Principal Civil Engineer – Rail Job, City of London

An opportunity for a civil engineer with a rail bias to work for a company that are respected in the industry due to their offering of intelligent design solutions on large national projects.

Principal Engineer – Rail
£45,000 – £60,000 plus bonus

My client are looking for a Civil Engineer with a strong rail background to join their London office. Due to work load a role has been identified due to the large amount of project wins in the rail sector. This Civil engineer will be leading projects through the full life cycle of design buy leading projects, be the main point of contact for clients, work directly with the Rail Director to develop new business and develop existing business.

You will have proven experience in designing most or all of the below:

– Rail structures and buildings
– Retaining structures
– Foundations
– Over, under and footbridges
– Culverts and crossings
– Earth structures

Key Skills

– 1st or upper 2nd B Eng / M Eng (Hons) degree expected from a top UK University or equivalent high quality technical training
– Chartered Civil or Structural Engineer
– Demonstrable success in the execution of Rail related projects
– Strong knowledge of CDM regulations
– Familiarity with Quality Management and Quality Management Systems- The ability to identify, develop and present civil engineering solutions
– A good understanding of geotechnical engineering and soil mechanics
– Desire to drive projects forward and take the initiative where necessary
– Ability to lead projects, manage workloads and lead teams
– Ability to produce fee proposals, monitor project progress and spend
– Ability to liaise with clients directly and attend design progress meetings
– Ability to work independently and see tasks through to completion with minimal input
– Ability to function well within a team environment


  • City of London (London, England)
    Job Location
  • £45000 - £60000 per annum
    Job Salary/Pay Rate
  • Permanent
    Employment Type
  • Principal
    Job Level

  • Job Category