Development Engineer

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Job Description

About the role

Our innovative thinking shapes our industry; equipping the world for tomorrows challenges. Join our Rail team as a Development Engineer and you can contribute to tangible, worthwhile work you can be proud of.

What you’ll be doing

As a Development Engineer, you will have the following accountabilities:

  • Work closely with the Long Term Planning manager and production teams within the CRSA to plan and develop the works by formulating optimum track access requirements, engineering haulage and strategic plant whilst complying with the appropriate Rules, Regulations and safety legislation.
  • Provide all information for the DWWP, Safety Verification, QRSA and readiness meetings.
  • Produce a handover pack which containing all the relevant documents which support the development and delivery methodologies of the works encompassing all discipline involvements ie Track, OLE, S&T, E&P and Civils.
  • Following the handover of works provide a continual support service to the delivery teams.
  • Implement Best Practice and Lessons Learnt into the development of works.
  • Provide all information for the DWWP, Safety Verification, QRSA and scheme readiness meetings.

Who we’re looking for

You will have the following:

  • Extensive knowledge of Track Renewal processes, operational railway and associated safety matters.
  • Excellent knowledge of Rules and Regulations, HASAW and other appropriate regulations, including Group Standards.
  • Knowledge of financial controls.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills

Why work for us

Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.

About us

Our Rail business has an extensive legacy of rail expertise. Our teams safely deliver complex projects, from consultancy and design to all aspects of construction and maintenance. Using advanced plant and machinery, and unique innovations, we provide end-to-end solutions for our customers.

Our aim is to improve the passengers experience, and our teams create better journeys by increasing network capacity, improving reliability, and making our railways more efficient and sustainable.

At Balfour Beatty we are committed to creating a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential, not only because this is the right thing to do, but because it makes us a better business. To ensure we deliver on this commitment, we have a UK Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan which sets out the wide range of targeted, proactive, measurable steps we are taking to make this a reality. You can read our UK Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan in full at

To help and support us with our desired commitment to create an inclusive culture we are members of WISE, enei, Business Disability Forum and Women into Construction. In 2020, we signed the Audeliss and Involve Open Letter to demonstrate our commitment to taking key long term and sustainable actions on Black Inclusion. Balfour Beatty is also a Gold Award holder in the Ministry of Defence ‘Employer Recognition Scheme’ and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.

As a Disability Confident Employer, we are committed to working with people who have disabilities and long-term health conditions to remove barriers for them in obtaining employment. We are also committed to offering applicants with a disability an interview if they meet the minimum requirements for the role.

Further information on Disability Confident can be found at:

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