|Location||London, England/London All|
|Career Level||Mid-Senior Level|
|Salary||£37,000 - £42,000 per year|
|Company Size||Large (1000+ employees)|
|Posted Date||June 11th 2012|
|Start Date||Not Specified|
|Closing Date||June 30th 2012 (for applications)|
The Mechanical Engineer for Signalling/Track Equipment is responsible for the provision of professional engineering support to Our Client's signalling mechanical equipment maintenance activities.
The main responsibilities of the Mechanical Engineer for Signalling Equipment are:
• Provision of engineering expertise and technical support to the business as a whole.
• Carry out failure investigations and develop cost effective solutions.
• Optimise maintenance processes and internal engineering standards.
• Lead the development and adoption of innovative solutions; identify, quantify and manage risk.
• Assist the team leader in the successful delivery of complex multi-disciplinary tasks.
• Guide and mentor others within the team.
• To be a design engineer as part of a team which is involved in the preparation of designs for the installation, modification and maintenance of railway signalling equipment ensuring it meets technical requirement and budgeted costs and project timescales.
• Ensure all detailed design drawings, documents or other data affecting the provision or modification of signalling or control equipment result in schemes which are safe for passengers and staff and fit for purpose. In particular by meeting LU and Signalling standards.
• Assess, produce, or evaluate the feasibility of signalling scheme elements.
• Carry out detailed technical investigations into signalling equipment failures or irregularities, provide reason reports on finding and produce equipment re-design to overcome problems found.
• Conduct site surveys, prepare and approve equipment designs and project related applications, including installation standards and maintenance procedures for issue to contractors.
• Prepare and approve equipment design and project related applications.
Critical experience, ‘
• Essential – The minimum requirement is HNC or equivalent engineering qualification.
• Desirable - Experience in the design and in-depth knowledge of signalling equipment, including structural analysis.
• Desirable – Experience of developing detailed design directly using Bentley Microstation CAD system and Projectwise drawing management system.
• Essential - Computer literate in MS office applications
• Essential - Proven record of investigating failures and developing cost effective solutions.
• Excellent communication skills
• Essential - Detailed knowledge of current drawing standards ISO. BS 3939 & BS
• Essential - Thorough understanding of project/task delivery process (time, cost, and quality).
• Desirable - Preferably a chartered engineer or working towards chartership.
• Desirable - Good understanding of mechanical interfaces between Signalling Mechanical equipment and other railway assets
• Essential – Understanding the importance of engineering standards and operational processes in a railway environment with respect to design
For further information, please call Mary McPherson 01489898136 or e mail your cv to firstname.lastname@example.org