SCADA Engineering Manager

Ford & Stanley Limited
Warwickshire, UK
13 Sep 2019
21 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Ford & Stanley Interim - The Rail Specialists are currently looking to recruit a SCADA Engineering Manager on a contract basis for our client who are experts in delivering and maintaining railway communication systems.

The Opportunity

Our client are industry leaders in delivering and maintaining railway communication systems. The position will involve the management of an established Engineering team delivering a national SCADA project on behalf of Network Rail for the management of their Traction Power systems.

Location: Warwick

Duration: 6months+

Role and Responsibilities

You will provide leadership and line management for a multi-disciplined team include SCADA, Software, Configuration, IT infrastructure and Electrical competence for the design, implementation and test activities for the overall solution
Working with our clients Design Authority you will ensure contract requirements are delivered and fully verified and validated, for acceptance to the Network Rail Project and associated stakeholders
Management of technical interface to Client Discipline Engineers and Programme Managers
Ensure that efficient processes are in place for the team to deliver the Engineering activities
Produce programme detail for the delivery of engineering activities
Produce staffing forecasts and work with internal and external resource providers to meet demands
Provide accurate reporting against programme to relevant Project Managers
Manage the transition of roles from Project into Support, as the programme advances to completion
Produce designs in accordance with contract and all associated Network Rail standards
Perform reviews to verify designs are compliant to contract technical requirements
Ensure designs are risk assessed in accordance with CDM obligations
Ensure designs are fully integrated with other disciplines
Produce test documentation to validate the implemented designs
Produce Bill of Materials associated with designs to support implementation phases
Provide technical support to implementation teams
Produce as-built documentation and associated test results

Essential skills

5 or more years working as a lead within an Engineering function that involves mission critical control systems
Experience in the delivery of complex software and system configuration validation
Ability to lead a team and maintain strict governance controls
Attention to detail in the definition and application of validation activitiesDesirable Skills

Understand SCADA systems associated with electrical power distribution

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