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Rail - Signalling Engineer - North West London

Rail - Signalling Engineer - North West London

  • Sector:

    Rail & Civil Infrastructure

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  • Contact:

    Rosie Wilkinson

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  • Published:

    about 4 years ago

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There is a requirement for a Signalling Engineer (Track Renewal) to come onto a Rail project in North-West London on a contract-basis (outside IR35) for up to 6-months.

Role Brief:

  • Support the Minor Works framework Project Manager to scope, price, deliver and assure all works within the framework area
  • Act as engineering manager or project engineer on allocated schemes and as CEM, CRE or responsible signalling engineer (RSE) as required
  • Undertake technical liaison with clients and sub-contractors on technical issues
  • Ensure all minor works elements of work are delivered to the required standards or deviations from them are managed effectively
  • Carry out risk assessments for all rail engineering disciplines of projects
  • Understand the rail standards framework and review changes to signalling standards and produce briefings as required
  • Work towards gaining Engineering Manager Projects (7.8.110F) or Senior Engineering Manager Projects (7.8.230F) licence
  • Maintain IRSE logbook
  • Carry out technical and safety audits on projects and of sub-contract organisations
  • Monitor health & safety within rail telecoms sub-contractors to ensure Balfour Beatty requirements are met
  • Attend team, technical and safety briefs. Undertake site visits
  • Comply with and promote health, quality, safety and environmental instructions
  • Attend contract reviews for rail engineering, delivery and assurance interests
  • Act as work package manager for allocated units of work
  • Attend networking meetings internally and externally to promote the company's capabilities
  • Maintenance, update and completion of the project Health & Safety file
  • Manage the closure of any test logs raised during a project
  • Ensure all SMTH, G110, A210, SWTH and TMTH elements of a contact are carried out correctly

Skills & Experience Required:

* Customer liaison
* Computer operating skills with a good knowledge of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word
* Ability to drive
* Planning and organisational
* Good communication
* Risk assessment
* Audit and questioning
* Ability to solve technical problems
* Knowledge of Microsoft Visio and Microsoft Planner (Desirable)
* Financial and commercial (Desirable)


* IRSE licence Engineering Manager Projects (7.8.110F), Senior Engineering Manager Projects (7.8.230F)
* Valid PTS with AC/DC
* Working towards corporate membership of the IRSE
* Audit A1, A2 or V1 for internal & external auditing (Desirable)
* Batchelor or Masters degree in an engineering discipline (Desirable)
* Incorporated Engineer or Chartered Engineer (Desirable)


* Railway signalling systems and sub-systems at a minor works, maintenance and renewals level
* Design of signalling systems - especially non-conceptual / functionally equivalent design
* Commissioning of signalling systems
* Appropriate industry standards relating to signalling and telecoms work
* Quality, health, safety and environmental Regulations and standards
* CDM Regulations
* Railway signalling systems and sub-systems at a complex level (Desirable)
* Client contract and term & conditions (Desirable)
* Line & team management (Desirable)