OLE Design Engineer

  • Location
  • Prescot
  • Job type
  • Contract
  • Salary
  • c£73.62/hr Umbrella
  • Job ref
  • JO11501

OLE Design Engineer - Prescot Merseyside - 12 months - Rate c£72.64/hr Umbrella.
Key Words / Skills: OLE, Design Engineer, Rail, GRIP, 2D, 3D, Microstation, UKMS, Legacy OLE Designs, HNC, BIM, D&E, Design & Engineering.

Wilde Recruitment Ltd are working along side Balfour Beatty in order to recruit an OLE Design Engineer to work on a 12 month contract at Prescot Merseyside L34. As an OLE Design Engineer your role will involve:

Produce and check OLE feasibility, scheme and detailed design, working closely with senior/ principal designers.
D&E Rail Management team, Supervising Engineer, Client Technical Representatives, Subcontract Organisations and Suppliers.
To act safely and work to eliminate hazards at source.
Provide deliverables and a service that satisfies safety and quality requirements.
Produce calculations, drawings and supply the associated service.
Direct junior personnel as required.
Contribute to the production of investigations, reports and specifications.
Operate in compliance with relevant technical, professional and group standards.
Ensure project change is fully implemented and recorded.
Undertake work using formal processes and procedures.
Manage and record time and provides time estimates for tasks.

Packages delivered to programme and budget.
Packages comply with good design practice, relevant technical, professional and group standards.
Accurate packages with minimum of rework.
Accurate and complete records.
Successful audits.
Packages consider safety through design, construction, operation, maintenance and decommissioning.

Undertake site surveys / site visits
Manage independent checking of safety critical design documentation, where applicable.
Manage the engineering interfaces of allocated proposals with concurrent work in other disciplines, or within other programmes.
Liaise with the appropriate Project Engineer so that method statements for site works and surveys are produced and accepted to the required standards.

HNC with substantial experience or Engineering Graduate.
Knowledge of UKMS and legacy OLE designs.
Knowledge of Group Standards /HSE Legislation.
Knowledge of MicroStation 2D/3D.
Knowledge of Engineering Drawing Practices.
Knowledge of Network Rail Company Standards.
Knowledge of National and International Standards.
Appreciation of Building Information Modelling (BIM) and its application to projects.
Knowledge of Form A/ B, GRIP Stage 3 to 7 work stages.
Updates job knowledge by tracking and understanding emerging engineering practices; participating in professional development; reading industry publications; maintaining personal networks.
Delivery focused.
Strong and effective communicator across peer group within the company and customers.


Experienced at producing design calculations, drawings and reports in the project delivery environment for the OLE discipline.
Experienced at operating to Standards, procedures and design office practices.
Experienced to undertake unsupervised site visits to collect necessary data or to provide GRIP 6 design support for OLE construction.
Proactive and able to use initiative.
Proactive in digital innovation.
Ability to work unsupervised and deliver packages.
Specialist within an engineering environment.
Able to take ownership of small projects or elements of larger projects.

To discuss this vacancy please contact: James Walker or Mike Kelly
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Wilde Recruitment Ltd operates as both an employment business and agency. If your application is for a position based in the UK or EU, under European Employment Law you MUST be eligible to live and work there.