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  1. Engineer Rail Trainer - Manchester

    Manchester | £36,500 per annum + Benefits | From Alstom Transport

    Alstom is a global leader in the world of power generation and rail infrastructure and sets the benchmark for innovative and environmentally friendly technologies. Alstom Transport employs... and interaction with senior management This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/JobSeeking/Engineer-Rail-Trainer---Manchester_job62404279 ... with persons at all levels including external organisations.. · This role requires the applicant to maintain their own development to keep abreast of changing requirements within the rail ... a competent engineer who is able to demonstrate this competence in a fast moving technology driven maintenance environment Desired Knowledge / Experience · Good verbal and written...

  2. Engineer - Rail

    West Midlands | - £35k | From Benchmark Recruitment

    We are looking to recruit an Engineer –Rail to join our team based in Derby, East Midlands. Job Title – Engineer – Rail Location – Derby, East Midlands Salary -... working as an Engineer – Rail, hold the IOSH accreditation and the CSCS Card – Gold ... £30,000 – 40,000k dependent upon experience As the Engineer your role will be to provide the Project with accurate, informed interpretation of the specified Project Technical ... engineers and junior engineers. * Accurate setting out of the works and dimensional control. * Resolving technical problems at all levels. * Carry out inspections in accordance with the Inspection...

  3. Assistant OLE Technical Engineer, Rail and Infrastructure, Wales

    Newport | Unspecified | From Alstom Transport

    Project Summary – National Electrification Programme In 2012 Alstom, Babcock and Costain formed ABC Electrification to support Network Rail in meeting the UK railway’s electrification... Experience of working within a collaborative environment This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/JobSeeking/Assistant-OLE-Technical-Engineer-Rail-and-Infrastructure ... Programme, ABC have secured three significant programmes to provide new electrification to the Valley Lines, Great Western Rail Modification (GWRM) Bristol Patchway to Swansea Route and London North West ... works in excess of £200m. Key Tasks & Responsibilities Reporting to the OLE Technical Engineer, as the Assistant OLE Technical Engineer you are responsible for undertaking vocational...

  4. Assurance Engineer ETE/E&P, Rail and Infrastructure, Rugby

    Rugby | Unspecified | From Alstom Transport

    Assurance Engineer – Electrical Trackside Equipment and Electrical and Power ABC Electrification is a leading contractor in the UK Rail Electrification Market, a partnership between... posted as www.totaljobs.com/JobSeeking/Assurance-Engineer-ETEEP-Rail-and-Infrastructure-Rugby_job62486553 ... the Head of Engineering, the Assurance Engineer will provide and maintain key support systems to engineering through constant audit. Lead and direct allocated design resources in the delivery ... of responsible design engineer for projects as required by CDM regulations. · Prepare and deliver briefings to staff on technical, procedural and handbook publications, including...

  5. Assurance Engineer - OLE, Rail and Infrastructure, Rugby

    Rugby | Unspecified | From Alstom Transport

    ABC Electrification is a leading contractor in the UK Rail Electrification Market, a partnership between Alstom, Babcock and Costain. Alstom provides global electrification and engineering.... · Monitor design errors and make recommendations to stop reoccurrence. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/JobSeeking/Assurance-Engineer---OLE-Rail-and-Infrastructure ... and an excellent time to join us. Alstom is recruiting this role on behalf of ABC Electrification. Reporting to the Head of Engineering, the Assurance Engineer will provide and maintain key support ... work. · Deal with internal and client technical queries and requests. · Perform the duties of responsible design engineer for projects as required by CDM regulations...

  6. Mechanical Rail (Building Services) Engineer Required for 2 Years

    London | From £40 to £45 per annum | From Beeby Anderson Recruitment

    - Do you have experience on Building Services Rail projects? - Can you commit to a 2 Year contract? - Have you worked on Station & Track side upgrades? A top 10 international Building... Services (M&E) consultancy in London have on £1bn Network Rail project (£350m M&E) and require engineers to carry out Design services on the project. The Company The company is amongst ... 02031762666 or CV@b-a-r.com This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/JobSeeking/Mechanical-Rail-Building-Services-Engineer-Required-for-2-Years_job62592450 ... . The Role One of the largest projects in the south (of England) is currently and GRIP stage 3 going into GRIP Stage 4 in June 2015. You will be a fluent design engineer who has Experience carrying...

