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Design Engineer


Colas Rail
Location: York
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Rail
Category: Design / Development Jobs
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With design offices in Manchester, York and Swindon, Colas Rail offers fully integrated design for railway signalling, railway electrification and plant, and Permanent Way. Our engineering teams provide a full end-to-end service to clients, including coordinating design and build services, providing technical support and advice, and undertaking scheme development and technical scoping of schemes. For us as engineers it's an exciting time, a real opportunity. Big challenges need clever thinking and agile, inventive engineering.

Design Engineer

As Design Engineer you will ensure that the conductor rail design is competently undertaken, with drawings and documentation delivered to the appropriate Colas Rail and Client standards, specifications and program constraints.

Key Objectives

* Produce allocated Permanent Way designs within agreed timescales and required quality

* Ensure that design, construction and maintenance risks are identified and mitigated during the design stages

* Ensure that required Temporary Non Compliances and Derogation to standards are sought

* Ensure Value Engineering through Particular Specification reviews

* Attend Inter-Disciplinary Checks and constructability reviews as directed

* Consult with Network Rail Gauging Engineer, Earthwork Engineer, Structural Engineer etc.

* Attend Inter-Disciplinary reviews as directed

* Carry out design checking

* Adequately communicate and explain designs to the construction teams

Qualifications and experience required

* Chartered engineer or working towards this.

* Knowledge of Conductor rail/ETE GRIP 3 to 5 design and engineering activities with a working knowledge of Network Rail standards.

* Proven experience of delivering design schemes within set budget and timescale.

Colas Rail in the United Kingdom values and encourages diversity in our workforce, regardless of background, disability or gender. As part of our aim to deliver quality services, we are committed to promoting equality and eliminating discrimination.

Recruitment agencies

Colas Rail currently works with a number of approved recruitment suppliers. We are therefore unable to consider either CVs or speculative proposals from any agencies. Recruitment agencies not currently approved as preferred suppliers are kindly requested not to submit speculative CVs to any part of Colas Rail.
With design offices in Manchester, York and Swindon, Colas Rail offers fully integrated design for railway signalling, railway electrification and plant, and Permanent Way. Our engineering teams provide a full end-to-end service to clients, including coordinating design and build services, providing technical support and advice, and undertaking scheme development and technical scoping of schemes. For us as engineers it's an exciting time, a real opportunity. Big challenges need clever thinking and agile, inventive engineering.

Design Engineer

As Design Engineer you will ensure that the conductor rail design is competently undertaken, with drawings and documentation delivered to the appropriate Colas Rail and Client standards, specifications and program constraints.

Key Objectives

* Produce allocated Permanent Way designs within agreed timescales and required quality

* Ensure that design, construction and maintenance risks are identified and mitigated during the design stages

* Ensure that required Temporary Non Compliances and Derogation to standards are sought

* Ensure Value Engineering through Particular Specification reviews

* Attend Inter-Disciplinary Checks and constructability reviews as directed

* Consult with Network Rail Gauging Engineer, Earthwork Engineer, Structural Engineer etc.

* Attend Inter-Disciplinary reviews as directed

* Carry out design checking

* Adequately communicate and explain designs to the construction teams

Qualifications and experience required

* Chartered engineer or working towards this.

* Knowledge of Conductor rail/ETE GRIP 3 to 5 design and engineering activities with a working knowledge of Network Rail standards.

* Proven experience of delivering design schemes within set budget and timescale.

Colas Rail in the United Kingdom values and encourages diversity in our workforce, regardless of background, disability or gender. As part of our aim to deliver quality services, we are committed to promoting equality and eliminating discrimination.

Recruitment agencies

Colas Rail currently works with a number of approved recruitment suppliers. We are therefore unable to consider either CVs or speculative proposals from any agencies. Recruitment agencies not currently approved as preferred suppliers are kindly requested not to submit speculative CVs to any part of Colas Rail.
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