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Signalling Project Engineer

  • Job reference: R-024930
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: Croydon
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Signalling Project Engineer

Grade 9 - 10

Job Summary

Atkins are about to embark on the next phase of the Feltham Resignalling Project.

Atkins are therefore seeking to recruit a enthusiastic and conscientious engineer into our Transportation Systems Practice (Rail Signalling) to be the Signalling Project Engineer for Feltham Phase 1 (GRIP 5 to 8).

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 Signalling Project Engineer reporting to an Engineering Manager.

Primary functions include :

  • Supporting the Engineering Manager and leading the engineering for small packages of work
  • Resolving engineering issues both on site and with design teams
  • Preparing for and 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
  • Undertaking site surveys
  • Producing 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

  • At least 4 years experience of railway engineering within the signalling discipline
  • 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.

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