Principal Telecoms Design Engineer

28 Nov 2018
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
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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