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Trainee Civil Engineer - Structures

Amey plc
Motherwell, Lanarkshire
Closing date
Dec 22, 2022

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What is the purpose of this role?

Amey undertake Structural Examinations, Structural Assessments, Operational Property Inspections, Earthworks Examinations, Technical Monitoring and provide Rapid Response services for Network Rail in several routes throughout the United Kingdom.

We are looking for a Civil Engineer/Trainee Civil Engineer to join our experienced team in Scotland to evaluate structure examination reports for onward submission to Network Rail and to undertake site examinations of culverts, bridges, viaducts, retaining walls, ancillary assets and tunnels. (Full training will be given to ensure you meet the requirements of Network Rail's Examination and Competence Standards).

What will this role involve?

Ensure that safety is always the priority. Promote safe working practices, ensuring full implementation and compliance with Key Processes and Safety Responsibility Statement below

Support the Regional Structures Engineer in technical and engineering issues

Undertake structure examinations and tunnel examinations (STE4/STE6) of Network Rail's civil assets and submit reports in time to Contract and Network Rail standards requirements.

Carry out Technical Monitoring of structures, using total station surveying equipment as required

Undertake the process of engineering (STE2) review and submission of examination reports, including risk scoring and recommendations, in accordance with the contract specification and timescales

Ensure that the technical issues and best practice are identified by the engineering team during the review / assurance process or report rejections

Attend and support technical briefings to the route examination teams

Liaise with the route examination teams in order to ensure that technically compliant reports are produced in a consistent manner with minimal rejections

Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with Network Rail, in order that their technical requirements are fully understood and implemented

Maintain regular liaison with all key stakeholders on project progress, conducting regular reviews with Network Rail and your team.

What are we looking for?

Essential Skills, Qualifications and Training:

Experience of working in a Civil Engineering role

Knowledge and understanding of Health, Safety, Quality and Environmental procedures

Degree or HNC/HND in civil or structural engineering

Computer literate with a full working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite

Working towards Institution of Civil Engineering IEng. professional qualification

Desirable Skills, Qualifications and Training:

* Demonstrable railway industry experience in structures examination, maintenance or assessment

* Relevant experience of working in an engineering role in a railway operating environment

* STE2 competent

* STE4 competent

* STE6 Tunnel Engineer

* Experienced coach and/or mentor

Why Amey?

Amey is one of the top five support services suppliers in the UK. We employ 14,000 people, have a turnover of £2.1bn and a strong forward order-book. Every household in Britain benefits from the work we do. We maintain the UK's road and rail infrastructure, keep schools safe and clean, manage the UK's defence estate, safely escort prisoners and keep prisons and courts secure. We also collect and process waste, as well as deliver utilities services. All of this is underpinned by our leading consulting capabilities which uses engineering design and data analytics to better manage the services we all use and rely on.

As one of us, you can really be you because your individuality is an asset. You're surrounded by a team of people who want you to grow and embrace new challenges. People who care about your job satisfaction as well as your wellbeing. There'll be experiences as original as you are, in a career that can feel like many rolled into one. You'll be stretched but always supported. Whether it's working on the biggest bridge in the country, learning to get to grips with the latest technology, or just working with a great group of people every day, you'll find what gets you out of bed in the morning at Amey.

Our rewards make us feel valued here at Amey. If you're happy, you'll think better. It's a simple formula but one that puts your wellbeing as a top priority, that's why we've worked hard to build a reward and benefits program that puts you first, including;

* Competitive salary

* Exceptional development and progression plan

* Contributory Pension Scheme

* Minimum 24 days holiday + Bank Holidays

* Additional Leave Purchase Scheme

* Cycle to Work Scheme

* Gym Membership

* Retail Discounts.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of their race, gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. Please contact our recruitment team to discuss any access needs and reasonable adjustments that may be required at any point during the recruitment process
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