Delivery Engineer

CarmichaelUK has an exciting opportunity for a Delivery Engineer to join a major contractors Rail team to work across all London Underground Locations. Based in Victoria office.

Role Purpose

Actively manage and be responsible for the Engineering delivery and Technical Assurance of assigned Track renewals (Plain Line, Drainage + S&C) to scope and budget ensuring that all health, safety, quality, sustainability and environmental requirements are satisfied. Co-ordinate works to align and fully integrate with other discipline works to meet programme and budget.


What you'll be doing

As a Delivery Engineer, your main accountabilities will be as follows:

Ensure that Projects are planned and delivered to high engineering standards and fully compliant to enable delivery and timely hand back well within requirements and expectations

Technical Planning & Preparation

  • Develop and assist time/change or gant programmes aided by staging diagrams for core work activities
  • Populate resource schedules in line with programme requirements
  • Develop the train matrix planning for stage-works using spoil and ballast calculations
  • Formulate stressing plans, locations, stressing considerations, structure loading and clearances
  • Develop the WPP’s, Task Briefing Sheets & mitigation plans
  • Integrate and contribute to ‘White Board Briefings’
  • Control technical budgetary constraints; including resource, materials & equipment requirements
  • Effectively communicate task requirements to internal & external staff

Design Constructability Reviews

  • Safety by Design reviews (construction) to confirm safety of the proposed construction works to include review of, lift, slue & cant analysis, staging feasibility, ballast calculations, IBJ, welds and gauge clearance.
  • Explore opportunity to improve the design with regard to efficiency, budget and engineering focus
  • Liaise with the Client, Principal Designer and Contractor’s Engineering Manager (CEM) of any concerns/technical queries regarding design data

Technical Assurance

  • Management of Critical Rail Temperatures (CRT) information on all sites
  • Ensure all interfacing activities are understood and coordinated with track activities to avoid conflict and clashes.
  • Process external design data into standard BBR to enable effective setting out and installation; including generation of Scheme Sheets, ITPs, As Built sheets, ALC/Matisa tamping files & 3D design files (e.g. Terramodel)
  • Manage and implement the effective setting out of the renewal installation including 3D control methods
  • Manage, maintain and record calibration certificates for all surveying and other equipment to required quality
  • Development of Inspection & test plans (ITPs) and ensure approval of each
  • Lead, direct and monitor the on-site engineering works undertaken by internal & external resource for all site works. Act as the engineering liaison with clients, sub-contractors and suppliers where required
  • Ensure the implementation of ITPs to monitor and record compliance of the construction works assurance that work is completed and documented complaint to Network Rail standards, specifications & company procedures
  • Ensure the technical assurance and compliance of track works to standards, specifications and Track Quality
  • Ensure the recording of as-built details on drawings and documents in support of the health and safety files
  • Produce Health & Safety file information

Technical Change & Problem Solving

  • Identify potential variations to contract and opportunities for added value to the Project Engineer / Project Manager
  • Report issues and problems to Project Engineer
  • Effectively manage the utilisation of plant and equipment on site
  • Plan and optimise the work on a day to day basis
  • Deliver the Project to time and within cost targets, interfacing with other disciplines as appropriate


Who we're looking for

The following personal qualities and experience are required:

Important experience

  • Minimum HND/ONC or Degree equivalent
  • Good on-site delivery experience
  • In-depth knowledge of P-Way design ,3D surveying and setting out
  • Up-to-date knowledge of plant and equipment
  • Proficient knowledge of project planning and resource management
  • Knowledge of ISO quality systems

Important skills

  • LU BTA
  • Proficient in the use of surveying and gauging equipment
  • Computer literate:
  • Microsoft Word, Excel & Outlook, Ms Project
  • Design software (Design Route & Excel Hallade Design Template), 3D control software (e.g. Trimble Business Centre) & Tamping software
  • Knowledge of Gauging software
  • Level 3 stressing
  • CDM Regulations awareness
  • Tamping and associated software knowledge