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We are recruiting for Project Engineers to join our Rail Automation Communication and Information Systems business. The Project Engineer reports to the Engineering Manager (Fixed Telecoms) and undertakes the day to day responsibility for management and delivery of the engineering aspects of Fixed Telecoms tenders and projects within agreed timescales and budgeted costs, and is responsible for its contribution to overall business performance. Successful candidates will be based in Chippenham.

Degree or equivalent in relevant subject. Chartered Engineer or equivalent status. IRSE Telecoms Project Engineer/Engineering Manager Licence. Leadership and Management of project engineering delivery of development / implementation projects within the Main Line, Mass Transit and Light Rail environment. Proven success leading and motivating a team for effective design and delivery of telecommunications systems. Strong experience and knowledge of implementation project engineering processes covering development, design, construction, test, commissioning and handover. Proven experience of leading delivery of Operational Telecommunications systems engineering activities in the rail environment. Implementation and application of requirements management. Strong understanding and experience of Safety Critical and Safety Related activities in the rail environment. Proven flexibility in the role as it requires an element of travelling and unsociable hours working which may include night working, weekend working and bank holiday working. Proven experience leading estimates for engineering projects and tenders with regard to resources, plans, technology, risk and process. System knowledge of: Copper Cable, Optical Fibre Cable, Lineside Cable Route, Transmission SDH and PDH, Network switches and routers, Modem Systems, Immunisation Systems, Signal Post Telephone Concentrator Systems, PABX Telephony systems, Voice Over IP, Lineside Telephony, Public Emergency Telephone System, Driver Only Operation (Mirror, CCTV, Monitor), GSM-R, Cab Secure Radio, Electrical Systems, Uninterruptible Power Supplies, Charger and Battery Power Supplies, Rail Signalling System Circuits, Earthing Systems. Station Information and Security System CCTV, PA, Help Point. Good knowledge of IT systems and software, especially Microsoft Office and Project. Excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skills. Excellent organisational, time management and problem solving skills. Network Rail Personal Track Safety competency. Full UK Driving licence.

Responsible for the delivery of project engineering activities to agreed time, cost, quality and performance requirements for large multidisciplinary projects. Be responsible for managing the engineering risk elements of Fixed Telecoms projects. Be responsible for managing the engineering aspects of contract requirements for Fixed Telecoms projects. Perform the role of engineering contact for interfaces external to the Fixed Telecoms team. Manage the internal interfaces for the telecoms discipline between design, construction and testing teams. Manage engineering delivery tasks by effectively interfacing to both internal teams and external subcontractors. Plan, co-ordinate and manage Fixed Telecoms engineering team tasks including the management and allocation of resources and equipment in order to deliver effectively and efficiently. The implementation of excellent verbal and numeric reasoning to positively influence both internal and external customers. Identify and manage project scope changes. Provide technical change management support to Project Managers. Regularly report Fixed Telecoms engineering team task progress and status. Be responsible for engineering assurance and governance by demonstrating compliance with standards, processes, procedures and requirements. Lead the provision of estimating for engineering projects and tenders with regard to engineering deliverables, resources, plans, technology, risk and process. Ensure tender and project tasks are delivered in accordance with our Safety and Quality procedures and meet all applicable legislative, safety and customer requirements. Ensure tender and project tasks are delivered and undertaken in accordance with customer Health and Safety procedures and requirements. Initiate, develop and maintain good relationships with internal and external customers, industry associations, suppliers and partners. Responsible for maintaining and developing their own professional competence and mentoring engineers through the Chartered/Incorporated accreditation process. Complete personal and business objectives agreed under the Performance Management Process.


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