Principal Engineer - Signalling

Job Type:Full Time

Principal Engineer - Signalling York or Sheffield based.

Based in either our York or Sheffield offices, you will be responsible for the provision of professional signal engineering input throughout the complete project lifecycle (GRIP 1-8) with a particular emphasis on GRIP 3, 4 and 5 design.

Responsibilities may include, on a project by project basis:
The provision of signal engineering input into: feasibility studies/option analysis/scheme appraisal; scheme development; detailed design; design checking; project management; technical advisor; subject matter expert; project engineering; acting as Contractor's Responsible Engineer.

Delivery of engineering (design and consultancy) specific tasks
Contribution to the engineering input to multi-disciplinary railway engineering (design and consultancy) projects.
Observation of company quality, health and safety, environmental, commercial and project management disciplines and procedures, as relevant to tasks undertaken.
Deputise for the Signalling Design Manager as required.

We will need you to have most of the experience listed below:

IRSE 1.1.550 Signalling Principles Designer; (required)
IRSE 1.1.160 Signalling Design Verifier; (required)
IRSE 1.1.145 Signalling Design Manager (preferable)
Signal Sighting competencies: Sighting Committee Member/Sighting Committee Chair
Ideally an electrical engineering degree or alternatively, a suitable rail industry recognised qualification (HNC/HND)
Extensive experience in signalling design and engineering management within a consultancy environment
Ability to plan and produce compliant signalling schemes with minimum supervision knowledge of signalling principles, circuits, components and the implications of working with other disciplines
Must be a good team worker and decision maker
Customer focused with commercial and financial awareness.
We promote an agile working policy and the role will require some travel, occasional overnight stays and potential secondments.

One of the largest employee-owned companies in the world, Mott MacDonald is a multisector consultancy providing engineering, management, and development services on projects in 150 countries. With over 16,000 of the best people working on a diverse range of challenges, we're helping our clients deliver sustainable infrastructure and development solutions. We have a collegiate and collaborative culture which values equality and diversity, and we take proactive steps to create an inclusive workplace. Together, we are opening opportunities with connected thinking. If this sounds like somewhere you'd like to work, click apply to continue with your application.