Track Design Engineer
Come and work on the Transpennine Route Upgrade
Amey Consulting, as part of the Transpire Alliance, are working on delivering the high-profile Transpennine Route Upgrade (TRU) project which is a major programme of rail improvement that will have a real and lasting impact on people and communities in the North of England. We are connecting towns and cities, improving journey times and supporting economic growth for generations to come. TRU aims to deliver faster, longer, more frequent and more reliable services across the north of England, from Newcastle, Hull and York towards Manchester and Liverpool via Leeds. The route covers 76 miles of track, 8 tunnels, 15 viaducts, 25 stations and 270 bridges.
As a result of the long-term contract on TRU, Amey Consulting are looking to recruit across all of our Northern offices to support our design engineering team.
The right type of person to join our team would be:
Driven to produce highly technical and complex design solutions
Dedicated to a high-profile, long-term project
Customer-focused, giving attention to detail ensuring client satisfaction
Someone who values flexible working, ensuring a healthy work-life balance to suit every lifestyle
Enthusiastic and enjoys being a part of a diverse team
Interested in learning and mentoring opportunities
Focused on personal and professional development
What is the purpose of this role?
To provide support to a Senior and/or Principal Engineer within a design team to ensure compliance with all relevant technical standards and that the delivery of all the specified project outcomes are on time, within budget and to the quality required.
What will this role involve?
Implement the project requirements to fully meet the client specification in accordance with relevant standards Undertake any work of a technical nature that falls within ability and competence Be confident to work under minimum supervision and competent to check the work of others and supervise less experienced or junior staff Assist with competency appraisal processes subject to suitable level of supervision Carry out site visits and surveys, inspections and supervise sub-contractors Prepare and check feasibility studies, inspection, assessment and technical reports and other written documents in an appropriate format ensuring compliance with Amey procedures Comply with the requirements of the Amey Integrated Management System including Health & Safety, Environmental and all other appropriate regulations Prepare/check design approach, calculations, drawings and documents Take line management responsibility for the direction and supervision of junior design team members to help ensure timely project delivery is achieved within budget and in accordance with the specification Engage in client and third party liaison Support the preparation of bids and delivery of services on other contracts, when required Keep up to date with industry best practice and where appropriate apply best practice within the team environment Undertake the performance appraisals for all reporting staff and support learning and development opportunities
What are we looking for?
Chartered or Incorporated Engineer (CEng / IEng through ICE, CIHT or IStructE) or approaching CEng or IEng status having completed the necessary training requirements Computer literate and conversant with MS Office suite and relevant engineering software packages Demonstrable experience in Highway Good communication skills and the ability to work within a small team and have a dedicated approach to working within and meeting strict deadlines Good communication skills dealing with clients, developers, consultants, elected representatives and the public Client focused approach to service delivery IOSH managing safety IOSH working safely Environmental awareness Tool Box talk Environmental awareness for managers
What makes this role unique?
You will implement the project requirements to fully meet the client specification in accordance with relevant standards.