Principal Civil Engineer (CRE)

  • Permanent
  • Cardiff

Website AdvanceTRS Advance TRS Ltd

Specialist recruiters for the built environment.

An excellent opportunity for a Senior Civil Engineer CRE to join our client’s transport team based in Cardiff working across a varied range of regional and UK investment projects.

You will be part of a small team undertaking a full range of challenging and varied work in the planning,
appraisal, design and implementation of rail and public transport schemes, working for a number of clients
on projects, in Wales and the rest of the UK. To work as part of the Rail team with a broad range of
expertise in the field of Transport Planning and Engineering.

Job Description:
The post holder will be responsible for undertaking and managing commissions including engineering
feasibility and outline design of rail projects (GRIP 1-4) to support business cases, coordinating input from
engineering and environmental disciplines and supporting the option selection and development process,
collating multi-disciplinary reports, liaising with stakeholders and Technical approval bodies submitting
completed technical reports to clients.

What you’ll be doing:
Act as Contractors Responsible Engineer (CRE) – Rail Civils Design
Leading and undertake the preparation of technical reports and documentation relating to
Check and approval of technical work by the design team.
Mange delivery teams working in collaboration with other disciplines in the Common Data
Help to develop the production of drawings, reports and specifications.

Scope and supervise surveys.
Input to and preparation of bids and proposals
Providing technical guidance and mentorship to junior members of the team.
To manage and co-ordinate rail technical studies including work being undertaken by a range
of different disciplines in support of business cases and option development reports.
Engaging with and developing good working relationships with multiple internal and external
stakeholders, including Network Rail / local authorities / Tier 1 contractor’s clients and other

Experience of:
Station design
Relevant Recognized Degree
Lineside civils works.

Gantry and foundation designs

Rock cutting stabilization works.
Designers risk assessments
Bridge design, refurbishment and strengthening schemes.

Completing design forms (F001-003)
Cat 3 checking of third-party designs
UTX/URX design

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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