Project Engineer in Birmingham, Derby, York, Croydon, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Signalling Project Engineer

Are you ready to take up a vital role in shaping some of our exciting projects? How about joining our talented team, where everyone has a voice, and together we face our clients' problems head-on. It's a diverse and inclusive work environment where world-class talent knows no distinctions.

We know that different people have different priorities, which is why we're here to support you. Flexible and remote working is a central part of our culture. So, talk to us about what's ideal for you – from reduced weeks to buying more leave over school holidays. And if you're returning from a career break, ask us how we can help you transition back into work with us.

The Intelligent Mobility and Smart Technology (IMST) practice, within the UK Transportation business, is the home of our market leading transport technology and mobility capability. We work across the transport sector helping our clients navigate through a rapidly changing world linking current Intelligent Transport Systems with future-focused technology opportunities. The practice provides consultancy advisory, research, technical and design services to a broad set of UK and international clients in the transport sector, including the Department for Transport, Highways England, Network Rail and UK local authorities. We blend market-leading capability in motorway control systems, toll road systems, urban traffic control and operations and smart ticketing with thinking and advice on emerging trends and growing areas such as digital highways, mobility as a service and Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAVs).

Atkins are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and conscientious engineer into our Transportation Systems Practice (Rail Signalling) to be a Signalling Project Engineer.

Atkins has one of the UK Rail industry’s largest signalling engineering teams and as such you will be joining our Transportation Systems Practice which comprises a team of approximately 200 professional signalling and telecommunications design personnel, project engineers and engineering managers. This, together with Atkins broader cross discipline capability and our Global Design Centre, means our engineers have an unrivalled collective knowledge to tap into and learn from.

The Role

This role is that of an Assistant Signalling Project Engineer / Signalling Project Engineer reporting to an Engineering Manager.

Primary functions of the role include:

  • Supporting the engineering lead for projects and leading the engineering for small packages of work
  • Preparing for and supporting / running inter disciplinary design reviews
  • Preparing Engineering Management Plans, contributing to risk assessments and writing technical reports
  • Producing / managing materials lists
  • Liaising with client engineers
  • Resolving engineering issues both on site and with design teams
  • Assisting in the preparation of estimates and tender documentation
  • Creating and managing of trackers / registers for engineering deliverables
  • Production /collation of O&M manuals and H&S Files
  • Supporting design, test, construction, project management as required, including opportunities to go trackside undertaking Assistant Testing duties during commissioning periods.

    What you can bring

    Essential Qualifications and Experience

  • 2-5 years experience of signalling design, constriction, testing or maintenance
  • HNC / HND / Degree or other technical qualification, preferable electrical or electronic

    Desirable Experience:

  • Holds an IRSE Licence(s)
  • Experience of working on site
  • Knowledge of level crossings
  • Undertaken a railway signalling training scheme (e.g. Apprenticeship / graduate programme)

    Essential Person Qualities

  • Willing and able to learn
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Can do attitude and flexible
  • Able to work within a team, but also be self-motivating
  • Fit and able to work trackside / hold PTS
  • Ability to manage time efficiently and prioritise duties

    Location

  • With project engineering teams based in Glasgow, York, Birmingham, Croydon, Stratford / Lowestoft we offer flexibility in location.
  • The role will be office based, but the candidate will be required to work at other project sites / offices.

    Why work for Atkins?

    Our Transportation teams are reinventing transport for a challenging yet exciting future. We're creating new ideas and smart solutions for cities, people and the environment. You'll be working alongside some of the top people in our industry, solving challenges that bring together traditional engineering and new technologies. As part of our organisation, you'll be in a privileged position, delivering what's right for governments and communities. You'll be helping us to improve our leading environmental performance while enabling others to do the same.

    Meeting your needs

    To help you get the most out of life in and outside of work, we offer employees "Total Reward." It's a package that can be tailored to your changing lifestyle, career and personal needs. You'll enjoy benefits such as partner discounts, leadership training, professional, accreditations, and career planning for any stage of your career.

    Making sure you're supported is important to us. So, if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview. And let's talk through any adjustments you might need.

More about us

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is a leading global consultancy with over 80 years of design and engineering expertise. With us, you'll be surrounded by the skills, knowledge and support to help you succeed. Together, we can deliver projects which have a positive, sustainable impact on the world.

Atkins, ranked as one of LinkedIn’s Top 25 Companies, where UK professionals want to work and stay once they join.

Atkins recognise that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements.

ATKINS, part of the SNC Lavalin Group, is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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