Signalling Design Manager
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.
IRSE Principles/ Verifiers or Engineering Managers licence required (or evidence of working towards one)