Traction & Rolling Stock Electrical Engineer

MPI Limited
Derbyshire, UK
19 Aug 2019
02 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
I am currently recruiting for a Traction and Rolling Stock Electrical Engineers.

I have availability in Derby and Chippenham

Start ASAP
Duration: 26 weeks
Rate: T.B.C

Key Accountabilities

• Capable of initiating and managing detailed electrical related analysis of extensive,
multi-layered systems.
• Will work closely with the engineering team members in the UK and Germany, project
groups, the lines of business and heads of technology throughout Siemens, to ensure that
the project electrical engineering solutions meets our customers' needs now, and in the
• Will take an active role in liaison with and supervision of third-party design companies to
ensure projects are progressed to an agreed programme and technical issues are
• Provide key input and ideas to help determine the most appropriate technical, product and
commercial solutions within the given geographical and technical environment.
• Ensure innovation and value engineering is applied to all proposals.
• A key player within the project organisation.

Specific Skills/Tasks

• In depth practical knowledge and experience of implementing and interfacing to train control
systems, in particular TPWS, AWS, Traction Control, Brake Control, Vigilance, GSM-R and
• The application design of standard hardware in an on-train environment and documentation
of the application design for train carried systems.
• Ability to understand and capture electrical engineering requirements (specifications,
scenarios, rules, etc.) relating to the subsystem.
• Ability to produce supporting electrical design information, in particular electrical risk
assessments, FMECA's, electrical protection calculations and earth bond calculations.
• Ability to design circuitry and specify electrical components required to facilitate the interface
between systems.
• Experience of leading/participating in vehicle surveys to ensure sufficient information is
gathered to facilitate the production of installation designs.
• In depth knowledge of depot procedures and site safety.
• An understanding of the approvals process required to modify a train and bring it back into
• Ability to undertake diagnosis and fault finding of complex safety related and safety critical
control systems.
• Read and review requirements, creating written comments and attending reviews as
• Review engineering data for completeness and consistency.
• Review product installation designs to ensure adherence to guidelines and installation
• Previous experience in liaising with subcontractors throughout the whole project lifecycle.
• Must be willing to fill gaps in own knowledge and experience through taking a pro-active
approach to learning and seeking information from within and outside the company.
• Demonstrates customer focus in all work carried out.
• Experience of working to industry quality and safety standards.
• Strong and effective communicator at all levels within the business and in front of new and
existing customers.
• Demonstrates innovative and creative thinking when performing problem solving initiatives.
• Highly motivated, dependable and self-reliant.
• To work throughout the world


• Specific knowledge of implementing ETCS and/or CBTC systems
• Proven track record in working in major Sub-contract environments.
• CAD (or other schematic drawing tools) experience.

Please contact MPI ASAP and ask for Sue if you would like further information

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