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Job Title: Project Engineer

Contract: Immediate start - Ongoing 

Location: Manchester



Role Description

To provide the professional engineering and technical interface with outside and third parties and manage the engineering and safety specification for the safe delivery of outside and third-party activities so that cost, time and quality objectives are met and delivered within corporate guidelines and engineering risk are identified and mitigated. To deliver competent engineering assurance in compliance with engineering standards and legislation.



-      Lead compliance with Network Rail engineering-driven safety requirements and provide technical advice, conditions and approvals consistent with Network Rail policies and standards on allocated schemes.

-      Manage the mitigation of engineering and safety risks to the railway associated with proposed and real-time outside and third-party activities. Provide technical advice in respect of all engineering design, safe by design, technical specification and construction activities for safe delivery, including testing and commissioning and site supervision.

-     Apply the concept of Requirements Engineering on applicable schemes, liaising with internal stakeholders and providing advice to the Project Interface lead.

-      Assess and review all outside and third-party schemes for compliance with current legislation, including Construction Design Management (CDM) Regulations. Review engineering design and/or construction proposals and activities.

-      Carry out the duties of the designated project engineer (DPE) for specific projects.

-      Monitor internal and external design/specialist consultants and contractors for outside and third-party schemes with respect of the competence of contractor’s design, construction and specialist workforce.


Skills/ Experience:


-      Technical qualifications to HNC/HND or equivalent GNVQ level.

-      Previous experience in the management of outside and third-party activities and mitigation of risk.

-     Successful relevant experience in engineering disciplines, ideally with involvement in construction and design projects across multi-discipline areas.

-     Significant knowledge of technical, safety and performance standards and their application to asset protection activities.

-     Clear understanding of CDM, with the ability to recognise CDM duties, and associated requirements under Health & Safety legislation.

-      Knowledge of safety management including the concept of safe by-design principles.

-      Understanding of the arrangements required for the independent assessment of work.

-      Knowledge of quality assurance.

-      Knowledge of risk assessment, including auditing internal and external engineering competency



-     Membership of a relevant professional body working towards incorporated or chartered status

-     Knowledge of project management.


Please apply with an up to date CV to be considered.