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Electrification Lead

Ref no. BHN560642
Location London, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

Matchtech are working with a key client in Toronto to recruit for an Electrification Lead to either relocate to Toronto or able to be in country 3 weeks per month.

Key skills required for this role

Electrification Lead - Engineering Lead - Electrification - Overhead Electrification - Railway - Mass Transit - Transportation


Electrification Lead - Engineering Lead - Electrification - Overhead Electrification - Railway - Mass Transit - Transportation

Job description

Electrification Lead - Permanent

Toronto based project

The client is ideally looking for someone who can relocate to Toronto alternitively will consider someone who can spend a significant amount of time in Toronto for a high profile railway project (3 weeks in country - 2 weeks remote).

Main Duties:

  • Design projects in accordance with client requirements.
  • Lead the design of overhead line electrification solutions for engineering projects in accordance with client requirements.
  • Act as design checker, Lead Engineer and OLE CRE on specific projects as directed by the Discipline Lead.
  • Lead projects and provide task guidance and monitoring of performance.
  • Provide project progress reports and updates to the Discipline Lead and Project Management Organisation.
  • Achieve the scope agreed with the Project Manager, Project Engineer and others to effectively deliver projects to current engineering and safety standards.
  • Achieve personal and project targets including utilisation, delivering projects to budget and programme.
  • Manage other members of the OLE Team, provide mentorship to assist their development, and to enhance the skills within the OLE Team to meet business objectives.
  • Promote and maintain good relationships with all internal and external parties to enhance the reputation of the OLE Team and the client.
  • Apply procedures and systems to ensure the safety of staff and others affected by the operations of our client.
  • Any other reasonable duties as required.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Experience wrking on high profile railway project in the UK such as:
    • Great Western Railway
    • HS2
    • Any other major electrification projects
  • Degree, HND/HNC in a relevant engineering subject.
  • Proficiency in Network Rail OLE infrastructure design and/or construction.
  • Detailed knowledge of OLE design.
  • Detailed knowledge of multi-disciplinary issues associated with OLE design.
  • Detailed knowledge of construction principles and design standards.
  • Detailed knowledge of the application of safety standards/legislation including CDM and CSM-RA.
  • CRM: Ability to build and maintain client relationships.
  • Develops networks inside and outside the business, works in partnership across departments and divisional boundaries.
  • Good presentation and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Computer literate, specifically Microsoft Office packages.
  • Good commercial awareness including programming and delivery to budgets and timescales.
  • Delivery of business results through effective planning and implementation.
  • Demonstrate working/communicating across teams within the company to ensure delivery of projects and works collaboratively within and across teams.
  • Is passionate about results, holds self and others accountable for performance against targets.
  • Transforms business performance by continuously seeking better ways of doing things.
  • Takes responsibility for own development and career progression.
  • A role model, with excellent leadership and takes the lead when others require direction.
  • A self-motivated team player with the ability to motivate others, to support the business.

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