Lead Design Engineer

  • Job Reference: 00001176-1
  • Date Posted: 5 September 2022
  • Recruiter: RBDStride
  • Website: https://www.railbusinessdaily.com/stride/
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £50,000 to £60,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Bonus scheme
  • Sector: Engineering & Design
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Reporting to the Senior Design Engineer, the Lead Design Engineer will direct and support activities to achieve the safe implementation of signalling projects to the customer’s specifications and timescales agreed. Check that the quality of output from the section is to the required standards and that target dates are achieved.

What are my responsibilities?
* Monitor the progress of works and ensure that the development, design construction, testing are met and effect remedial action when required
* Ensure that the technical and safety standards are maintained in all aspects of design work in order that successful project implementation and future reliability is achieved
* Assist in the preparation of contract specifications for all projects. Evaluate quality and technical accuracy of tenders and make recommendations to obtain the best available deal for the Company
* Maintain a continuous communication with contractors and customers in the development and implementation if projects to ensure a uniformity of purpose and common targets
* Participate in planning and programming of resources to meet the requirements of allocated projects
* Identify the required programme provision for allocated projects to enable target dates to be met
* Assist in the forecast of resource requirements necessary for allocated projects in sufficient time to ensure that they can be provided
* Perform duties as directed by management from time to time, including site works
* Safety responsibility in terms of Health and Safety legislation, Company procedures including development of the project Safety Plan

What do I need to qualify for this job?
* HNC/HND in Electrical Engineering or equivalent (essential)
* Previous experience in Railway Signalling Systems (essential)
* IRSE Principles Designer License 1.1.130

WHATS IN IT FOR YOU

• Competitive annual salary DOE + bonus

  • 26 days holiday with the ability to purchase or sell 5 additional days
  • The offer to double your pension contributions 
  • Heavily discounted private healthcare
  • 6 x salary for death in service
  • Hybrid working
  • Other very exciting benefits – accessible via My Benefits website