Senior Engineer

Primary Purpose of the Role

Produce and review signalling design in accordance with company and international standards.

Principal relationships

Reports to Senior Engineer Team Lead, book wiring, mechanical design, LVAC, document control

Key Tasks

Lead in the production of signalling design drawings as instructed and in accordance with own knowledge and experience. To ensure the safety and quality standards of designs. To act as an independent verifier of the work of othersˇ Provide resource estimates to the Application Design Manager Anticipate, highlight and escalate critical issues.ˇ Coordinate with other functions in the company on signalling design issuesˇ Liaise and communicate with stakeholders both external and internalˇ Integrate with other functions within a project to resolve signalling issues.ˇ Take pragmatic approach to problem solving.ˇ Keep abreast of technical development in the railway signalling design field both within and outside of the companyˇ Comply with any requirements laid out in a project role description

Technical and Professional Skills

  • Appropriate technical qualification or equivalent

  • In possession of an IRSE Principles Designer License 1.1.150D (or 1.1.130)

  • In possession of an IRSE Design Verifier License 1.1.160

  • At least 5 years technical/project experience in signalling design

  • Registration with the IRSE, ideally to member level

  • Extensive knowledge of LU standards

  • Current Knowledge of signalling design processes

  • Good technical writing skills and good interpersonal communication skills

  • Personality and Behaviours

The post holder should have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate at all levels in the spoken and written word. A good outward appearance, self-motivation and the ability to work under pressure are vital.

You must reside and be eligible to work in the UK to apply for this position. If this is the role for you, please apply online or send your CV via email to