Samuel Knight International are working with a leading rolling stock specialist who are looking to add an accomplished Structural Engineer to their expanding operation based in Milton Keynes
As part of this important vital role within a busy depot you will be tasked with ensuringthe mechanical and structural engineering aspects of rolling stock projects are successfully specified, validated and delivered and comply with Railway Group Standards.
Key elements of the role include :
Visit potential customers’ sites to view damaged railway vehicles and assess scopes of work for Incident Repair Department
Assist Project Manager in the preparation of cost and timescale plans for any reengineering project.
Generate work instructions and repair procedures for the workshop and VAB authority to document repairs to railway vehicles.
Ensure the risk associated with the mechanical and structural changes and repairs to rolling stock are understood, documented and managed.
Ensure design changes and repairs comply with appropriate Railway Group Standards.
Produce reports to justify the use of reverse engineering techniques to support obsolete materials or methods of production for replacement components.
Manage the resolution of emerging technical issues arising out of the application of the changes.
Collaborate with the Welding Engineering resource.
Assist other departments within Geminin Rail Group regards to structural or design issues.
Perform FEA analysis on 3D models produced by the other parties.
Create 3D models and drawing for FEA analysis where required. (Solid edge and Ansys experience preferred but not essential).
On project completion ensure that the Structural & Welding element of the vehicle history book is accurate, signed and that the content reflects the work undertaken, prior to customer handove
Successful candidates will possess the following experience :
A proven track record within structural engineering
Incorporated or Chartered Engineer (or working towards chartership) with a Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Detailed knowledge of railway vehicle structural designs and build.
Must be prepared to pass a PTS course
Strong collaborative and influencing skills
Clear, direct and participative communication style
Good communication skills, oral and written
Benefits Include :
25 days holiday (pro rata)
Good working hours with an early finish on a Friday
Employer Contributory Pension
Long term career development opportunities
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