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Signalling Design, Senior and Principal Engineers

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Manchester, Greater Manchester / Cheshire, Crewe / Birmingham, West Midlands
£35000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Closing date
23 May 2022

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The Central Rail Systems Alliance is responsible for delivering track led renewals for all disciplines covering the East, West and Midland Mainline routes. As part of the Alliance team who are responsible for delivery of all signalling design for plain line and S&C renewals over the next two Network Rail control periods (10 years).

In addition to the significant volumes of track renewals design coming from these major mainline routes, the Track Alliance will be involved in the delivery of enhancement works along both routes, offering opportunities for the design teams to get involved in a wider portfolio of project work types in addition to the core track renewals.

We currently have a number of opportunities for IRSE licensed signalling designers, at all levels, to join the Alliance team working out of one of our offices in Birmingham, Doncaster, Derby, York, Crewe or Manchester. This provides an exciting opportunity to be involved in a wide variety of renewals and enhancement projects, covering a range of signalling technologies and working as part of a close-knit team that comprises the client, contracting and consulting sectors of our industry. Delivering projects from early GRIP scheme development through to detailed design, installation and testing will provide valuable experience and career development for motivated individuals.

Whilst we are recruiting these positions to work as part of the Alliance, the business has one of the Rail industry's largest signalling design teams so you will become part of a wider team of over 100 professional signalling design engineers, with a collective depth and breadth of knowledge that can support and nurture your development, as your career moves forward, and you tackle new challenges.

For this role we are looking for individuals at Signalling Designer level to be based in our design offices in Birmingham.

Essential Requirements:

  • Able to carry out Safety Critical Work.
  • Holds current IRSE Signalling Designer licence (1.1.510).
  • Experience including knowledge of UK railway standards, design processes and procedures preferable at both outline design (NR GRIP 3 to 4) and detailed design (NR GRIP5+) stages.
  • Experience of using appropriate industry standard CAD packages.
  • Experience of signalling design in the UK mainline railway environment including a range of different lineside technologies and types of project.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work closely with team members including excellent standard of English for written communications.

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