Ops Comms Senior Project Engineer (CEM) | Rail

  • Job Reference: 00002477-1
  • Date Posted: 13 February 2023
  • Recruiter: Linbrooke
  • Website: http://www.linbrooke.co.uk
  • Location: Regional
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering & Design, Other Rail Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

About The Role

Due to continuous growth, a fantastic opportunity has arisen for a motivated and dedicated individual to join our team in the capacity of a Senior Project Engineer.

Our Telecoms and E&P group have a proven record in project delivery from large to small multi/single discipline projects, providing engineering support and assurance on numerous regional and national rail frameworks throughout the UK. Working within the Ops Comms  Engineer division, we have a team of experienced, flexible and multiskilled engineers with the right-first-time approach to delivery on an exciting and challenging portfolio.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

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

  • Take ownership and responsibility for the completion of technical and engineering tasks associated with a particular project in accordance with agreed quality, budget and timescale constraints
  • Act in the role of Contractors Responsible Engineer (CRE) for the discipline of telecommunications for allocated projects
  • Ensure that all work is carried out safely and professionally
  • Implement and improve processes and procedures in accordance with existing management systems
  • Prepare technical, cost and programme information
  • Prepare bills of quantities/material requests as required
  • Create complex designs for project delivery
  • Prepare technical workscopes and remit sub-contractors
  • Assist with test and commissioning activities under instruction from the PICOT
  • Assist the Central Functions in carrying out their duties in relation to your business
  • Assure that your staff are regularly appraised and have a personal development plan.
  • Participate in training and personal development activities when required.
  • Support business specific initiatives when required

Essential Attributes & Skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent team member with organisational and time management skills.
  • IT literate – Microsoft Office including CAD software such as AutoCAD, Visio, Microstation J.
  • Driving licence.
  • Thorough knowledge of aspects of telecoms engineering as applied to railway telecommunications.
  • Good understanding and appreciation of the CDM Regulations.
  • Practical experience and appreciation of system design, development of system design, safety concepts and associated decision making as applied to railway telecommunications.
  • CDM Regulations Training
  • Work at Risk Assessment / Planning / Approval
  • CDM for Designers
  • Packet Networks and TCP-IP Fundamentals

Desirable Attributes & Skills

  • Technical qualifications to at least HND level or equivalent
  • Membership of a relevant professional institution
  • Demonstrable experience in the management of Rail Communications departments, projects and skilled individuals
  • Health and Safety in a Construction Environment
  • Accident Investigation
  • Health and Safety Awareness
  • Investigation, Incident and Interview Training Course
  • Work at Risk Assessment / Planning / Approval
  • 432 SWR Ribbon Fibre Training


Sheffield /  Manchester / York


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 maybe 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, for this position.

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.