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Rail: Communications Engineer: Westferry

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Rail: Communications Engineer: Westferry

  • Location

    East London

  • Sector:

    Rail & Civil Infrastructure

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Rosie Wilkinson

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  • Published:

    about 4 years ago

  • Expiry date:


There is a requirement for x6 Communications Engineers (x2 SCADA, x2 Radio, x2 Radio Systems) on the Crossrail project for at least a year on a contract-basis in East London.

Role Brief:

  • Undertake technical client and assurance role in designated technical areas (refer Section 5) in relation to delivery of Communications and Control Systems (C&C Systems) by Crossrail Systemwide Delivery team and its contractors.
  • Review and accept selected design and testing & commissioning deliverables produced by C&C Systems contractor and other relevant parties (principal review criteria being compliance with: prescribed standards; operations & maintenance concepts; technical requirements)
  • Witness testing & commissioning activities, including attendance at FATs and SATs; produce observation / verification activity reports to help build the assurance case for acceptance
  • Support Systemwide Delivery team in resolving technical issues as they arise on site
  • Assess assurance evidence produced by C&C Systems contractor and other relevant parties in areas including requirements compliance, interface management, verification and validation, RAMS and EMC
  • Investigate technical issues, produce technical reports and prepare contractor communications as required
  • Liaise with Crossrail infrastructure managers to facilitate acceptance of delivered systems
  • Resolve detailed requirements issues relating to third party interfaces to C&C Systems
  • Provide technical support as directed within the Crossrail teams.

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Specific technical knowledge of some or all of: CCTV, Driver Only Operation CCTV, PA/VA systems, Customer Information Systems and their application on railways/railway stations (for Stations Systems role) OR SCADA (for SCADA role) OR radio systems engineering in a railway environment e.g. GSM-R, Airwave, LFEPA Ch 5, public cellular, LU Connect.
  • General knowledge of communications systems and their application on railways
  • Tertiary level academic qualification in communications engineering or allied discipline
  • Communications project engineering experience (>5 years) gained in a major rail projects environment; including experience of design, construction and testing & commissioning phases
  • Knowledge and experience of application of systems engineering and technical assurance methods and practices