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Assistant Track Engineer

Country/Region:  GB
Field:  Engineering

Manchester, 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.

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SYSTRA have a fantastic opportunity for a developing Track Design Assistant Engineer to join their fast growing team in either Birmingham or Manchester with lots of flexibility to work from home. The position requires the production permanent way engineering designs, studies and reports for high profile railway infrastructure projects to achieve the required scope and quality.


Main Duties:

  • Design permanent way solutions for engineering projects in accordance with client requirements
  • Produce deign project deliverables and provide task guidance to others
  • Provide project progress and performance reports to the Track Team Leader and Project Management Team
  • Achieve the scope agreed with the Track Team Leader and Project Manager to effectively deliver projects to current engineering and safety standards
  • Undertake site track condition surveys and reports
  • Achieve personal and project targets including utilisation, plus delivering projects to budget and programme
  • Build and maintain good relationships with all internal and external parties, to enhance the reputation of the Track Team and the company



Experience Required:


  • HNC/HND or degree in a relevant engineering field (e.g. Civil Engineering, Railway Engineering, etc.)
  • Familiar with computer aided design (CAD) including Microstation, Bentley RailTrack/OpenRail and ClearRoute 2.
  • Familiar with permanent way engineering alignment design and track components specification
  • Familiar with multi-disciplinary issues associated with permanent way design
  • Familiar with of construction principles and standards including RSSB Group Standards, Network Rail GRIP Process and Company Standards
  • Knowledge of safety standards including CDM and CSM-RA
  • Develops networks inside and outside the business, works in partnership across departments and divisional boundaries
  • Good presentation skills
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Computer literate, specifically Microsoft Office packages
  • Demonstrate working/communicating across teams within the company to ensure delivery of projects and works collaboratively within and across teams

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

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