Senior Project Engineer - Signalling | Rail

  • Job Reference: 00002424-1
  • Date Posted: 8 February 2023
  • Recruiter: Linbrooke
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  • 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

We are seeking a Senior Project Engineer, to provide technical leadership to the signalling engineering team on the portfolio of projects and undertake the duties of CRE in accord with personal competence. You will actively support specific business initiatives as required and ensure that all project related engineering tasks are robustly planned and resourced in accordance with agreed timescales and budgets.

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the completion and leadership of signalling engineering tasks, ensuring the delivery is achieved in accordance with agreed engineering standards whilst attaining quality, budget targets within timescale constraints.Our Rail Signalling division are proud to be market leaders, demonstrating a turnkey approach for full lifecycle project delivery. The department is made up of proactive and innovative engineers working within major and minor project delivery for Signalling, Power and Communications projects within the UK. Offering ongoing career progression, this is a great opportunity to grow within our dynamic business.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

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

  • Developing Risk Assessments to identify Risks and Hazards and advising on adequate control measures
  • Ensuring that adequate signalling engineering knowledge regarding the project scope is available to all project team members
  • Ensuring that the project operates an appropriate document control process for all engineering deliverables management
  • Ensuring that changes to engineering scope are captured and as relevant escalated to the project manager for action in accord with the contract
  • Guaranteeing all work Package Plans, Task Briefing Sheets and SSOW Packs have been provided and understood
  • Project specific documentation, including drawings, SIGTAN’s, PAN’s, and TI’s
  • Briefing project documentation to employees as identified
  • Identifying project specific requirements for any permits or specific access requirements
  • Identifying and actioning with resource owners any requirements for specialist tools and equipment required for the programme delivery
  • Ensuring that orders are in place for all engineering deliverables / activities and providing timely and accurate reporting to the Linbrooke Project Manager upon targets and progress
  • Identifying project requirements and work with other project engineers to forecast and plan specialist skills / resources
  • Reviewing incident and accident reports and ensuring corrective actions and subsequent measures are briefed and remain implemented to prevent recurrence.
  • Proactively supporting management & safety staff in conducting investigations of accident or incidents.
  • Providing input, advice and recommendations to support the formulation of corrective actions.

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

  • As per IRSE licensing as required
  • WAH Tier 1 - Module 1a - WAH001a Working at Height Theory & Awareness
  • WAH Module 2 WIN236 WAH Procedure training
  • Emergency First Aid at Work (1 Day)
  • Asbestos Awareness
  • CDM Regulations Training
  • Health and Safety Awareness
  • CDM for PMs (Principal Contractor) & Designers
  • Basic Signalling 1 & 2
  • Sentinel - Personal Track Safety (PTS)
  • PTS E-Learning (complete before PTS course)

Desirable Attributes & Skills

  • WAH Tier 1 - Module 1b - WAH001b Working at Height Practical Training
  • Action On Module
  • Managing Confined Spaces
  • Full Fadc Trainng (Frauscher)
  • G110 Tester-Lead Tester
  • G110 Author-Checker
  • Signal Works Testing MOD5 - Assistant Tester
  • SMTH Signalling Maintenance Tester Handbook


Monday to Friday, Office based position.


Unit 2-4 Sheffield Business Park Churchill Way, Chapeltown, Sheffield, S35 2PY


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.