Assistant Project Engineer - Signalling - United Kingdom

Linbrooke Services Ltd
07 Dec 2018
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Role Purpose

Linbrooke Services provide high quality Telecommunications, Signalling, Power and Minor Civil Engineering solutions to the Rail Industry. The purpose of this role is to assist the engineering delivery of signalling projects to ensure adherence to specification matched to delivery within timescale and budget.

Duties and Responsibilites

Provide technical leadership to the signalling engineering resources of Linbrooke and its partner / sub-contractors on the portfolio of projects where the role is allocated as the assistant project engineer.
Participate in training and personal development activities as required
Support specific business initiatives as required
Develop Risk Assessments to identify Risks and Hazards and advise on adequate control measures to ensure identified risks are brought down to an acceptable level
Ensure that the requirements of the Linbrooke and customer Document Control systems are met

In accord with the direction of the responsible Linbrooke Project Manager:

Assists in ensuring the completion of signalling engineering tasks / activities and delivery activities are achieved in accordance with agreed engineering standards whilst attaining quality, budget targets within timescale constraints.
Responsible for assisting the relationship with the client DPE or equivalent role for all signalling engineering matters
Responsible for assisting in ensuring that signalling design, construction and test & commissioning deliverables remain coordinated both in technical content and in timeframe and where appropriate coordinated with other functions / discipline’s deliverables
Responsible for assisting in the assurance that the adequate quality and timeliness of presentation of signalling engineering deliverables to the client for acceptance or approval
Ensure that adequate signalling engineering knowledge regarding the project scope is available to all project team members
Ensure that the project operates an appropriate document control process for all engineering deliverables management
Ensure that accurate as built drawings and health and safety file information is produced as appropriate and returned to the customer via the approved means / processes
Assist in ensuring that all project related engineering tasks / activities are robustly planned and resourced in accord with timescale and budget constraints
Assist in ensuring that changes to engineering scope are captured and as relevant escalated to the project manager for action in accord with the contract
Ensure that the following documentation has been provided, understood, and acknowledged prior to undertaking engineering delivery works :-

Work Package Plans
Task Briefing Sheets
SSOW Packs
Project specific documentation, including drawings, SIGTAN’s, PAN’s, and TI’s
Programme of works and a reporting schedule are available
Correct materials and consumables are available
Specialist tools and resources are available

Brief project documentation to employees as identified
Identify project specific requirements for any permits or specific access requirements
Identify and action with resource owners any requirements for specialist tools and equipment required for the programme delivery
Assist in ensuring that orders are in place for all engineering deliverables / activities and provide timely and accurate reporting to the Linbrooke Project Manager upon targets and progress
Identify project requirements and work with other project engineers to forecast and plan specialist skills / resources

Key Communications and Working Relationships

In-directly responsible for representing engineering interfaces with the construction and engineering managers
In-directly responsible for reporting engineering progress and any issues to the CEM
In-directly responsible for ensuring engineering interfaces are managed efficiently


You are to ensure that each of your allocated projects are provided with adequate information, instruction, control measures & guidance following detailed surveys and risk assessments. Your plans must provide sufficient resource, plant, project documentation and facilities to enable the project’s staff to operate safely without risk to their health, safety, welfare or harm to the work environment.
You should instruct and consistently check that Supervisors are monitoring site safety. It is your responsibility to make certain all Supervisors have sufficient health and safety knowledge, competency and qualifications.
Ensure all work is conducted in line with Safe by Design (SbD) principles. Review, consider and use relevant information from each SbD working group as can be applied to project designs and provide the working groups with feedback on Linbrooke’s developments and lessons learnt.
Review incident and accident reports and ensure conditions exist to enable those with corrective actions to complete them. Ensure subsequent measures are briefed and remain implemented to prevent recurrence.
Proactively support management & safety staff in conducting investigations of accident or incidents. Provide input, advice and recommendations to support the formulation of corrective actions.

Organisational Values

As a company, Linbrooke are dedicated to meeting the needs of our clients and the industry. With our proactive, ‘can do’ ethos, we strive to ensure that our workforce remains consistently competent, unified and flexible in catering to the requirements of our customers and the curves of commerce.

To preserve our unrivalled team-spirit and quality driven delivery process, Linbrooke stands for courage, team-work, humility, determination, passion, selflessness, professionalism and humour.

Committed to enduring as a formidable delivery machine and maintaining our status as our clients’ supplier of choice, we are firm advocates of voicing our opinions constructively and without malice so we can move forwards with both strength and solidarity. Forsaking the ‘blame culture’, we own up to our errors when we make them and step up to the mark in order to rectify and learn from our mistakes.

Built on a firm foundation of military discipline and champion-like motivation, what we do on a daily basis is hard-core, ultimately culminating in fortitude, so in their hour of need, our clients will come to us!

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