Senior/Principal Rail MEP Engineer

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    York, North Yorkshire

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    £300 - £360 per day

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    Rail Technical Team

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    3 months ago

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Recruiting for a Senior/Principal Rail MEP Engineer with a proven track record in the control and delivery of a wide range of Depot and Station building services projects to be based in York, albeit working remotely for the foreseeable future. Contract duration is initially for 3 months with opportunities for this to be extended.

The Opportunity:

Reporting to the Associate Technical Director, you will be responsible for developing the technical solutions for assigned projects ensuring successful delivery.

Key experience will be power supply and distribution, ideally in depot and plant style environment. Must come from rail background. Role has more bias towards electrical than mechanical.

Previous experience as NR CRE would be perfect. Will need to supply own laptop


  • Undertake electrical building services design on UK and international projects with a good understanding of regulatory requirements and relevant standards
  • Undertake technical tasks in accordance with the company's quality, safety and project management/engineering procedures and controls
  • Preparation of calculations, technical reports, specifications and drawings
  • Delivery of allocated technical assignments including LV distribution, cable management system, energy metering, lighting and control, earthing and bonding, sustainable technologies and renewable energy systems, etc
  • Maintain good relationships with client's key representatives, and contribute to the marketing / networking of the company to potential customers
  • Contribute to the overall team development and growth through strategic inputs, skill development and mentoring intermediate and graduate engineers
  • Manage and plan your work and deliverables while working on multiple projects to meet the expected delivery milestones

Essential Experience:

  • Proven electrical building services engineering design experience in design consultancy environment
  • Be a competent user of office IT and design software tools i.e. AMTECH, Dialux, etc and working knowledge of AutoCAD / REVIT
  • Experience in integration of renewable energy sources within the building LV distribution system
  • Good working knowledge of legislation, British Standards, European standards and international standards
  • Capable of planning work and deliverables while working on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience of working in a multidisciplinary environment
  • Good report and specification writing skills, experience of making presentations to and attending meetings with clients is essential
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Be willing to be mobile, travel within the UK and abroad for project related work when required