Permanent Way Engineer
Amsterdam, Nederland
3 dagen geleden


At Arcadis we focus on attracting, retaining and developing people who share our passion and commitment to improve quality of life.

In return we offer you the opportunity to transform your world and the world around you, that could be through client work, upskilling yourself, championing equality and inclusion or getting involved in charity work, to name just a few.

Our people value different perspectives, they care about the sustainability of our planet and dare to shape the future.

One of our core values is people first, and supported by our Lovinklaan foundation, we invest in you for the long term, to ensure you reach your full potential.

Youll have the opportunity to own your career and work on industry-defining projects, finding solutions to real challenges that make a difference to peoples lives.

Youre encouraged to have a growth mindset and are given the space to develop personally and professionally, building a flexible career that works for you.

Role description :

We currently have an opportunity for a Permanent Way Engineer to join the team based in Glasgow. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic and successful team that is growing rapidly.

Successful candidates will be rewarded with a rich diet of interesting and challenging rail projects and an opportunity to develop their careers with a successful global engineering consultancy.

Reporting to the Team Leader / Associate Technical Director as a Senior / Principal Engineer, you will provide design delivery on a variety of multi-disciplinary projects within the rail environment.

As we operate in such a diverse marketplace, you will gain an experience of working on a wide and varied portfolio of projects which will enhance your skills and test your technical knowledge.

You will be a key technical team member in the Glasgow Rail Track design team, responsible for and involved the delivery of project-related tasks to meet budget, time-frame and quality targets, meeting or exceeding client expectations, promoting and marketing all facets of Arcadis services during interfaces with clients and other sectors and disciplines, contributing towards the achievement of the divisional business plan and to build networks within the industry.

We will ensure that we offer personal development which will allow you to progress your career and offer you the opportunity to be mentored by industry recognised Technical Leaders in their field who will lend you their experience and ensure that the training you receive will give you the best possible chance of success.

Role accountabilities :

Providing input into, and engagement with, the companys strategy and vision as well as the functions business and marketing plan

Communicating with team members to ensure that they understand, and become engaged with, the function strategy and business plan

Mentoring and developing team members, ensuring they are getting professional development to progress through the company

Maintaining an in-depth and up-to-date understanding of the functions clients and the market to be aware of any business opportunities that arise

Building effective and enduring relationships with other functions, sectors and teams in the region, and external bodies to foster cooperation and to maximise cross-sell and trade up opportunities

To proactively encourage links across multi-office virtual teams, sharing business intelligence, opportunities and team members

Ensuring compliance with the companys commercial and administrative procedures by team members and project managers

Contribute to monthly performance reports as directed by the Business Director

Providing sound and effective leadership to the team, providing direction and technical advice, leading by example to achieve company goals and championing a quality culture

Implementing a high level of innovation in technical issues, problem solving and the culture of the team, leading by example

Being familiar with, and compliant with, relevant Health & Safety regulations and promoting a culture of awareness within the team

Performing other duties and responsibilities as required from time to time by your manager or Arcadis

Qualifications & Experience :

  • Expert in the use of design software and also mentor others
  • Permanent Way Design experience
  • Provision of permanent way design inputs, within own area of experience / knowledge, across aspects of the Companys activities and commissions
  • Checking and reviewing designs before issue
  • Undertaking consultancy assignments and providing advisory support to Clients and contribute to formulation of design concepts and approaches
  • Development of working knowledge across aspects of permanent way and contribution to developing the Companys general capability, breadth and depth of expertise and practices
  • Maintain good relationships with Clients key representative, and contribute to the marketing / networking of the Company to potential customers
  • Inputs to the formulation of technical Proposals and their presentation to potential Clients
  • Contribute to overall team resource allocation and utilisation
  • Specific allocated responsibilities and duties commensurate with individual experience and developmental needs.
  • Why Become an Arcadian?

    Our work with clients has a direct impact on peoples lives and on the planet. We make moving, living and belonging in cities safer, more resilient and more sustainable.

    By partnering with our clients as responsible custodians of our earth's resources, we can create a sustainable planet.

    We continue to think of new ways to make positive impacts and create better experiences for people; data driven and digital solutions have become part of the Arcadis DNA.

    Working together with clients and using techniques like design thinking, we can get to the heart of our clients most pressing challenges and work together to solve them.

    As a global business, we have committed to support five of the UNs Sustainable Development Goals to ensure that our projects contribute to a better and more sustainable future for all.

    But its not just the work that we do on client projects that benefits communities and our planet. As a global business, we are committed to making a positive impact to society by supporting local communities where we operate.

    To help protect our planet, we monitor and measure non-financial information to inform business decisions and reduce our own environmental impact as part of our commitment to be net zero carbon as a global company by 2030.

    Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

    We want you to be able to bring your best self to work every day, which is why we take equality and inclusion seriously and hold ourselves to account for our actions.

    Our ambition is to be an employer of choice and provide a great place to work for all our people.

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