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Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom, North West England, East Midlands, West Midlands

Structures Engineer – Rolling Stock

Birmingham, United Kingdom, North West England, East Midlands, West Midlands

Job Description

Structures Engineer - Rolling Stock

Purpose of the Job
To undertake and advise on structural calculations and analyses as required on behalf of the Engineering Department. To provide a quality, timely and cost-effective service to the customers and manage other stress engineers when required. To develop and introduce new tools and methods (e.g FEA)

• To create structural calculations/analyses as required.
• To maintain a register of calculations on behalf of the department.
• To be the focal point for all TLS structural related work and to ensure all facets of Engineering structural requirements are adequately addressed in order to fulfil the Customer's needs.
• To be responsible for structures project expenditure, resource utilisation and completion to timescale and cost.
• To be responsible for the delivery and quality of own and the work of other structural engineers.
• Correct development and management of the tools, software and methods in the group.
• Act as a TCA (Technically Competent Authority) and appoint TCE's (Technically Competent Engineer) as required.
• To survey and assess the condition of vehicle and component structures.
• To develop structural repairs for vehicles and components.
• To ensure structures related project milestones are established and attained.
• To ensure Engineering structures interfacing with other functions throughout the Project.
• To direct the overall Engineering structures approach to the Design and installation.
• To provide adequate structural reports as required.
• To ensure items that can be regarded as safety critical have an appropriate structural assessment.
• To check and approve calculations and studies in accordance with departmental/company procedures.
• To interpret structural standards and preparation of specifications.
• To train and monitor other engineers as required.
• To support the recruitment of the right quality of staff as required.
• To chair/support Design For Quality processes e.g design reviews/Return Of Experience.
• To represent engineering on professional bodies, working groups, Core Competence Networks etc.
• To prepare work plans, task lists as appropriate for self and team members when necessary.
• To carry out appraisals and advise manager on salary, promotion and development needs as required

• Experience in structural analysis essential
• Experience in structural design essential
• Finite element analysis FEA skills essential (ANSYS Essentials) Hyperworks Desirable
• Experience in railway engineering desirable.
• Mechanical Engineer Degree (HNC/D)
This role can be based in Preston or Wolverhampton

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