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Senior & Principal Engineer - Rail Structures

Ref no. BHN569827
Salary £50,000 - £65,000/annum
Location London, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

Our client is looking for experienced Rail Structures engineers for Footbridges, Station design, Platform extension and Building structures for the Southern Integrated Delivery framework.


Key skills required for this role

rail, bridge, design


Rail Structures

Job description

Job Title: Senior and Principal Engineers - Bridge & Structural Design (Rail)

Location: London, United Kingdom

About Us: We are a leading design consultancy specializing in transportation infrastructure. Renowned for our innovative solutions, we excel in bridge & structural design within the rail industry. Our team is committed to excellence, sustainability, and pushing the boundaries of engineering design.

Position Overview: We are currently seeking experienced Senior and Principal Engineers specializing in Bridge & Structural Design for Rail projects to join our dynamic team. The successful candidates will play a pivotal role in delivering cutting-edge solutions for rail infrastructure projects, contributing their expertise to complex engineering challenges.


  • Lead the design and analysis of bridge structures and other rail infrastructure components.
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Collaborate closely with multidisciplinary teams including architects, engineers, and project managers to ensure design integrity and project success.
  • Conduct site visits, inspections, and assessments as required.
  • Mentor and support junior team members, fostering their professional development.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant industry standards and regulations.


  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Civil Engineering or related field.
  • Extensive experience (5+ years for Senior Engineers, 8+ years for Principal Engineers) in bridge & structural design within the rail industry.
  • Proven track record of successfully delivering large-scale rail infrastructure projects.
  • Strong understanding of industry standards and regulations (e.g., Eurocodes, British Standards, Network Rail standards).
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with internal teams and external stakeholders.
  • Chartered Engineer status (preferred).


  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • Comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, retirement plans, and more.
  • Opportunities for professional development and advancement within a supportive and collaborative environment.

How to Apply: If you are a highly motivated engineer with a passion for bridge & structural design within the rail industry, we want to hear from you! Please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this position.

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