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  1. Rail Engineer

    West London | £20 - £44 per hour + dependant on experience | From AndersElite

    Rail Engineer required on a Contract basis based in London. The contract will be at least 12 months. The client are a leading global engineering consultancy. Position: Rail Engineer Job... associated interpretation, organisation and production of the required design solutions. Projects may include single discipline assignments or large multi-disciplinary commissions. As a Rail Engineer you will be responsible for: Production of M&E designs for NR and or TfL Drawings Calculations Schedules Design reports The successful candidate should be an experienced Rail Engineer with ... anderselite .com /non-discrimination-policy This job was originally posted as ...

  2. Project Engineer - Rail

    Nottingham | £400 - £500.00 per day | From Hays

    Hays Construction has a job for a freelance 'Project Installation Engineer' working on a major rail project in Nottinghamshire. The role will start in January and last for 7 Months. You will be... responsible for planning and managing all signalling installation activities on the this major rail project. You will will pro-actively manage internal interfaces with projects engineering, testing and commissioning and external technical interfaces. You will deliver engineering works to bills of materials, method statements, installation drawings and configuration. Experience on rail projects ... ...

  3. HVAC Engineer - Rail

    York | | From Advantage Resourcing

    **HVAC Engineer - Leading Design/Engineering Consultancy within Civil, Infrastructure and Rail - York - Competitive Salary + Benefits** World leading design/engineering consultancy, renowned for... delivery of large scale projects across multiple disciplines including civil infrastructure and rail. Due to significant growth within the Rail division my client is now looking for a HVAC Design Engineer with Rail experience to join their team based in York. If you are interested in this role please send your CV urgently, there is a deadline on this role so please respond early to avoid missing out. Experience required for the HVAC Design Engineer role: * CAD system qualification * AutoDesk CAD software or Bentley Micro station experience * Ideally chartered membership of an appropriate...

  4. 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...

  5. Site Engineer Rail

    Leeds | | From Randstad CPE

    Setting out Site Engineer required for a work winning West Yorkshire based civils contractor involved with Rail. Your time will be split 50/50 between being out on site and in the office. In an... advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business. This job was originally posted as ...

  6. Site Engineer (Highways & Rail) - Bristol

    Bristol | From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum | From Paramount Personnel

    Site Engineer (Highways and Rail) - Bristol · Site Engineer · Civil Engineering · Salary £50K We are currently seeking a site engineer to work on a major civil.... This job was originally posted as ... engineering scheme in the city of Bristol. The successful site engineer should meet all HSEQ requirements and have a minimum of an HNC in civil engineering. The site engineer will be working on a project involving the construction of and demolition and reconstruction of bridge structures, piling, embankment works, drainage, communications and utilities diversions. The site engineer will...

  7. Senior Engineer (rail project)

    Reading | From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Car + package | From Acrow Recruitment Ltd

    Our client is an established company who offer a comprehensive Railway Infrastructure Turnkey Service. They have offices in Ireland, England and Australia have a very busy order book for 2015. ... Our client now has a position available in Reading for an Senior Engineer to work on civil engineer projects. Requirements: Degree in Civil Engineering Excellent setting out skills Experience supervising site operatives Site paperwork Previous rail experience preferred but it is not essential. Our client will put suitable candidate through PTS and other courses over time. This job was originally posted as ...

  8. Site Engineer (Rail)

    City of London, England | £180 - £280 per day | From Workmates & Daniel Owen Ltd

    Urgent requirement for Site Engineers to join a well established Rail based contractor working on upgrade and extension works on LUL and Network Rail. As a site Engineer it will be your... responsibility to set out new works and do as builts. The Site Engineer will also work closely with the Project Manager to make sure section of works are completed on time. I The Site Engineer will ideally have rail experience but not essential. A PTS will be essential for this position. ...

  9. Rail Civil Engineer

    York | £25000 to £35000 per annum | From Critical Project Resourcing

    We are currently looking for a Rail Civil Design Engineer to be based in York, to act as the designer on a variety of rail and infrastructure projects. This would involve major project within the... Rail environment, and the company is currently working on the East Coast Mainline, Doncaster to Kings Cross and the Great Western Electrification. You will be expected to prepare and outline designs, which includes the checking of designs and undertaking the duties highlighted in the CDM legislation. You will report to the Senior Engineer, but when required you will act as the lead engineer on projects when directed, mostly likely being Network Rail schemes. This mean the candidate would be expected to have a good understanding of the Network Rail GRIP process. It would be beneficial...

  10. P6 Planner- Rail, Civils, Engineer

    Glasgow | £35k - 45k per year + excellent company benefits | From ATA

    P6 Planner- Rail, Civils, Engineer Location: Glasgow Salary: £35,000-£45,000 depending on experience Job Type: Permanent Start Date: January 2015 The role I am currently seeking... an experienced P6 Planner with an engineering background to assist 3 of my clients who are working together on the same project. This is an excellent opportunity to get experience working 3 diverse clients. Experience Required . Background in engineering- either as a site engineer or civil engineer . Experience with Primavera P6 . Experience working as a Planner on Rail projects ... ...

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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