Senior Design Engineer - Civil & Structural (Rail)

23 Jan 2013
20 Feb 2013
Job Type

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Senior Engineer to work in our well established railway design consultancy based in York city centre. The position is based within our civil and structural engineering (CSE) team.

Our CSE team undertake feasibility studies, outline and detailed designs for various railway schemes including bridges, slab track, buildings and lineside equipment. You will be required to carry out the design of all of these elements unsupervised, as well as the checking of designs. In addition site inspection work including bridge assessments will form a part of your duties, as well as the supervision of junior/graduate engineers. You will also undertake report writing, estimating and some project management duties.

You will be degree educated in Civil or Structural Engineering, and will be a Chartered (or near) Engineer with either ICE or IStructE. You will have significant and demonstrable experience, ideally railway related, and will be proficient with designing to Eurocodes in steel and concrete (other materials also desirable), as well as having bridge design experience, and familiarity with CAD (AutoCAD, Microstation).

URS is one of the world's leading engineering and environmental consultants, offering professional planning, engineering and architectural design, environmental, construction and programme and construction management services throughout the UK and internationally. You will be joining a well-established and experienced team in one of our larger offices. URS is a growing and vibrant organisation offering excellent benefits and employment conditions. We are committed to your individual career development and are proud to be able to offer a range of exciting projects as well as a variety of career directions for all our staff.