Senior Project Engineer - Fixed Telecoms - rail

Job Title: Senior Project Engineer - Fixed Telecoms - rail
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Flexible UK
Salary: Competitive Salary + bonus
REF: 123431
Contact Name: Lisa Newman
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 4 years ago
Our client who are a global innovative engineering organisation are actively looking to recruit an experienced Senior Project Engineer with FTN experience in the Rail Sector. As the successful candidate, you will be reporting into the Engineering Manager and will be responsible for the Project Engineering and Management of the Project Engineering Team within my client's Fixed Telecoms Engineering Department. You will undertake delivery of the Project Engineering aspects for the Fixed Telecoms projects.

Our client is flexible on location and you can be located at any of our client's offices nationwide - England & Scotland.

Key responsibilities:
• Lead the Project Engineering team which includes Project Engineers located at multiple sites across England and in Scotland.
• Ensure that the engineering aspects of the national portfolio of Fixed Telecoms projects are delivered within budget and time constraints and to the appropriate level of quality.
• Allocate engineering work packages to Project Engineers who will be responsible for project delivery on behalf of respective Project Managers.
• Ensure all Project Engineering procedures and tools are deployed consistently across the project portfolio
• The Senior Project Engineer will carry out Project Engineering works as required.
• Ensure that Engineering Safety Risk is managed effectively throughout all engineering phases of the project.
• Manage the national portfolio of tendering project engineering work-packages through allocation of project engineering resources to prepare estimates
• Maintain a continuous communication with contractors and customers in the development and implementation of projects to ensure a uniformity of purpose and common targets.
• Prepare project engineering work bank activity plans and forecasts to maximize resource utilisation and efficient deployment
• Line management duties for direct reports including performance, capability and discipline management.
• Develop own knowledge and experience through taking a pro-active approach to learning, and seeking information from within and outside the company.
• Final authority for Fixed Telecoms project engineering matters
• Assist the Engineering Manager as necessary and fully participate in activities that assist the development of the Engineering Department
• Perform the role of Contractors Responsible Engineer as required.

Essential Requirements:
• Chartered Engineer Status or appropriate professional status and relevant engineering qualification.
• Considerable and established knowledge and interest in the rail telecoms industry, significant experience of telecoms engineering implementation on large main line rail schemes in the UK.
• Safety culture aware - proven ability to lead, influence and develop safety culture to latest strategies and methods
• Broad base of Engineering skills, experiences, knowledge and competencies covering the full engineering lifecycle.
• Experience in Systems Engineering, Project Engineering and Design of safety critical or safety related systems, test and installation environments
• Proven leadership skills
• Business Results Orientation - strong leadership qualities including personal drive, initiative,
• Full UK Driving Licence

Our client has a solid reputation in the market and truly believe in both professional & personal progressions for their staff. They are offering a competitive salary + bonus scheme + a flexible benefits scheme including private healthcare.
If you are keen to learn more about this opportunity as well as my client, please get in contact with Lisa Newman for a confidential conversation.