Responsibilities

  • The production and development of the Contract Design submission documentation together with all other associated documentation.
  • Work closely with the Project Managers and all third-party designers to ensure an integrated design solution is presented for the projects.
  • Responsible for ensuring adherence to Siemens Safety working policies, standards and practices as well as those applicable to Network Rail infrastructure in all aspects of the design process.
  • Provide the highest quality and level of Customer service. At the same time achievement of the delivery timescales and at budgeted cost without compromising the quality of product or service is a critical success factor.
  • The Senior Design Engineers shall be required to have a good understanding of HSQE legislation and procedures and incorporate them into the design.
  • To manage the development of fully compliant suitable designs to meet the requirements of the contract.
  •  Provide effective management for the design team that covers cross discipline work streams to provide an integrated solution for the customer.
  •  Have overall responsibility for the management of the preparation of all designs and technical reports.
  •  Development of Tender estimates and documentation for new opportunities.
  •  Develop and produce reports associated with the performance of the department on a monthly basis with an emphasis on the design performance.
  • Understand primary interfaces, design drivers and stakeholders on projects that will influence the technical design.
  • To positively influence design and construction safety performance and aims for zero accidents
  • To support the project commercial process with the Commercial Manager and ensure all design change requests are processed on time
  • To review project-based risk register monitoring and reporting on changes in commercial risk and ensure that appropriate actions are taken to eliminate or mitigate the risks.
  • To maintain effective communications with all project participants to ensure contract delivery.
  • To ensure that all project designs are compliant with CDM regulations
  • Develop synergy between different project design groups to offer services to clients that are both innovative and value for money.
  • Undertake lessons learnt exercises to maintain value.
  • Most economical design methodology.

Knowledge & Experience
 
  • Relevant Engineering degree, would normally be a Chartered Engineer
  • Extensive experience and knowledge of relevant engineering disciplines.
  • In Depth Knowledge of Network Railway Electrification Infrastructure.
  • Demonstrable AC and DC electrification design experience
  • Excellent understanding of Health, Safety, Quality and Environmental procedures
  • Proven safety management knowledge including CDM requirements
  • Energetic and hardworking individual with an ability to motivate teams
  • Proven ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Proven experience in design work in a dynamic and challenging business environment
  • Safety knowledge and skills in a technical and a very demanding working environment to ensure all designs meet legal safety requirements.
  • Good communication and inter personal skills be able to effectively communicate and report at all levels
  • Proven experience within a Contracting or manufacturer industry will also be an advantage.