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The Most In Demand Engineering Jobs In Rail

Posted by: Josh Haggart
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Civil Engineer

With an average salary of £30,000, Civil Engineering is not only one of the most popular pathways into the Civil Industry but also one of the most in demand jobs. Most Chartered Engineers occupy managerial or consultancy roles, with higher paid positions going to individuals with years of experience in the industry.

Civil Engineers are highly sought out by construction, gas and water, transportation, and environmental companies. If you are a recent graduate, there are plenty of opportunities out there as most big companies are seeking to attract new talent. There are multiple career progression pathways from starting as a Graduate Civil Engineer. These include: Project Engineer, Operations Director, and Project Manager.

To find a Civil Engineering job, keep your eye on vacancies advertised here on Navartis or alternatively visit employers’ own websites to find more opportunities.

Systems Engineer

Technological advancements over the past few decades have raised the need for individuals able to deal with the design and development of sophisticated systems. This is why Systems Engineering is one of the most in demand jobs out there. Salaries can easily reach £60,000 for more senior positions and are around the £25,000 mark for graduates.

Systems Engineers are in demand by a wide range of companies within the commercial domain. These may include automotive, construction, aerospace, manufacturing, and telecommunications sectors. Much like Civil Engineering, there is a great opportunity for career advancement, making this career path a very lucrative one.

Electrical Engineer

The design, development, and maintenance of electrical systems is an essential part of many industries and as such, very much in demand. It is unlikely that Electrical Engineering will go out of fashion any time soon and with an average starting salary of £25,000 and as much as £80,000 for managerial roles, it is a rewarding career path.

Electrical Engineers work in a variety of industries including: rail, construction, manufacturing, and R&D. A variety of job opportunities are available on our website or alternatively on employers’ websites. The job market is saturated with Electrical Engineer opportunities, meaning that there is a large range of entry points into the industry.

Site Engineer

Infrastructure projects such as rail, civil, and road require precise planning and technical expertise to run smoothly which is where Site Engineers come in. Fully trained engineers are currently in demand due to the amount of construction projects taking place in the UK and are unlikely to go down whilst the economy is growing.

Graduate training schemes are a major entry point for this job and with an average starting salary of £25,000 not a bad way to commence a career. Career progression into a Site Manager, Senior Engineer, or Project Manager brings its own benefits. Namely a salary of around £60,000 and some pretty comprehensive benefit packages. Most Site Engineering vacancies are available through building companies, contractors or civil engineering companies and of course our own website.

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