Principal Telecoms Design Engineer

Recruiter
Amey
Location
Swindon
Posted
28 Nov 2018
Closes
10 Dec 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

What is the purpose of this role?

  • The provision of conceptual and outline design of Telecoms engineering solutions, presentation of engineering options.
  • Preparation, checking and approval of feasibility studies, outline project specifications and other relevant written documents.
  • Production, checking and approval of signalling layouts prior to issue to the client.
  • Production, checking and approval of design concepts, drawings, specifications and other technical documents, ensuring adherence to current standards and procedures.

What will this role involve?

  • Lead, supervise and check the work of other staff, including mentoring of junior Telecoms engineers
  • Preparation and checking of safety critical Telecoms design, plans, application logic, technical details and TSRs, ensuring compliance with contractual and statutory requirements as well as client needs
  • To ensure all design produced complies with scopes of work, client requirements and company procedures and meets all operational, technical and safety principles
  • Assist with and contribute to the professional development of staff by supervising and checking the technical progress of staff, reporting the results and making recommendations to the Signal Design Manager
  • Contribute to the production and maintenance of statutory risk assessments and registers
  • Perform site correlation activities as required and mentor junior staff in this activity
  • Undertaking drawing office cover during commissioning works
  • Delivery of work to program, budget and specification
  • Contribute to the development and mentoring of staff within the Section
  • Assist with the planning, monitoring and reporting of project resources and finances
  • Contribute to the technical evaluation of tenders, estimating and bid writing including negotiating with clients and identifying clarifications, unique selling points, methodologies and risks
  • Client and third party liaison, whilst maintaining appropriate levels of confidentiality
  • Representing the company on technical matters

What are we looking for?

  • HNC/HND or equivalent but relevant experience may be accepted in lieu

  • IRSE Designer Licence 2.1.115v1

  • 8+ years of leadership experience

  • Membership of the IET or IRSE (desirable)

  • A minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience in the design of SISS Telecoms including CCTV, CIS, and Public Address systems and experience of Operational Rail telecommunications design would be beneficial. A good knowledge of rail industry products, practices and familiarity with applicable railway standards is essential

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