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Senior Permanent Way Engineer


Swindon, United Kingdom

Job Summary :

We are looking for an experienced Senior Permanent Way Engineer to join our track design team in our Swindon Office, to undertake the design and management of a wide range of domestic and International permanent way projects.

We are looking for engineers who are prepared to take responsibility for the complete design process, including developing working relationships with the Client’s representative and those within other railway discipline design teams. Hence, a good understanding of all rail discipline designs and their respective interfaces is essential as well as good communication skills in both written and verbal form.

Core responsibilities will involve:

Undertaking feasibility track design layouts (including S and C), producing the supporting written documentation
Carrying out outline and detailed track design schemes with the ability to check schemes produced by others
Undertaking site visits to record and assess the existing permanent way layout and components and assist in topographical surveys
Leading or working within a multi-disciplinary project team
Operate within and contribute to quality standards and procedures
Chair or represent the track design team at inter-disciplinary design reviews and meetings with the Client’s team
Assist in bidding activities

Minimum Requirements
The successful candidate will possess a thorough knowledge of permanent way principles including track alignment design, switch and crossing assemblies, gauging, track drainage and formation construction. Applicants will be fully conversant with Bentley Railtrack and Microstation computer aided design software packages and the use of ClearRoute for undertaking gauging assessments.

To be successful in this position we're looking for Candidates with a proven track record in a similar role.

Ideal candidates will demonstrate a dynamic and pro-active approach to their work, an ability to both lead and work within project teams and willingness to mentor and train junior engineers.

Preferred Qualifications
Ideally you will be degree educated along with Chartered status.
Be able to perform the duties of a Contractors Responsible Engineer (CRE)
You will be experienced in PWay design using MicroStation and Bentley Railtrack software

What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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