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Design Engineer - Signalling (Designer, Senior or Principal)

Mott MacDonald

Location: West Midlands

Job Type: Full time


Job Description:Do you want to work for a company whose purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes, and to transform businesses, communities, and opportunities for it's employees? Mott MacDonald is a global consultancy whose people do exactly that.

We're recruiting for Signalling Design Engineers at a variety of levels (Designer, Senior or Principal) for our Birmingham, York, 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)
  • Experience in signalling design 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.
We promote an agile working policy and the role will require some travel, occasional overnight stays and potential secondments.

If you meet 80% or more of what we're looking for, please still apply. We understand not everyone will meet all the requirements, but you might have skills we didn't know we need.