senior design engineer in london

13 March 2019
niamh finnegan, randstad cpe
job type
£ 440 - £ 495 per day
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construction & property
sub specialism
civil engineering
job type
working hours
£ 440 - £ 495 per day
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niamh finnegan, randstad cpe
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job description

Are you an experience Senior Design Engineer looking for your next contract role? Experienced in track design? Then this could be the role for you!

A leading Rail Consultancy team is looking for an experienced Senior Design Engineer to work on a variable work bank of projects.

Paying up to £495 a day!


* Manage the development remit for a proposal so that it properly describes the engineering requirements, scope, possibilities and operational performance targets and maintain a robust challenge to sponsoring engineers and managers, in order to monitor and value manage the business and technical remit and thereby optimise the business case.
* Manage all engineering and development activities so that they result in schemes that are affordable, and that meet programme requirements in a safe & environmentally responsible manner for time, cost and quality.
* Manage (or undertake where applicable) the development of suitable engineering options for a proposal giving full consideration to safety, reliability, operational capacity modelling, maintainability, ease of construction, and environmental/whole life issues.
* Confirm whether strict change control is maintained on scope development; evaluate cost, time and performance impacts in conjunction with development management.
Participate in the selection of a single option for further development, preparing or monitoring preparation of reports, papers etc. as necessary
* Manage (or undertake where applicable) the development of the selected single option.
* Manage (or undertake where applicable) the preparation of the full engineering data package required for commencement of the detailed design, and participate in answering clarifications/queries as needed.
* Support the construction design management (CDM) planning supervisor in all associated duties and carry out or monitor cross-discipline engineering checks of all relevant aspects of the proposal.
* Carry out independent checking of safety critical signalling design documentation.
* Manage the engineering interfaces of allocated proposals with concurrent work in other disciplines, or within other programmes.


* Track design experience - essential
* An engineering degree or equivalent industry-recognised training qualification.
* A demonstrable aptitude for option development.
* Strong evaluation and decision-making skills.
* A working knowledge of rail engineering; relevant successful experience working in the principal discipline and an adequate understanding of all other related disciplines.
* An ability to work and communicate effectively in a team context.
* An appreciation of all the life cycle stages of rail infrastructure.
* CDM, Auditing and risk assessment competencies.
* Six Sigma Yellow Belt
* Membership of a relevant engineering professional institution.
* Experience in design, installation and maintenance.
* Formal qualifications in risk identification and assessment.
* Yellow book course.

Interested? Call Niamh Finnegan today on 02036800640

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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