Jacobs Principal Engineer – Rail Civils in York, United Kingdom
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About the opportunity
Reporting to the Rail Civils Head of Discipline, you will drive the delivery of Railway civils projects to meet our clients greatest challenges whilst ensuring technical excellence and delivery.
Whilst there is no set location for this role, it will require the ability to travel in line with business needs.
Carry out the duties of Rail Civils Contractors Responsible Engineer (CRE) or Project Engineer (PE) as required.
Ensure internal and contractor’s design/construction/specialists’ personnel have the correct competencies.
Manage all Rail Civils engineering activities on allocated projects so that they result in schemes that are affordable and meet programme requirements in a safe and environmentally responsible manner for time, cost and quality.
Manage the design and/or construction elements of allocated projects ensuring they meet the requirements of current legislation, including construction design management (CDM) and CSM-RA regulations.
Provide advice in respect of all construction activities, including testing and commissioning and site supervision.
Assist the Head of Discipline (HoD) in developing a culture of technical excellence by driving a right first-time approach.
Monitor design and specialist consultants and contractors.
Assist the HoD in the development & innovative solutions.
Identify and help to share best practice across all project teams.
The successful candidate will be required to demonstrate the following:
An industry recognised specialist in your technical discipline
A passion for innovation and technical excellence
Interpersonal, communication and influencing skills
Complex Problem solver
A Global Mindset and demonstrated ability to work across cultures and remotely with our Global Integrated Delivery teams
Here’s What You’ll Need:
Degree/HNC or relevant experience
An understanding of the arrangements required for the independent assessment of work.
CDM, CSM-RA, risk assessment, engineering management competency.
Experience in people management
A working knowledge of Network Rail and other client Standards
Specific experience of project development for rail Civils, NR approval processes and deliverables criteria for Rail Civils schemes.
Approved as a Network Rail Contractors Responsible Engineers (CRE) or previously worked as a Network Rail Project Engineer
Knowledge of quality assurance
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