CRE Civils

Greater Manchester
£530/Day (PAYE Umbrella) neg.
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An opportunity, inside IR35 exists for an experience chartered or degreed CRE on a major rail project between Manchester and Leeds. Engineers with experience gained as a principal or tier one contractor on major rail projects/joint ventures are sought.

Previous registrations with Network Rail as a Civils CRE will be advantageous. 


Duties of the CRE will include -

  • Work in conjunction/ collaboration with the design and assurance teams to ensure that constructability is adequately incorporated in all the designs.
  • Accountability for the day-to-day management and co-ordination of the technical and engineering activities for construction works related to the allocated projects in accordance with Network Rail standards
  • Responsible for the adequate identification and elimination/mitigation of hazards in the construction phase.
  • Exemplify model behaviours including collaborating with partners.
  • Ensuring works are implemented accordance with the design, project requirements, standards and legislation, industry best practice and lessons learnt, outputs from risk assessment processes including the incorporation of identified mitigation/ control measures to eliminate / reduce hazards.
  • Implementation and compliance with the construction processes.
  • Provide engineering input to the project’s delivery and staging strategy.
  • Work closely with the other support functions on a day-to-day basis providing support as required.  Including Design, Procurement, Commercial, Estimating, Engineering and Assurance and Planning.
  • Provide support and technical advice.


Requirements for this role include –

  • Civil Engineering qualification preferably degreed and chartered or working towards chartership
  • Extensive knowledge and experience within the rail sector for a tier one/principal civil engineering contractor
  • Senior management and reporting capability
  • Extensive experience  and approved within Network Rail and civil engineering sector
  • Previous long-term affiliation on Joint Venture projects or large rail projects


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