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10 months ago
Location: York
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Rail
Category: Design / Development Jobs
Due to continuing growth, Rail Electrification UK require engineers in the following disiplines to lead delivery and innovation on exciting major projects.

The successful candidates will work within motivated teams of industry leading engineers in one of the following specialisms:

* HV substation design (railway experience preferred)
* System design and modelling
* Protection (with railway experience)
* LV substation design (railway experience preferred)

Roles will be based in York, London or Glasgow. Flexible working may also be considered for experienced, exceptional candidates.

Reporting to the Engineering Manager:

Direct the activities of the teams to achieve the safe implementation of rail traction power distribution projects to the customer’s specifications and timescales agreed. Check that the quality of output from the section is to the required standards and that target dates are achieved.

What are my responsibilities?
•Direct the preparation of technical details, distribution drawings, estimates and working drawings for rail traction power works within the project team to meet laid down timescales and authorised budget constraints.
•Carry out independent checking of design documents as required.
•Ensure that the technical and safety standards are maintained in all aspects of design work in order that successful project implementation and future reliability is achieved
•Provide functional support and guidance to the Design Delivery Manager and others within the team on all aspects of Traction Power Design within allocated projects.
•Provide support and input to Project Manager and Project Engineers on allocated projects.
•Identify the required budget provision for allocated projects to enable sufficient financial authority to be gained.
•Participate in and monitor the planning and progress of works in relation to timeline and budget and ensure that the development, design, construction and testing requirements are met and effect remedial action when required.
•Maintain a continuous communication with contractors and customers in the development and implementation of projects to ensure a uniformity of purpose and common targets.
•Evaluate the quality and technical accuracy of tenders and make recommendations to obtain the best available commercial award for the Company.
•Prepare and deliver briefings to staff on technical, procedural and Handbook publications, including participation in relevant training.
•Discharge safety responsibilities in relation to CDM Regulations, Health and Safety legislation, Company procedures including development of the project Safety Plan.
•Focus on individual and team development through the completion of annual performance appraisals, career reviews and through the management of poor performance.
•Act as Contractors’ Responsible Engineer on allocated projects as directed.
•Perform duties as directed by Management from time to time in connection with traction power design activities.
•Support problem solving and site engineering when required.
What do I need to qualify for this job?


•An Engineering Degree or HND/HNC minimum.
•Member of the IET or other recognised Professional body.
•Flexible, innovative approach, able to evaluate and adapt alternative new technologies
•Able to contribute and work within a team of industry-leading engineers in an environment willing to challenge and be challenged in pursuit of excellence
•Five years’ experience in all aspects of the design and implementation of rail high voltage traction power systems with particular emphasis on the preparation and checking of designs.
•Practical experience of the operational requirements of railway construction works.
•Good knowledge of Project Safety requirements.
•Good commercial awareness and knowledge of contract conditions.
•Excellent communication and presentation skills.
•Excellent understanding of task, time and people management.

•Working towards Chartered Engineer Status
•Holder of Personal Track Safety card
•Broad railway construction, maintenance or operations experience

Requisition ID: 296660
Organization: Mobility
Career Level: not defined
Full time or part time possible

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