About the roles
BWB Consulting has exciting opportunities for Senior Track Design Engineers based in our Leeds and Birmingham offices.
The Senior Track Design Engineer will have experience of design permanent way in Network Rail or other heavy or light rail environments and be willing to expand their knowledge on challenging and complex rail projects and actively embracing innovation.
There is expectation to provide guidance and mentorship to more junior engineers to enhance the team's skillset.
The roles may on occasion require international travel also supporting projects in collaboration with our parent company CAF. Although the role will be technical leadership and project based, ability to price and win work, manage budgets and create a viable business unit are also required.
About the team
The Rail team provides a comprehensive design and advisory service focused on meeting the engineering challenges involved in servicing the infrastructure requirements of renewal, enhancement and turnkey projects.
We work across all types of railway systems and our clients range from local developers through to international contractors working for public sector bodies.
We aim to create a working environment that provides challenge, enjoyment and a real sense of satisfaction with a view to encouraging personal and professional development in all our staff.
An experienced track designer who has an excellent knowledge of alignment design; particularly the use of software tools such as:
- Bentley Rail Track, PowerRail, OpenRail etc.
- General knowledge of CAD software such as Microstation or AutoCAD.
- ClearRoute 2 for gauging assessments
- General MS Office
Expertise in the design of switches and crossing is expected.
Sound knowledge of track interfaces with other systems such signalling, traction power, civils etc. and the ability to communicate and integrate with the relevant designers to find holistic railway system solutions.
Previous experience as a Track CRE would be advantageous. Experience in track design of light rail systems nationally or internationally would also be advantageous.
Applicants should have attained ideally five or more years practical design experience and should be degree level qualified as a minimum (or to be able to demonstrate sufficient equivalent knowledge)
The successful candidate will ideally be professional accredited (e.g. ICE, IMechE, PWI) or working towards CEng/IEng.
Whilst academic qualifications appropriate to the roles are important, attributes such as problem solving, communication, personal organisation and team working will help candidates stand out. Above all we seek demonstrable enthusiasm, ambition and a willingness to learn.
Why choose BWB?
It's quite simple really. We invest in our people and give them fantastic career opportunities, that's why!
It's not just us who say that either. Look at what we have been recognised for recently:
- Investors in People Platinum standard
- Listed in The Times top 100 Best Companies to work for
- ACE Training Initiative of the Year 2016 (which we won for the BWB Academy)
- ACE Best UK Business Performance for a Medium-sized Firm 2016
- ACE Technology Champion Award 2017
- Best Retention Strategy - December 2016 - CITA
- People Development Award - December 2015 - East Midlands Chamber of Commerce
These accolades show that we're a dynamic, successful and growing business that helps all our employees achieve their full potential.
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