railway design engineer in york

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£ 35,000 per year
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york, north yorkshire
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£ 35,000 per year
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Are you a Design Engineer with Railway experience? Are you looking for an incredible opportunity to work for world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies? My client has an exciting opportunity for a Railway Design Engineer to join their experienced and growing Civils team in York.

Overview of role:

The York Civils teams undertake a wide range of commissions for a variety of clients, from initial feasibility through to detailed design and implementation support. Typical projects being undertaken at present include linespeed enhancement schemes, electrification projects, re-signalling schemes and the design of new/strengthened bridges to support new railway alignments. Such projects require the team to undertake a range of surveys and produce design drawings, calculations, technical specifications and reports.

Competitive Salary & Benefits

* Pension scheme
* 25 days holiday + the opportunity to purchase up to 15 days additional annual leave per year
* Training and development support team
* Medical cover


* Qualified in a Engineering discipline
* 3+ years Railway experience
* Experience of project life cycle: definition, concept, detail, prototyping, testing
* Experience of CAD solid modelling
* Ability to work on multiple projects running simultaneously
* Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
* Able in work well both individually and as part of a team


* Producing solutions that meet customer requirements
* Preparation and review of mechanical drawings
* Interpretation of mechanical drawings
* Interpretation of specifications
* Liaise with all business units to fully understand the customer's requirements
* Evaluation of sample products
* Assessment of test results
* Management of project life cycle (from customer demand to production of parts/documents)
* Product investigation
* Technical reports, reviews, inspections
* Provide technical support to other project teams as required
* Liaise with internal/external customers and suppliers
* Represent the company at meetings both on and offsite

Please call Aishah Abdulla at Randstad CPE on 01132456161 to discuss the role further, or alternatively, send an updated CV

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.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


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educational requirements

BEng civil engineering