Penguin Recruitment

£40000 - £50000 per annum

Principal Engineer Rail/CRE – Cardiff

What an exciting opportunity to join our client’s market leading Rail team in Cardiff, although location is not as important as it once was, it would be great if you were able to attend Cardiff based meeting as and when required.

You will play an integral role in undertaking a full range of challenging and varied work in the planning, appraisal, design and implementation of rail and public transport schemes, covering Wales and other UK locations.

Specifically, you will be responsible for undertaking engineering feasibility and outline design of rail projects (GRIP 1-5), co-ordinating input from the multidisciplinary teams, collating reports, working with stakeholders and submitting completed technical reports to clients.

You will also act as a Contractors Responsible Engineer (Design) for Rail Civil Engineering projects and be able to demonstrate a strong track record of working closely with main contractors

You shall implement projects effectively and commercially to meet the requirements of the brief, quality standards, health and safety and environmental standards to both national and corporate standards, applying all project management requirements including clear communications, reporting, financial management and customer relationship management.

Key responsibilities

  • Act as Contractors Responsible Engineer
  • Technical reports and documentation
  • Check and approval of technical work
  • Manage multidisciplinary teams across the organisation
  • Prepare of bids and proposals as well as drawings etc
  • To supervise junior staff
  • Becoming familiar and compliant with relevant Health, Safety and Welfare regulations and to promote Capita’s SHEW culture within your team

You will be a Chartered/Degree qualified Engineer with a minimum of 5 years experience. The ideal candidate will have experience operating within the UK rail sector, working on Network Rail projects as a CRE (Design)

If you are interested in exploring this opportunity further, either email your CV to Andy Hopkins on or call on 07927 448 053

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