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Senior Civil Engineer Rail

Senior Civil Engineer - Infrastructure Design - Rail

Location: Glasgow

With record investment in infrastructure, now is a great time to work in rail as there are plenty of opportunities for staff to come in and shape their careers.

The railway sector is one of the core markets in this business, a position it has held for decades.

Essentially, they deliver new resolutions for rail infrastructure design and construction schemes.

The Civil Design Team continues to add to their impressive list of project awards and recent successes have seen them secure some of the UK's most high profile, complex and stimulating projects to complement their existing portfolio of works.

The business is seeking an experienced Senior Civil Engineer to support the expanding rail design team in Glasgow working on a variety of on-going design projects within railway and other sectors.


  • Master's degree in civil engineering

  • Achieved or very close to achieving Chartered or Incorporated Engineer professional status, or equivalent


  • You will have a gained substantial civil / structural design experience ideally including some within the rail sector and in a consultancy environment

  • Have previous relevant experience including supervision of elements of large, complex projects

  • Chartered Engineer status with ICE or IStructE (or close to achieving)

  • Experience preparing design deliverables using civil engineering design software packages

  • An aptitude for Building Information Modelling and the workflow associated with projects delivered in a Common Data Environment

The role:

  • Providing technical support into assigned projects under professional supervision for the successful delivery of technically challenging designs.

    As the business operates in such a diverse marketplace, we can safely say that you will gain an experience of working on a wide and varied portfolio of projects which will enhance your skills and test your design and technical knowledge.

  • You will work in collaboration with other design disciplines in Common Data Environments and acquire the knowledge and practical skills through on-the-job learning and develop industry knowledge though affiliations and continuing education.


  • Leading and assisting with the preparation of documentation relating to projects

  • Designing in 3D modelling environments such as AECOSim, Revit and Civil 3D

  • Preparing design calculations, drawings, specifications, reports and other project documentation as required in line with company and client requirements as well as national standards and codes of practice

  • Taking a lead role in the resolution of technical issues

  • Supervision and technical development of junior engineering team members

  • Attending site and taking a lead role in the completion of surveys in a rail environment

  • Opportunity to work under mentorship to develop and undertake CRE responsibilities on Rail projects

The business actively promotes a flexible workplace and promotes work-life balance.

  • Start: Asap
  • Rate: £43000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
  • Location: Glasgow, Scotland
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Engineering
  • Recruiter: Jarvis King
  • Tel: 0131 247 6826
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2019-03-26 15:50:43 -

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