  7. Rail Engineer (Mechanical)

    Crewe | £38000 - £44000/annum | From Commercial Consultants UK Ltd

    £38k - £44k Rail Engineer (Mechanical) Crewe £38,000 - £44,000 Our client is a renowned organisation on a global scale within the rail industry. They are now seeking a Rail Engineer to join... their Technical Support team. The Rail Engineer will be responsible for investigating issues regarding the reliability of the vehicles and identify the best solution to the problem with an emphasis ... . * A degree or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering and/or 5 years' experience in a similar post within the rail industry. The Rail Engineer will be supporting the company and their facilities by auditing ... designs on the production line and in the prototype phase to ensure that RG standards are met. A Full UK Driving Licence is essential to the position of Rail Engineer (Mechanical). Commercial Consultants...

  8. Rail Engineer (Electrical)

    Crewe | £38000 - £44000/annum | From Commercial Consultants UK Ltd

    Rail Engineer (Electrical) Crewe �38,000 - �44,000 Our client is a renowned organisation on a global scale within the rail industry. They are now seeking a Rail Engineer to join their Technical... Support team. The Rail Engineer will be responsible for investigating issues regarding the reliability of the vehicles within the traction and rolling stock fleet and identify the best solution to ... utilised. The successful Rail Engineer will ideally have some knowledge of the following: * A background in Electrical Engineering * Knowledge of Locomotives * Experience within the Rail Industry ... years' experience in a similar post within the rail industry The Rail Engineer will be supporting the company and their facilities by auditing and reviewing on a continual basis with a view to...

  9. Rail Engineer (Mechanical)

    Derby | £38000 - £44000/annum | From Commercial Consultants UK Ltd

    Rail Engineer (Mechanical) Derby £38,000 - £44,000 Our client is a renowned organisation on a global scale within the rail industry. They are now seeking a Rail Engineer to join their Technical... Support team. The Rail Engineer will be responsible for investigating issues regarding the reliability of the vehicles and identify the best solution to the problem with an emphasis on health and safety. The successful candidate will also be expected to give appropriate advice and guidance regarding all solutions to ensure vehicles are being fully utilised. The successful Rail Engineer will ... equivalent in Mechanical Engineering and/or 5 years' experience in a similar post within the rail industry. The Rail Engineer will be supporting the company and their facilities by auditing and reviewing...

  10. Rail Civil Engineer

    Manchester | £50000 - £60000/annum | From Suitable Candidates Ltd

    Senior / Principle Civil Engineer Are you an experienced Civil Design Engineer who has experience in UK mainline rail projects? Due to a recently securing a number of long term Rail projects... across the country my client are looking to recruit an experienced Civil design engineer to lead and develop the current design team during this continued period of growth. My client have secured a number of longer term project most notable would be working on the Northern Hub development. A suitable candidate will have wide experience in rail civil projects such as Station,platform and bridge design. The ideal candidate will be either ICE or IStructE Chartered or be approaching Professional Review Experience in rail projects. Development to design Team You will have high level...

  11. Rail Civil Engineer

    Sheffield | £30000 - £38000 Per Annum | From Recruit Absolute

    My client, a £1.2 billion management, engineering and development consultancy, seeks to appoint an experienced Rail Civil Engineer to work on high profile rail infrastructure projects, delivered... by the Civils team based in Sheffield. The Sheffield Civils team works closely with the York, Leeds and Altrincham offices to deliver a range of projects to Network Rail and other high profile contractors throughout the UK. Responsibilities: Deliver civil engineering design drawings as part of a team on rail infrastructure projects including level crossings using BIM technology. This will include working alongside engineers within the team and the wider office in the development of both 2D and 3D CAD drawings and specifications. Requirements: You will have the following essential...

