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Assistant Signalling Project Engineer / Signalling Project Engineer

  • Job reference: TR-002175
  • Sector: Rail, Transportation
  • Location: Glasgow
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Atkins Transportation Division covers all aspects of multidisciplinary design and management from inception to options appraisal through to detailed scheme design and delivery support. Atkins is one of the UK’s leading multi-disciplinary consultancies engaged in numerous high profile projects for Clients in both the Public and Private Sector.

Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. They build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of new and exciting ideas. Atkins have a vision to shape the future of transportation, to lead where others follow and to deliver the future of mobility today. Atkins Transportation Division covers all aspects of multidisciplinary design and management from inception to options appraisal through to detailed scheme design and delivery support

Atkins have recently enjoyed a number of major projects wins including East West Rail, Cornwall Capacity Enhancement, Norwich Yarmouth Lowestoft and Shepperton signalling projects.

Atkins are therefore seeking to recruit a enthusiastic and conscientious engineer into the Glasgow office of our SCS Practice to be an Assistant Signalling Project Engineer / Signalling Project Engineer.

The SCS practice, with over 400+ staff and a £100m per annum turnover, is a major supplier to Network Rail on many of its major signalling schemes, plus we also have developing relationships with TFL, London Underground and contractors. Its core activities consist of design, construction, testing, engineering and project management of signalling projects. Reflecting our technical expertise and scale, we are often involved in the largest and most complex projects, which have a significant impact to enhance the UK’s rail network

This role is that of a Assistant Signalling Project Engineer / Signalling Project Engineer reporting to an Engineering Manager.

Primary functions include :
• Supporting the engineering lead for projects and leading the engineering for small packages of work
• Preparing for and supporting / running inter disciplinary design reviews
• Preparing Engineering Management Plans, contributing to risk assessments and writing technical reports
• Producing / managing materials lists
• Liaising with client engineers
• Resolving engineering issues both on site and with design teams
• Assisting in the preparation of estimates and tender documentation
• Creating and managing of trackers / registers for engineering deliverable 
• Production /collation of O&M manuals and H&S Files
• Supporting design, test, construction, project management as required, including opportunities to go trackside undertaking Assistant Testing duties during commissioning periods.

Essential Qualifications and Experience
• Experience of signalling design, construction, testing or maintenance
• HNC / HND / Degree or other technical qualification, preferable electrical or electronic

Desirable Qualifications and Experience
• Holds an IRSE Licence(s)
• Experience of working on site
• Knowledge of level crossings
• Undertaken a railway signalling training scheme (e.g. Apprenticeship / graduate programme)

Essential Person Qualities
• Willing and able to learn
• Good written and verbal communication skills
• Can do attitude and flexible
• Able to work within a team, but also be self motivating
• Fit and able to work trackside / hold PTS
• Ability to manage time efficiently and prioritise duties

The role will be based in the Glasgow office based, but the candidate will be required to work at other project sites / offices

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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