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Senior Permanent Way Design Engineer

R-048143
  1. Derby
  1. Transportation

Senior Permanent Way Design Engineer

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 one of the world’s most respected engineering, design and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of new and exciting ideas. Atkins has a vision to shape the future of transportation, to lead where others will follow and to deliver the future of mobility today. The Transportation business covers all aspects of multidisciplinary design and management, from inception and options appraisal through to detailed design and delivery/construction support. 

To meet our growth ambitions, we are seeking a motivated candidate to undertake the duties of a Senior Permanent Way Design Engineer in our Derby office to assist delivering a portfolio of the biggest and most challenging UK projects. We will also expect this individual to take a lead role on delivering a number of projects within the local market. There will also be the opportunity to work on overseas projects and with our internationally based design teams.

The individual we seek is a motivated, eager to develop, results driven and willing to embrace innovation in design. They should be able to demonstrate that they have experience in leading the process of design on projects, whilst also delivering great outcomes for our people and clients. We will value you for going beyond to exceed expectations and deliver innovative solutions nobody else can. After all, we can’t achieve great things without you. So, you can look forward to fantastic rewards, benefits and development opportunities.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of BTEC HNC qualified in Civil Engineering (or BA in an engineering field).
  • Eng Tech from either PWI, ICE or IMech and willing to progress towards Incorporated or Chartered status.

Essential Criteria

  • Experience in all aspects of permanent way design and the delivery of multi-disciplinary railway projects.
  • Experienced at adhering to corporate assurance processes, recording design decisions and production of designer’s risk assessments.
  • Ability to produce Technical reports.
  • Experienced user of Bentley MicroStation, Bentley Rail Track design software production and proven record of working within a BIM environment.
  • Excellent working knowledge of UK rail industry standards, policies and procedures.
  • Excellent knowledge of Gauging requirements and ClearRoute outputs.
  • Experience of interfacing with Clients and excellent communication skills.
  • A willingness to work flexibly to deliver projects to time and budget.
  • Committed to the technical development of others.

Desirable Attributes

  • Experience of leading the PWay design on projects.
  • Experienced user of ClearRoute 2 and ProjectWise.
  • Experience of working on bids and leading single discipline aspects of bids.

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 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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