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Job Ref:  204220216
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Construction
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Lancashire
City:  Liverpool
Post Code:  L13
Salary:  £34000 - £44000/annum
18/10/2016 16:01
Senior Engineer - Rail

About the role

Our Rail client has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Engineer to join their team!
You will operate as part of the Engineering and Technologies business unit of client and will be based in Liverpool, although may be required to travel to sites around the UK and overseas. Our Liverpool office focusses on the delivery of electrification engineering projects. For the right person, this role could be located in our Derby office.
Your role is responsible for creating and checking designs and you will also need to be well experienced in their chosen discipline, in this case Railway Overhead Line Electrification. You may be involved in the preparation of designs on live projects or engaged in work winning from time to time.
In this role, you will report to a Principal Engineer or Engineering Manager. As a Senior Engineer, you may be appointed as the "Lead Engineer" of a design project as the need arises.

What you'll be doing

Senior Engineers are technically accountable for a team of typically 5 engineers and draughtspersons, delivering design and consultancy engineering, aiming to achieve the following:

Preparing and checking designs including drawings and documents
Co-ordinating others to deliver designs and solutions
Preparing calculations, verification and validation documents
Supporting the work winning process
Supporting and suggesting new engineering techniques
Supporting innovative project solutions, and project delivery processes

Who they are looking for

As a Senior Engineer will have:
As a minimum, a HND in electrical, mechanical or Civil engineering and will be used to operating in a Client facing technical environment.
You will be very experienced in development of designs for Railway Electrification and will have produced these to the highest standards.
You will be used to leading small technical teams and driving to meet deadlines in complex solution environments.
Railway Systems and Electrification knowledge is essential. For the right candidate, with experience at this level in another heavy engineering industry, training in Railway Overhead Line Equipment will be given.
You should have a real attention to detail and an excellent developer of both self and others.
We value enthusiasm, motivation and a drive to succeed.
You will have the ability to communicate with individuals at all levels, be able to understand other people's point of view and learn how to get the best out of people.
You must be eligible to live and work permanently in the UK.

About our client

Our client is one of the leading rail infrastructure suppliers in the UK. From feasibility studies, planning and design through to implementation and asset management, they provide multi-disciplinary rail infrastructure services across the lifecycle of rail assets. Their expertise covers electrification, track, power, signalling, civils, specialist rail plant, railway systems and technologies.
Investment in the rail industry has never been greater both in the UK and globally. It's an exciting industry to work in and they are playing a leading role in revitalising the sector.
Their Engineering & Technology Solutions Business provides exciting and rewarding opportunities to contribute to the design, delivery and asset management of railways around the World.
They deliver design and engineering services in Electrification, Permanent Way and Civil Engineering for railways, offering a full range of support through a project life cycle from feasibility studies to detailed design and beyond.
They have offices and centres of excellence for Engineering in Liverpool, Derby, Croydon and Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) and are continually seeking to enhance our capability and capacity in the UK and overseas
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