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    £367.50 per day

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    Adam Marriott

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    about 1 month ago

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If you are a Design Engineer, this is an ideal opportunity to join a key rail client based in Derby on a contract running until the end of 2023.


As a Design Engineer you would be on competitive rate of £367.50ltd per day and this role fall outside of IR35.


Working as part of a close-knit team the Installation Design Engineer will have an area of specialism and a wide knowledge of our industry especially regarding retrofitting train control systems. The Installation Design Engineer will work within the on-board train fitment design team to ensure the installation design engineering requirements on the project are correctly captured and delivered.


As a Design Engineer you will have such tasks as:

· Play a key role in delivering in-house design solutions for retrofit design project.

· Take an active role in liaison with third-party design companies to ensure commonality of designs is achieved.


Competencies Required:

· In depth practical knowledge and experience of designing the retro-fitment installation of train systems, ETCS, TPWS, AWS, GSM-R, Wi-Fi, CCTV and DAS.

· The application design of standard hardware in an on-train environment and documentation of the application design for train carried systems.

· Ability to understand and capture installation design requirements (specifications, scenarios, rules, etc.) relating to the subsystem.

· Previous experience of using Solid Edge 3D CAD system.

· The ability to produce 2D electrical design information, in particular circuit diagrams, wiring diagrams, cable assembly/harness drawings, cable routing drawings etc derived from the electrical schematics.

· The ability to specify cables, connectors, terminals, conduits etc to be used in the installation design.

· The ability to produce conduit fill ratio calculations.

· Experience of leading/participating in vehicle surveys to ensure sufficient information is gathered to facilitate the production of installation designs.

· Awareness of depot procedures and site safety.

· An understanding of the approvals process required to modify a train and bring it back into service.

· Read and review requirements, creating written comments and attending reviews as required.

· Review engineering data for completeness and consistency.

· Review product installation designs to ensure adherence to guidelines and installation constraints.

· Previous experience in application designs for maintenance.

· Previous experience in liaising with subcontractors throughout the whole project lifecycle.

· Experience of working to industry quality and safety standards.


If you are a Design Engineer and looking for your next exciting opportunity, contact me now to discuss further.