Rail / Civil Engineering
Location –Cumbernauld (Scotland)
“An exciting opportunity for a rail, civils Senior Design Engineer to join an established and busy in-house design team specialising in civil engineering and structures projects in the rail sector around our Scotland business region.”
Having secured a number of long term Frameworks with key clients, AmcoGiffen are further expanding our in-house Civil & Structural Design team. AmcoGiffen is growing our existing Civils & Structures Design team by establishing a team up in Scotland (Cumbernauld). We have a number of positions available at various levels for engineers who are committed to delivering the optimum design solution, building on their experience, and furthering their professional development.
The in-house design team consists of specialist designers at various levels of competency responsible for design engineering on a variety of civils, rail and engineering projects and frameworks including CP6, asset management contracts, infrastructure projects and tendered rail / civils schemes.
Projects can typically include bridge re-construction/replacement, upgrades and refurbishments, station work (platforms etc.), access for all schemes, structures including bridges, tunnels and footbridges.
We are seeking an experienced Senior Design Engineer for the In-house Design Team to further support AmcoGiffen in undertaking both Permanent and Temporary Works Design across several long term Frameworks that we have secured with a number of major Clients, throughout Scotland.
As Senior Design Engineer you will have the responsibility for the development of technical solutions within the team’s budgetary, programme and quality requirements. Your day to day role will include:
Using initiative and confidence to put forward solutions based on sound engineering principles.
Challenging the brief, enabling innovative development of unambiguous engineering solutions from feasibility through to detailed design.
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 with other team members.
Being Design representative at meetings with the AmcoGiffen project team and/or external Clients and Stakeholders.
Appreciation of the team’s financial, quality and programme targets.
Promoting safe working practices in all areas.
Management of staff and projects.
To excel in this role, you will have previous experience as a Civil Senior Design Engineer in a rail project environment.
Qualified Civil / Design Engineer - IEng/CEng
Civil engineering project design experience – i.e. bridges, structures, stations, platforms etc.
Ideally chartered or at an advanced level of progression towards membership of a relevant professional body (e.g. ICE / IStructE) at either chartered or incorporated Level.
Candidates from a rail / civil & structural engineering design background with experience in client, contractor or consultancy organisations will be considered.
You will be joining a reputable and firmly established, engineering contractor operating nationally in rail, civils and engineering markets. AmcoGiffen are renowned in the market as a specialist civil, building, mechanical and electrical renewals and maintenance business with ongoing and successful projects and frameworks across the country, you will become part of our expert outfit.
Competitive salary negotiable dependant on experience.
Company car or car allowance (if chartered)
25 days holiday, plus bank holidays.
Westfield Health Cash Plan
AmcoGiffen has a wealth of experience working on sensitive, live assets in highly regulated environments, we deliver exceptional peace of mind for our customers, creating and maintaining assets across a growing range of high-quality public and private sectors. These include rail, power generation, electricity distribution, flood defence and waterways.
AmcoGiffen are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we offer challenging and worthwhile careers to everyone. It doesn’t matter to us what your age, disability, employment status, gender, health, marital status, sexual preference, membership or non-membership of a trade union, nationality, race, religion or social class are, or indeed any other personal characteristics not directly related to the relevant job. Anyone who meets the requirements of the job is eligible for employment with AmcoGiffen.
If you think you have what it takes to join the AmcoGiffen family, apply now!
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