Senior Engineer - Rail
Manchester, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
5d ago


We currently have an opportunity for a talented Senior Engineer Rail to join our Rail NW & Central Business Unit, with options to be based in our Warrington, Manchester or Birmingham centres, but with effective remote working increasing, we will appoint in other locations for a candidate that will make an impact on our team.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic and successful team that is growing rapidly. You will be rewarded with a rich diet of interesting and challenging rail projects and an opportunity to develop their careers with a successful global engineering consultancy.

A great opportunity to bring your capability and enthusiasm to a genuinely inclusive, multi-disciplinary team, motivated to apply our expertise to improve the rail network in the north, midlands and beyond - expanding our rail business and developing our people in the process by focusing on creating mature working relationships with our client contacts within Network Rail, HS2 Ltd, the D&B community and Transport bodies.

With Equality, Diversity and Inclusion central to our growth plans, we are looking for experienced Senior (Civil) Engineers, or experienced (Civil) Engineers looking to take the next career step in Engineering Design Delivery of a portfolio of Civils led Multi-D engineering design and / or Cat3 checking projects, including liaison with client delivery teams, completing design / checking deliverables and providing line management / development for our existing team including early career cohort and liaising with other engineering disciplines.

You will join an established team within our regional Business Unit and report to an experienced Principal Engineer.

Why Arcadis?

At Arcadis, you’ll have the opportunity to build the career that’s right for you. Because each Arcadian has their own motivations, their own career goals.

And, as a people first’ business, it’s why we’ll take the time to listen, to understand what you want from your time here, and provide the support you need to achieve your ambitions.

Wherever you join us, you can look forward to a competitive reward package that includes an attractive starting salary, opportunities for career development and being part of a sociable community.

We have a performance-related bonus scheme and an employee recognition scheme. Other benefits include membership fees to join your relevant professional body, employer contribution pension scheme, flexible working and a flexible holiday scheme.

We believe that by working together diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative ideas. Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of how we improve quality of life and we work closely with our people across six ED&I Workstreams : Age, Disability, Faith, Gender, LGBT+ and Race.

A diverse and skilled workforce is essential to our success.

About The Team :

Our UK Rail Team continues to add to their impressive list of project awards and recent successes have seen them secure some of the UK’s most high profile, complex and stimulating projects to complement their existing portfolio of works including Network Rail Civils and Multi-Discipline Programmes across all Network Rail Regions working directly for Network Rail, the Rail contracting community, the Rail System Alliance North, HS2 Main Works Civils Design and Checking activities & other major programmes.

Representing approximately 16% of our global business, the railway sector is one of Arcadis core markets, a position it has held throughout our 150-year history.

We have an enviable reputation for delivery of some of the UK’s, and indeed the World’s, most prestigious and challenging schemes.

We have been involved in all major rail programmes since the 1980s including the Jubilee Line Extension, West Coast Main Line, Thameslink, Crossrail, IEP, HS1, Northern Hub, HS2, and Euston Re-development.

As a result of our continuing success, we are keen to significantly grow our Rail Teams, specifically to work on the NW & Central Region on the CP6 Workbank, our extensive HS2 portfolio and to position and maximise our contribution to the emerging Northern Powerhouse Rail and Midlands Hub programmes.

About Arcadis :

At Arcadis, we never lose sight of what’s most important. Because look beyond our projects and programmes and you’ll see it’s about human stories.

From remaking public spaces that bring people together, to making cities easier to navigate, we’re focused on making an impact where it matters most and improving quality of life.

It’s a big challenge. And why we need people committed to bringing their best, who deliver on their promises. People who value different perspectives, build sustainable relationships and dare to shape the future.

People who seize the experiences available to transform their world and the world around them.

It’s a shared goal amongst 27,000 Arcadians. And one we can only achieve by working together and applying our skills and expertise across design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services.

It’s how we’ll find solutions to our clients’ most complex challenges. And how we’ll deliver exceptional results, today and tomorrow.


  • Have a BSc / BEng or MSc / MEng or equivalent in a relevant discipline.
  • Have achieved Chartered or Incorporated Engineer professional status, or equivalent.
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