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  • Job reference: RMS0165748

Signalling Project Engineering Manager

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Derby
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 29/07/2016
The Company:
Our client is an innovative software and technology company dedicated to the needs of the transport industry.

The Role:
Signalling Project Engineering Manager

• Applies primarily to specific Network Rail projects which require such an appointment.
• Overall responsibility on a project for all engineering activities, including inter or multi disciplinary activities. Appointment made normally only on major projects.
• May personally deliver engineering/technical work as a member of the project team

Key Elements of the role
• Accountable for all design and construction controls to ensure that they are compliant with the applicable standards, legislation, contract requirements and specifications.
• Responsible for assessing the competence and the appointment of any Project Engineers required for the project.
• Where more than one Project Engineer is appointed, responsible for defining the split of responsibilities, paying particular attention to the management of the interfaces between areas of responsibility – such as design, installation and testing activities.
• Ensuring that that all PEs have a process in place to identify and brief changes to engineering standards and processes to all relevant staff, including staff and subcontractors.
• Implementing a risk management process, in support of the maintenance of the Project Risk Register (which includes both technical and commercial risks), that:
• Identifies and where possible mitigates risk
• Implementing a technical change control process
• Ensuring that any Build/ Installation work is signed off when complete.
• May in tandem carry out Project Engineer responsibilities in own discipline.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Normally a Chartered Engineer with qualification(s) in appropriate discipline.
• Experience of dealing with sub-contractors, control systems and telecoms would be desirable.
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