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Signalling Review & Risk Engineer

Posted: 6 Jan 2021 Closes: 5 Feb 2021
Crewe, United Kingdom GBP 51,156.00 - 57,551.00 per year
Permanent & Full-time NWR_IRC2203819

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Brief Description

We are seeking a signalling engineer to lead and chair the NW&C region minor scheme review panel. This role will provide specialist advice on developing signalling layouts to Capital Delivery and Asset Management. The ideal candidate will have previous experience of leading the scheme plan design/production process and hold or working towards a relevant IRSE licence. We will provide an expert industry mentor to support your road to competence in scheme plan risk assessments and approval in principle.
About the role (External)
  • Carry out engineering risk assessment of allocated proposals from clarification of remit to the completion of single option feasibility work and handover into detailed design.
  • Provide specialist advice to teams developing signalling layouts across all functions within Infrastructure investment and Asset management.
  • Manage the minor scheme plan sign-off process for allocated routes.
  • Monitor for consistency in the application of risk ID and evaluation methods (e.g. HAZOP, QRA, LRM, and the GK/RT/14200 suite), as suitable to evaluate and compare options.
  • Review risk analysis of schemes in development and provide functional direction to the teams.
  • Provide specialist advice resource so that all detailed engineering and development activities, result in schemes that are affordable, meet programme requirements in a safe & environmentally responsible manner and are delivered to time, cost and quality.
  • Maintain an interface with Route and National Signal Engineers within the Engineering Function.

  • Working towards an engineering degree or equivalent industry-recognised training qualification.
  • IRSE Licence holder Signalling Principles Designer or Signalling Schemes Designer, Signalling Design Verifier, Design Manager (S) or working towards.
  • A demonstrable aptitude for option development.
  • Strong evaluation and decision-making skills.
  • A working knowledge of rail engineering; relevant successful experience working in the signalling discipline and an adequate understanding of all other related disciplines.
  • An ability to work and communicate effectively in a team context.
  • An appreciation of all the life cycle stages of rail infrastructure.
  • Formal qualifications in risk identification and assessment.

  • Foundation degree in engineering
  • Membership of a relevant engineering professional institution.
  • Experience in design, installation and maintenance.
How to apply (External)

Salary: £51,156 - £57,551

Closing date: Tuesday 19th January 2021. Late applications will not be accepted.

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