Job Description

Our client, a leading engineering consultancy is looking for a Principal Rail Structures Engineer to join their team in Esher. As the Principal Rail Structures Engineer, you will provide technical and leadership support on multi-disciplinary projects while guiding the Rail Structures Design team to achieve its deliverables. Typical projects being delivered will be for a range of clients, including Network Rail and Railway Contractors. You will have strong experience of bridge loading to Eurocodes.

This is a great opportunity for a Senior Rail Structures Engineer looking to make that next step, or alternatively an experienced Principal Engineer looking for a fresh challenge. Typical job duties can include, but not limited to:
  • Local management of people, projects and clients reporting through their discipline and office.
  • Promote their rail sector services both within and external to JNP Group.
  • Preparation of railway technical approval submissions in accordance with NR/L2/CIV/003 and in accordance with Network Rail Company Standards.
  • Preparation of civil and structural engineering designs using manual calculations and industry standard software.
  • Liaise and communicate with clients and external agencies i.e. Network Rail, Environment Agency, Regional Highway Authorities and Sewerage authorities etc.
  • Control the programmed performance of projects.
  • Overseeing the preparation of drawings by technicians.
  • Preparation of structural reports on buildings and other structures.

Job Requirements
  • Chartered Engineer (will consider candidates operating at Chartered level/near Chartership).
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in the design of civils infrastructure in a rail environment including the application of Network Rail (NR) standards where appropriate, element design and detailing to Eurocodes in a NR environment.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in the design of bridges (including loading to Eurocodes, element design and detailing to Eurocodes).
  • Experience of co-ordinating and delivering designs for rail and broad civil engineering projects.

As mentioned, this position is based in the Esher, Surrey with hybrid working so could suit candidates in the surrounding areas such as Guildford, Slough, or Woking. Kindly contact Millicent at Critical Project Resourcing for more details.