Telecoms Design Engineer

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

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    Rail Jobs and Transportation

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  • Salary:

    £34000 - £40000 per annum + 24 Days Holiday, Pension, Life Assurance

  • Contact:

    Rail Technical Team

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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Our client are world leaders in asset management, engineering design and operational delivery, solving complex challenges for clients such as Network Rail.

They are seeking experienced Design Engineers on a permanent basis to undertake work of a technical nature that falls within the jobholders ability and competence. Candidates should be flexible in order to work at any position within a design project team to achieve the project objectives:-

- To supervise the work of other staff
- When required, to undertake the roles of Activity Manager and Designer.
- Preparation of safety critical telecom design, plans and technical details.

- HNC/HND or equivalent but relevant experience may be accepted in lieu
- IRSE Designer Licence 2.1.115v1 (or able to obtain such)
- Membership of the IET or IRSE (desirable)

- Minimum of 3 years' relevant experience in the design of SISS Telecoms including CCTV, CIS, and Public Address systems and experience of Operational Rail telecommunications design would be beneficial.
- Good knowledge of rail industry products, practices and familiarity with applicable railway standards is essential.

Typical Duties:-
- Preparation of all level of design from feasibility studies, outline project specifications through to detailed design submissions.
- Production of Telecoms layout drawings, specifications and other technical documents.
- Production checking of team's work prior to independent check.
- Site visits and surveys, inspection of equipment for condition and capacity, including mentoring of junior staff in these activities.
- Delivery of work (personal workload and that of suppliers and technicians under the Job Holder's control) to programme, budget and specification.
- Mentoring of junior staff within the team.
- Planning, monitoring and reporting of project resources, billable hours and delivery timescales.
- Ensure that design is effectively produced using the CAD system in accordance with office procedures and project specific CAD compliance requirements.
- Updating of designs and records.
- Client, inter discipline and third party liaison