Project Engineer
Colas Rail UK
London, UK
4d ago

Job Description & Person Specification

Position : Project Engineer

Division : Rail Services

Location : UK Mobile

Safety Critical Status : Safety Critical

Reporting to : Fleet Engineering Manager

Post Deputy : Assistant Fleet Engineer

Purpose of the Role

To undertake and successfully deliver projects as directed by the Fleet Engineering Manager. This will include, seasonal delivery, asset management systems, modification work, bespoke maintenance events and checks, external maintenance contracts, and more.

Key Success Measures

Safety- Support the implementation of the Colas Rail Limited Safety, Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ) strategy, associated actions and resulting initiatives, to deliver continuous improvement in all areas.

Profitability- Ensure work is carried out with a continuous view to profitability and efficiency and look after our shareholders by guaranteeing that they see value for money and a profitable business.

Quality- Quality is key to competitiveness. Take responsibility for delivering on time and on budget a high quality product or service, which Colas Rail can take pride in.

Respect- Demonstrate respect for colleagues, our clients and the environment in all areas of work.

Key Areas of Responsibility & Accountability

  • Responsible for the undertaking of project activity, from planning to execution of physical tasks of Rail freight Vehicles.
  • Acknowledge and work in line with the freight engineering RACI.
  • Maintain competency on all relevant Colas Rail Freight vehicle types.
  • Assist the Fleet Engineering Manager (Project Manager) with all project and programme activity.
  • Assess project requirements from a technical perspective.
  • When required, direct other staff members to assist with project delivery.
  • Provide design and project estimates, specifications, layouts and support tender documents.
  • Plan, monitor, forecast and control various aspects of relevant projects.
  • Deliver work in accordance with business management, safety, and quality systems.
  • Maintain valid audit trails of work throughout iaw with existing and any new systems of work.
  • Ensure asset management systems are up to date a fit for purpose.
  • Assist with the implementation of any new systems of work.
  • When required, liaise with the customer to provide feedback on the project undertaking.
  • Oversee the manufacture of components / modifications and assemblies, including any testing and commissioning activities.
  • Produce the bill of materials, identifying all technical and quality requirements to allow for procurement.
  • Ensure projects are value-engineered and delivered safely in accordance with current legislation and that customer requirements are satisfied.
  • Work closely with the Freight Engineering Logistics Manager and where necessary, liaise externally with prospective suppliers and manufacturers, and carry out inspections as appropriate.
  • Under the direction of the Fleet Engineering Manager, report to the Production Manager or Freight Engineering Logistics Manager to assist with their work requirements.
  • Undertake Duty Engineer 'on call' as per the on-call roster.
  • Any other reasonable duties as required from time to time. As you will expect the organisation may change and you will be expected to meet the operational requirements.
  • Behavioural Skills

    Energy- Get up and go attitude of a leader

    Energise- Lead, manage and inspire my team

    Edge- Maximise my personal edge

    Execute- Make things happen

    Engage- Stay close to the client

    Colas Rail in the United Kingdom values and encourages diversity in our workforce, regardless of background, disability or gender.

    As part of our aim to deliver quality services, we are committed to promoting equality and eliminating discrimination.

    Recruitment agencies

    Colas Rail currently works with a number of approved recruitment suppliers. We will therefore not consider CVs or speculative proposals from any other agencies.

    Recruitment agencies not currently approved as preferred suppliers are kindly requested not to submit speculative CVs to any part of Colas Rail.

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