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Testing Engineer - Signalling Functional Tester

  1. Transportation
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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. 

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 in leading the functional testing of projects of all sizes and complexities.

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?

Are you able to promote the advancement of staff under your control and train staff as opportunities arise, and act as the Lead Mentor / Mentor for staff as required, including actively promoting their technical progression as railway signalling engineers?

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:

  • Railway signalling functional testing with varied project experience to Location / Interlocking level and comprehensive equipment specific experience.
  • IRSE licence 1.3.70.
  • NWR 3B/4 testing competency certification and / or industry recognised equipment specific specialist.
  • Good working knowledge of Network Rail Signal Works Testing Handbook.
  • A1 IRSE assessor for all testing categories except TIC, principles and systems testing (Desirable).
  • Good working knowledge of Railway Group / NWR company standards requirements.
  • Good personnel management and communication skills.
  • Able to work under pressure during periods of high workload and commissioning’s.
  • Current Driving Licence.

Responsibilities:

  • Undertake the functional testing of relay based and CBI interlocking and carry out testing of 4 foot trackside equipment.
  • Liaise and assist other test teams as required.
  • Assist the Tester in Charge in evaluating the testing resource requirements for individual tasks.
  • Upward briefing of project testing status to the Tester in charge.
  • Ensure adherence to the AtkinsRealisl standards, procedures, processes covering all engineering, safety, administrative and project requirements.
  • Co-operated with quality, safety, and environmental objectives and contribute where appropriate to AtkinsRealis commitment for continual improvement.
  • Undertake the testing and commissioning of signalling equipment to meet contract specifications, performance, and safety parameters.
  • Plan team’s work on a daily basis monitor and report progress to the TIC as required.
  • Raise and close out Test Logs in an efficient manner.
  • Promote the advancement of staff under your control and actively train staff as opportunities arise.
  • Act as signalling works Mentor for staff as required, including actively promoting their technical progression as railway signalling engineers.
  • Encourage and promote the advancement of staff as a route to self-development.
  • Co-operate with performance appraisals, attend training courses, maintain IRSE logbook to an acceptable standard.
  • Progress individual knowledge and skills to promote advancement.

Training:

AtkinsRealis develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents, including AtkinsRealis Advanced Signalling Method (ASM) and ElectrologIXS CBI. These are reviewed with individuals through an annual appraisal process. We actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

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: 

Your Reward at SNC-Lavalin​ (snclavalin.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. 

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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