appreciation of other disciplines influencing E&P design this being signalling, telecoms, Pway OLE, Civils.
Good interaction and engagement with Planners, Estimators, Procurement in order to provide the most effective solution in the most effective way maintaining technical requirements throughout the whole design process.
Ensure technical compliance is maintained at all times within the works undertaken, ensuring all project elements are delivered safely, on time and to budget.
Check and mentor engineering solutions within your own skill set.
Support the bid team/ Head of Department in the preparation of technical, cost and programme information to support project/bids.
Identify process improvements within the engineering function and report these to the Head of Department for review/implementation.
Manage and chair formal engineering reviews internally/externally for the E&P team, participate in IDR and IDC meetings when requested.
A broad knowledge of the issues surrounding sustainability.
Promotion of safe working practices in all areas.
Technical Lead for E&P, producing quarterly standard briefs.
Candidates will be degree qualified, hold a professional chartership and will have significant experience of working within the rail industry ideally managing a design team or numerous members of staff.
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