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Civil Engineer - Modular Platforms

Country/Region:  GB
Field:  Engineering

Bristol, GB

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  Any



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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A unique opportunity has arisen for a designer to join Systra’s Modular Platform Design and Build team within their Rail division.  The role entails undertaking structural design of Systra’s galvanised steel Modular Platform System, producing design drawings, fabrication drawings, reports and calculations to the satisfaction of Systra’s Modular Design Lead. 

The role will require liaising, co-ordinating and innovating within Systra’s in house construction team to ensure successful implementation of the designs on site.  This is an excellent opportunity to gain exposure to the whole project life cycle including tendering and contracts, feasibility design, detailed design, fabrication, construction and production of as built health and safety files.


Main Duties

  • Produce calculations to BS EN 1993
  • Produce steel layout drawings- with assistance from CAD resource
  • Produce steel fabrication drawings- with assistance from CAD resource
  • Audit CAD work on the project
  • Provide site support when required



Essential Experience

  • Able to carry out Structural design to BS EN 1993
  • Be able to model in 2D/3D in CAD and willing to train in different CAD software. 
  • Experienced civil engineer
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-motivated individual with good organization and communication skills.
  • A proven ability to work within a team environment with a dedicated approach to meet project deadlines.



  • Experience working in Microstation
  • Understanding of working in rail
  • Understanding of construction sequencing
  • Steel fabrication design
  • Working towards chartership (ICE or IStructE)

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