AECOM is seeking to hire a Permanent Way Engineer to work in Stratford. The role will require experience of plain line and S&C design working with our contractor and delivering to a challenging programme.
The primary focus of this role is to undertake S&C design and producing Form A and B documentation for the South Rail Systems Alliance.
Specific tasks to be performed are inclusive of the following:
Production of track designs and provision of technical support throughout to support all stages of the design process through to construction.
Independently deliver and manage the production of design deliverables in accordance with client requirements (i.e. Form A, Form B and For Construction submissions) with supporting appendices as required. In achieving this you will be responsible for:
Technical quality of deliverables – undertaking checks of design deliverables
Timely delivery in accordance with design programmes
Attendance at integration meetings and presenting designs
Keeping up to date with industry best practice and where appropriate apply best practice within the team environment.
Specific Skills Required:
Demonstrable experience in the application of track design principles
Demonstrable competence in the design of S&C especially within the Network Rail Infrastructure environment
Competent user of BentleyTM RailTrack Design package and Microstation CAD package.
Competent user of ClearRoute 2TM software for kinematic gauging
Knowledge of track maintenance practices and construction methodologies and the ability to consider/define requirements within design development.
Knowledge of system interfaces which impact on track design principles and demonstrable experience if the successful management of interfaces within design experience.
Excellent communication skills, ability to develop and deliver presentations, preparation of technical reports.
Performs specific and limited portions of a broader assignment of an experienced engineer.
Gathers and correlates basic engineering data using established and well-defined procedures.
Works on detailed or routine engineering assignments involving calculations and relatively simple tests.
Proposes approach to solve new problems encountered.
Identifies discrepancies in results.
Provides guidance to entry level engineers.
Performs work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule with moderate supervision.
Demonstrable experience and understanding of railway track throughout the engineering process from project inception to delivery, specifically on Network Rail Infrastructure.
Computer literate and conversant with MS Office suite and relevant engineering software packages (BentleyTM RailTrackTM, MicrostationTM, ClearRoute2, SD Calculator).
Good communication skills and the ability to work within a small team whilst having a dedicated approach to working within and meeting strict project deadlines
Good communication skills when dealing with clients, developers, consultants, elected representatives and the public
Client focused approach to service delivery
Eng Tech or demonstrable evidence of progression to professional accreditation.
Recognised engineering qualification or preferably a degree in Engineering
Your benefits will include:
Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.
You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.