Senior Engineer - Rail

Location Northamptonshire
Job-type Permanent
Salary £40000 - 45000 per year
Contact Nicole Keeling
Call 01332 861 849
Reference 12003322NKNH

Senior engineer


A large Tier 1 company, renowned for their firm reputation within the rail industry and invaluable support of employees looking to build their career, have a brilliant opportunity for a Senior engineer in the Northamptonshire region.

Job description:

You will originally be joining a medium sized complex project which will consist of various disciplines such as Earthworks, slip surfaces and Desiccation. As Senior site engineer, you will be reporting to the Project Manager/Site agent and will be responsible for the weekly planning and ongoing delivery of site-based works. Day to day you will:

  • Take on Site Safety, Health Environmental and Quality responsibilities for all site activities
  • Review and interpret project drawings and specifications for site-based activity
  • Setting out and surveying works on site
  • Supervise works on site including labour, plant, and subcontractors
  • Keep accurate records, including a diary of all site activities
  • Taking off and ordering of materials
  • Daily and Weekly planning of site works being carried out, including assisting in the production of Risk Assessments, Work Package Plans, Inspection Test Plans, and other documentation
  • Day to day management of sub-contractors and engineers as required

Ideal candidate:

  • HNC/HND/BSc Civil Engineering
  • A Strong track record of Rail experience is essential
  • Tier 1 or Tier 1 Rail civils experience
  • Uncompromising attitude to Health & Safety


 £40,000 - £45,000 per annum

Company Car or Car allowance (£4800)

25 days + Bank holidays


Health/Life insurance

This role is looking to fill this role quick so get your application in to Nicole Keeling to make sure you don’t miss your chance! Contact Nicole on 07894 235 609 and email your CV to