Lead Design Engineer (Sr Development Engineer)
Invensys - York
Purpose of Role
Direct the activities of the team to achieve the safe implementation of Signalling projects to the customer’s specifications and agreed project budgets and timescales. Check that the quality of output from the section is to the required standards and that target dates are achieved.
Carry out design, design production checking, and independent checking of Signalling systems as required.
Provide functional support and guidance to the Design Engineer(s) within the team on all aspects of Signal Design within allocated projects.
Participate in the preparation of technical details, specifications and tenders for Signalling projects.
Monitor the progress of works and ensure that the development, design, construction and testing requirements are met and effect remedial action when required.
Ensure that the technical and safety standards are maintained in all aspects of design work in order that successful project implementation and future reliability is achieved.
Evaluate the quality and technical accuracy of tenders and make recommendations to obtain the best available commercial award for the Company.
Maintain a continuous communication with contractors and customers in the development and implementation of projects to ensure a uniformity of purpose and common targets.
On allocated projects participate in the planning, programming and monitoring of resources to meet timeline requirements and targets.
Assist in the forecast of resource requirements necessary for allocated projects in sufficient time to ensure that they can be provided.
Perform duties as directed by Management from time to time in connection with Signalling design activities.
Discharge safety responsibilities in relation to CDM Regulations, Health and Safety legislation, Company procedures including development of the project Safety Plan.
Monitor and control budgets for allocated work packages.
Carry out testing and commissioning of Signalling systems as instructed by more senior Engineers.
HNC/HND in Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
Hold or be working towards IRSE Signalling Principles Designer (A, B, D or E) and Signalling Design Verifier License.
Five years experience in the design and implementation of Signalling systems.
Excellent communication and presentation skills.
Good understanding of task, time and people management skills.
Holder of Personal Track Safety card.
Good computer skills.
Effective communication skills within own team and other disciplines and departments within Company.
Good customer and commercial awareness.
Membership of IRSE or other relevant Engineering Institution.
To have passed or sat modules of the IRSE Professional Examinations.