Senior Rail Systems Engineer – Power

  • Permanent
  • Greater London, United Kingdom
  • £55,000 to £75,000 per annum

We are looking for a passionate, dynamic, and collaborative Senior Rail Systems Engineer who is highly motivated and has a desire to work on interesting and challenging projects.

Reporting to one of our Rail Systems Team Leaders, you will work on a wide variety of rail projects both in the UK and further afield. These projects range from small assignments, for example conducting research or solving a particular problem for a client, to “mega-projects” such as the modernisation of an entire rail network over many years.

As a Senior Rail Systems Engineer we are looking for someone can apply systems engineering principles as well as having depth in one or more disciplines such as rolling stock, communications, signalling, power and track. We are keen to recruit engineers who are curious to learn and not afraid to cross between disciplines.

The position offers to work alongside some of the most talented people who share your ambition to make a difference, scope for personal skills development together with being the example for more junior members of the team.

Is this role right for you?

  • You have an Engineering or Science degree or be a Chartered Engineer, or very close to achieving Chartered status.
  • You understand Systems Engineering principles, processes, and tools, and you have practical experience applying them (we will consider applicants that have some of this experience from other industries such as Aviation and Nuclear)
  • You will have depth of knowledge and experience in Traction Power, preferably both AC and DC. You will be able to cover topics such as modelling and distribution of Traction Power, sizing and spacing of traction substations and remote monitoring and control.
  • You will have led small teams to deliver successful outcomes
  • You will have the ability to develop purposeful relationships with clients and stakeholders.

Rewards and Benefits
We offer a competitive salary at all levels, and one of the best benefits packages in our sector.

Core benefits include cover under the UK Healthcare Plan (private medical insurance), Life Assurance, Accident Insurance, and Income Protection (long term disability) cover. Core benefits are funded by us and made available to all permanent staff in order to support and safeguard your financial, physical, and mental wellbeing. You will also have access to Choice Benefits to help with your work/life balance and financial security.

In addition, all permanent employees are eligible for the Global Profit Share scheme. Subject to scheme rules, employees can receive two Profit Share payments per year, which are dependent on the firm’s financial performance.

For more information or a discrete chat please contact Richard on or call 02392 322321.

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