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Electrical Engineer Traction & Rolling Stock in Derby, Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Electrical Engineer – Traction & Rolling Stock

6 Month Contract – to start immediately

£500/day - £550/day

Based in Derby

Our client is a well established Nationwide Rail company whose professionalism and well respected name have been instrumental in their success.

Our client is looking for an Electrical Engineer with a Traction and Rolling Stock background to work in Derby.

Working as part of a close-knit team, the Electrical Engineer will have an area of specialism and a wide knowledge of our industry especially regarding train control systems. The Electrical Engineer will work within the on-board train fitment design team to ensure the electrical engineering requirements on the projects are correctly captured and delivered.

You will need:

Essential:

  • In depth practical knowledge and experience of implementing and interfacing to train control systems, in particular TPWS, AWS, Traction Control, Brake Control, Vigilance, GSM-R 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 electrical engineering requirements (specifications, scenarios, rules, etc.) relating to the subsystem.
  • Ability to produce supporting electrical design information, in particular electrical risk assessments, FMECA's, electrical protection calculations and earth bond calculations.
  • Ability to design circuitry and specify electrical components required to facilitate the interface between systems.
  • 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.
  • Ability to undertake diagnosis and fault finding of complex safety related and safety critical control systems.
  • Degree in Electrical Engineering or proven suitable experienceDesirable:
  • Specific knowledge of implementing ETCS and/or CBTC systems
  • Proven track record in working in major Sub-contract environments.
  • CAD (or other schematic drawing tools) experience.

The Role:

  • Capable of initiating and managing detailed electrical related analysis of extensive, multi-layered systems.
  • Will work closely with the engineering team members in the UK and Germany.
  • Will take an active role in liaison with and supervision of third-party design companies to ensure projects are progressed to an agreed programme and technical issues are addressed.
  • Will play a key role in delivering in-house design solutions for retrofit design projects.If you are looking for a new opportunity and for a full job spec – Contact us now on <phone number removed> !!
  • To apply for this position contact Linda Davison by emailing your C.V to linda. Davison @ vital. uk. com The partnering concept promoted by Vital means that we work together with candidates and clients to achieve your career and recruitment objectives. For clients the result is cost effective, culture-compatible solutions that make staff selection, recruitment and retention far easier. For candidates it means a personal and professional relationship that will help you through every stage of obtaining your ideal job and pursuing your career goals. Our commitment to both candidates and clients is equalled only by our professionalism and dedication to providing the best possible service.

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