Electrical Design Engineer

Electrical Design Engineer

Location Croydon, London
Job Type Contract
Salary £400 per day

Job Description

To support company's Design and Engineering department in the production of Telecommunication system detailed designs inclusive of the train communications system installation requirements throughout the project lifecycle.

The role will involve interpreting detailed survey information of railway infrastructure and producing conceptual and detailed designs, inclusive of detailed drawings for the Installation of the OTC system which will include, but are not limited to, fixing arrangements, fabrication drawings, Connectivity schematics and information to allow for the completion of the detailed design, installation and commissioning of WIFI antennas, LAN Switch cabinets, Power distribution, RX Receiver bases and associated cabling to achieve a operational system to specification.

Compiling documentation and drawings into correct format for submission to clients, including redline design packs, Engineering change requests and As-Built information.

Fully responsible for execution of assigned projects throughout all stages of the design, solution realization and deployment process.


  • Managing their deliverables for their design element from design stage through to As-Built phase.
  • Completes internal design reviews for project documentation prior to release to ensure compliance with relevant specifications.
  • Production of Conceptual and Detailed design layout plans, sections, elevations, and detailed drawings for various stages of the project lifecycle.
  • Completes internal design reviews for project documentation prior to release to ensure compliance with relevant specifications.
  • Performs planning, installation, configuration, or Integration service, for customers and partners.
  • Coordinates product samples for testing, gives technical advice and presentations, and solves integration issues.
  • Coordinates resources in product development and production and clarifies all technical questions.
  • Coordinates collaboration with 3rd-party manufacturers or system integrators after consultation with the factory.
  • Analyses technical issues at all stages and facilitates problem solving with manufacturer support.
  • Provides regular reporting of the technology adoption and opportunities.
  • May provide testing, troubleshooting, and ongoing support.
  • Ensure that company's design solutions are undertaken with consideration of commercial, programme implications and risks/hazards.
  • Implementing health and safety risk assessments at design stage, ensuring designs are prepared and/or modified to avoid foreseeable health and safety risks at installation stage.
  • Able to work as part of a dynamic team, as well as demonstrating individual drive and ownership of allocated tasks.
  • Support the culture of continuous HSE improvement.
  • Attend training events at company's premises and those of third-party training organisation
  • Capable of working to tight project time scales whilst paying attention to detail, and act comfortably under pressure.
  • A good understanding of Comms, electrical & mechanical design regulations.
Education level and/or relevant experience(s)
  • HND/HNC in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, or equivalent with relevant mechanical and installation experience.
  • At least 4 years relevant experience in the field.
  • Strong command of the English language
  • Knowledge of British Standards, experience of Railway standards.
  • Profound understanding of technical drawings and draftsmanship
  • Experience of Railway Communication systems
  • Proficient understanding and know how in processes, technologies, products, or other relevant field of expertise
  • Effective utilization of recognized planning, analytical or conceptual principles and techniques
  • Understanding and applying principles of effective project management
  • Understands impact of legislation and law regulations relevant to the business or function.

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