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Job Title - Senior OLE Design Engineer - York


Principal / Senior OLE Design Engineer


Arcadis is the leading global Design & Consultancy firm for natural and built assets . Applying our deep market sector insights and collective design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services we work in partnership with our clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes throughout the lifecycle of their natural and built assets. We are 27,000 people active in over 70 countries that generate €3.4 billion in revenues. We support UN-Habitat with knowledge and expertise to improve the quality of life in rapidly growing cities around the world. Arcadis. Improving quality of life.


Owing to the recent expansion of our overhead line design function, we are looking for Senior / Principal OLE Design Engineers to be based from our York office, who have a proven track record in the design and control of OLE schemes.

Please note that Arcadis adhere to the rail industries Drug and Alcohol policies and you may be tested randomly for Drugs and Alcohol at any time during your employment. To be considered for a role we are seeking candidates with the following credentials:

Duties & Responsibilities

Reporting to the Associate Business Director, you will control the production and output of detailed Overhead Line / OLE designs within the rail sector. You will provide technical advice and support to project teams, work in collaboration with other disciplines and interface with the client and other stakeholders on a regular basis.

  • Development and design of OLE layout plans adopting appropriate standards in producing layouts and overlays. Production of supporting calculations.
  • Production of allocation documents, i.e. cross sections, data sheets, switching cross sections, etc, adopting appropriate methods of calculation for the allocation of suitable components within the range of OLE being applied.
  • Familiar with Isolation/section diagrams
  • Understanding of Bonding and OLE installation techniques
  • Providing technical support to multi-disciplinary and electrification projects
  • Writing reports
  • Engaging with clients at all levels


Minimum Academic Qualifications:
  • BEng or other related electrical and electronic engineering degree

Essential Experience:
  • Previous detailed OLE design experience within the rail sector
  • Experience of OLE Design and Construction related activities essential
  • Previous Microstation experience essential
  • Understanding of Network Rail GRIP process
  • Knowledge of 750v dc and 1500v dc OLE systems an advantage
  • Familiar with Isolation/section diagrams
  • Understanding of Bonding and OLE installation techniques
  • Experienced in Network Rail OLEMI range of equipment i.e. Mk3B, ATF, UK1, Series 2, Series 1 etc.
  • Being familiar with, and compliant with, relevant H & S regulations and to promote a culture of awareness within the team
  • Good interpersonal skills

What we offer

We offer a dynamic challenging job with international focus in a pleasant working climate, attention to education and a competitive remuneration package reflecting the seniority of the role. You will have a great deal of responsibility with endless opportunity for impact and freedom for initiatives. Given the international spread of the business a certain level of flexibility in working hours is important.

We offer a fantastic working environment where you own your destiny and will be encouraged to forge a successful career. In addition, we offer some excellent benefits, such as:

  • Highly competitive salary
  • Pension matched to 8%
  • Healthcare
  • Life Assurance
  • Income Protection
  • Annual Leave, with option to purchase additional days
  • Annual Professional Institution Subscription Paid
  • Tax Free Season Ticket Loan
  • Flexible Benefits Scheme, including Cycle to Work and Childcare Vouchers
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • Refer a Friend Scheme that rewards you for every successful introduction you make

Waiting period applies to some benefits

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Job Title  —   Senior OLE Design Engineer - York
Job Ref  —   ONE0012Q
Employer  —   Arcadis
Industry/Job Sector  —   Engineering, Manufacturing, Utilities
Country  —   UK
City  —   York
Address  —  
Closing date of applications  —   23/02/2017

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