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Global Rail Construction Ltd is a Principal Contractor and a leading UK provider of design and build services to clients in the rail and transportation sector.

Railway Infrastructure Civil/Structural Engineer

Global Rail Construction Ltd is part of the Global Infrastructure Group and is a leading UK provider of design and build services to clients in the rail and transportation sector.

The company is a principal contractor for UK mainline and metro railways across a number of disciplines, which include signalling, mechanical, electrical and power (MEP), telecoms, civil and structural engineering, maintenance, renewal, providing a fully tested and commissioned service, on both Network Rail and Transport for London controlled infrastructure.

We are currently seeking a full-time Railway Infrastructure Civil/Structural Engineer. The role will see you working on all structural/civil engineering aspects within a Design and Build team for varied projects ranging from signalling, telecoms and power projects to structural building design. You will be responsible for assisting in the delivery of project related tasks to meet budget, programme and quality targets on London Underground and Network Rail projects.

Reporting to the Design Manager, your duties will include:

  • Performing required activities associated with projects (investigation and design) in line with project requirements
  • Preparing and registering all relevant documentation and design reports and ensuring that all documentation is accurate
  • Maintaining on-going communication with relevant Project Leaders/Team Leaders and clients
  • Contributing to the resolution of technical issues on projects and providing technical guidance to other team members
  • Working in collaboration with other design disciplines to ensure the integrity of the overall design
  • Awareness and familiarity with the commercial aspects of projects
  • Being familiar and compliant with relevant H&S regulations and to promote a culture of awareness within the team

Skills and Experience

The role is ideally suited to a career minded and technically advanced Engineer. To be considered for a role, you will need to demonstrate the following credentials:

  • BEng (Hons) degree qualified in a civil engineering discipline preferred
  • Strong civil design experience with some structural capability
  • 5 years’ post-graduate experience in the rail industry
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience with Bentley ProjectWise
  • Understanding and working use of Eurocodes, Network Rail and British Standards
  • Ability to work together in a team environment
  • Technical, analytical, and numerical design abilities
  • Knowledge of Tedds software
  • Outstanding communication skills and demonstrable presentation skills
  • Chartered Engineer status or working towards
  • Flexibility to travel throughout the UK as and when required
  • Knowledge of Network Rail and London Underground design and build processes
  • Experience of draughting software especially Bentley MicroStation desirable
  • Drainage, Piling and Temporary works experience

About us:

Global Rail Construction has an outstanding reputation for employee retention and our success lies in the quality and diversity of our people and our commitment to training and developing our staff.

We value diversity and inclusion as an employer, which is why we invite applications from all individuals regardless of background or education. However, for some positions, we do assess role-related expertise.

This is an ideal opportunity for a team orientated civil engineer to join our growing team working on a variety of projects.

How to apply:

To apply online please click the ‘Apply’ button below. Please ensure that you include details of all relevant qualifications and competencies with your application.








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Global Infastructure Group
Global Rail Construction
Units 18 & 20
The io Centre
Hearle Way
Hatfield
Hertfordshire, AL10 9EW
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