Senior Design Engineer [E&P] [TPM]

Last updated 17 days ago
Job Type:Full Time


Department Name

Route Services

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Network Rail Design Delivery (NRDD) is the Network Rail's in-house design consultancy which provides a managed service for design delivery. NRDD brings a range of different disciplines together including Building & Civils, Signalling, Track Design and Electrical & Plant (E&P) that complement each other to improve the overall diverse service offering

Brief Description

Do you want to work on some of the biggest projects the railway is currently undertaking?

Do you have experience working with electrical power systems or traction power modelling?

Do you want to help shape the railway's electrical network for the next 50 years?

If so, this may be the role for you!

This role works across NRDD in our National team and is a varied and technically challenging role. You will work on a variety of exciting and phenomenal projects that range from helping Crossrail to commission, to Scotlands industry leading Rolling Programme for Decarbonisation.

About the role (External)

As one of the lead technical engineers in the traction power team you will be instrumental in crafting the decarbonisation agenda within NRDD and Network Rail and helping the railway to achieve Net Zero carbon emissions. You will be delivering designs and making decisions that will shape the railways electrical network for the next 50 years. You will also be responsible for getting the most out of our existing traction power network and solving complex issues.

Ideally but not essential, you will have extensive experience working with electrical power systems or traction power modelling and have an analytical and flexible approach. In addition, you will be adept at working at both strategic and detailed levels and be capable of managing a small team with delivering a variety of design projects on time and to budget.

This are the things you will need to have

  • An engineering degree or equivalent industry-recognised training qualification.
  • A demonstrable aptitude for option development.
  • Strong evaluation and decision-making skills.
  • A working knowledge of rail engineering; relevant successful experience working in the principal discipline and an adequate understanding of all other related disciplines.
  • An ability to work and communicate effectively in a team context.
  • An appreciation of all the life cycle stages of rail infrastructure.
  • CDM, Auditing and risk assessment competencies.

For more information please see the job description attached below

How to apply (External)

Network Rail adheres to a structured pay framework, any salary offered will be within the following pay range:

Salary £51,156 - £62,700 per annum

Closing date: 04/03/2021. Late applications will not be accepted.

This role can be based at any of our nationwide offices

We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes

*Please note we have adapted our recruitment processes in line with Government advice during COVID-19. Interviews will take place 'virtually' over video and for some office based roles the successful candidate may need to work from home initially using their own personal device. This guidance is subject to change, we will update you accordingly. We appreciate your understanding.

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