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Principal Telecoms Design Engineer

  • Job reference: 920666
  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Salary: GBP50000 - GBP60000 per annum + additional benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Technical, Rail
  • Date posted: 16/07/2018

Principal Telecoms Design Engineer - Rail

Location: Birmingham

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated individual to work in our well-established railway design consultancy based in Birmingham city centre. The position is based within our Rail Telecommunications Engineering Centre of Excellence.

Our telecommunications design teams undertake design development, outline and detailed designs for various railway schemes incorporating; infrastructure enhancements, station platform alterations and station construction/refurbishments. The successful candidate will be required to lead the design of all of these elements, whilst combining design support from within the Centre of Excellence.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Telecommunication design - feasibility, outline/concept design for approval and detailed design for construction
  • Contractor's Responsible Engineer
  • Liaison with internal design teams and Clients

To be successful in this role we are looking for Candidates with skills and experience in the following areas;

  • Contractor's Responsible Engineer in accordance with Network Rail Standard NR/L2/INI/02009
  • Working knowledge of CDM and Safety in Design
  • Surveying in a railway environment
  • CAD (Microstation/AutoCAD/Visio)
  • Station Information and Surveillance Systems (SISS) including; CCTV, Public Address, Customer Information Systems, Passenger Help Points and Station WiFi
  • Railway Operational Telecommunications infrastructure including: Signallers Telephone Concentrator Equipment, Optical Fibre and Copper Cabling, SCADA, GSM-R, FTN and FTNx
  • Railway Depot Communication Systems
  • London Underground (LUL) Communication Systems
  • Knowledge of installation, maintenance or condition assessments of equipment on Network Rail or LUL infrastructure

Preferred Qualifications

Ideally degree educated in a relevant field.

Benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you'll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days' annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.


Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.