Senior Track Engineer
Birmingham, GB
3d ago


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.

SYSTRA are currently hiring for a Senior Engineer to join their Track team in Manchester, Birmingham or Reading, with great opportunity for flexible working.

The position requires leading the production of permanent way engineering designs, studies and reports for major railway infrastructure projects across the UK.

The post-holder may also act as Track CRE, as directed on specific projects and lead projects, to ensure project budgets and programmes are achieved.

A strong technical knowledge is required, to provide guidance to other members of the Track Team and take an active role in maintaining and improving quality design processes.

Ensuring safe design practices are adhered to and demonstrated within designs is essential.

Main Duties :

  • Design / lead permanent way solutions for engineering projects in accordance with client requirements
  • Manage other members of the Track Team, undertake development reviews, provide mentorship to assist their development, and to enhance the skills within the Track Team to meet business objectives
  • Lead projects and provide task guidance and monitoring of performance
  • Act as design deliverables checker and Track CRE on specific projects, as directed by the Track Team Leader
  • Undertake site track condition surveys and reports
  • Achieve personal and project targets including utilisation, delivering projects to budget and programme
  • Promote and maintain good relationships with all internal and external parties to enhance the reputation of the Track Team and the company
  • HNC / HND or degree in a relevant engineering field (e.g. Civil Engineering, Railway Engineering, etc.)
  • Proficient at permanent way engineering alignment design and track components specification
  • Detailed knowledge of multi-disciplinary issues associated with permanent way design
  • Detailed knowledge of construction principles and standards including RSSB Group Standards, Network Rail GRIP Process and Company Standards
  • Good knowledge of the application 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
  • A self-motivated team player with the ability to motivate others, to support the business
  • Desirable

  • Knowledge of track engineering contract conditions
  • Track condition survey and site construction experience
  • Knowledge of Track-Ex and dozer files production
  • Systra is an equal opportunities company; this position is open to all applicants.

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