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Civil Structural Design Engineer

I'm recruiting for a well-established and leading UK principal contractor dealing predominantly within Rail for major projects across the UK.

The business is rapidly expanding due to securing further long-term Frameworks with key clients.

Due to the expansion of their Civil & Structural Design team, they are looking for engineers at various levels to delivery high quality design solutions in line with necessary standards.

The right candidate will have a hunger and dedication to build on their experience and further their professional development.

The in-house design team is responsible for design engineering on a variety of civils, frameworks including CP6, asset management contracts, infrastructure projects, and tendered Rail/civils schemes.

Projects will typically include stations (platforms etc), bridge re-construction/replacement, upgrades and refurbishments, access for all schemes, and structures including bridges, footbridges, and tunnels.


  • Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering

  • Experienced in design and detail of structure and superstructure solutions in Rail (stations, platforms, bridges etc)

  • Able to work as part of integrated design team and act on instructions from Design Manager

  • Prior experience working in a construction environment is desirable

  • PTS certificate

  • Committed to continuous improvement and learning

  • Either hold professional membership or working towards

  • Proficient in use of spoken and written English language

  • UK citizen or indefinite leave to remain


  • Reporting into Senior Engineer

  • Liaise with CAD Technicians in production of drawings

  • Design and checking of engineer solutions

  • Promote safe working and understand team financial, quality, and programme targets

  • Record and track documents electronically and monitor adherence to quality assurance

  • Ensuring designs meet specification and expectation

  • Be innovative and introduce improvements where appropriate to areas of responsibility

  • Conduct outline design and detailing of Rail civil infrastructure providing accurate and appropriate imagery

  • Produce details, specifications, and calculations for retaining walls, pad and piled foundations, steelwork, RC concrete slabs and masonry walls

  • Working on bridge upgrades, reconstruction/replacement and refurbishments, structures, stations, and platforms

  • Working with other like-minded engineers and technicians to complete challenging projects throughout the UK.

  • Office locations in York and Scotland

  • Open to incorporating other engineers and technicians known to yourself within the team.

  • Life insurance and health plan

If you think you could be interested or would like any further information, please apply.

I'll be in touch within 24 hours for a confidential chat.

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