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Senior Consultant

  1. Transportation
  2. Derby
R-108685

Are you ready to take up a vital role in shaping some of our exciting projects? How about joining our talented team, where everyone has a voice, and together we face our clients' problems head-on. It's a diverse and inclusive work environment where world-class talent knows no distinctions.

We know that different people have different priorities, which is why we're here to support you. Flexible and remote working is a central part of our culture. So talk to us about what's ideal for you – from reduced weeks to buying more leave over school holidays. And if you're returning from a career break, ask us how we can help you transition back into work with us.

AtkinsRéalis is seeking a talented Senior Consultant to join our Rail Operations and Performance team, within our Transport Consultancy & Advisory practice, based in our offices (Derby/ Manchester/ London). Although hybrid working (i.e. a combination of office-based and home-based working) will also be considered.

We are looking to grow the size of the practice to cater for a substantial forward workload on numerous high-profile projects including a number of rail operations projects with public and private sector clients and a growing workload in rail modelling, timetable development, assessment and performance simulation. We are particularly keen on attracting individuals with experience of delivering high quality rail operational performance simulation and assessment and working knowledge of UK rail industry operational planning practice.

This role will involve working as part of a team, undertaking technical analysis to model and analyse the operational performance including train energy consumption of major rail infrastructure schemes and service/timetable enhancements. Looking at complex projects from every angle, you will help our customers to find the best solutions to their rail operations challenges.

We are seeking a highly motivated and skilled individual with the following attributes:

Essential:

  • A degree or equivalent in engineering, numerical, science or transport related discipline.
  • Detailed knowledge of the UK Rail Network including its structure and the interfaces between organisations and industry bodies, geography, systems and operations.
  • Experience of using RailSys or an alternative market leading rail simulation tool (i.e. Opentrack, TREsim).
  • An understanding of the basics of track layout design along with signalling principles.
  • Detailed working knowledge of principles of Timetable Planning Rules and the ability to construct high level timetables.
  • Excellent analytical, numeracy and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills.
  • An experienced user of Excel with working knowledge of PIVOT tables and able to plot graphs.
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks or projects and prioritise effectively.
  • The ability to work both individually and effectively within a team, to contribute to work-winning and project delivery activity.

Desirable:

  • The ability to manipulate large data sets and text files, experience of computer programming using VBA, Perl, C# or a similar software package.
  • Knowledge of, or hands on experience of rolling stock diagramming and train crew diagramming and rostering.
  • Understand and able to extract data from Network Rail’s Sectional Appendix.

Why work for AtkinsRéalis?

Our Transportation teams are reinventing transport for a challenging yet exciting future. We're creating new ideas and smart solutions for cities, people and the environment. You'll be working alongside some of the top people in our industry, solving challenges that bring together traditional engineering and new technologies. As part of our organisation, you'll be in a privileged position, delivering what's right for governments and communities. You'll be helping us to improve our leading environmental performance while enabling others to do the same.

Meeting your needs:

To help you get the most out of life in and outside of work, we offer employees "Total Reward." It's a package that can be tailored to your changing lifestyle, career and personal needs. You'll enjoy benefits such as partner discounts, leadership training, professional, accreditations, and career planning for any stage of your career. Making sure you're supported is important to us. So, if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview. And let's talk through any adjustments you might need.

New name, new era. We are AtkinsRéalis. It will take some time for all our information to update – you can still refer to our fantastic benefits via the link below:

Your Reward at SNC-Lavalin​ (snclavalin.com).

More about us:

AtkinsRéalis, is a leading global consultancy with over 100 years of design and engineering expertise. With us, you'll be surrounded by the skills, knowledge, and support to help you succeed. Together, we can deliver projects which have a positive, sustainable impact on the world.

Check out some of our recent, most exciting projects.

Training:

AtkinsRéalis is committed to developing its people both personally and professionally. Our colleagues have the advantage of access to a high ranging training portfolio and development activities designed to help make the best of individual’s abilities and talents. We also actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Additional Information:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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