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Senior Design Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 04/09/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
I am currently recruiting for a Senior Design Engineer for our Client who has been awarded a multi-billion-pound rail contract for the South of England. This is to deliver renewals and enhancements in Anglia, the South East and the South West. The multi-discipline framework will deliver projects of varying values, including stations, buildings and civils, electrifications, power, signalling, telecommunications and track which is to be completed over several years.

As such we require an experienced Senior Design Engineer, with Rail experience, whose responsibilities will include:
* To provide, or to lead a team providing safe, practical and economic designs for internal clients to a high standard of professional competence and in compliance with Company procedures
* Represent the design department when necessary at internal and external meetings, Manage the interface with external or in-house design teams on behalf of the Design Manager
* Liaise with other departments and project teams within the company with respect to design requirements
* Undertake site visits when appropriate
* Undertake the responsibilities of project design engineer if appointed
* Ensure that design work undertaken is carried out in accordance with company procedures and that a high level of professionalism is maintained
* Ensure that chargeable work is identified and evaluated including the preparation of adequate records of time spent
* Ensure that feedback on design work is collated and saved in accordance with procedure
* Coach individual staff members

The Company:
Our Client is a leading global, multi-disciplined engineering and construction company that has been trading for nearly 70 years and delivers world-class infrastructure projects globally from their offices in the UK and overseas.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Senior Design Engineer in a similar organisation
* Significant rail experience
* Significant civil and structural design experience (Permanent or Temporary Works)
* Professionally Qualified (Min. IEng)
* Must be legally entitled to work in the UK

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