Rail Project Engineers (All levels)

Competitive salary which is dependent on experience.
Job Type

Multiple Locations Available Across North-West, Midlands & Yorkshire
Closing Date: 15th May 2022

Designated Project Engineers
Senior Project Engineers (All disciplines)
Project Engineers (All disciplines)

Do you want to play a key role in helping to deliver exciting rail infrastructure projects which make a real difference to people’s lives?

Have you ever wanted to get a taste of working in an agile SME organisation, where you can truly be recognised for your contribution, whilst still being involved in delivering major projects?

Are you passionate about adding value and utilising technology and innovation to get the best project outcomes?

If the answer to the above questions is ‘Yes, Yes, Yes’, then D2 is the place for you! In D2 we are experts in project planning and scheduling, project controls, capacity planning, constructability, information management, risk & value management, utilities management, project management, and project engineering and operations. We also have a dedicated digital technology team who can quickly turn your ideas into bespoke solutions and software products to inspire the industry in innovative solutions.

What are we looking for?

Working in D2 feels like being part of a high performing tight-knit family.  We are all obsessed with adding value and our culture is based on everyone being open, collaborative, innovative and highly competent.  We are looking for the best people whose core values and behaviours align with our own – if this is you, then come and join D2!

Our project engineers specialise in the delivery of complex multi-disciplinary railway projects. Our role is to support and/or lead integrated engineering teams, bridging the gap between clients, key stakeholders and the supply chain. We provide bespoke support for every stage of the engineering lifecycle enabling risks to be minimised whilst maximising successful project outcomes.

We are looking for experienced Designated Project Engineers / Senior Project Engineers / Project Engineers who have or can demonstrate:

  • Knowledge and experience of undertaking project engineering roles on multi £million rail renewal and enhancement projects and/or programmes, across all stages of the project lifecycle, and in accordance with governance requirements
  • Strong technical leadership of teams in the delivery of assurance of projects, focusing on delivering the right outcome for the client
  • Experience of working within governance processes for project delivery (i.e. PACE) and the engineering expectations of each stage of the lifecycle.
  • Ability to initiate and build positive working relationships with customers, their teams, and partners, through excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Knowledge and experience in applying CDM / CSM / TSI safety regulations and standards
  • Champion and disseminate best practice, organisational learning and new technology, to achieve project objectives in terms of safety, cost and performance.
  • Willing to challenge self and others to improve outcomes
  • Experience of working within Client / Supply Chain / Alliancing environments
  • Technical qualifications to at least HNC level or equivalent in relevant engineering field.
  • Membership of a relevant professional institution working towards IEng, CEng (e.g. IET, ICE, IMechE).

Additionally, for our DPE roles

  • Ability to direct and support relevant project engineers throughout the engineering lifecycle, including the resolution of technical issues, and representing the project interests with relevant external stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of systems interfaces which impact on discipline designs and demonstrable experience of the successful management of interfaces within projects

Working with us – why we are different

  • You will be part of a high performing team that feels like a tight-knit family
  • We are agile and not constrained by red tape!
  • We are specialists in all areas of complex project delivery and can call upon our digital technology team to quickly turn our knowledge into industry leading solutions
  • You will have the opportunity to work on flagship projects both in Great Britain and Canada
  • Your voice will be heard and can shape the direction of the business
  • We actively invest in your career development and progression and will help you become a chartered project professional
  • We promote based on capability and not on time served in role
  • We are an inclusive employer. Recruiting, retaining, and inspiring the best people from the widest pool is vitally important to us. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements you may need to support your application.
  • We are growing quickly – our team has grown significantly in the last two years – it is a great time to join!


Our full benefits package is competitive for each of our project engineering roles. If you are interested in finding out more than please submit your CV and get in touch.

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