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Are you looking for the opportunity to grow as a Structural Engineer, working for one of the leading maintenance and overhaul companies in the rail sector.

Ford & Stanley – The Rail Recruitment Experts are recruiting a Structural Engineer for one of leaders in rail vehicle maintenance.

The Opportunity

We are currently recruiting for a Structural Engineer who will provide support to enable the expansion of the Welding Team, increase the safety of the company’s set up while ensuring a faster turnaround. This varied role will provide exposure to experienced mentors, room for progression and exciting challenges, as no two days will be the same. As a major maintainer of trains, this business will provide the candidates with a chance liaise with clients and key stakeholders, ensure structural designs and welding elements are up to standard and offer input on future projects.


Wolverton, Milton Keynes

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure design changes and repairs comply with appropriate Railway Groups standards.
  • Assist other departments within Gemini Rail Group regards to structural or design issues.
  • Ensure the risk associated with the mechanical and structural changes and repairs to rolling stock are understood, documented and managed.

The Candidate

The successful candidate could be near the start of their career or already experienced in structural engineering. They must be safety conscious and have the ability to raise any safety concerns to management in order to be dealt with immediately. They will preferably be from a rail background, however may be from other transferable industries having worked with steel or aluminium with an understanding of corrosion repair.


  • Experience working with steel and aluminium fabrication
  • Ability to read welding symbols/drawings
  • Experience with structural hand calculations. (FEA experience desirable)
  • Meticulous with documentation, experience writing repair procedures and structural justifications.


  • University Educated in a relevant discipline (desirable).
  • Background in the rail industry
  • Ability to read and write welding and structural documentation

Closing Date: 13th Jan 2023

About Ford & Stanley Group

Ford & Stanley Group are in the business of people and performance. Our mission is to create one million better workdays through facilitating great recruitment, leadership and occupational mental fitness.

Ford & Stanley Group Ltd is a Disability Confident Committed employer and is committed to a policy of equal opportunities for all opportunity seekers. We shall adhere to such a policy at all times and will review on an on-going basis all aspects of recruitment to avoid unlawful or undesirable discrimination. We will treat everyone equally irrespective sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, age, disability, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief or political beliefs and we place an obligation upon all staff to respect and act in accordance with the policy.

Safety must always be a prime consideration and you are required to ensure that the safety of people, the environment and our products are never compromised. You have a responsibility under the Health & Safety at Work etc Act 1974 to take reasonable care of yourself and other persons that may be affected by your acts or omissions at work, secure the health, safety and welfare of your staff at work and protect, so far as is reasonable practicable, all others against risks to their health or safety arising from your work activities and those of their staff and ensure that your duties are discharged adequately. The responsibility to achieve the duty cannot be delegated. The tasks required to discharge them can be delegated; assistance and support can be obtained; but the responsibility remains with you.

    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: Wolverton
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:£40000 - £50000