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Senior Engineer: Telecoms

Morson Talent
Closing date
3 Feb 2022

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Senior Telecoms Engineer - Stratford

Job Purpose

Applies significant expertise in the field of engineering which is deployed in the analysis and resolution of medium complexity or network-wide technical problems, providing technical guidance, advice and expertise to senior internal and external stakeholders, interpreting technical strategy, checking or producing designs, associated drawings, information, calculations and research

Key Accountabilities

1. Ensures the safety, functionality or compliance of medium risk newly implemented or altered assets, engineering processes, procedures or systems
2. Leads the development and implementation of medium complexity engineering solutions within their stated discipline or functional specialism, through the provision of subject matter expertise or management of multi-disciplinary teams
3. Provides internal stakeholders with appropriate challenge and professional advice to ensure the development or delivery of high quality, tested engineering solutions
4. Represents TfL Engineering as a subject matter expert when engaging with suppliers, customers, industry bodies and external agencies, identifying and influencing best practice to enable continuous improvement across TfL
5. Makes authoritative technical recommendations which have a medium impact on organisational performance in both the short and longer term
6. Evaluates, selects and applies appropriate solutions to medium risk / value / complexity engineering problems that improve efficiency or effectiveness, while improving safety and reducing operating costs.
7. Acts as Delegated Standards Technical Authority (where assigned), reviewing or maintaining technical or functional strategies, standards and governance for their stated discipline or function, taking into account cost, risk and quality requirements as specified by the business
8. Leads a culture of continuous improvement through the identification of best practice, innovation, whole life cost optimisation and effective root cause analysis


1. Chartered Engineer, recognised international equivalent or possesses equivalent knowledge and experience
2. Deep understanding of the challenges of introducing new assets or changes in practice into the transport system and the necessary trade off between cost, time and quality
3. Good level knowledge of a relevant engineering discipline or functional specialism
4. Good understanding of the interfaces between own discipline / functional specialism and the wider transport system
5. Good understanding of the principles of risk management and value engineering
6. Knowledge of applicable health & safety legislation, industry best practice, standards and guidance
7. Knowledge of the TfL Vision, Mayoral Transport Strategy, Business priorities and financial constraints


1. Significant experience in several of the following areas: conception, specification, design, construction, testing, commissioning, bringing into use, operation and or disposal of assets, systems or changes to engineering practice
2. Broad experience of managing multi-disciplinary engineering teams or applying subject matter expertise to resolve complex technical challenges
3. Broad experience of applying professional engineering judgement to support significant value programmes, projects or operational activities
4. Broad experience of building relationships with and influencing a wide range of stakeholder at all levels within and outside of the organisation

For more information please contact Tom Glover at Morson Talent
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