Senior Project Engineer in Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Senior Project Engineer

Job Title: Senior Project Engineer
Start Date: ASAP
Contract: Permanent
Salary: 50-60k Dependant on Experience
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland

Company Background

MB Rail Consultancy is a small consultancy based in Edinburgh and operating in the UK Rail Industry. With a friendly and open approach to business and client relationships we value work life balance whilst providing an unparalleled service. Our core fields are Engineering and Safety Management representing Railway Operator clients in Network Change projects to ensure their needs are met by Network Rail and its contractors.

Job Description

This role is a Senior Project Engineer working on the National Freight ETCS project interacting with Network Rail, the ETCS Equipment Supplier, and all Freight Operators (FOCs).

The role supports the Lead Engineer’s Forum (LEF) formed of FOC Engineers & reports to the MBRC Engineering Manager.

The main tasks will be:

• Support the LEF in the review of:
o Design drawings
o Safety and Assurance outputs supporting design documentation

• Creating Documentation to Assist the Engineering Group
o Technical Queries to Suppliers
o Responses to Technical notes and Queries from Suppliers
o Guidance notes to assist the LEF
o Assist with Engineering Change process documentation

• Lead Electrical Project Engineer
o Escalation point for any electrical queries regarding designs and supporting documentation
o Support FOCs to lead / perform on site electrical testing of vehicles

• Lead contact during fitment of vehicles.
• Lead contact for MBRC support to a FOC.

Location

The base location will be Edinburgh, however there is potential for a significant amount of travel to London and the Midlands (roughly 50% of days worked). In addition, during times of vehicle fitments there is the potential for full time working at sites. Therefore, the candidate must be willing to travel within the UK including overnight stays during the week where required.

Requirements

The successful candidate must have the following within the Rail Industry:

• Experience in electrical test procedures for vehicles
• Experience in writing safety & technical documentation
• Experience in reading and review of electrical drawings
• Experience in “hands-on” working with rail vehicles
• Knowledge of Hazard Identification (HazIds)
• Knowledge of Risk Assessment
• Knowledge of Railway Undertaking processes for Engineering Change
• Awareness of Railway Vehicle Maintenance

In addition, the following traits are required:

• Excellent work ethic
• Self-motivating
• A drive for continuous professional development
• Lateral and creative thinking
• Ability to work unsupervised

Desirable

In addition, it would be of benefit if the candidate has prior experience of:

• ETCS on board equipment
• Freight Operators
• Network Rail Projects

Education & Experience

Either:

• Degree 2:1 or above in Electrical Engineering.
• 7 Years’ Rail Industry experience in an electrical role

Or:

• 10 Years’ Rail Industry experience in an electrical role

Annual Leave

• 35 days annual leave including 2 weeks shutdown for Christmas

If this role sounds of interest and you have the required qualifications and skills, please submit your CVby clicking the 'Apply' button.

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