​What is a Track Engineer?

A Track Engineer is responsible for providing insight and technical engineering expertise on railway projects and systems, such as traction power, train and traffic signal controls, fare collection and rail vehicles.

What are the typical duties and activities for a Track Engineer?

From employer to employer the job description of a Track Engineer will vary, however typical duties and activities undertaken include:

  • Design of permanent way solutions for engineering projects in accordance with client requirements

  • Provide project progress reports and updates to the Track Team Leader and Project Management Team

  • Document and report site activity ensuring regulations are met

  • Carry out audits and risk assessments when required

  • Supervise and set out surveys, installations, stressing and tamping activities

  • Ensure CRT site assessments are conducted

Skills required to be a successful Track Engineer

To be successful as a Track Engineer, the below skills are important;

  • Knowledge of transport methods, costs and benefits

  • Attention to detail

  • Team working

  • Observation and recording skill

How can we help with your Track Engineer job search?

For over 15 years we have specialised in securing contract and permanent opportunities for Track Engineer across the Construction, Civils, Rail, Power and Telecoms sectors.

Working globally with the largest contractors, consultancies, along with many infrastructure owners and operators, we are ideally positioned to work with talented Track Engineers and secure the market's leading Track Engineer opportunities.

With a reputation for being experts in the sectors that we operate, we are also renowned for consistently delivering the right opportunities to our candidates, working proactively in order to give our candidates the edge in a competitive marketplace.

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