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Assistant Signalling Project Engineer / Signalling Project Engineer

  • Job reference: TR-002584
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Location: Croydon
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Job Summary
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 our Transportation Systems Practice (Rail Signalling) to be an Assistant Signalling Project Engineer / Signalling Project Engineer.
Atkins has one of the UK Rail industry’s largest signalling engineering teams and as such you will be joining our Transportation Systems Practice which comprises a team of approximately 200 professional signalling and telecommunications designers, project engineers and engineering managers. This, together with Atkins broader cross discipline capability and our Global Design Centre, means our engineers have an unrivalled collective knowledge to tap into and learn from.

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
• Resolving engineering issues both on site and with design teams
• 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
• Supporting or leading with site surveys
• Assisting in the preparation of estimates and tender documentation
• Creating and managing of trackers / registers for engineering deliverables
• 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
• 2-5 years 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) or working towards one.
• 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
• IT literate

This role will be based from our Croydon office. However significant attendance on site will be a requirement and flexibility regarding working location will be essential.

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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