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Project Engineer - Electrification and Plant


Glasgow, GB, G72 0LH

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:                    Project Engineer – Electrification and Plant    
Location:                    Hamilton, South Lanarkshire - Hybrid Working Options    
Compensation:          £65,000 + car allowance
Role Type:                  Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:                      SF51411


At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Project Engineer - Electrification and Plant (E&P), supporting Network Rail at our Hamilton site.


The role

As a Project Engineer - E&P you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. Babcock supports Network Rail and other rail industry customers in providing a safe, reliable and efficient rail network across Great Britain.

Day to day, you’ll ensure all E&P engineering activities in connection with the tender, design, implementation and commissioning of project work are co-ordinated and technically compliant to Client and Company Standards and the scope of works. 


You will also have the following responsibilities: 


  • Identify any changes to scope, price and programme and initiate change requests as required.
  • Act as the main E&P engineering point of contact on allocated projects. 
  • Work as an integral part of the project and engineering team.   
  • Ensure the application and implementation of all established standards and specifications for regulatory, company, Network Rail and statutory (DOT), including CDM principles.


This is a full time, permanent position based in Hamilton with flexible working from home options and occasional travel across UK as required. 

Essential experience of the Project Engineer

  • Considerable experience in E&P project work.
  • Excellent knowledge of all rail related E&P design & engineering principles, practices and standards.
  • Conversant with all other British & European Standards relating to rail related E&P works.
  • Conversant with current industry standard E&P design packages.
  • Good leadership qualities. 
  • Flexible working approach


Qualifications for the Project Engineer 

  • Appropriate educational and technical qualification e.g. HNC/HND/Degree.
  • Member of an appropriate professional institution.


The successful candidate must have the legal right to work in the United Kingdom.


Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme 
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive ten days special paid leave 
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity


Babcock International 
For over 130 years Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. 
If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


Closing date: 29/02/24

Job Segment: Project Engineer, CSR, Engineer, Engineering, Management

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