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SEP Rail Engineering

Job ref: SEPRE-140624-01

Job type: Permanent
Salary: £25,000 to £33,000
Location: Nationwide
Closing date: 07/07/2024

Thanks to great successes with recent tenders and a substantial bank of future work, SEP Rail Engineering is looking for two Engineers to boost our existing team.

With competitive salaries, a generous benefits package and a fantastic culture and working environment, working with SEP Rail Engineering could be the move you’ve been waiting to make!

To become part of the fastest-growing railway surveying company in the UK, email info@seprail.co.uk or call 01904 403 322.

We’ll need an up-to-date CV and, if you’re considered for the first round, you’ll be asked to take part in an informal telephone interview. Should you be successful at that stage, you’ll move on to a video or face-to-face interview.

All candidates must be eligible to work in the UK at the time of application.

Purpose of the role

  • Relevant experience to align with assignment/project requirements
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Working knowledge and good understanding of track engineering and general site operational understanding
  • Working knowledge and good understanding of setting out and surveying
  • Competent at setting up the site elements associated with track monitoring
  • Understanding of all relevant industry standards, laws and legislation
  • General understanding of MS Office suite
  • PTS, ICI, Track Induction
  • Educated to ONC level (or working towards)


  • Level 1 – 2 Stressing Ticket
  • Level 1 – 4 Hand-back Ticket
  • Level 3 Stressing Ticket
  • Experience in technical aspects of track maintenance
  • HNC qualification in relevant subject (i.e. Engineering, Management, Business etc.)
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant subject. (i.e. Engineering, Management, Business etc.)
  • Master’s degree in relevant subject (i.e. Engineering, Management, Business etc.)
  • Member of a Professional Institute (ICE, PWI etc.)

Duties and responsibilities

  • Deputise for the Senior Engineer as and when required
  • Support engineering shifts
  • Setting up and co-ordinating the site elements associated with track monitoring
  • Installation of datum and geometry plates
  • Mentor trainee engineers
  • Carry out setting out and surveying works under instruction from Principal Engineer
  • Engineering mainline/depot tamping and excavations
  • Conduct and record track inspections
  • Building and installing S&C and plain line panels
  • Control track installation
  • Support the wider SEP Rail businesses upon request
  • Work under the operational management of the principal contractor and/or the client to align with project requirements
  • Adhere to all company and industry standards


  • Dependent on assignment but will be provided by SEP Rail Engineering Ltd or confirmation from the client will be obtained to confirm the individual will have access to relevant documentation.
  • Typical documentation will include industry standards and TEF forms.
  • Other project specific documentation will be required

Personal protective clothing and equipment

  • High visibility clothing
  • Glasses
  • Gloves
  • Hard-hat
  • Approved toe-capped boots
  • Head torch for night shifts

Surveying and measuring equipment will be provided by the client/principal contractor as and when required.

Please note

It is the policy of SEP Rail Services, SEP Rail Design and SEP Rail Engineering to provide equal employment opportunities to all persons. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, gender, sex, age, disability, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or information or any other characteristic protected by law.