Civils Project Engineer - Birmingham Rail

Posted 17 March 2024
Salary £400 per day
Job type Temporary
Sectors Rail
Contact NameTilly Day

Job description

People Group are looking to recruit a Civils Project Engineer to join the renewals team. We are looking for someone with a Network Rail background to work for a leading Rail Consultancy

Position: Civils Project Engineer 
Rate: £400 (Inside IR35) 
Location: Birmingham
Duration: 12 months
Start date: ASAP
Working Arrangements: 3 days in Office 2 days Home
  • Implement Network Rail systems and procedures to deliver a cost effective, high quality and safe approach to design, construction, commissioning and other technical activities on relevant projects. Review all relevant legislation and liaise with relevant governmental departments.
  • Monitor the competence of all Project Engineers working on projects within the functional discipline and provide functional guidance, direction and briefing.
  • Apply engineering controls and procedures to all projects and check whether all design and construction contracts include reference to appropriate Railway Group and Network Rail Company standards applicable to their discipline.
  • Apply relevant techniques and procedures of quantified and qualitative risk assessment and HAZOP analysis to all projects and check whether the environmental aspects of all projects are managed in accordance with Network Rail Environmental Policy.
  • Monitor all projects for compliance with Railway Group and Network Rail Company standards and Network Rail project control procedures.
  • Advise project and programme management in respect of all construction activities, testing and commissioning, and site supervision. Monitor whether the design and construction elements meet the requirements of legislation, including construction design management (CDM) regulations.
  • Assure whether contractors’ design, construction and specialist personnel are competent.
  • Undertake reviews of design and construction activities.  Arrange audits of contractors to monitor whether safety and quality of design, construction testing and commissioning and management systems are adequate.
  • Undertake the duties of nominated design and construction / design construction engineer.
  • Carry out the duties of designated project engineer (DPE)
  • Undertake accident investigations when remitted to by the relevant designated competent person.

To be successful in this position, we’re looking for some who has:
  • A minimum of HNC in Civil Engineering, although a Degree would be preferable (or equivalent)
  • CSCS Card and SMSTS
  • Have prior experience overseeing sub contractors
  • Worked Client Side