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Senior Engineer - Rail (Track Renewals) 12 month FTC

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Belfast

Senior Engineer – Rail

Competive salary + Shift Premium + Overtime

Relocation assistance

About the role


Here at Babcock International, we’re looking to recruit a Senior Engineer to join the team, providing the technical support to the Planning & Development Manager for the planning and delivery of track renewals ensuring all technical aspects of the works comply with relevant Group and Line Standards and safety legislation.


You will also undertake surveys, planning and programming of work, technical supervision on site, preparation of documents.


What do I need to do the role?


You must hold minimum HNC in an Engineering discipline or working towards, and ideally already have PTS and COSS.


You will have a good knowledge of Track Renewals Disciplines, and excellent knowledge of Rules & Regulations, H.A.S.A.W and other appropriate regulations as well as both group and line standards.


You must be able to carry out surveying and setting out duties, and control of excavation and construction of track duties using traditional and modern equipment including 3-D and total stations technology.


You must also be able to lead and direct work, and provide guidance / supervision to less experienced technical staff whilst working independently without supervision.


What else do I need to know?


The role is based out of Belfast however travelling to sites will be required across Northern Ireland.


Night and weekend working is also required.


We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


Relocation assisatnce will be considered on a case by case basis.


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About Babcock International


For more than a century, Babcock the Aerospace and Defence Company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training.


We are committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You will benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.


Armed Forces Covenant


We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week’s special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please visit our website.


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