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Senior Design Engineer

  • Location: North Yorkshire
  • Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + car, pension, holidays per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 22 days ago

  • Sector: Rail
  • Contact: Jon Sheridan
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: 01/12/2020
  • Expiry Date: 13 December 2020
  • Job Ref: 390481JSN_1605265203

Our client, a well known Railway construction company is seeking to employ several design engineers of varying levels to be based in their growing York design office.

You will be part of a team that delivers design options on a variety of railway civil and structural engineering schemes ranging from station works, bridge refurbishments, platform schemes, access for all, tunnels and various other projects.

The Role

As Senior Design Engineer you will have the responsibility for the development of technical solutions within the team's budgetary, programme and quality requirements. Your day to day role will include:

Using initiative and confidence to put forward solutions based on sound engineering principles.
Challenging the brief, enabling innovative development of unambiguous engineering solutions from feasibility through to detailed design.
Design and Checking of engineering solutions.
Production of clear, consistent, referenced calculations, reports and sketches to current CoP and Standards.
Clear communication of design philosophy and requirements with other team members.
Being Design representative at meetings with the AmcoGiffen project team and/or external Clients and Stakeholders.
Appreciation of the team's financial, quality and programme targets.
Promoting safe working practices in all areas.
Management of staff and projects.


To excel in this role, you will have previous experience as a Civil Senior Design Engineer in a rail project environment.

Degree qualified Civil / Design Engineer - BSc / BEng / CEng
Civil engineering project design experience - i.e. bridges, structures, stations, platforms etc.

Ideally Chartered or at an advanced level of progression towards membership of a relevant professional body (e.g. ICE / IStructE) at either Chartered or Incorporated Level.
Candidates from a rail / civil & structural engineering design background with experience in client, contractor or consultancy organisations will be considered.

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