Senior E&P Engineer

  • Anywhere

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 E&P team, they are looking for a CRE level Senior Engineer to check and deliver 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.

Projects will typically include point heating, lighting at stations, and signalling power upgrades etc.


  • Degree or equivalent in a relevant engineering subject.
  • Proficiency in Network Rail E&P design.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience of LV E&P design within Rail.
  • Experience working in role of CRE.
  • Experience working on multi-disciplinary projects and interacting with Civils, Signalling, Telecoms, P-Way, or OLE.
  • Detailed knowledge of AutoCAD / MicroStation / ProjectWise / Hevacomp / Amtech / DIALux.
  • IEng/CEng accreditation with relevant Engineering Institution or working towards.
  • Experience within a BIM environment.
  • Detailed knowledge of CDM is desirable.
  • Understanding on LUL standards is desirable.
  • Develops networks inside and outside the business, works in partnership across departments and divisional boundaries.
  • Committed to continuous improvement and learning.
  • Good presentation and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Computer literate, specifically Microsoft Office packages.
  • Good commercial awareness including programming and delivery to budgets and timescales.
  • Delivery of business results through effective planning and implementation.
  • Passionate about results, holds self and others accountable for performance against targets.
  • A self-motivated team player with the ability to motivate others, to support the business.
  • Proficient in use of spoken and written English language.
  • UK citizen or indefinite leave to remain.



  • Design projects in accordance with client requirements.
  • Reporting to the Principal E&P Engineer.
  • Direct reports include E&P Design Engineer, Assistant E&P Engineer, and Training E&P Engineer.
  • Transform business performance by continuously seeking better ways of doing things.
  • Input into tenders.
  • Act as design checker and E&P CRE on specific projects as directed by the Discipline Lead.
  • Achieve personal and project targets including utilisation, delivering projects to budget and programme.
  • Apply procedures and systems to ensure the safety of staff and others affected by the operations of the company.
  • Manage other members of the E&P Team, provide mentorship to assist their development, and to enhance the skills within the E&P Team to meet business objectives.
  • Promote and maintain good relationships with all internal and external parties to enhance the reputation of the E&P Team and the company.


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


  • Office located in York with flexibility of home working included depending on experience.


  • Company car or car allowance (if Chartered).


If you think you could be interested or would like any further information, please contact Karl Davies on 0239 2322325 or email I’ll be in touch within 24 hours for a confidential chat.

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