Earthworks Examiner (Contract)


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Vacancy title
Earthworks Examiner (Contract)
Contract type
Full time contractor / consultant

The BakerHicks rail team have been commissioned to work on a number of projects providing Earthworks Examination services.
This team will work onsite daily, located around Scotland, providing their expertise in Earth Works Examinations in accordance with Network Rail Standard NR/L3/CIV/065, where you will undertake earthworks examinations in line with Network Rail standards.



  • Carry out earthwork’s examinations in line with Network Rail standards.
  • Prepare, compile, sign and submit a report for each earthworks examination to the Earthworks Examining Engineer or Earthworks Manager, using handheld technology.
  • Immediately notify the Earthworks Examining Engineer and/or the Earthworks Manager of defects which give rise to a concern about safety.
  • Submitting to the Earthworks Manager via the Earthworks Examining Engineer - Urgent Defect Report where defects which give rise to a concern about safety have been found and/or where urgent action has been taken or is required to maintain safety.
  • Support the planning of the examination work-bank to manage risk and compliance in accordance with Network Rail Standards.



  • Experience in undertaking Earthworks Examinations, or some experience in geotechnical engineering/engineering geology within Railways
  • You will be competent against NR/L3/CIV/065 standards 
  • Minimum competency of PTS, however IWA will be prioritised 
  • Able to travel for site visits across Scotland
  • Driving license and own vehicle.


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