Project Engineer CRE

Location Birmingham
Job-type Permanent
Salary £50000 - 64000 per year
Contact Nicole Keeling
Call 07894 235 609
Reference NK232424

Project Engineer CRE


£50,000 - £64,000

A main contractor who’s renowned for significant investment into their employees, have a brilliant opportunity for a CRE accredited Project engineer to join their business and work on a portfolio of rail projects across the West Midlands region. With an aim to create an exciting place to work whilst executing the job well, you can guarantee you’ll be joining an award-winning company which will provide you with a fulfilling career and a successful future.

This company have seen tremendous growth over the last few years, becoming one of the most recognisable contractors in the rail industry. Having earnt a status as a contractor who deliver work with the utmost speed and quality, their clients consistently award them heaps of work.

The Opportunity

Working at the early GRIP stages of rail infrastructure projects on the CP6 Framework, you will see yourself working with the Regional Engineering Manager to increase the Engineering competency and capability of the region as well as providing technical support and assurance to the project cycle by carrying out the role of CRE. As CRE, you will have great focus on bringing innovation and challenge to the design process, supporting development throughout the planning and construction phases of individual schemes.

What is expected of me as Project Engineer CRE?

  • Work with the pre-construction team to provide support in the appointment of design consultants and work together to carry out the evaluation of clients remits and/or CR-T documentation to ascertain the correct levels of design deliverables and the identification of multi-disciplinary interfaces.
  • Engage with the Project Team to provide support as required throughout the design cycle. Working with project CEM’s and the Project Manager, input into the design process and challenge to arrive at the optimum design solution.
  • Carry out duties of Temporary Works Coordinator (TWC) on projects (where appointed) and advise project teams on the identification, design and management of temporary works.
  • Carry out targeted CRE audits and site inspections to monitor engineering, quality and safety performance and report findings via Alcumus system.

The Company

As one of the UK’s fastest growing private contractors, you can be assured to be joining a company saturated with success. Winning contractual awards and industry awards year upon year, the turnover in the business is ever increasing and thanking their employees with exceptional career opportunities and rewards is one of the ways they epitomize their values.

With divisions in both Rail and Construction, the company’s workload stretches across the UK and includes huge schemes for Network rail as well as an extensive portfolio of large civil engineering projects so you can be assured that you’ll always have a busy workload to get your teeth gripped into.


For this position, the company is offering a basic salary £50,000 to £64,000 per annum dependant on experience, the choice of a company car or car allowance, 26 days holiday + bank holidays with two optional charity days and the option to buy more holidays, funding and support with professional memberships, 4.5% matched pension rising to 7.5%, Life assurance and an Agile working policy.

On top of this generous package, you can expect to join a company that truly take extra care with their employees and have a proven track record of rewarding people in their career.

About you

It is a given that you’ll have acted as a CRE for Construction on Rail infrastructure projects within a main contractor environment. You could either come from a Site background or a Design Management background, as long as you have a proven track record of working at early grip stages of projects and liaising heavily with designers on buildability.

 Ideally, you’ll be somebody with clear, long-term career goals as the culture is a driven environment that persuades people to move up the ladder - in this case up to a CEM! 

  • BSc in Civil engineering beneficial

You can either apply directly or email your CV to Following your application shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an initial telephone interview.


Ganymede is committed to creating a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation