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Principal/Senior Telecoms Engineer (Rail)

  • Salary: Up to £50000 per annum + Negotiable
  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Consulting Engineering , Rail
  • Job reference: 386648DTR

Job description

As a Principal or Senior Telecommunications Engineer you will be responsible for development and publishing of Telecommunications Designs to support Network Rail GRIP Stage 3 through to GRIP Stage 8 projects and also publication of RIBA stage E through K reports, calculations, and drawings to enable the Principal contractors to successfully build specific projects.

The right candidate will be well versed and experienced in Network Rail and London Underground Infrastructure Projects. As such the successful candidate will have been accepted by Network Rail as a Contractors Responsible Engineer (CRE) for digital infrastructure projects.

A typical week would include:

Design and integration of various systems and subsystems, these will include but not limited to:

Trackside equipment and infrastructure installation and operation

Fixed Telecommunications Network (FTN and FTNx)

Radio systems in UK Rail operations (GSM-R primarily)

Station and Building network infrastructure -

Structured Cabling infrastructure - Copper and fibre optic

Multiprotocol Label Switching Networks (MPLS)

Internet Protocol Closed Circuit Television (IP-CCTV) Systems

EN54 Public Address and Voice Alarm Systems

Integrated Station / Building Management Systems (ISMS, IBMS)

Customer Information Systems (CIS)

IP based Access Control Systems
Multi-mode Intruder Detection Systems

Wireless Network Architecture

Preparation of conceptual reports, telecommunications scheme designs, project documentation, specifications, contract schedules, implementation/ construction plans and costings to client requirements.

Developing, analysing, assessing and implementation of Network Bandwidth allocation for MPLS converged networks

We'd love to hear from you if you have:

* A Master of Science / Engineering in an electronic communications course of study.
* Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering
* Must be pursuing Chartered Engineer (CEng) in a relevant engineering discipline (MIET, etc).
* Extensive experience, preferably in the UK, in leading, producing and checking Telecommunications designs
* Underpinning knowledge of Network design principles and significant experience working within a rail environment and good working knowledge of Network Rail, TfL & LUL standards, IET Regulations.

My Client recognises that work is only one part of our lives and making time for the other things in our life is important - be that our families, our friends or ourselves. So, if working from home, working part-time or having flexible start and finish time will help with this simply let us know as part of your application.

As well as rewarding you with competitive pay, my client offers standard benefits including a 37.5 hour working week, 25 days annual leave, pension schemes, life assurance, personal accident cover and paid professional subscriptions, and some not so standard benefits as part of our flexible benefits scheme - such as a Cycle to Work scheme.

They recognise the benefits that people with varying backgrounds and experiences can bring. Our VIBE (LGBT + employee network) and WiL (Women in Leadership) networks work with the business to help ensure we continue to promote the right environment to enable LGBT+ and female employees to reach their full potential, and to ensure we continue to promote equality, inclusivity and diversity for everyone.

If this sounds like a role you could thrive within, please get in touch ASAP - it will always be treated in the strictest confidence.

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