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Principal Engineering Manager / Principal Engineer - OLE

Job Description

Principal Engineering Manager / Principal Engineer - OLE


Hybrid - Commutable to Manchester or Derby, York, or Birmingham.

Salary / Benefits

£65,000 - £70,000 plus bonus, healthcare life assurance, 25 days holiday.

Company Information

An industry leader in Rail Design consultancy services is looking to recruit a Principal OLE Engineer / Design Team Leader to undertake and oversee production of OLE designs and lead a dedicated OLE design engineering team.

We want to hear from you if you have:

- A degree qualification in a relevant technical discipline (e.g. BEng/MEng or equivalent) to satisfy the current entry requirements for CEng or IEng
- Chartered Engineer (CEng / IEng through CIBSE, IMechE or IET or approaching CEng or IEng status having completed the necessary training requirement
- Thorough understanding of interfaces between overhead line systems and other rail and non-rail assets
- Worked as Contractor's Responsible Engineer (CRE) roles for OLE design
- Good experience of the co-ordination of the NR rail design process and team management.
- Experience of statutory processes - European Standards, Building Control, EA PPG's, Planning Applications etc, ORR guidance, HSE, Group Standards, Network Rail standards
- Thorough knowledge / experience of CIBSE Design Guides and thorough knowledge / experience of relevant British Standards
- Working knowledge of Microstation for production of both GA's and schematics in conjunction with CAD team
- Knowledge of current Health and Safety Legislation and CDM Regulations
- Good communication skills dealing with clients, developers, consultants, elected representatives and the public


- Develop effective conceptual, outline and detailed design for OLE engineering solutions in allocation, basic and construction design, concept design solutions that are consistent with the project brief
- Implement effective, value for money and innovative design solutions to meet technical and project requirements
- Maintain high technical standards, consistent with the project brief
- Progress projects through preliminary and detailed design with emphasis on client requirements and innovation.
- Prepare and check engineering designs, calculations, and oversee drawing production
- Prepare and check contract documents and scheme cost estimates.
- Prepare and check technical documents and reports and assist in the preparation of expressions of interest and tenders.
- Ensure compliance with relevant health, safety and environmental legislation, particularly the CDM Regulations.
- Supervise team members including all engineers, senior engineers, senior technicians and assistant and graduate engineers.
- Undertake Contractor's Responsible Engineer (CRE) roles for OLE design in accordance with Network Rail standards.
- Respond to queries and liaise with clients, infrastructure owners, the developers and their consultants, Officers of the Company, County, District and Parish Councillors, members of the public and other stakeholder groups

Navartis Ltd is a specialist recruitment company supplying highly skilled technical and management professionals within the global Transportation, Civil Engineering & Utility industries, if you are seeking a new position our recruitment team can locate the opportunity