Rail Engineer, London

It's an important and exciting time at Robert West and we have identified the need for a talented and high-quality Engineer to strengthen the delivery teams in our London office. Our workload is exciting and diverse and ranges from scheme design of large multi-building schemes to small modifications to existing structures. We work with D & B contractors, large institutional organisations (including Network Rail, London Underground and Docklands Light Railway) and developers.

We are an engineering consultancy that punches above its weight in the rail sector, through offering intelligent design solutions and by executing projects effectively. We have a large and varied portfolio of rail related design work, from early stage bridge inspections and assessments to detailed design of large scale station alterations. 

We are a long established and highly respected multi-discipline consultancy that is progressive in its outlook. Our people are personable and engaging, resulting in a positive and enjoyable office environment. We strive to deliver all we do at high quality and pride ourselves on this approach, resulting in a high proportion of repeat business with our clients.

We are looking for an engineer who has rail design experience. The role will offer great opportunities for career progression.

About You

You will have a broad range of skills and experience designing and assessing various types of structure in a range of construction materials and therefore a strong technical background. The experience you have gained has given you an intuitive feel for civil engineering, and allows you to make engineering judgements quickly. 

You will have proven experience some of the following: 

- Structures and buildings (ideally Rail)
- Retaining structures
- Foundations
- Over, under and footbridges
- Culverts and crossings
- Earth structures

Actively seeking responsibility will be part of your personality, the projects will test your technical capability.

Key Skills

-BEng/MEng (Hons) degree expected from a top UK University or equivalent high quality technical training
-Demonstrable success in the execution of design calculations
-Knowledge of CDM regulations
-Familiarity with Quality Management and Quality Management Systems
-The ability to identify, develop and present civil engineering solutions
-An understanding of geotechnical engineering and soil mechanics
-Desire to take the initiative where necessary
-Ability to work independently and see tasks through to completion with minimal input
-Ability to function well within a team environment

Robert West are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

  • Committed
  • Engaging
  • Professional
  • Confident
  • Adaptable