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Utilities Engineer

Country/Region:  GB
Field:  Engineering

Birmingham, 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.


We currently have an opportunity for an experienced Utilities Engineer to join our growing engineering team in Birmingham. This position within our team will suit a committed and ambitious who can demonstrate strong leadership and interpersonal skills combined with commercial awareness and the ability to play their part in growing a dynamic high-performance team.


With a focus on the design of High Speed rail infrastructure the will also support other Product Lines in the UK and overseas, the post-holder will be part of a growing team of UK engineers delivering projects for a diverse portfolio of UK clients.


The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a range of practical work experience, typically within heavy infrastructure projects, such as rail or highways, and being responsible for utilities design for multiple utility types.




  • Overall utility design coordination with other disciplines (structures, highways, drainage, water diversions, landscape and Environmental)
  • Everyday Liaison with sub-lot utility managers
  • Attending coordination meetings (online and on site), where utilities are in concern
  • It is expected that there will be regular site visits and possible liaison with utility providers
  • To be able to write design reports, technical queries, RFIs




  • Overall understanding of utility diversions, as well as the approval process -
  • Mechanical or Electrical Engineering background
  • experience as a utility coordinator, dealing with wet / dry utilities particularly related to linear projects - rail / highways (including: power, gas/fuel, telecom, watermains or waste water). It would be beneficial if design experience covers more than one utility type
  • Experience of using Bentley OpenRoads
  • Experience in Utility modelling


In return, we offer a very competitive 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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