Telecoms Design Engineer

Telecoms Design Engineer

Location Cumbernauld
Job Type Permanent
Salary To be confirmed

Job Description

An exciting opportunity for a Telecoms Design Engineer to join an established and busy in-house design team specialising in multi-disciplinary engineering projects in the rail sector around the UK.


Business Unit


Having secured a number of long term Frameworks with key clients, they are further expanding our in-house Design team. They have a number of positions available at various levels for engineers who are committed to delivering the optimum design solution, building on their experience, and furthering their professional development.


The in-house design team consists of specialist designers at various levels of competency responsible for design engineering on a variety of telecoms, civils, rail and engineering projects and frameworks including CP6, asset management contracts, infrastructure projects and tendered rail / civils schemes, telecoms projects and frameworks etc.


The Role


This Individual Will:


The Telecoms Design Engineer has responsibility for the development of technical solutions within the team’s budgetary, programme and quality requirements.

• Show initiative to put forward proposed solutions based on sound engineering principles, and highlight any observed non-compliances with CDM Regulations.

• Challenge the brief, enabling innovative development of unambiguous engineering solutions from feasibility through to detailed design.

• Input into the development of design philosophies of engineering solutions.

• Develop an understanding of construction methodology.

• Attend site inspections / surveys as required in order to inform the design.

• Telecoms engineering design solutions, and check where appropriate.

• Produce and maintain the Designer’s Risk Assessment and Decision Log.

• Produce clear, consistent, referenced calculations, reports and sketches to current CoP, standards and best practice.

• Clearly communicate design philosophy and requirements with other team members.

• Work to the principles of BIM where this has been determined as the method of project delivery, expanded further below.

• Attend Design Team at meetings with the company's Project Delivery Team and/or external Clients and Stakeholders.

• Assist change and input into more efficient processes and design tools to assist the efficient delivery of engineering services.

• Appreciate the team’s financial, quality and programme targets, expanded further below.

• Promote safe working practices in all areas.

• Promote a culture of excellence in Company's Design & Engineering towards its customers in order to exceed their expectations, and fulfil the vision of becoming the consultant of first choice.

• Experience and knowledge of implementation project engineering processes covering development, design, construction, test, commissioning and handback




To excel in this role, you will have previous experience as a Telecoms Design Engineer in a rail project environment.

• Experience in the design of Telecoms infrastructure

• A good understanding of engineering principles.

• Knowledge and understanding of the design process, and engineering drawing practices.

• Minimum BEng / BSc Degree level of education, or equivalent.

• Working towards Membership of a relevant Professional Body.

• CSCS Professionally Qualified Person, or similar.

• Sentinel Personal Track Safety (PTS) competence.


In return

• Competitive annual salary negotiable dependant on experience

• 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (increasing with service)

• Up to 3 volunteer days

• Company contributory Pension scheme

• Life Insurance

• Westfield Health Cash Plan & Westfield Rewards

• Generous Employee referral scheme

• Support and employee infrastructure embedded in the business as a platform for personal and professional development creating pathways for unrivalled career development and progression opportunities internally.

• Consistent learning opportunities

• A safe place to work

• Employee forum’s that provide a platform for having your voice heard

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