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Civil / Structural Engineer

  • Job reference: TR-002047
  • Sector: Rail, Roads & Bridges, Transportation
  • Location: Croydon
Connecting countries, cities and communities, our Transportation team works on some of the most challenging projects of our time. Helping people to travel faster and more efficiently, we transform rail and highway infrastructure. So, get on board and play a big part in our success.

We will value you for going beyond to exceed expectations and deliver innovative solutions nobody else can. After all, we can’t achieve great things without you. So, you can look forward to fantastic rewards and development opportunities.

Our Transportation UK SE Division is currently seeking Civil Engineers in our Croydon office to support the delivery of a wide variety of multi-disciplinary railway projects both locally and across the UK. Knowledge of Highways projects would also be desirable. Using your excellent people, technical and delivery skills, you’ll drive a variety of civil and structural designs for new build, renewal, maintenance and assessment works.

You will be part of one of the largest transportation consultancies in the UK, and a leading supplier of engineering services to government, regulatory and local authorities, infrastructure owners and operators. Major clients include Highways England, Local Authorities, Network Rail, London Underground, HS2, Train Operating Companies, Design & Build Contractors and other niche clients. You’ll also have the opportunity to work on overseas projects and with our internationally based design teams.

You will have a background in civil engineering design and delivery of a range of multi-disciplinary projects within either or both the highways and railways environments. You’ll be familiar with working in large, geographically dispersed multidisciplinary design teams on projects at varying stages of development from feasibility through to detailed design and construction.

Essential
• Proven experience in rail.
• Rail knowledge and knowledge of Network Rail’s GRIP process and the various deliverables required at each stage is desirable.
• Be able to carry out designs, design calculations, reports and specifications to industry and national standards
• Chartered status and corporate membership of either the ICE, CIHT or IStructE

Responsibilities
• Working under the Contractor’s Responsible Engineer, lead the delivery of civil engineering inputs into complex, multi-disciplinary projects.
• Use analytical skills to derive potential solutions to engineering problems and engineering judgement to appraise different options and recommend the most suitable option.
• Produce and oversee the production of high quality design documentation including sketches, drawings, calculations, reports and specifications.
• Stay abreast of industry developments and changes in standards. Ensure that all design submissions produced by those under your supervision are compliant with all relevant standards.
• Developing more junior staff by technical training and mentoring.


Requirements
• BEng / MEng degree in civil engineering or equivalent.
• Previous Design experience is essential including knowledge of design calculations, reports and specifications to industry and national standards.
• Willingness and ability to be involved in the delivery of civil engineering projects and also of the civil engineering aspects of complex, multi-disciplinary projects.
• Sound understanding of technical principles underlying civil engineering, particularly civil engineering structures.
• Experienced in the production of drawings in collaboration with CAD technicians
• Sound understanding of Network Rail, London Underground standards and technical assurance procedures, plus relevant design standards, including Eurocodes.
• Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office programmes, particularly Word and Excel.
• Proven track record of producing high quality deliverables with little supervision.
• Relevant rail industry experience of working within a design consultancy essential. Wider knowledge gained from working within a contractor and/or client organisation desirable.
• Sound interpersonal skills and ability to converse with a wide range of Clients and colleagues across a number of engineering disciplines.
• Be highly motivated to deliver against demanding programme and cost targets.
• Excellent spoken and written English.

Desirable
Proven competency in the design and assessment of Highways Infrastructure projects, with an ability to analyse them appropriately according to project stage and complexity;

Flexible Working
We support flexible working and equal opportunities as we believe that diverse teams provide the best mix of interpersonal and technical skills needed to exceed our customers’ expectations.

Benefits
Please refer to our website for full details of our benefits package, which includes the opportunity to purchase up to 15 days’ additional annual leave per year on top of our standard 25 days paid annual leave.

Training
We encourage career progression and there is the opportunity to further develop your career. We would expect to work with you in developing your career aspirations through staff appraisal, offering a range of opportunities and appropriate training designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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