Principal HV Design Engineer (Rail) Ref: AM06629

Come and work on the Transpennine Route Upgrade

Amey Consulting, as part of the Transpire Alliance, are working on delivering the high-profile Transpennine Route Upgrade (TRU) project which is a major programme of rail improvement that will have a real and lasting impact on people and communities in the North of England. We are connecting towns and cities, improving journey times and supporting economic growth for generations to come. TRU aims to deliver faster, longer, more frequent and more reliable services across the north of England, from Newcastle, Hull and York towards Manchester and Liverpool via Leeds. The route covers 76 miles of track, 8 tunnels, 15 viaducts, 25 stations and 270 bridges.
As a result of the long-term contract on TRU, Amey Consulting are looking to recruit across all of our Northern offices to support our design engineering team. The right type of person to join our team would be:
Driven to produce highly technical and complex design solutionsDedicated to a high-profile, long-term projectCustomer-focused, giving attention to detail ensuring client satisfactionSomeone who values flexible working, ensuring a healthy work-life balance to suit every lifestyleEnthusiastic and enjoys being a part of a diverse teamInterested in learning and mentoring opportunities Focused on personal and professional development

What is the purpose of this role?

Fulfilling a senior role within Amey, providing leadership and mentoring to the Intermediate and Design Engineers. Managing the design teams for the projects to meet deadlines, quality, budgetary, targets, whilst meeting or exceeding Clients expectations.

What will this role involve?

Planning surveys and leading site survey teams
Demonstrating a sound understanding of the design process
Ability to design and check designs where required
Managing CDM/risk analyses and attending HAZID workshops
Undertaking the role of Contractor’s Responsible Engineer in accordance with the requirements of Network Rail standard NR/L2/INI/02009  
Approving designs to ensure all contractual requirements have been satisfied to a level that complies with Network Rail, British and European Standards
Keeping up to date with current Network Rail, British and European Standards
Briefing electrical power design teams on contractual requirements and standards/workscopes  
Managing the Electrical Power element of a complete project
Effective communication with the client including representing Amey Electrical Power design at client meetings and responding professionally to client feedback/DRNs
Effective communication with other design/construction disciplines and sub-contractors including representing Amey Electrical Power design at IDC meetings
Ensuring work is undertaken to programme and budget
Undertaking high complexity design cost estimates and assisting with bid development work
Developing and mentoring junior staff
Preparing high level reports and feasibility studies
Supporting the growth of the business, in particular the provision of Electrical and Lighting design services to both new and existing clients
Deputise for the Principal Engineering Manager when required 

The work is office based but will include a considerable amount of site survey work. This will include carrying out site surveys for electrical and lighting purposes and undertaking night time inspections. This survey work may include overnight stays. The post will also involve travelling around the UK for both client and internal project meetings.
 

What are we looking for?

BEng/BSc or MEng/MSc in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
Member of the Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET)
Preferably holding professional registration as an Incorporated Engineer or Chartered Engineer with the IET. (Working towards is also acceptable)
Full UK driving licence
17th Edition of IET Wiring Regulations
Excellent level of computer literacy in Microsoft Office and Excel
Highly proficient in the use of the English language (both written and spoken)
Comprehensive knowledge of Network Rail, British and European electrical and lighting Standards
Sound understanding of systems engineering including the Verification & Validation and SRAM processes
Excellent understanding of CDM and CSM processes with exceptional skills for managing hazards and risks
Good understanding of project management processes and structures
Demonstrates excellent commercial awareness
Preferably eight years postgraduate experience in railway electrical power design (e.g. signalling power, points heating, lighting and building services, etc.)
An ability to identify innovative solutions to problems, with an interest in the application and promotion of energy reduction techniques
Exemplary organisational and leadership skills
Experienced with leading teams during site surveys
Self-motivated and pro-active in terms of delivering projects and administering design staff
Uses clear communication lines within the electrical design team
Ability to fully undertake the role of Contractor’s Responsible Engineer in accordance with the requirements of Network Rail standard NR/L2/INI/02009

Publicada el 03-06-2019

Área funcional: Consultoría

Birmingham, Midlands del Oeste, Reino Unido

Tipo de contrato: Permanent