Position: Assistant Senior Engineer - Signaling - Rail
At Jacobs, we push the limits of what’s possible to make the world smarter, more connected and more sustainable. In our transport work, that means designing innovative solutions to move people and goods safely and efficiently across the globe. From rail systems mobilising accessible transit, to ports linking land and sea – when it comes to connecting the people and places of tomorrow, the future of transport depends on us.
The Signalling Design Engineer will be experienced in leading Signalling renewals / enhancement projects and undertaking the design, verification and assurance of associated signalling designs and supporting specifications / reports. Extensive knowledge of schemes development and detailed design processes are essential for this role.
About the opportunity
Line Management of staff / design team.
Contractors Responsible Engineer (CRE), providing technical assurance on allocated projects, ensuring compliance with all contractual and statutory requirements.
Work package management; leading signalling projects and allocating deliverables / tasks to the design team, delivering within agreed budget and timescales and implementing effective management of change control.
Undertake signalling principles design, verification and technical reviews in accordance with current standards and procedures.
Adhere to statutory regulations, client standards and specifications where appropriate.
Attend meetings and workshops with clients and stakeholders.
Briefing of Staff (Standards/Technical/Safety).
Provide support, mentorship and guidance for the development of staff.
Support the Head of Discipline, as required.
Participate in the preparation of technical details, specifications and tenders for signalling projects.
Monitor the progress of works and ensure that the development, design, construction and testing requirements are met and effect remedial action when required
Ensure that the technical and safety standards are maintained in all aspects of design work in order that successful project implementation and future reliability is achieved.
Participate in the planning, programming and monitoring of resources to meet programme and budget requirements and targets.
Assist in the forecast of resource requirements necessary for allocated projects in sufficient time to ensure that they can be provided.
Perform duties as directed by Management from time to time in connection with Signalling design activities. Discharge safety responsibilities in relation to CDM Regulations, Health and Safety legislation, Company procedures including development of the project Safety Plan.
B.Tech or M.Tech in Electrical / Electronic engineering or other rail industry recognized qualification
8- 12 years’ experience.
Membership of IRSE
IRSE License - Signalling Principles Designer (1.1.550)
IRSE License - Signalling Design Verifier (1.1.160)
Contractors Responsible Engineer (CRE)
Extensive knowledge of Signalling principles and design processes GRIP stages 1-8.
Facilitation of workshops / meetings (Client facing)
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
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