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  • Location

    Derby, England

  • Job title:

    Traction & Rolling Stock Project Engineer

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  • Contact phone:

    01992 501111

  • Duration:

    Until December 2022

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​MPI are currently recruiting a Traction & Rolling Stock Project Engineer based in Derby

Immediate start until December 2022

IR35 Determination: Outside

Salary Negotiable.


Role Definition

Working as part of a close-knit team the Project Engineer will have an area of specialism and a wide knowledge of our industry especially in regard to retrofitting train control systems. The Project 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.


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.

•             A broad knowledge of the production of both electrical and mechanical design drawings and documents.

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

•             In depth knowledge 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 Solid Edge 3D CAD system.


For further information please contact MPI 01992 501111 and ask for Sue Garraway