Signalling Design Manager

Newton Solney
01 Sep 2017
18 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Purpose of Role

Provide design, managerial and technical leadership of the signalling design teams allocated to particular project(s) or discrete work packages of a large project, in respect of the deployment of the appropriate signalling design resources and any relevant technical capability necessary for the successful delivery of a particular Carillion Rail project(s) or work package.

Principal Accountabilities

To lead and direct the signalling design team(s) in all aspects of delivering railway-signalling schemes in accordance with all company standards, signalling principles and practice. Manage and control all staff appointed to project(s) and work packages being produced under your control.
This will include, but is not limited to the following:
- Assist the Signalling Design Office Manager in the development and deployment at a local level of appropriate technical methodologies to support proposals and project delivery.
- Develop in conjunction with the Signalling Design Office Manager and planning personnel, project programmes and associated time and resource estimates and skills requirements.
- Provide on a regular basis reports on the signalling design team(s) performance to the Signalling Design Office Manager and planning personnel.
- Provide technical guidance for the production of detailed signalling design.
- Monitor and review progress, ensuring project timescales and targets are met.
- Implement the design scope, ensuring that the design team(s) understands the project requirements.
- Act as Responsible Design Engineer (RDE) for projects.
- Determine the design methodology for projects, sign off outline and design specifications.
- Co-ordinate the preparations of design reviews and make sure the appropriate attendance of the relevant parties e.g. construction, electrification, civil, testing and commissioning engineers.
- Provide leadership to the review ensuring that non-standard applications requiring concession approvals or non-compliances and derogations are identified.
- Make sure that actions from the design review process are completed and signed off as appropriate; facilitate any input from multiple disciplines and third parties.
- Establish the need for risk assessments and identify the analysis and the appropriate tools and methods required.
- Formalise key project decisions and make sure that all risk assessments have been undertaken as appropriate.
- Assist the design team in determining the scope of work for condition assessments, correlation and site surveys.
- Determine appropriate design parameters and scope for projects and proposals.
- Provide guidance on the resolution of technical issues, design process & resource issues.
- Ensure satisfactory resolutions of technical queries and project anomalies.
- Develop and implement strategies for new/non-standard equipment.
- Make sure that document control procedures have been followed.
- Check that adequate documentation has been received/produced and make sure a full audit trail of designs and make sure that the clients have the required supporting documentation.

Additional Role Information

Candidate should hold an IRSE Principles, Verifiers or Engineering managers licence or be in the process of attaining one.

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