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OLE Design Engineer / Senior OLE Design Engineer

Hays Building
Derby, Derbyshire / Belfast, County Antrim / Manchester, Greater Manchester
£30000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + additional benefits
Closing date
6 Jun 2023

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OLE Design Engineer / Senior OLE Design Engineer job , £30k- £55k needed across the UK

Your new company

Are you ready to take up a vital role in shaping some of our exciting projects?

Our client is one of the world's leading rail engineers. Its rail business is the largest in its field in Europe.

Overhead Line Equipment (OLE) is an integral part of the UK railway system providing traction power to electric trains on all major main lines. The OLE design team is one of the longest-established teams in the UK, with roots dating back to British Rail. We have been the OLE Lead Design Organisation on the majority of the recent new electrification schemes in the UK.

We undertake projects from feasibility through to detailed design and construction management. Our engineers are skilled in the design of OLE projects, including the production of Layout Plans, Cross sections, Switching cross sections, Section Diagrams and Bonding plans. Our designs encompass all elements of the OLE System from the structural steelwork through to the wiring fittings themselves and electrical feeding arrangements.

Your new role

As an OLE Engineer / OLE Senior Design Engineer you will work leading one of our busy design teams producing and checking design drawings, technical reports, calculation sheets, and collaborating with our client organizations. There may also be a requirement for site survey activities and construction support.

Note: the roles available will be based out of our engineering office hubs in Derby, Swindon, York, Birmingham, Glasgow and Belfast.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Demonstrable understanding of UK OLE systems and previous extensive experience in Designing and Checking Allocation Designs to Form B level.
  • Good understanding of the Rail Industry in the UK and the Contractor Client relationship.
  • In-Depth knowledge of relevant International, National, Railway Group and Network Rail Standards.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Proficient in use of MicroStation CAD software.
  • A willingness to learn and work in a dynamic environment.

What you'll get in return
Flexible working options available.

A salary up to £55k and a fantastic range of benefits, which you can tailor to suit your own health, wellbeing, financial and lifestyle choices.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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