Principal & Senior Design Engineer (Civil)

Caval Limited
York, North Yorkshire
£50000 - £70000/annum Car , Package & Bonus
Jan 06, 2022
Jan 17, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Principal & Senior Design Engineer (Civil)
Sector - Rail / Civil Engineering
Location - York
£50 - 70k + Car & Package
An exciting opportunity for a Principal and Senior Civil Design Engineer "Rail" to join an established and busy in-house design team specialising in rail infrastructure engineering projects.
The in-house design team consists of specialist designers at various levels of competency responsible for design engineering on a variety of civils, rail, telecoms and engineering projects and frameworks including CP6, asset management contracts, infrastructure projects and tendered rail / civils schemes.
Projects can typically include bridge re-construction/replacement, upgrades and refurbishments, station work (platforms etc.), access for all schemes, structures including bridges, tunnels and footbridges.
The Role
* Rail Civil Design Engineer. The colleague would be involved in various projects throughout the organisations portfolio including Asset Management, Renewals, Enhancement and upgrade/new build station projects.
* The Principal & Senior Civil Design Engineer has responsibility for the development of technical solutions, in addition to supporting programme & budgetary contro.
* Demonstrate initiative and confidence to put forward solutions based on sound engineering principles, acting on any observed non-compliances with CDM Regulations.
* Challenge the brief and propose alternatives, enabling innovative development of unambiguous engineering solutions from feasibility through to detailed design.
* Develop and agree design philosophies of engineering solutions.
* Hold, or be working towards the CRE (Design) role on Network Rail schemes.
* Represent the Design Team at meetings with the Project Delivery Team and/or external Clients and Stakeholders.
* Ensure work is delivered within the team's financial, quality and programme targets, expanded further below.
* Assist change and develop more efficient processes and design tools to assist the efficient delivery of engineering services.
* Mentor and coach team members, carrying out scheduled performance and development reviews for direct reports
* Develop and build relationships with Clients that support fulfilment of contractual obligations.
* Keep Clients informed of costs or implications of change in a timely manner.
* Seek feedback from Clients during as well as at conclusion of project to ensure a good relationship.
* Assist the Principal Engineer in the management of the day-to-day workload of technical staff within the design team (including proposals for allocation of staff to project), and the execution of specific delegated tasks in times of absence.
* Recognise and promote best practice and safe working practices in all areas.
* Promote a culture of excellence in Design & Engineering towards its customers in order to exceed their expectations, and fulfil the vision of becoming the consultant of first choice.
* To excel in this role, you will have previous experience as a Civil Senior Design Engineer in a rail project environment.
* In-depth knowledge and understanding of Operational Communications within the UK Rail sector
* Able to demonstrate proficient experience of design
* Thorough working knowledge of Network Rail Standards
* Experience in the design of rail civil infrastructure
* Experience in rail with associated standards and processes for engineering assurance
What's on offer
* Competitive salary negotiable dependant on experience.
* Company car or car allowance
* 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays.
* Westfield Health cash plan
* Life insurance.
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