Senior Design Engineer [E&P]

Network Rail
10 May 2017
17 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
About Network Rail

Network Rail is at the heart of revitalising Britain's railway. From Crossrail - Europe's largest civil engineering project - to investment in world-class stations and major programmes of electrification, we're involved in some of the most ambitious and diverse ventures that this country has ever seen.
We have a particular challenge to revolutionise the way that electrification schemes are designed and delivered with a particular emphasis on cost efficiencies and carbon reduction. Improving the business case will encourage the Department for Transport to fund more electrification schemes that will deliver reduced journey times and improve the performance, efficiency and environmental footprint of the railways. Delivering on this commitment is a significant challenge which demands the best resources.
The Infrastructure Design Group: Electrification and Plant is an in-house design team of over 80 engineers, which is central to delivering all of the major electrification schemes, including: Crossrail, Crossrail 2, Great Western Route Modification, Midland Mainline and East West Rail.
We are committed to providing a welcoming and diverse culture that ensures that we get the best from our people and teams.

Brief Description

Electrification has a high price tag, which we are committed to reducing. This can only be achieved by doing things differently - by innovating.
We are looking for a Senior Design Engineer to join our Innovation Team with a proven track record of delivering a wide variety of innovation projects in a railway context.
You will support the Principal Design Engineer (Innovation) in gaining funding for and delivering a number of exciting innovative projects, including: software solutions: ambitious automated OLE design tool novel hazard identification and management tool system solutions: automated isolations research projects: civils research programmes to provide algorithms for the OLE design tool EMC research programmes

About the role (External)

Significant experience in managing a programme of innovative projects Excellent understanding of how to develop software solutions Experience of defining project requirements that deliver what the client needed Experience of process mapping Effective project management skills, including the development of project plans and regular reporting of progress Excellent communication skills and ability to build effective relationships with stakeholders Ability to define resource requirements Ability to manage a matrix of engineers, both internal and external Good degree in a relevant discipline
Desirable Appreciation of 25 kV ac and/or 750V dc traction power systems Appreciation of OLE systems Experience of hazard identification and engineering safety management Membership of a professional body

How To Apply- External

Network Rail welcomes applications regardless of age, disability, marital status (including civil partnerships), pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender status, sex (or gender), employment status, trade union affiliation, or other irrelevant factor. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. We positively embrace flexible working recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life.
Keeping people safe on the railway is at the heart of everything we do, safe behaviour is therefore a requirement of working for Network Rail. Applicants should demonstrate their personal commitment to safety in their application.
Network Rail can offer you a rewarding career with competitive pay and excellent benefits including a choice of contributory pension schemes, a generous annual leave package, a bonus scheme and an annual 75% subsidy on season tickets costing up to GBP3,333 (to a maximum amount of GBP2,500).
We adhere to a structured pay framework, any salary offered will be within the following pay range: GBP50,000 - GBP56,250
Network Rail adheres to the Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS). This is a government standard for pre-employment vetting. All prospective employees will undergo the required checks to meet this standard before joining the company.
Closing date: 22/05/2017. Late applications will not be accepted. We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes.


Amount of Travel

Work At Home
Salary: . Date posted: 09/05/2017

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