Permanent Way CRE – Rail

Website AdvanceTRS Advance TRS Ltd

Specialist recruiters for the built environment.

Job Title: Contractors Responsible Engineer- Rail Track

Type: Contract

Location: Sheffield

Rate: Dependant on experience

Job Reference: JHCRE

I am looking for a CRE with a good p-way background, to deliver track engineering technical excellence for pway engineering project between Manchester and Sheffield .


You will have previous experience working in a similar role within programmes from a track aspect. This role would suit an existing CRE or DPE.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Ensure the track engineering on allocated company contracts are technically compliant with the relevant Group, client & company standards.
  • Act as the p-way engineering technical contact and liaison with clients and sub-contractors in order to resolve technical issues.
  • Prepare Invitation to Tender documentation for track Engineering Sub-contracts.
  • Ensure integration of design, installation and testing and that the end product meets the client specification and has technical integrity.
  • Carry out project risk assessments. Assist the Tendering department in the preparation of Tenders. Act as the track CRE on contracts as required by the Project Director.
  • Attend engineering reviews as required for allocated contracts.

Essential requirements:

  • Be a chartered civils engineer (MICE) or working towards it.
  • Have five years relevant experience.
  • Will need to have current or past CRE status or proven evidence of being appointed to act as CRE for a period of time.
  • Proven experience of managing and controlling the planning, design reviews to delivery of permanent way works


  • Although not essential it would also be advantageous if you have a degree in a relevant discipline such as rail Engineering.

To discuss in more detail please call Josh Hill at Advance or apply

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