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Engineer - HO) [Construction] x 2 posts

Posted: 12 Jan 2021 Closes: 11 Feb 2021
Doncaster, United Kingdom GBP 32,000.00 - 38,000.00 per year
Permanent & Full-time NWR_IRC2204065

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The key purpose of the High Output Track function is the efficient delivery of track renewals and enhancements through improved specification, better utilisation of resources and the professional control and management of projects. Its focus is to renew and improve the rail infrastructure to deliver our dedications for the future through increased efficiency and value for money.
High Output Track Renewals is a national project and part of the Infrastructure Projects (Track) portfolio. We are responsible for the management and delivery of high-quality plain line renewals on the UK's primary mainline routes, using state of the art High Output On Track Machine systems, working 7 nights per week.

Brief Description

We need our Engineers to:
  • Prove that proposed construction plans are safe, cost effective, and achievable and assist the Lead Engineer in improving productivity and introducing innovation
  • Carry out analysis, prepare plans/programmes, designs, review or check Particular Specification, designs or estimates, undertake detailed planning, site visits and progress work and understand risk assessments
  • Produce planning documents, multi-discipline Work Package Plans and Task Briefs and discuss all construction and constructability issues with the construction team
  • Control all on-site technical activities and quality control and follow all safety critical processes (such as Ground disturbance, CRT, track commissioning)
  • Refer non-compliances to the standards and all technical issue to the Lead Engineer
  • Guarantee timely production and communication of reports, including the submission of technical documents for the Health and Safety file.
  • Attend planning, progress and technical meetings as directed

About the role (External)

You will have the opportunity to attend engineering and technical briefing and training course to build on skills ability and knowledge. We actively lead and take pride in the individual career development of all our team, striving to build an environment where our people are fulfilled in the work they carry out complemented by tailored career development.

Job Skills, Experience and Qualifications


  • Education to HNC/HND in Civil Engineering or equivalent suitable experience
  • Comprehensive understanding of permanent way and related engineering principles, including interfaces between disciplines
  • Good knowledge and understanding of track standards, processes and procedures
  • Computer literacy
  • Safety Management training
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety legislation relevant to Construction and Engineering
  • Must be able to drive to our locations

  • Working towards a professional qualification
How to apply (External)

Salary: £32,000 - £38,000 per annum

Closing date: 25 January 2021 - Late applications will not be accepted.

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