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Senior Mechanical Engineer - Rolling Stock

  1. Transportation
  2. Derby
R-114603

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Are you looking for the opportunity to develop technically and build skills including: expert judgement, hand calculation, computational analysis and development of bespoke processes supported by a team of respected individuals? Do you want to work with a wide client base including train and equipment manufacturers, operators, owners and over haulers?

We are looking for you if you have experience of rolling stock mechanical systems, to work with an industry respected group of experts who provide technical support in rail projects at all levels of the industry from heritage fleets to new build rolling stock. This includes design, compliance, incident investigation, vehicle refurbishment and life extension.

We have 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 are here to support your career with us. Flexible and remote working is a central part of our culture so talk to us about what is ideal for you – full time, part time, term time, job share 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.

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Job Description:

In this role you will be responsible for the delivery of mechanical engineering projects to clients or internal project teams. We are looking for you if you can:

  • Understand client requirements and aspirations to identify and agree scopes of work.
  • Deliver high quality work to agreed timescales and budgets.
  • Ideally, have good knowledge of at least two of the following rolling stock areas, and the desire and ability to develop your knowledge within other areas:
    • Bogies and suspension.
    • Wheelsets.
    • Bearings and transmissions.
    • Braking systems and performance.
    • Door systems.
    • Couplers and gangways.
    • Corrosion repairs and fabrication.
    • Engines.
    • Train maintenance and fleet management.

Example work activities:

The role does not require applicants with experience in these areas. They are provided as examples of what you could be doing with us:

  • The introduction of new rolling stock through design scrutiny in support of the Certification Body.
  • Cost reduction through component condition assessment and maintenance optimization.
  • Investigation of in-service issues / problem solving.
  • Devising practical repair solutions.
  • Improving system reliability through the review of fault data and recommendation for modifications.
  • Undertake Project Manager roles for projects managed by the Mechanical Systems team.
  • Identify technical, commercial and safety risks associated with projects and ensure these are managed through each project phase.

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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