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Principal Engineer - Signalling

Mott MacDonald

Location: East Riding of Yorkshire

Job Type: Full time


Job Description :Based in either our York, Birmingham, Manchester, Sheffield, Glasgow, Bristol or Cardiff offices, you will be responsible for the provision of professional signal engineering input throughout the complete project lifecycle (GRIP 1-8) with a particular emphasis on GRIP 3, 4 and 5 design.

Responsibilities may include, on a project by project basis:
The provision of signal engineering input into: feasibility studies/option analysis/scheme appraisal; scheme development; detailed design; design checking; project management; technical advisor; subject matter expert; project engineering; acting as Contractor's Responsible Engineer.

Delivery of engineering (design and consultancy) specific tasks
Contribution to the engineering input to multi-disciplinary railway engineering (design and consultancy) projects.
Observation of company quality, health and safety, environmental, commercial and project management disciplines and procedures, as relevant to tasks undertaken.
Deputise for the Signalling Design Manager as required.
Candidate Specification :We will need you to have most of the experience listed below:

  • IRSE 1.1.550 Signalling Principles Designer; (required)
  • IRSE 1.1.160 Signalling Design Verifier; (required)
  • IRSE 1.1.145 Signalling Design Manager (preferable)
  • Ideally an electrical engineering degree or alternatively, a suitable rail industry recognised qualification (HNC/HND)
  • Extensive experience in signalling design and engineering management within a consultancy environment
  • Ability to plan and produce compliant signalling schemes with minimum supervision knowledge of signalling principles, circuits, components and the implications of working with other disciplines
  • Must be a good team worker and decision maker
  • Customer focused with commercial and financial awareness.