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Principal OLE Design Engineer

R-047332
  1. Birmingham, Derby, York, Manchester, Swindon
  1. Transportation

Principal OLE Design Engineer

You might know us for the great work we do across our wide variety of projects. We're proud to say it's thanks to our people's diversity of thought, expertise and knowledge. And when you join us, you'll be a part of this genuinely collaborative environment, where everyone's voice is valued and treated equally.

We're passionate about what we do, but we don't take ourselves too seriously. Simply put, this a great place to be. So, when it comes to your life outside of work, ask us about our flexible and remote working policies designed to help you get the most out of life. "

Read more about how you can thrive with us.

The Central Rail Systems Alliance is formed by partners Network Rail, Balfour Beatty, Atkins and TSO. The CRSA is responsible for the delivery of multi-disciplinary railway upgrade projects on the North West & Central and Eastern regions of Network Rail’s recently devolved routes. The programme of works delivered by the teams is valued at £2bn and manages the development, design and delivery of Switches and Crossings and Plain Line renewals as its core business but is also responsible for the delivery of major enhancement projects.

Requirements 

  • You will hold a minimum qualification of HNC in Electrical/Mechanical discipline.
  • Essential
  • An experience proven in the production of all aspects attributed to OLE designs.
  • Experience at managing interface issues with other rail engineering disciplines on multi-discipline engineering projects.
  • Good understanding of Network Rail Standards, Group Standards, British / European Standards and Railway Safety Principles.
  • Experience with managing interfaces between global design teams.
  • Proficient in the use of Microstation CAD system.
  • Previously acted as CRE for OLE design.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Technical expert
  • Respected in wider rail industry with demonstrable client technical interface experience.

Desirable

  • Ideally you will hold a Degree and be qualified to Chartered Engineer status (or working towards) with relevant and appropriate experience of OLE engineering design /consultancy.
  • An understanding in the use of Auto Cad.
  • The Individual 
  • Able to think logically and laterally, solving problems creatively and assessing them rationally.
  • Able to multitask and respond to short-notice changes.
  • Able to act with initiative and to take responsibility.
  • Be self-motivated and able to work independently and within a team.
  • Able to organise self and others.
  • Able to work to time and cost budgets.
  • Able to learn about new subjects quickly.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to express ideas, concerns, solutions, suggestions in written or oral form in such a way as to be understood by those with or without a technical background.
  • Positive with a proactive ‘can-do’ attitude.
  • Able to demonstrate experience in a similar role.
  • Willing to work with Clients and their project teams.
  • Identify and input to activities in support of the wider business objectives that may draw upon skills in addition to those outlined above.

Why work for Atkins?

Our Transportation teams are reinventing transport for a challenging yet exciting future. We're creating new ideas and smart solutions for cities, people and the environment. You'll be working alongside some of the top people in our industry, solving challenges that bring together traditional engineering and new technologies. As part of our organisation, you'll be in a privileged position, delivering what's right for governments and communities. You'll be helping us to improve our leading environmental performance while enabling others to do the same.

Meeting your needs

To help you get the most out of life in and outside of work, we offer employees "Total Reward." It's a package that can be tailored to your changing lifestyle, career and personal needs. You'll enjoy benefits such as partner discounts, leadership training, professional, accreditations, and career planning for any stage of your career.

Making sure you're supported is important to us. So if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview. And let's talk through any adjustments you might need.

Read more about 'Total Reward'.

More about us

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is a leading global consultancy with over 80 years of design and engineering expertise. With us, you'll be surrounded by the skills, knowledge and support to help you succeed. Together, we can deliver projects which have a positive, sustainable impact on the world.

Atkins, ranked as one of LinkedIn’s Top 25 Companies, where UK professionals want to work and stay once they join.

Check out some of our recent, most exciting projects.

Atkins recognise that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements.

ATKINS, part of the SNC Lavalin Group, is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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