Head of E&P Engineering | Rail

  • Job Reference: 00000876-1
  • Date Posted: 5 January 2023
  • Recruiter: Linbrooke
  • Website: http://www.linbrooke.co.uk
  • Location: Sheffield or York
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering & Design, Senior Executive Positions, Other Rail Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

About The Role

Provide technical and safety leadership for E&P engineering within the company in accordance with the Health & Safety Management System. Own the company E&P Engineering policies for the  management of teams and project delivery to meet the business objectives.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

As part of your day to day role, you are responsible for the following:

  • Develop and manage the E&P Engineering team structure, processes and tools to deliver, review and validate engineering outputs to support the programme schedule, budget and quality requirements.
  • Act as the company technical authority for E&P engineering.
  • Define and direct the E&P engineering assurance regime.
  • Develop safety and quality objectives within the programme including appropriate validation and verification, testing and commissioning, staff development and competence management processes.
  • Identify and manage the programme engineering budget along with providing support information.
  • Manage all project development, engineering and commissioning activities so that they result in schemes that are affordable, and that meet programme requirements for time, cost and quality.
  • Manage the commissioning and approval processes for all aspects of E&P Engineering.
  • Direct the production and maintenance of company policy and technical strategy for E&P engineering, optimised with other disciplines, to deliver the company objectives.
  • Represent Linbrooke Services E&P Engineering interests with internal and external stakeholder.
  • Review and approve deviations from company rules and standards.
  • Agree and enact technical recommendations arising from formal investigations and other investigations into significant safety or performance affecting failures.

The above list is not exhaustive, and you will occasionally be asked to undertake additional duties where it is reasonable and appropriate.

Essential Attributes & Skills

  • Chartered Engineer with relevant successful experience of Programme Management within the Railway Industry or other complex E&M industries/projects
  • University degree in electrical engineering
  • Membership of an appropriate Professional Institution
  • Relevant experience of railway engineering systems and equipment, and implementation

Desirable Attributes & Skills

  • BS7671 Related Competencies (e.g City & Guilds 2382, 2392)
  • Fellow of an appropriate institution
  • Experience of developing technical strategy
  • Experience of developing asset management strategies
  • Experience of negotiating at senior level and balancing the views of a range of stakeholders


Monday - Friday





When you join Linbrooke, you are entitled to our outstanding benefits and wellbeing plan as part of your position.

Hybrid Working: Find the right balance that works for you. Depending on your role*, you will be entitled to work 2/5 days from home.

Health & Wellbeing: Supercharged health and wellbeing plan by Westfield Health and EAP employee assistance programme.

Fitness & Rewards: Fitness discounts with My Gym and Westfield Health Rewards. Stay on top of your game and save £££.

Community: Volunteering is big at Linbrooke. You can take 1 day off work to support causes you believe in. And you will get paid for doing it.

Sick Pay: Income protection for up to 6 weeks in 12 month period. So when you are unwell you don't have to worry about your finances.

Death In Service: In the unfortunate event of death, your nominated beneficiaries will receive a tax-free lump sum equivalent to a two-year salary.

*If your application is successful we will discuss hybrid working arrangements with you during the interview.


We have set out to be the market leader in technology and connectivity integration across UK infrastructure.

We will draw upon our core values and out-perform others, delivering excellence through customer responsiveness, collaboration, and innovation. In doing so we will create a sustainable future for our people and our customers, reshaping and influencing the industries we operate in.

Working in partnership with our customer we intend to achieve the extraordinary.




All employees must be able to speak the English language with fluency with good oral and written skills. Fluency relates to a person's language proficiency and their ability to speak with confidence and accuracy, using accurate sentence structures and vocabulary. For those whose first language is a signed language, all reasonable adjustments will be made.

Comply at all times with the requirements of Linbrooke Services’ HSEQ policies and in accordance with the Health & Safety at Work Act. Delivery of all work in accordance with Linbrooke Services’ quality procedures and customer standards and specifications. Support the business during quality audits and demonstrate compliance.