  12. Rail Inspection Engineer (Bridges)

    Derby | £25000 - £35000/annum Company Benefits | From Rise Technical Recruitment

    Rail Inspection Engineer (Bridges) Derby and Nottingham £25,000 to £35,000 + Company Benefits + Company Van + Health Care Are you a Rail Inspection Engineer with experience in working at... the Rail industry you will often be working nights for the inspection. This will be done Monday to Thursday with a paid rest day on Friday. This role will suit an experienced rail Inspection Engineer looking to join a company that will provide them with continual training and progression. The Role: * Rail Inspection * Working at Heights and Confined Spaces * Day and Night Shifts ... , taking readings with half cells kits, depth of cover analyses, visual inspection and sample taking. For this role you must have at least one STE qualification in rail inspection (4 to 7). Ounce's...

  13. Field Support Engineer - Rail

    Coventry | £25000 - £35000/annum | From Akton Recruitment

    A rapidly expanding technology company operating in the Rail and Power industries are searching for an experienced Field Service Engineer to assist customers in the Rail industry. This is a front... line role working with customers at every stage, from start-up and commissioning to planned maintenance and diagnosing system faults. This role would suit an engineer with experience as a Field Service Engineer or with field based training in the Rail/Electrical Utility sector. Key Skills Electrical/Electronic HNC/HND or better Electrical/Electronic Repair Field Service experience LV SwitchgearDesired Skills 17th Edition Project Management Skills Network Rail PTS certified 2+ Years' experience on power systems below 1000vIf you would like to apply, then please send through...

  14. Field Support Engineer - Rail

    Reading | £35000 - £45000/annum | From Akton Recruitment

    A rapidly expanding technology company operating in the Rail and Power industries are searching for an experienced Field Support Engineer to assist customers in the Rail industry. This is a front... line role working with customers at every stage, from start-up and commissioning to planned maintenance and diagnosing system faults. This role would suit an engineer with experience as a Field Service Engineer or with field based training in the Rail/Electrical Utility sector. Key Skills Electrical/Electronic HNC/HND or better Electrical/Electronic Repair Field Service experience LV SwitchgearDesired Skills 17th Edition Project Management Skills Network Rail PTS certified 2+ Years' experience on power systems below 1000vIf you would like to apply, then please send through...

  15. Rail Civil Engineer

    Sheffield | | From Mott MacDonald Buildings & Infrastructure

    We are a £1.2 billion management, engineering and development consultancy with 16,000 staff and a global reach spanning six continents. Our network of 180 principal offices in 140 countries gives us... civil or structural engineer to work with us to deliver these rail schemes using BIM technology. Our project portfolio spans all forms of rail transport. A brief cross-section includes: High Speed Rail - a key role in the UK's HS2 route, advising on High Speed Rail in California, feasibility study for the new high speed network in India, the UK's Channel Tunnel Rail Link, Taiwan high speed rail, and schemes in Italy, Holland and Belgium for speeds up to 350 kph You will have/be - - BEng & MSc or MEng in civil engineering - Chartered, or approaching Chartered, Status - Experience of rail...

  16. Site Engineer - Rail

    Midlands | | From Amida Recruitment Limited

    Site Engineer Location East Midlands Type Permanent Up to £37,000 basic per annum A UK multi discipline civil engineering contractor are currently seeking a Rail Site Engineer... permanently to work on major rail bridge repairs, platform structures and refurbishments in the East Midlands region as part of the CP5 framework. Site Engineer Responsibilities Co-ordination ... Engineer - rail - construction - station builds - East Midlands - Lincolnshire - Leicestershire - Derbyshire - Notinghamshire - Northamptonshire - Derbyshire - Rutland - Rail stations This job ... in line with H&S in line with the SHQE dept Essential Experience Minimum 3 years rail experience in major rail build and refurbishments Degree qualified in relevant engineering and construction...

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.