Rail Engineer

£300 to £375 Per day
31 Oct 2017
02 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Purpose

Delivers cost-effective design solutions that comply with HS2's project and statutory requirements, supporting the Senior Area Engineer. Review and assess technical submissions from PSCs to determine compliance within standards and requirements.


* Deliver safe and affordable design solutions that meet requirements and ensure value for money at each stage of the HS2 development.
* Support PSCs, drawing on expertise from within HS2 to inform and support the min delivering design work that complies with requirements.
* Identify and assess design risks within the project.
* Ensure technical submissions comply with the accepted format and design requirements.
* Provide technical engineering input, designs, documentation and responses required to support the hybrid bill through parliament including additional provisions, freedom of information requests, and technical requests.
* Attend public consultation and planning forums, working with local communities to identify priorities.
* Support Senior Area Engineer in liaising with external stakeholders to fully capture their input and balance that with the overall HS2 business and technical requirements.
* Explore opportunities for developing local community benefits and solutions under the direction of the Area Manager

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience

* Degree in civil or mechanical engineering.
* Achieved or working towards professional member status.
* Demonstrable knowledge of engineering design principles required to achieve optimal design outputs.
* Ability to carry out robust independent checks on a wide variety of designs and produce, interpret and assess specifications, standards and technical reports.
* Ability to resolve complex design problems, demonstrating a tenacious approach to tackling problems whilst maintaining attention to detail.
* Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with a range of multidisciplinary stakeholders, demonstrating strong influencing skills.
* Ability to communicate, engage and influence a variety of external stakeholders at public forums.
* Ability to communicate complex issues to stakeholders.
* Strong written and spoken communication skills, strong interpersonal and influencing skills.
* Strong planning and organisational skills, and the ability to deliver under pressure to meet tight deadlines whilst gathering input from other functions.
* Extensive experience of design and engineering, ranging from feasibility to detail design, working on a large, complex infrastructure project.
* Experience of civil contractor management and compliance.

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