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Engineer - Development & Infrastructure

Country/Region:  GB
Field:  Consulting

Newcastle, GB

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  Any
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The global leader in public transport infrastructure, SYSTRA has specialised in the mass transit and rail market since 1957. The main shareholders of SYSTRA are SNCF and RATP. Its ambition is to serve emerging needs for collective and sustainable mobility throughout the world. With a presence in 80 countries, SYSTRA manages over 3,000 projects for high-speed systems, traditional rail lines, metros and tramways throughout the world.

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We are currently growing our high performing Development & Infrastructure Engineering Consultancy team with the addition of an experienced Engineer that could be based at our Newcastle, Birmingham, Manchester or London offices. This is a great opportunity to join a busy and successful team working cross-functionally and in collaboration with wider teams across traffic engineering and planning development, including extensive community engagement. 


The successful candidate will join a growing and vibrant team providing strong technical guidance whilst contributing to work-winning with both existing and new clients.


Main Duties:


  • Preparation of preliminary through to detailed design for road and drainage infrastructure;
  • Obtaining statutory approvals;
  • Contract preparation and procurement;
  • Provide design support to construction phases
  • Clearly specify information requirements to both Clients, Professional Partners and other Team members, provide prompt responses and work with Clients to understand objectives and outcomes of Projects.
  • Support the development of junior team members where appropriate.
  • Ensure the effectiveness of our solution in meeting the client’s evaluation criteria 
  • Ensure successful project delivery to time, cost, quality and other contractual requirements 
  • Contribute to work winning and deliver projects safely in accordance with the divisional controls for bidding and revenue and margin delivery on projects.


Experience Required:


  • Degree in Civil Engineering – BEng
  • Working towards Membership of Institution of Civil Engineers or Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation.
  • Strong technical knowledge, including use of industry standard road and/or drainage design software and sound knowledge of current design standards
  • A positive and enthusiastic approach
  • Ability to form constructive, lasting relationships with clients and professional partners
  • Ability to develop and sell innovative solutions for clients
  • Ability to work as part of an experienced team of professionals
  • High standards of written and oral communication
  • Good appreciation of project management
  • A proactive approach to seeking and sharing knowledge
  • A commitment to mentoring colleagues


In return, we offer an excellent salary with a comprehensive and attractive benefits package with opportunities for flexible working and career development.


Please note, we do have a preferred supplier list for the provision of recruitment services and we will not accept unsolicited CVs from suppliers not currently on our PSL.

Systra is an equal opportunities company; this position is open to all applicants.

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