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Lead Testing Engineer

  1. Transportation
  2. N/A
R-114559

Are you ready to take up a vital role in shaping some of our exciting projects? How about joining our talented team, where everyone has a voice, and together we face our clients' problems head-on. It's a diverse and inclusive work environment where world-class talent knows no distinctions.

We know that different people have different priorities, which is why we're here to support you. Flexible and remote working is a central part of our culture. So, talk to us about what's ideal for you – from reduced weeks to buying more leave over school holidays. And if you're returning from a career break, ask us how we can help you transition back into work with us.

Read more about how you can thrive with us: Equality, diversity & inclusion in the UK & Europe (atkinsrealis.com)

The Signalling Testing and Commissioning Practice is an exciting team, eager to grasp modern systems, processes, and concepts, within the regulatory framework that we are required to work.

We are seeking a motivated and organised individual to join us and lead the testing planning and management of major projects.

You will need to be able to demonstrate an ability to work under pressure and to use initiative whilst working within a highly regulated environment.

Do you have excellent organisation skills and the ability to manage and communicate with staff at all levels?

Reporting to and deputising for the Testing and Commissioning Engineer (Delivery), the work is mainly site based on projects and as such there may be a requirement to lodge away for extended periods of time and to work unsocial hours. You must hold a full UK driving Licence.

Requirements:

  • Experience in the planning and management of railway signalling Testing & Commissioning of projects of all sizes.
  • NR Major works or Complex works TIC certification, and Tester In Charge and Functional Tester IRSE Licence 1.3.180 / 1.3.170
  • Thorough and detailed knowledge of Network Rail Signal Works Testing Handbook.
  • Appreciation and awareness of principles and systems testing requirements.
  • A1 IRSE assessor for all Testing Categories except Principles and Systems Testing (desirable).
  • Good knowledge of Railway Group and NR company standards requirements.
  • Good personnel management and communication skills, both internally and with the client.
  • Able to work under pressure during intense periods of commissioning works.
  • Current Driving Licence.
  • Willing to work flexibly and efficiently in support of the project and the overall practice objectives.
  • Able to contribute to the management team to provide the development and future direction for the testing group.
  • Support and mentoring of junior staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Take overall responsibility for the testing and commissioning of new and altered signalling systems for Major and Complex Works Testing of substantial Signalling projects.
  • Undertake testing duties within the scope of Certificate of Competency held.
  • Represent AtkinsRéalis at Client meetings.
  • Undertake Work Package Management responsibilities on Projects.
  • Identify resource requirements for your projects and ensure that competent staff are utilised, ensuring they are briefed regarding their work and responsibilities and that any necessary documentation is completed.
  • Encourage and promote the advancement of staff as a route to self-development.
  • Cascade management briefings as required.
  • Deputise for the Testing & Commissioning Engineer.
  • Upward briefing of project testing status to Testing & Commissioning Engineer and Project team as required.
  • Ensure audits and surveillances are undertaken in accordance with the Project Quality plan.
  • Ensure adherence to the AtkinsRéalis standards, procedures, processes covering all engineering, safety, administrative and project requirements.
  • Co-operate with quality, safety, and environmental objectives and contribute where appropriate to AtkinsRéalis commitment for continual improvement.
  • Manage testing and commissioning of signalling equipment to meet contract specifications, performance, and safety parameters.
  • Manage effective utilisation and allocation of project-based testing resources both internal and subcontracted.
  • Prepare and check bids for accuracy and price for the testing portion of signalling projects.
  • Contribute to AtkinsRéalis continuous improvement of processes and procedures, and innovations and initiatives.

Why work for AtkinsRéalis?

Our Transportation teams are reinventing transport for a challenging yet exciting future. We're creating new ideas and smart solutions for cities, people and the environment. You'll be working alongside some of the top people in our industry, solving challenges that bring together traditional engineering and new technologies. As part of our organisation, you'll be in a privileged position, delivering what's right for governments and communities. You'll be helping us to improve our leading environmental performance while enabling others to do the same.

Meeting your needs:

To help you get the most out of life in and outside of work, we offer employees "Total Reward." It's a package that can be tailored to your changing lifestyle, career and personal needs. You'll enjoy benefits such as partner discounts, leadership training, professional, accreditations, and career planning for any stage of your career. Making sure you're supported is important to us. So, if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview. And let's talk through any adjustments you might need.

New name, new era. We are AtkinsRéalis. It will take some time for all our information to update – you can still refer to our fantastic benefits via the link below:

YourReward at AtkinsRéalis (atkinsrealis.com)

More about us:

AtkinsRéalis, is a leading global consultancy with over 100 years of design and engineering expertise. With us, you'll be surrounded by the skills, knowledge, and support to help you succeed. Together, we can deliver projects which have a positive, sustainable impact on the world.

Check out some of our recent, most exciting projects: AtkinsRéalis Projects (atkinsrealis.com)

Training:

AtkinsRéalis is committed to developing its people both personally and professionally. Our colleagues have the advantage of access to a high ranging training portfolio and development activities designed to help make the best of individual’s abilities and talents. We also actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Additional Information:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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