Civil Engineer – Rail Asset Management

We are seeking an ambitious and highly motivated Engineer to join our Rail Asset Management team, with the opportunity to support the wider Infrastructure Engineering team, which includes Maritime and Rail Projects.

We are looking for a dynamic engineer who is technically competent, motivated to help graduates and energised to assist with our digital transformation. The candidate should want to actively undertake further training to contribute to their own personal development.

In this role you’ll find yourself working as part of a young, growing, and enthusiastic team. This role will provide the opportunity to work on an interesting and varied portfolio of projects and structures, covering everything from inspection, assessment, and design of civil engineering assets in the Rail environment, as well as genuine opportunities for career progression.

At Frankham, you will be continuously exposed to best in class thinking and innovative minds from a wide range of professionals. The Infrastructure Engineering team has recently been shortlisted for the New Civil Engineer and Railway Industry Association RISE awards, and have held an Investors in People accreditation since 2011 and hold Gold accreditation.

Role Requirements

  • Work under minimal supervision to prepare technical reports, specifications, drawings, calculations, risk assessments and method statements.
  • Responsible for checking the quality and accuracy of own and others.
  • Assist or undertake Project Management responsibilities.
  • Support project team members, including providing technical support.
  • Determine a project’s scope of works, budget, and programme.
  • Demonstrate developing skills in management and/or a design/technical.
  • Undertake and lead inspections, examinations, and scoping visits with the client.
  • Ability to communicate with people at all levels in both technical and non-technical environments.
  • Have a good understanding of relevant standards, Codes of Practice & and current design methods.
  • Liaise and attend meetings with clients.
  • Contribute to work winning and preparation of bid documents.
  • Excellent time keeping and time management.
  • Willingness to take ownership of allocated tasks.

Experience Requirements

  • Minimum 4 years of experience in a civil/structural engineering role, ideally on Infrastructure projects.
  • Experience within Rail is desirable but not essential.
  • Design experience in a range of civil engineering projects.
  • Working towards professional qualification: Chartered or Incorporated with either ICE or IStructE.
  • Experience of assisting projects and teams with the delivery on time and to budget.
  • Experience undertaking designs and calculations.
  • Experience of Eurocodes, Network Rail, Railway Group and British Standards desirable.
  • Proficient use of MS office-based software is essential.
  • Working knowledge of a structural analysis software such as Tekla Tedds, Tekla Structural Designer (2D/3D frame), S-frame 3D, Robot, SuperStress, MIDAS, LUSAS etc.


Frankham offer excellent benefits and initiatives, including:

  • Flexible working policy.
  • Car benefit scheme
  • Health Insurance – Health Shield cash plan.
  • Incentive scheme.
  • Frankham Friday.
  • Professional qualification support.
  • Cycle-to-work scheme.
  • Long service award.
  • Life assurance.
  • Annual season ticket loan.
  • Annual leave – sell, buy & carry-over.
  • Generous maternity & paternity pay.
  • Long service awards.
  • Employee introduction awards

About Frankham Group

Frankham Group is a top 50 multi-disciplinary consultancy company with over 40 years of experience, providing a full range of design and consultancy services to the built environment.

At Frankham, we have a dedicated and knowledgeable team of industry experts, all with diverse abilities, striving to provide high quality solutions to all our clients. The company strives to improve the surroundings in which we all live and work. Our belief is simple – use intelligent ideas to create human benefits. From environmentally sustainable buildings to individual commissions, our projects have one thing in common, they improve peoples’ lives.

We provide a truly integrated capability, providing all professional disciplines and a range of specialist services from within. Using directly employed staff allows us to take a holistic view of all the elements of each individual service, and their impact on every stakeholder of every project.

You will be stepping into a dynamic, and meritocratic environment, where your voice and input will be heard. We have an ‘open door policy’, allowing easy access to the senior minds in the business. We are a business committed to providing people with opportunities to achieve their career goals.

Our vision is to become the leading privately owned consultancy in the South of England, differentiating ourselves from the large corporates, being a best place to work and a leader in the market in each of our disciplines/specialisms.


Infrastructure Engineering


London Office, Sidcup (Head Office)

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