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Rail Engineering Jobs | 5 Hot Roles in Rail to Apply for Right Now

Rebekah Valero-Lee Rail and Transportation

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As the UK’s No.1 supplier of rail personnel, Morson are lucky enough to be able to bring you hundreds of rail engineering jobs with the biggest and best names in the industry. Our opportunities are UK-wide, giving you the chance to develop your career and shape exciting projects such as HS2, Crossrail 2, the Northern Powerhouse and the Midland Hub etc.

With so much on offer we give you a run-down of the 5 hottest rail engineering jobs available right now, to get on board click ‘apply now’:

  1. Traction Power Engineers

Our rail team are looking to recruit enthusiastic, imaginative and committed people to join a growing, world-class rail business as principal traction power engineers. The roles are predominantly based in the Midlands and cover a range of responsibilities from applying technical expertise to business development.

Knowledge and experience:

Ideally you need experience in a wide range of traction power engineering, as well as experience of business development, to coordinate the preparation of bids and develop strong relationships with key clients.

Qualifications

Chartered engineer or equivalent

Apply now

 

  1. OLE Engineers

One of our largest clients are recruiting for OLE engineers of differing seniority for roles based in the Midlands and North West. The role encompasses providing OLE support nationwide to ensure the successful performance of existing and future OLE projects.

Knowledge and experience

You will have experience in OLE design throughout project lifecycles as well as detailed knowledge and experience of Network Rail design approval processes at CRE level. You will also take on line management and business development responsibilities, so experience in these areas is desirable.

Qualifications:

Chartered Engineer or equivalent or an intent to work towards Chartered Engineer

An appropriate degree (e.g. BEng in Mechanical or Civil Engineering) or a HNC/HND in HNC /HND in Engineering

Apply now

 

  1. Track Team Leaders

An exciting opportunity has come up to lead track design in Birmingham to secure and deliver track work associated with HS2 and other projects in the Midlands area.

Knowledge and experience

To be successful in this role, you will need experience in all aspects of track design on Network Rail, from GRIP1 through to GRIP 5-8 as well as detailed knowledge of Network Rail’s design approval process at CRE level. Technical design experience to carry out supervision and project management of staff is also a requirement.

Qualifications:

Chartered or equivalent, with an appropriate degree (e.g. BEng in Civil Engineering or Mechanical Engineering) and a member of a relevant institution (e.g. PWI, IET, IMECHE, IEHF or INCOSE).

 Apply now

 

  1. Quantity Surveyors

Quantity surveyors are in high demand across many industries, including the rail sector. Therefore, great pay rates and benefits are on offer for those with quantity surveying skills. This particular role is based in South Wales with a leading international infrastructure group, who finance, develop, build and maintain vital infrastructure projects.

Knowledge and experience

You must be able to prepare and implement a project specific commercial strategy to ensure robust cost management and production of Project Monthly Reports. To be successful in this role, you must be able to understand contract law and insurances and have a working knowledge of differing standard forms of contract.

Qualifications

Either a degree or professional qualification accredited by the Royal Institution for Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

Apply now

 

  1. Design Engineers

 

One on the most in demand rail engineering jobs is for design engineers. The roles we have on offer are located in Birmingham. These roles are permanent, requiring professional telecoms engineering input throughout the complete project lifecycle (GRIP 1-8), with a particular emphasis on GRIP 3, 4 and 5 design associated with station upgrade and operational telecommunication schemes.

Knowledge and experience

Knowledge of telecoms principles and strong commercial experience of telecoms design in a railway environment is required as you will lead the technical input on specific projects and guiding others in the delivery of designs to budget, time and quality standards

Qualifications

Degree qualified or relevant qualification with experience, chartered or working towards.

Apply now

 

Can’t find the right role in the right location? We have hundreds of upcoming rail engineering jobs on large projects such as HS2 and Crossrail. Send your CV to mrt@morson.com to be the first in line for upcoming opportunities, from construction to engineering. Or click here to search all rail jobs.

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