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  • Location

    Chippenham

  • Job title:

    Systems Engineer

  • Sector:

    Rail

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Contact email:

    rhiannonf@mpi.ltd.uk

  • Job ref:

    R-BXWDLR

  • Duration:

    24 weeks

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Client:

    Siemens

Job Title:Systems/Signalling Engineer
Start Date:ASAP
Location:Chippenham
Length of Contract:24 weeks
IR35 Status: Outside IR35

Job Description:

Working as a system, signalling and product support engineer within the customer environment, reporting to CS Senior Systems Engineer.

What are my responsibilities:

Providing engineering support to CS Customers to CS Team & Senior System Engineer as required in relation to:

  • Feasibility - Producing and commenting on feasibility studies for system maintenance, enhancements, improvements and maintaining product/system longevity

  • Design/solution acceptance - able to accept designs from 3rd parties, providing feedback on designs.

  • Obsolescence – monitor product obsolescence reports and coordinate with end customers to access usage and provide guidance on solutions

  • Suitability of solution - producing assessments of suitability for signalling solution, providing recommendations as to the optimum solution.

  • Integration of assets/solutions - taking a systems approach to integrating assets / solutions.

  • Compliance to standards - ensuring that designs are compliant to standards.

  • Concessions - producing detailed concessions to standards with fully reasoned risk assessed arguments that will allow for concessions to be granted.

  • Signalling design changes – Provide suitable design changes for a range of customers (including Network Rail and TfL).

  • Be able to analyse and interpret system diagnostic recorded logs to define issues

  • Support as an individual or accompany CS Engineers site visits to assist with local support issues

  • Be able to produce formal Technical and Engineering Reports following engineering investigation(s)

What do I need to qualify for this job?

  • HNC in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or equivalent (essential)

  • A current IRSE Signaling Design/Design Assistant License or be working towards a license

  • Understanding of Signalling engineering and awareness of developments in Signalling and Train control products

  • Knowledge of relevant Network Rail, British and International standards

  • Knowledge of engineering safety management and its application within the railway environments

  • Experience of personal responsibility for providing professional engineering support to projects and maintenance organisations

  • Ability to represent customer interests with both internal and external parties

  • High level of integrity

  • Highly developed ability to act on own initiative

  • Highly motivated, with a real passion for personal development

  • The ability to use the design software in the discipline (CAD, Office, Databases etc)