Senior Project engineer

Location Derby
Job-type Permanent
Salary £55000 - 58000 per year
Contact Nicole Keeling
Call 07894 235 609
Reference NK2309723

Senior Project Engineer


£55,000 – £58,000 + Company car or Car allowance

A main contractor who’s renowned for significant investment into their employees, have a brilliant opportunity for a Senior Project engineer to join their business and work on a portfolio of rail civil engineering projects across the 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 status as a contractor who deliver work with the utmost speed and quality, their clients consistently award them heaps of work.

The Opportunity

Reporting into the Regional Engineering Manager, you will act as Civils CRE and take responsibility for providing technical advice and support to the project teams across civil engineering rail projects.

 Working with the wider Engineering team and Rail England business, you will support them in delivering the business plan and you will be bringing innovation and challenge to the design process throughout planning and construction phases of individual schemes.

What is expected of me as Senior Project engineer?

  • You will work with the project CEM’s and Project Manager’s to arrive at the optimum design solution.
  • Carry out duties of Temporary Works Coordinator on projects (where appointed) and advise project teams on the identification, design and management of temporary works.
  • Carry out detailed review and sign off such as the Quality Inspection Test Plans (QITP), Permit to Dig, Permit to Load, Lessons Learnt etc.
  • You will provide support to Project Management teams in the assessment and production of programming and technical planning.
  • Carry out targeted CRE audits and site inspections to monitor engineering, quality and safety performance and report findings via Alcumus system.
  • Build and maintain close relationships with the project, construction and engineering teams to ensure engineering deliverables are robust and high-quality standards are maintained on site.
  • Liaise with the pre-construction team to provide support in the appointment of design consultants.

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 £55,000 to £58,000 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 be a technically astute professional from a Rail background – whether this is as a Senior Project engineer, Project engineer, CRE etc with experience working on site.

You’ll have a proven track record working on civil engineering rail projects involving disciplines such as structures, earthworks, platforms, stations, bridges etc.

To fulfil your long-term goals, this position is suited for somebody aiming to progress down the technical route within Engineering becoming a CEM in the future.

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

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