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Rail Engineer (CRE)

  • £45,000 - £55,000 + Package
  • Civil Engineering
  • Cardiff

Rail Engineer (CRE)


£45,000 – £55,000 + £5000 car allowance 

Newport, South Wales

About the company 

My client is a polished, well-respected, and technically brilliant principal contractor who specialises in many different aspects of Civil Engineering. My client is currently turnover £420M and they work in highways, bridges, rail, RC frames, groundworks, demolition, and remediation. The projects they get involved in can range in value from £1.2M – £100M+. The types of rail works they specialise in involve P-Way, telecoms, OLE, station upgrades, and signalling.

About the opportunity

Due to ongoing growth, my client is actively looking for a CRE to join their operational team. You will be reporting to the Head of Engineering and overseeing a small team of technicians. The purpose of this role is to be responsible for the day to day management and coordination of the civils technical and engineering activities together with civils technical interface management applicable to the project you will be working on. You will be providing engineering support to the site team, work closely with design teams as well as reporting problems and issues to the Construction Engineering Manager.

Benefits and rewards 

You will be working for one of the best Rail & Civil Engineering contractors in the UK. As well as working for a great company, you will be given world-class training, development, and long-term opportunities.

You will be rewarded with a very competitive salary which ranging from £45,000- £55,000 + £5000 car allowance.


A degree in Civil Engineering is essential.

I need someone who is switched on, a team player and career motivated.

You’ll also need a full UK driver’s license to allow to get from the office to the construction site and to other locations you might require to visit.