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Senior Permanent Way Design Engineer

Location: Manchester
Company: AECOM
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United Kingdom - Manchester, Manchester
Job Summary
AECOM is seeking to hire a Senior Permanent Way Engineer to work within our Manchester based Permanent Way team.
The role will require experience of S&C design and will include acting as the lead designer or as the Contractor's Responsible Engineer (CRE).
The primary focus of this role is to undertake track design and provide consulting services for railway infrastructure projects with specific experience in the design (concept and detail) of Switches and Crossings.
The role will also be required to enhance the team's portfolio of skills and expertise, supporting the track team leader in running projects, and mentor junior team members. Input into bids will also be required.
Specific tasks to be performed are inclusive of the following:
Production of track designs and provision of technical support throughout to support all stages of the design process (Feasibility through to Construction).
Independently deliver / manage the production of design deliverables in accordance with client requirements (i.e. Form A, Form B and For Construction submissions) with supporting appendices as required. In achieving this you will be responsible for:
Technical quality of deliverables - undertaking checks of design deliverables completed by members of the team in accordance with company procedures.
Timely delivery in accordance with design programmes
Manage personal / team budgets and resourcing to achieve financial targets.
Keep up to date with industry best practice and where appropriate apply best practice within the team environment.
Specific Skills Required:
Demonstrable experience in the application of track design principles
Demonstrable competence in the design (concept and detail) of S&C, especially within the Network Rail Infrastructure environment
Competent user of Bentley™ RailTrack Design package and Microstation CAD package.
Competent user of ClearRoute 2™ software for kinematic gauging
Knowledge of track maintenance practices and construction methodologies and the ability to consider/define requirements within design development.
Knowledge of system interfaces which impact on track design principles and demonstrable experience if the successful management of interfaces within design experience.
Excellent communication skills, ability to develop and deliver presentations, preparation of technical reports and knowledge about project management.
Minimum Requirements
Minimum Requirements
Demonstrable experience and understanding of railway track throughout the engineering process from project inception to delivery, specifically on Network Rail Infrastructure.
Computer literate and conversant with MS Office suite and relevant engineering software packages (Bentley™ RailTrack™, Microstation™, ClearRoute2, SD Calculator).
Good communication skills and the ability to work within a small team whilst having a dedicated approach to working within and meeting strict project deadlines
Good communication skills when dealing with clients, developers, consultants, elected representatives and the public
Client focused approach to service delivery
Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Qualifications / Competencies
Chartered or Incorporated Engineer (CEng / IEng) or demonstrable evidence of progression to professional accreditation
Recognised engineering qualification or preferably a degree in Engineering
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to "make amazing happen" in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.
Job Category Engineering - Transportation - Rail
Business Line Transportation
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 242336BR
Clearance Required No
Virtual: No
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
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