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    Traction & Rolling Stock Installation Design Engineer - Mechanical

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    Outside of IR35.

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    01992 501111

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Role Definition

Working as part of a close-knit team the Installation Design Engineer will have an area of specialism and a wide knowledge of our industry especially in regard to retrofitting train control systems. The Installation Design Engineer will work within the on-board train fitment design team to ensure the installation design engineering requirements on the project are correctly captured and delivered. This role is outside of IR35.

Key Accountabilities

Will play a key role in delivering in-house design solutions for retrofit design projects.

Will take an active role in liaison with third-party design companies to ensure commonality of designs is achieved.

Specific Skills/Tasks


In depth practical knowledge and experience of designing the retro-fitment installation of train systems, in particular ETCS, TPWS, AWS, GSM-R, Wi-Fi, CCTV and DAS.

· The application design of standard hardware in an on-train environment and documentation of the application design for train carried systems.

· Ability to understand and capture installation design requirements (specifications, scenarios, rules, etc.) relating to the subsystem.

· Previous experience of using Solid Edge 3D CAD system.

· Ability to produce 3D CAD models of all areas of the vehicle.

· Ability to design equipment mounting brackets/supports.

· Ability to produce manufacturing and assembly drawings to exact standards and quality.

· Experience of leading/participating in vehicle surveys to ensure sufficient information is gathered to facilitate the production of installation designs.

· Awareness of depot procedures and site safety.

· An understanding of the approvals process required to modify a train and bring it back into service.

· Read and review requirements, creating written comments and attending reviews as required.

· Review engineering data for completeness and consistency.

· Review product installation designs to ensure adherence to guidelines and installation constraints

· Previous experience in application designs for maintenance.

· Previous experience in liaising with subcontractors throughout the whole project lifecycle.

· Experience of working to industry quality and safety standards.


· Specific knowledge of implementing ETCS and/or CBTC systems and GSM-R systems

· Proven track record in working in major Sub-contract environments

· Previous experience of using MicroStation CAD system

· Previous experience of using AutoCAD CAD system

 For further information please forward your CV, Trade Papers and contact details to Sue Garraway