Telecoms Design Engineer

Telecoms Design Engineer

Location York, Birmingham, Warrington
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable DOE

Job Description

Our Client has a rapidly growing Rail team and they now have an excellent opportunity for Telecoms Engineers with UK rail experience to be engaged upon a portfolio of Rail Infrastructure projects.

Role accountabilities:

  • Implement Network Rail or London Underground applicable standards to telecoms systems and procedures, to maintain a cost effective, high quality, safe and environmentally responsible approach to Telecoms design, construction, commissioning and other technical activities on relevant projects, compliant with all relevant legislation.
  • Undertake site surveys, condition assessment of existing assess.
  • Undertake design packages in collaboration with other engineers, CAD technician.
  • Undertake design check ensuring compliant to standards and code of practices.
  • Supporting Contractor Responsible Engineers delivering to quality, time and budget
  • Identify and share best practice across the various project teams.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • BEng or BSc Degree or higher in a Telecommunication / Systems Engineering related subject
  • HND in Electrical and Electronic Engineering / Telecommunications
  • Fully conversant with GRIP process, Railway Group Standards, Network Rail and or London Underground Company Standards and CDM Regulations
  • A good understanding of Network Rail and or London Underground Telecoms assets and project lifecycle on multidiscipline railway projects
  • Technically competent to undertake engineering design, managing inter disciplinary interfaces and ability to adapt to quick changes in design.
  • A good knowledge of following systems subsystem with proven track records of system design through technically complex, varied and successful project.
  • Trackside equipment
  • Copper and fibre cabling
  • Immunisation against EMI
  • Lineside Telephones and Concentrator System
  • Fixed Telecommunications Network (FTN and FTNx)
  • Multiprotocol Label Switching Networks (MPLS)
  • Radio systems in UK Rail operations (GSM-R primarily)
  • Station and Building network infrastructure –
  • Structured Cabling infrastructure – Copper and fibre optic
  • Internet Protocol Closed Circuit Television (IP-CCTV) Systems
  • EN54 Public Address and Voice Alarm Systems
  • Integrated Station / Building Management Systems (ISMS, IBMS)
  • Customer Information Systems (CIS)
  • IP based Access Control Systems
  • Multi-mode Intruder Detection Systems
  • Wireless Network Architecture
  • UPS System
  • Experience in the use of Computer Aided Design Packages (Micro Station).
  • Strong collaborative behaviours to interface with internal and external stakeholders / clients
  • Willing to travel and work at various locations within the UK, which may include unsocial hours on an occasional basis.

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