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Principal Permanent Way Engineer ( Pway Engineer )

  • Location: York
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Infrastructure
  • Contact: Tristan Walker
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: +441483302133
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 25 February 2021
  • Job Ref: 1034460
NRL are currently recruiting for 2 Principal PWay Engineers for work with an engineering consultancy in Birmingham or York on a 12 month contract basis.

About the role:
  • Carry out the duties of PWay 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 PWay 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.
What you will need:

  • Degree/HNC or relevant experience;
  • Good communicator
  • 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 PWay, NR approval processes and deliverables criteria for PWay schemes.
  • Approved as a Network Rail Contractors Responsible Engineers (CRE) or previously worked as a Network Rail Project Engineer
  • Knowledge of quality assurance
  • Membership of a relevant professional body with chartered status.
  • Knowledge of structuring safety cases in support of projects.
  • An appreciation of environmental issues in engineering works.
  • Project safety management experience
  • Knowledge of BRT, Open Rail, ClearRoute and Bentley Microstation software packages
What’s in it for you?
  • Competitive hourly rates
  • Long-term contract opportunity
  • Opportunity to work with large engineering consultancy