Interest Sub Category:
Engineering - Civil
Job Title :
Principle Engineer - Civil & Structural
Type of Position:
- Degree in Civil / Structural Engineering
- Chartered Engineer
- Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (MICE)
- Proven relevant experience, with a significant part in the railway sector
- Experience of managing teams
- Proven civil and structural designer
- Experience of change management at project level
URS are a truly unique global engineering company with exceptionally deep and broad expertise. Our scale, global reach, local knowledge and deep sector expertise mean there is no engineering challenge we cannot meet. Our talented engineers solve complex and diverse challenges all over the globe, from projects deep beneath the earth’s surface to the world’s tallest structures.
URS acquisition of Scott Wilson firmly positioned us as one of the UK’s top engineering and environmental consultancies and a leading provider of rail engineering services.
We design, build, expand, operate and maintain the broadest array of infrastructure, from tunnels, bridges, roads and railways to all manner of public sector facilities and commercial buildings. In rail, as Scott Wilson, we built a reputation as a deliverer of multi-disciplinary design solutions on major programmes such as West Coast Route Modernisation, Crossrail on Network Works and Airdrie to Bathgate Reopening. Our expertise spans the breadth of the rail engineering design disciplines through the entire project life cycle and is provided from a range of offices across the UK.
Our Heavy Rail Business Unit is a 200 strong employer of rail professionals developing and delivering multi-disciplinary design solutions across permanent way, signalling, telecoms, electrical, mechanical, civils and geotechnical engineering. Recent impressive project wins with Network Rail and national major Contractors have provided opportunities to grow our resource pool at all levels across our UK offices with current key projects including Crossrail, HS2 (London/Birmingham/Manchester), S&C Renewals programme, Borders Railway, North Doncaster Chord, CASR and a wide ranging portfolio across the UK and internationally.
URS are currently recruiting for a Principal Engineer (Civil / Structural) to lead the design & project management for bridge structure & rail infrastructure works for our Heavy Rail Business Unit in Glasgow.
The Glasgow Mini Operating Unit is responsible for the delivery of railway system designs covering; Signalling, Telecommunications, Permanent Way and E&P disciplines.
The Principal Engineer will be responsible for managing a design team, ensuring quality standards and procedures are maintained, staff are motivated staff and deadlines are met.
Knowledge of design of bridge structures and railway infrastructure works will be required, giving guidance on design issues and reviewing documentation prior to issue. Responsibilities will include undertaking fee calculations for schemes and developing proposals. The position will be able to act as a Contractor’s Responsible Engineer for schemes as set out in the Network Rail Standard.
There will be commercial aspects of the role with market analysis, experience of contracts & proposals, assisting in the tendering of bids, and client presentations all key requirements.
Further responsibilities will include the training and development of staff and contributing to improving the quality of information, methods, deliverables and systems.
Ideally candidates will have Rail & Bridge experience as well as multidisciplinary projects.
- 9 months ago