• Senior Civil/Structural Engineer (Rail) York
  • COWI in York, , United Kingdom
  • jobs
  • 1 week ago

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Senior Civil / Structural Engineer (Rail)



Office/Home Hybrid Working

Do you want to be a part of a growing Infrastructure Design team? Can you collaborate on projects? Are you experienced in Rail structures? Then, read on. This could be the next adventure in your career.

Create Solutions that will enable a better tomorrow

To further strengthen our Rail team in York, we are looking for a Senior Civil/ Structural engineer to join us. Working on a variety of projects across the UK, you’ll coordinate from feasibility to detailed design across our Rail portfolio with the opportunity to be involved in projects across other sectors.

Your key responsibilities will be:
• Acting as deputy CRE (Design) to manage discipline delivery through the Network Rail assurance process, including application of the Network Rail acceptance, review, derogation and non-compliance processes
• Pricing packages of work and subsequently managing and coordinating delivery to time and budget... ensuring a high standard of technical quality and compliance with our internal management systems across the entire project lifecycle from feasibility to detailed design, including site supervision where required.
• Supervising a team of engineers and technicians, mentoring, and developing those less experienced within your project teams, working with line managers to maximise training and development opportunities.
• Production of structural designs, assessments or checking work, including preparation or checking of calculations, written reports, specifications and other contract deliverables
• Ensuring that design, assessments and checking of designs are in accordance with the current Standards, Codes of Practice and Best Practice Preparing for, undertaking, and writing up site inspections and supervision of works on site, including works on the railway network
• Developing and maintaining Client relationships through your project work, including identifying and realising any potential business opportunities 

Your skills. Our team. Together we design the future.

The first step to success in this role is that you are eager to collaborate with the people around you, whether they are colleagues, partners, or customers. Developing ties with others is something you do by acting respectfully and delivering on your promises. And you never get set in your ways but keep exploring new insights and ways to improve.

On top of that, you’ll have:
• Achieved, or be very close to achieving, chartered civil or structural engineer status (MICE, MIStructE or equivalent)
• Experience in a design environment working on rail, tunnels, heavy civil, bridges or other complex structures in the UK
• The ability to demonstrate a deep understanding and enthusiasm for civil/structural/rail engineering and a personal commitment to technical excellence
• Preferably experience of the design, inspection, assessment or repair of Network Rail assets
• The inter-personal skills and aptitude to work collaboratively in a diverse multi-disciplinary team, and with Clients and Contractors.
• Previous experience as a deputy CRE (preferable), or will have undertaken delegated roles under the Engineering Management for Project standard (NR/L2/RSE/02009)
• Experience of working on the UK rail network, preferable holding PTS.
• A full UK Driving Licence

A place to work and so much more

At COWI, we work together with our customers to shape a sustainable and liveable world. We do it by applying our knowledge and curiosity - and sometimes even our courage - to create the solutions the world needs today to enable a better tomorrow. That is why we say no to fossil-based projects and aspire to have 100% of our revenue come from activities that move our customers towards sustainability.

We value differences and development and cultivate an environment of belonging and having fun. Because that is what brings out the best in you, at work and at home.

With offices primarily located in the Nordic region, the UK, North America and India, we are currently more than 8,000 people who bring their expertise in engineering, architecture, energy and environment into play.

What we also offer:
To us, a fair reward is more than a competitive salary. We want to take care of our people professionally and personally as well. 


Some of our benefits include: 
• 28 days' holiday plus all UK bank and public holidays
• Formalised development plans and yearly promotion opportunities
• Private health care, for you and your immediate dependents
• Flexible and hybrid working conditions
• Annual subscription fees paid for your membership of two Professional Institutions
• Group personal pension scheme - salary exchange
• Life assurance
• Cycle-to-work scheme
• Corporate gym membership  

As part of our commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusion, we partner with the wisecampaign.org.uk to recruit for a better gender balance in our teams.

Got more questions?

If you have any unanswered questions about the role or what we have to offer, please reach out to our Talent Acquisition Partner, Laura Dobson at LADN@COWI.COM.

Get to know us even better at our website, www.cowi.com, where you can learn more about our projects, our strategy, what we want to achieve and what life is like at COWI.

Equal opportunity employer.
COWI provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to ethnicity, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age or disability. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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