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Senior Engineer Rail Depot

  • Location: Wolverhampton
  • Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Negotiable based on experience
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

Job Title:              Senior Engineer (Rail Depot Extension)
Location:             Birmingham/Staffordshire
Sectors:                Depot, Civil Engineering, Rail, Building Construction, Infrastructure
Job Type:             Permanent role
Salary:                  Circa £50,000 to £60,000 Per Annum + Package (Negotiable based on relevant experience)

Job Description:

Our client, an established and leading Principal Construction Contractor, operating within Civil Engineering sector, is currently looking for a Senior to join their team on a permanent basis. The role sits within their Rail division and will entail delivering work on a rail/tram depot extension, inclusive of External & Internal works.

You will be responsible for providing Engineering leadership and coaching, whilst aiding efficient delivery of key client expectations & contract requirements whilst undertaking all aspects of Building & civil engineering functions. Ensuring compliance with all Engineering and Quality procedures together with safe working practices carrying out all works to the highest possible Health, Safety and environmental standards.

Furthermore, you will work as part of a team, assisting with managing internal and external subcontractor staff, working on multidisciplinary Buildings, Civils, Track & systems for Light Rail Infrastructure Enhancements project. 

Daily duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Acting as the main Engineering & technical manager on site for Depot Project.
  • Accountability for the Setting out, levelling and surveying the site.
  • Checking plans, drawings and quantities for accuracy of calculations.
  • Ensuring that all materials used and work performed are as per specifications.
  • Overseeing the selection and requisition of materials and plant.
  • Making cost-effective solutions and proposals for the intended project.
  • Overseeing quality control and health and safety matters on site in line with ITP process.
  • Resolving any unexpected technical difficulties and other problems that may arise.
  • Efficient deployment of company resource with a good understanding of output and project efficiencies, task identification and leadership.
  • Provide leadership and direction to individuals assigned to ensure the safe and efficient discharge of the works to specification and to a good standard of quality.
  • Ensure Right First Time approach to all work (Zero defects).
  • Monitor plant / equipment efficiency avoiding unnecessary costs and damages
  • Maintain professional approach positively reflecting the image of the company
  • Ensure works are carried out in a safe manner adhering to site specific Risk Assessment & Method Statements
  • Responsible for personnel welfare and adherence to CDM requirements
  • Deliver / Attend inductions / tool box talks / all appropriate briefings 

Candidates will ideally:

  • Have worked in a similar role on rail depot construction / extension projects.
  • Have 5+ years’ experience working on major civil engineering / construction rail projects.
  • Relevant qualifications such as: Degree, CSCS Card, SMSTS, PTS etc.
  • Be proficient in engineering including setting out techniques.
  • Have knowledge of building construction and Civil Engineering including Reinforced earthworks, retaining walls & ground remediation.
  • Eye for detail and quality control
  • Have working knowledge of HSQE principles.

For more information or to apply for the role, please contact Tim Smyth on 0121 200 5520.