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Principal OLE Design Engineer

R-053910
  1. Derby
  1. Transportation

Principal OLE Design Engineer

Atkins UK Transportation business brings together the capabilities of our Rail, Highway and Local Transport teams, into a single business of 3,000 talented engineering professionals transport planners and consultants. The unique breadth of services in Transportation, combined with our scale, makes Atkins the leading UK transportation infrastructure consultancy. We create a culture and environment to inspire our people, ensure collaboration with our clients and continue to shape the future of mobility.

As the digital world collides with our physical environment, we're facing a wave of opportunity to use our skills in new ways. Our team is seizing this opportunity to grow and shape the industry. We are team of asset management and engineering professionals with rich and diverse professional and personal backgrounds, and we cover all parts of asset management, including, strategic, tactical, pavement design and consultancy, analytics, and resilience advice. The projects we work on are varied, dynamic and stimulating, providing plenty of opportunity for new challenges and personal growth.

Are you ready to take up a vital role in shaping some of our exciting projects? How about joining our talented team, where everyone has a voice, and together we face our clients' problems head-on. It's a diverse and inclusive work environment where world-class talent knows no distinctions.

We know that different people have different priorities, which is why we're here to support you. Flexible and remote working is a central part of our culture. So, talk to us about what's ideal for you – from reduced weeks to buying more leave over school holidays. And if you're returning from a career break, ask us how we can help you transition back into work with us.

Read more about how you can thrive with us.

Atkins is looking for Principal OLE Design Engineer. 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.
  • Ability to think logically and laterally, solving problems creatively and assessing them rationally.
  • Ability to multitask and respond to short-notice changes.
  • Ability to act with initiative and to take responsibility.
  • Be self-motivated and able to work independently and within a team.
  • Ability to organise self and others.
  • Ability to work to time and cost budgets.
  • Ability 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.
  • Ability 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.

Working at Atkins:

Our working environment and offices reflect our modern approach to asset management and engineering consultancy. You’ll benefit from our promotion-from-within policy and enjoy an extraordinary rewards and benefits package including forward-thinking flexible working options to ensure that working with us works for you.

In our experience, diverse teams provide the best mix of skills and experience needed to deliver what our customers want, so we’re committed to equal opportunities for everyone’s benefit.
Join us and you’ll be joining a business that places no limits on how far you can progress.

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.

Training:

Atkins is committed to developing its people both personally and professionally. Our colleagues have the advantage of access to a high ranging training portfolio and development activities designed to help make the best of individual’s abilities and talents. We also actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Flexible Working:

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.

Diversity & Inclusion:

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.

Security Clearance:

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 refer to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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