Electrical Systems Engineer (Rolling Stock)

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  • Location

    Warwickshire, England

  • Sector:

    Rolling Stock

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  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum + Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Rail Technical Team

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Morson International are looking for an experienced Electrical Systems Engineer to join a Rolling Stock client based in the Warwickshire area.


  • Capture the requirements and design the electrical systems that satisfy customer and business demands as well as industry standards.
  • Working with third parties to capture, agree and document technical requirement specifications.
  • Specification of catalogue equipment, creation and integration into company-designed systems.
  • Designing or specifying the relevant test procedures.
  • Act as design authority
  • Undertake the concept and detailed design of electrical and pneumatic schematics.
  • Produce Bill of Materials (BoMs) to suit.
  • Undertake Failure Modes, Effects and Critical Analysis (FMECA) for systems
  • Lead safety and reliability investigations, report outcomes and recommend solutions.
  • Support the wider engineering and production team to resolve any issues arising from electrical systems.
  • Support in configuration and commissioning of electrical systems.
  • Validate and sign-off the work of others where this is within the bounds of your professional competence.
  • Support the wider team to assist with the training and understanding of electrical systems.

Ideally you will have:

  • Experience of specifying, designing and working with high and low-voltage electrical equipment, in particular 3-phase drives and motors, DC-to-DC converters, rectifiers / inverters, and IGBTs.
  • Sound knowledge and experience of power, traction and braking systems as applicable to railway rolling stock.
  • Ability to analyse energy flows and the implications for power, current, voltage and component sizing etc.
  • Ability to determine the control logic required for a given system and translate this into new electrical schematics.
  • Ability to 'reverse engineer' an existing electrical schematic and analyse the logic.
  • Ability to write Technical Requirement Specifications, Test Specifications and Test Procedures.