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  1. Design Engineer - Rail

    Hampshire | £33k - 48k per year + Pension, Life Assurance, 25 | From Resourcing Solutions Limited

    Design Engineer - Rail Godalming £33,000 - £48,000 Plus Pension, Healthcare, 25 days leave An exciting opportunity has arisen for a proven Design Engineer to join a growing rail consultancy .... My client is responsible for the design of various infrastructure projects including bridges, stations, platforms, drainage and refurbishment projects. The Design Engineer will be expected to take ownership of projects within your remit whilst interacting with the rest of the team, and will be supported by the Principle Engineer. You will be responsible for: Design, review and check ... consultancy within the rail industry. If you are interested in applying for this position via Resourcing Solutions, please send your CV to Email address removed or call on Phone number removed to discuss...

  2. Structural Engineer (Rail)

    London | Unspecified NEG£ | From FastTrack Management Services (London) Ltd

    This company have identified the need for a talented and high quality Senior Engineer to strengthen the Rail delivery team in the London office. Their workload is exciting and diverse and... Network Rail, London Underground and Docklands Light Railway) The company are looking for an engineer who can play an important role in rail projects through their complete life cycle, from tender ... designing most or all of the below: - Rail structures and buildings - Retaining structures - Foundations - Over, under and footbridges - Culverts and crossings - Earth ... workloads and direct graduate engineers - Ability to assist with fee proposals, monitor project progress and spend - Ability to work independently and see tasks through to completion with minimal...

  3. Rail Project Engineer

    North London | From £285 to £320 per annum | From FastTrack Management Services (London) Ltd

    Advert: Rail Project Engineer Location: Kings Cross, London Rate: £ 285 - 320 a day My client requires an experienced LUL Project Engineer/Manager to work at Kings Cross on a long term... was originally posted as ...

  4. Electrical Engineer - Rail

    North East | £25000 - £60000 per annum | From Robert Walters

    One of the UK's leading infrastructure suppliers and construction businesses is looking to bolster a team of Electrical Engineering professionals, working within rail electrification in the North... West of England. The project team will be undertaking critical projects responsible for the next generation of infrastructure to transform Britain's rail networks. As an Electrical Engineer ... experience working within a multi-discipline project team, particularly within the Rail Industry. This opening represents a requirement for a number of Electrical Engineers, at differing levels ... a supporting engineer capacity when required. Coordinating cross-department, to ensure plans and evaluations are communicated and delivered effectively. Fault-finding and incident reporting on...

  5. Rail Vehicle Engineer

    City | | From Capita Specialist Recruitment

    We are currently recruiting for a Rail Vehicles Engineer for a leading regulatory authority in London. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a strong rail vehicle engineering... of an Expert Witness Reviewing Rail Accident Investigation Branch findings, recommendations and responses Providing technical input into answering public and ministerial enquires Contributing to the review, development and application of relevant European and national technical standards About you; You will have a strong Railway background having relating to rail vehicles You will have ... Business. Applicants will be required to register with us. This job was originally posted as ...

  6. Rail Design Engineer

    Esher | £30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + benefits | From Hays

    Rail Designer Engineer Esher, Surrey £28-30,000 per annum plus benefits A specialist Worldwide Engineering Consultancy and multi-award winning firm, renowned for providing high calibre... and produce structural, civil and geotechnical solutions for complex engineering challenges, providing expert advice on construction methodology The Practice requires an experienced design engineer with at least two years' experience to join our Esher Rail team. Applicants will be expected to hold a MEng degree or equivalent and should be able to demonstrate and show experience of participation in the design of civil and structural projects from feasibility to construction stage. They undertake a wide variety of projects underway including rail, highways, marine, bridges, earthworks and general...

  7. Assistant Engineer - Rail

    City Of London | Competitive | From URS Infrastructure & Environment UK Ltd

    This position is part of our established rail team in Glasgow. This opportunity represents an excellent opportunity to join a fantastic organisation which offers exposure to the largest and most... high profile projects within the sector. In Glasgow we have a large established multi-disciplinary rail team which we are keen to enhance with some strategic appointments ensuring that we are mobilised to meet the challenges of delivering the CP5 workbank. As Assistant Engineer, your main responsibilities will include the following: Undertake design development tasks associated with multi ... of younger engineers; Build expertise by developing an overall understanding of company offerings and processes; Able to clearly and concisely understand and communicate technical related material; Display...

  8. Principal Engineer - Rail

    South West London | £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum | From Hays

    We are seeking a talented and experienced Associate/Principal Engineer to strengthen the delivery team in our London office. Our workload is exciting and diverse and includes both Overground and... Civil or Structural Engineer ⢠Demonstrable success in the execution of Rail related project ⢠Desire to drive projects forward and take the initiative where necessary Experience of: o Acting as ... works. We work with Tier 1 contractors, often on an ECI model, and much of our workload is as lead consultant delivering multi-disciplinary designs packages. We are looking for Engineers who can lead rail projects through their complete life cycle, from option study through scheme and detailed design to tender action and construction. These roles require people who can plan and lead multi...

  9. Rail Project Engineer

    London | 285-320 | From Fasttrack Management Serv. (London) Ltd

    Advert: Rail Project Engineer Location: Kings Cross, London Rate: £ 285 - 320 a day My client requires an experienced LUL Project Engineer/Manager to work at Kings Cross on a long term......

  10. Rail Project Engineer

    North London | From £285 to £320 per day | From FastTrack Management Services (London) Ltd

    My client requires an experienced LUL Project Engineer/Manager to work at Kings Cross on a long term basis. The work will consist of managing the teams carrying out the surveys and ensuring the... and requires someone on board ASAP. Please send CV or Telephone to hear more details. This job was originally posted as ...

Rail engineers build and service the mechanical and electrical systems on train engines and in rolling stock. They work with other trades people including carpenters and electricians.

Who can I work for?

You can work for train operating companies, London Underground, tram companies, rail freight and leasing firms and engineering companies who are contracted by the rail operators.

Where and when can I work?

You will typically work a standard 37-hour week, but you will work it in shifts so this could mean weekend or overnight work. You will be based either in a rail depot or workshop.

What can I earn?

Junior rail engineers start on anything between £9,000 and £15,000. Salaries rise to about £30,000 with experience.

What are the benefits?

You could receive free or discounted rail travel.

Are there chances of promotion?

There are excellent career progression opportunities for experienced rail engineers and you could go on to becomes maintenance team leader or engineering workshop manager.

What will I be responsible for?

Building new engines and carriages, fitting out new carriages with upholstery, lighting, control panels and communication systems, inspecting bodywork, roofs and under-carriages for wear and tear or damage, repairs and replacements, carrying out regular maintenance checks on systems such as brakes and couplings and writing reports and updating maintenance records.

Do I need any experience?

Experience as a mechanical fitter, electrician or craftsperson in another industry is essential. You'll also have to pass a medical exam to test your physical fitness, eyesight, colour vision and hearing.

There are apprenticeships available within the industry and these are a great way to get on-the-job training.

What attributes are needed?

You will need excellent mechanical and electrical skills and the ability to work both as part of a team and alone. Excellent communication skills are a must as are a flexible attitude to work and a high level of physical fitness.


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