Bishop's Stortford

The Office

Our Bishop's Stortford office offers a broad blend of expertise in rail, building structures, bridges, water, environment and fire engineering disciplines. With around 50 staff to deliver complex projects, we can also provide cross-sector support to the other offices in the UK, and work on overseas projects.

One example of our cross-sector work is in the area of Air-Rights building developments within the rail environment, for which we have a long and successful history in feasibility, design and delivery. These schemes have involved stakeholder management of Network Rail, Docklands Light Railway and TfL infrastructure and also private developers. We currently are also working with London Overground on upgrades at over 40 of their stations across London.

The Opportunities

Electrical Engineer

Main Purpose of the Job

Based in one of our regional design offices you will provide technical support to engineers and project managers delivering projects associated with our Rail Infrastructure business. You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team with a primary focus on electrical engineering. This includes all stages of the design process; initial concept, approval in principal, detailed design, specification writing, technical support during construction and production of as built information. Projects include rail station and rail depot infrastructure. Design activities include: platform lighting, staff accommodation; and cable management systems.


Main Duties and Responsibilities

•Manage day-to-day requirements of individual projects including: client liaison, planning, budget and deliverables.

•Prepare detailed technical submissions including concept designs and detailed design specifications, drawings and calculations.

•Non-intrusive survey and assessment of existing electrical installations.

•Working with national standards, Codes of Practice, design methods and client specific standards such as London Underground / Network Rail / Docklands Light Railway standards.




           Practical design experience associated with Electrical Engineering


           Electrical Engineering degree  

           Relevant degree/HND (electrical engineering or building services)  




           3 years’ electrical design experience


                       2 years’ experience associated with Rail infrastructure projects.



           Communication skills

           Good standard written english

           IT literate          


           Previous rail industry experience


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Assistant Engineer - Bridges & Civils

Main Purpose of the Job:

The candidate will be required to provide technical support and contribute to design, inspection and assessment on a range of bridge and infrastructure projects for local government, Network Rail and Transport for London.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

·       Scheme Design involving site inspection, feasibility study, preliminary design, detail design, preparation of specification and site supervision in accordance with current best practice and design standards.

·       Undertake General Inspections, Principal Inspections and Inspections for Assessment in highway and railway environment.

·       Undertake assessments of highway and railway structures.

·       Undertake work using Health & Safety Legislation and best practice guidance.

·       Prepare and develop designs, design calculations, tender documentation, scheme evaluations, design statements and other reports as identified in the Project Quality Plan.

·       Exercise engineering judgement and provide innovative solutions to engineering problems.

·       Comply with company business management system and the procedures IMS & BMS procedures


·       MEng (Hons)/ BEng (Hons) / BSc Civil Engineering (or equivalent).

·       Ideally working towards CEng/IEng MICE.


·       3 years’ relevant experience.

·       Bridge, Design, Inspection and Assessment experience.


·       Bridge Design & Assessment.

·       Familiar with current design codes and standards (DMRB, EuroCodes etc).

·       Report Writing.

·       Ideally have previous experience of inspections of structures in railway environment.

·       Ideally be PTS qualified.

·       Ideally be STE 4 Competent.

Please send your  application to