Civil Engineer

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Full time Full day
£35,000 - £45,000 / year

Civil Engineer with rail experience up to £45,000

Your new company

As a Civil Engineer within our clients Rail division you will provide technical support into assigned projects under professional supervision for the successful delivery of a wide array projects.

You will work in collaboration with other design disciplines in Common Data Environments and acquire the knowledge and practical skills through on-the-job learning.

Your new role

  • Preparation of technical outputs to the highest standards in accordance with the Capita's quality management system.
  • Resolving technical civil engineering issues.
  • Help to develop the production of drawings, reports and specifications.
  • Scope and supervise surveys.
  • Opportunity to work under mentorship to develop on Rail projects.
  • Becoming familiar and compliant with relevant Health, Safety and Welfare regulations and to promote Capita's SHEW culture within your team.

What you'll need to succeed

  • A Bachelors or Masters Degree in Civil Engineering or a related subject accredited by the Engineering Council.
  • Working towards Chartership or Incorporated professional status with the ICE or IStructE.
  • Working knowledge of the relevant legislation and guidelines including the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges, British and European Standards, Eurocodes and Codes of Practice.
  • A minimum of 1-3 years post qualification relevant design experience
  • Experience of working in the UK rail industry with good working knowledge of Network Rail Grip process / standards and approval processes.
  • Ability to respond to Project Manager and Client requests and meet challenging deadlines.
  • Experience working in some of the below areas:
  • Re-signalling and electrification projects.
  • Level crossing renewal projects.
  • Railway Depot and Station design - AfA, platforms, station buildings and canopy design.
  • General Rail lineside civils works i.e., Ancillary structures, UTX/URX, cable containment.
  • Structural design in concrete and steel structures i.e., railway structures such as signal gantry, OLE supports.
  • Bridge design, refurbishment and strengthening schemes.
  • Structural inspection & assessments.
  • Temporary work designs.
  • Completing design forms (F001-003).
  • Cat 3 checking of third-party designs.
  • Experience of delivering GRIP 1-5 stage projects.
  • ProjectWise experience in project delivery.

What you'll get in return

  • 25 days' holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave.
  • The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice.
  • Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks' fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks and plenty more.
  • Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology.
  • Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform.

What you need to do now
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