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Principal Electrical Engineer - Rail

  1. Transportation
  2. United Kingdom, Swindon
R-089583

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The role:

Following some significant CP7 framework wins in the Wales and Western region, we are currently expanding our M&E team. For more information on these frameworks, see below:

Network Rail Wales & Western region announces successful buildings & civils, and electrification & plant suppliers for CP7 (2024-2029) projects (networkrailmediacentre.co.uk)

Atkins on LinkedIn: Network Rail Wales & Western region announces successful buildings &…

We are currently recruiting for a Principal Electrical Engineer to join the Rail M&E Systems design team to assist with the delivery of key projects in Wales and Western region. The electrical team undertakes all aspects of LV electrical distribution associated with the railway infrastructure including building services for stations and depots and trackside schemes including signalling power supplies, points heating and level crossings.

The role will primarily involve being our discipline lead on our Wales and Western E&P CP7 frameworks, working closely with our clients to deliver high quality electrical designs. In the medium term, we will be looking to expand further and build an M&E team in the region and the role will evolve in include managing and leading the M&E team in Swindon, whilst still delivering electrical design for the projects assigned and supporting the engineering management team. The nature of the role will require occasional travel / working from other Atkins and client site locations in the UK.

Note: the role will primarily be based out of our Swindon office, and we encourage applications from individuals interested in relocation for the role. As the role includes flexible working, we also encourage applications from individuals in the surrounding area who are willing to commute into Swindon for 3 days a week.

Responsibilities:

  • Carry out the role of Contractors Responsible Engineer in accordance with NR/L2/INI/02009.
  • Undertake design and supervision of a variety of electrical design elements i.e., LV Distribution, Earthing & Bonding, Lighting, Cable Management system, Building power designs, points heating and signal power scheme designs.
  • Liaison with clients, developing and maintaining customer relationships.
  • Present design solutions in meeting with clients and contractors.
  • Able to check and review electrical designs deliverables prepared within own team and other groups within area of expertise.
  • Lead the design process and encourage the rest of the team to deliver appropriate and cost-effective solutions to the agreed programme.
  • Undertake trackside and other railway infrastructure site visits / non-intrusive surveys as required as part of the design activities or as part of site support.
  • Manage own workload and workload of other design team members within the eventual assigned team.
  • Promote and improve inter-discipline working with other disciplines such as Permanent Way, Civils, Signalling and Telecoms.

Requirements:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience of the use of BS7671.
  • Previous rail industry experience and appropriate qualifications.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Wider knowledge of other disciplines, highly desirable.
  • Stakeholder management skills and a can-do attitude, particularly including client engagement.
  • Experience of managing multidisciplinary projects and knowledge of rail design assurance processes essential.

Why work for Atkins?

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.

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More about us:

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is a top global consultancy with over 80 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.

Atkins, ranked as one of LinkedIn’s Top 25 Companies, where UK professionals want to work and stay once they join.

Check out some of our recent, most exciting projects.

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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