What is the purpose of the role?
To act as a Principal Civil Engineer in the assessment of rail structures to;
Deliver all the specified assessments tasks on time, within budget and to Network Rail, Highway and other relevant standards.
Provide technical leadership
Ensure compliance with Company and Network Rail management process and systems
Ensure the highest standards of safety.
What will the role involve?
The core works cover rail structure assessments for depots, footbridges, canopies, underbridges, overbridges and undercrofts to fully meet the client specification in accordance with relevant standards. Aspects of your role could involve;
Preparation and check of assessment calculations
Preparation and check of technical assessment reports and drawings
Preparation for and undertaking of site work to carry out inspection for assessments and inspection/examination of assets – providing on-site technical leadership where required
Preparation and check of technical remits
Maintaining high technical standards, consistent with the project brief and in accordance with the requirements of the Amey Integrated Management System including Health & Safety, Environmental and all other appropriate regulations relevant standards and HSEQ documentation
Exercising independent engineering judgement and providing innovative solutions to engineering problems
Leading the supervision and mentoring of less experienced or junior staff in the production of technical drawings, reports and calculations and provision of feedback as appropriate
Engaging in client and third-party liaison and maintaining good working relationships
Responding to queries and liaise with Clients, Councillors, Amey staff, Third Parties and other stakeholder groups
Supporting the preparation of bids and delivery of services on other contracts, when required
Assisting with project planning, programming, cost control and reporting on programme delivery, resources and budgets
Implementation of effective, value for money and innovative solutions
Keeping up to date with industry best practice and where appropriate applying best practice within the team environment
What are we looking for?
Chartered or Incorporated Engineer (CEng / IEng through ICE, CIHT or IStructE)
Demonstrable strong technical knowledge and capability in Structures Assessments in accordance with Network Rail assessment standards and with all major structural materials
Computer literate and conversant with MS Office suite and relevant engineering analysis software packages, such as Superstress/Lusas/Sam Leap 5/ARCHIE-M or equivalent
Familiarity and experience with DMRB structures and procedures
Design experience BS and EN standards
A technical leader
What makes this role unique?
You will take a leading role in the assessment of historic rail structures, including some of the nation’s most iconic assets.