OLE Design Engineer in York, York, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

My client a leading contractor to the rail sector require an OLE Design Engineer to join them on a permanent basis at their York office, where you use your experience to lead delivery and innovation on a range of exciting projects. This role also has the ability to be based out of either Glasgow or Edinburgh.

A bit about the role and your responsibilities;

As an OLE Design Engineer you will be responsible for supporting and delivering consistent, high quality designs and to safely implement OLE projects. You will also be responsible for ensuring that the quality of designs is to the required standards and that target dates are achieved. This includes product supply, project works, and product development.

Your responsibilities within the role are as follows;

  • Undertake the preparation of technical details, distribution drawings, estimates and working drawings.
  • Undertake the full range of Overhead Line design tasks, including system design, basic design, layout design and allocation design.
  • Assist with the production of tenders including providing technical input.
  • Maintain technical and safety standards in all aspects of design work in order that successful project implementation and future reliability is achieved.
  • Contribute to and work within a team of industry-leading engineers in an environment open to challenge and being challenged in pursuit of excellence
  • Provide support and input to Project Manager and Project Engineers on allocated projects.
    Assist in the planning and progress of works in relation to timeline and budget and ensure that the development, design, construction and testing requirements are met.
  • Maintain continuous communication with colleagues and customers to ensure coherent design and customer satisfaction.
  • Discharge safety responsibilities in relation to CDM Regulations, Health and Safety legislation, Company procedures including development of the project Safety Plan.
  • Production of As-built information to support project handback.
  • Maintain and develop own professional knowledge and competence.

Experience required for this opportunity;

  • BSc, BEng or MEng degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Civil Engineering
  • Member of the IET or other recognised Professional body.
  • Proven experience in design & implementation for all aspects of Overhead Line Electrification Projects, with emphasis on the preparation and checking of designs.
  • Experience with OLE software design / modelling tools and CAD / Bentley design systems
  • Knowledge of UK overhead line systems in use on Network Rail infrastructure.
  • Knowledge and experience with overhead line installation, specific staff competencies, and current UK initiatives.
  • Practical experience with the operational requirements of railway construction works.
  • Good Knowledge of Network Rail, British and International Standards.
  • Understanding of the key interfaces between design, construction and commissioning.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good knowledge of Project Safety requirements including CDM Regulations.
  • A focus on design integration and Safety by Design principles.

The following additional skills sets are desirable, and will further enhance your application

  • Holder of Personal Track Safety card
  • Commercially Aware.
  • Develop detailed plans for on-site works including labour and resource requirements, test and commissioning and subcontractor activities.
  • Previous experience of coordinating and integrating with project stakeholders including the operator and maintainer.
  • Flexible, innovative approach, willing to learn and engage in the implementation of new technologies.

In return for your expertise, you will receive an excellent benefits package which includes 26 days holiday, a company performance related bonus and an excellent pension scheme

If you are looking for an exciting role that offers a chance to develop your skills and gives exposure to a range of exciting projects within the rail sector, please get in touch today to find out more.

This vacancy is being advertised by Advanced Resource Managers. ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions.

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