Senior Electrical Design Engineer
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
3d ago

About the role

Amey Consulting are working on various intricate and challenging Rail design projects throughout the UK, including , , , and .

The railway sector has always been one of our core sectors and because of our success in building and maintaining the railway, Amey Consulting has become an industry leader in Rail Design consultancy services.

With a growing team of 350+ staff, working across our 12 Rail design offices across the UK we are continuing to add to our already extensive and impressive list of project awards.

We also support people in their need to work flexibly, to fit around any lifestyle need.

Due to increased workload we are seeking to recruit a Senior Electrical Design Engineer. The successful candidate will take responsibility for the overseeing the design and assessment of electrical power installations on a project, working as part of a dedicated E&P design engineering team.

This role will offer the opportunity for the right candidate to innovate and use the latest technology to develop themselves and the projects they work on.

We are continuously working hard to collaborate with clients and sub-contracts to ensure we are successful in the objective of improving the world we live in.

What will the role involve?

  • Plan surveys and lead site survey teams
  • Demonstrate a sound understanding of the design process, network rail’s technical approvals process and engineering management
  • Ability to undertake design work for electrical and lighting design elements of projects and check the work of others
  • Undertake CDM / CSM / risk analyses
  • Check designs to ensure all contractual requirements have been satisfied to a level that complies with NR, RSSB and British standards
  • Keep up to date with current NR, RSSB and British standards
  • Manage the electrical and lighting design for small projects
  • Communicate effectively with the client and other design / construction disciplines and sub-contractors
  • Provide resource estimates for electrical and lighting engineering input to tenders
  • Develop and mentor graduate and engineers towards UK Spec IEng / CEng
  • Act as a CRE and deputise for the CEM if appropriate
  • Have a working knowledge of BIM and be able to assist others in the use of BIM
  • Assist with the close out DRN's for schemes they are responsible for
  • Understand the interfaces between all railway disciplines and how these are managed.
  • Be able to recognise changes to the scope, that will affect cost and programme; be aware of process for reporting the change to the project manager
  • Act as delivery manager for small schemes ensuring hours spent are in line with the estimated hours and advise project team of any change in advance.
  • Ability to use the design software in the discipline and mentor others.
  • What are we looking for?

  • Degree qualification in a relevant technical discipline (e.g. BEng / MEng or equivalent) to satisfy the current entry requirements for CEng or Ieng.
  • Member of the Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET)
  • Incorporated or Chartered Engineer (IEng / CEng) or actively working towards
  • Competent with using electrical design software (e.g. Amtech, etap, etc.)
  • Experience in rail sector
  • About Amey Consulting

    At Amey Consulting you have a unique opportunity to bring truly ground-breaking work to life by working alongside market-leading consultants in a practical infrastructure environment.

    You will be surrounded by a team of people who want you to grow and embrace new challenges, who also care about your job satisfaction and well-being.

    You’ll be stretched but always supported to bring out the better in you and to create better places for everyone.

    We believe that we are what we do.

    It’s more than just wanting to do better.

    At Amey we’re proud to be the better.

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