Senior Design Engineer

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Job Sector:
Engineering, Transport, Logistics
Yorkshire and the Humber
£47,000 to £52,000 per annum
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This is a senior role, with responsibility for the development of technical solutions in addition to programme & budgetary control, SHEQ considerations, and the coaching and mentoring of colleagues.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

* Initiative and confidence to put forward solutions based on sound engineering principles.
* Challenge the brief, enabling innovative development of unambiguous engineering solutions from feasibility through to detailed design.
* CRE (Design) experience on Network Rail schemes.
* 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.
* Design representative at meetings with the project team and/or external Clients and Stakeholders.
* Ensure work is delivered within the team’ financial, quality and programme targets.
* Promote safe working practices in all areas.
* Assist change and develop more efficient processes and design tools to assist the efficient delivery of engineering services.
* Mentor and coach team members.

Person Specification

* Minimum of 5 years ‘experience in the design of Civil Engineering structures.
* Minimum of 3 years ‘experience in assessment and design, ideally of railway bridges and station structures; this should include the planning and undertaking of condition surveys for Assessment.
* Proven and effective co-ordination of workload and management of staff.
* Experience in rail with associated understanding of bridges, earthworks, drainage and highways interfaces.
* Appreciation of factors influencing the buildability of design solutions, including engagement with planners, estimators and construction staff to establish the most sustainable, efficient and economic methods of construction and use of materials within the boundaries of technical requirements.
* Experience of working on multi-disciplinary projects including interactions with E&P, Signalling, Telecoms, P’Way, and OLE.
* Confident at designing in steel, concrete, composites, masonry and timber.
* Working knowledge of relevant Structural Assessment and Design software packages.
* Knowledge of Engineering drawing practices.
* Working knowledge of relevant British Standards, Eurocodes, and Regulatory Body Standards.
* Awareness of ISO 9001 / 14001 / 44001, PAS 1192 and OHSAS 18001 Standards.
* Understanding of SHEQ (Safety, Health, Environment & Quality) requirements.
* Understands the importance of achieving customer satisfaction by driving and maintaining the highest level of standards and working collaboratively.
* Good organisational, communication, reporting and presentation skills.
* Committed to professional development of self and others.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

Contact Details:
Tel: 01489 898955
Fax: 01489 898290
Contact: Nathan Stonelake

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