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To lead and direct teams of Electrification engineers and technicians on behalf of the Design manager/Project Co-ordinator on a variety of projects, providing design input, reviewing as required.
Achieve the targets agreed with the design manager/Project Co-ordinator regarding the effective delivery of major projects to current engineering and safety standards, within agreed timescales and budgets
Monitor performance against project quality plans and take necessary corrective action
Assist in the development of staff to ensure the skills are available within the Electrification engineering department to meet business objectives
Apply procedures and systems to ensure the safety of staff, and others, affected by the operations
Lead projects on behalf of clients as directed
Act as CRE on projects as directed by the design manager
Any other reasonable duties as required
The Electrification Team is responsible for undertaking design and consultancies services within the context of the Railway industry to meet the requirements of the a portfolio of clients, including contractors, third parties and Network Rail, as well as internal clients on multidisciplinary projects.
The team has a number of budgetary targets to fulfil including the securing of workload, utilisation, delivering projects to budget and delivering a successful result at a P+L level.
KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE
*Professional qualifications: Incorporated or Chartered engineer (IMechE preferred).
*Professional membership: Membership of professional body
*Detailed knowledge of electrification engineering design and contract conditions and safety standards
*Detailed knowledge of construction principles and standards
*5-10 years' experience of Network Rail OLE infrastructure in design and/or construction
*Demonstrable previous experience of having attained 'checking' status as part of Network Rails accreditation system for allocation and construction design
*Previous electrification engineering design and site experience in a similar organisation
*CRM - Ability to maintain client relationships
*Presentation skills- Good presentation skills
*Communication skills- Good communication skills, both written and verbal
*Commercial - Good commercial awareness including programming and delivery to budgets/timescales. Awareness and experience of delivery to budget/timescales
*IT - Computer literate - specifically CAD, Lotus notes, Microsoft Office packages
*Team management - Experience of team management and development
*Planning and Executing - Delivers business results through effective planning and implementation
*Accountability for Results - Is passionate about results, holds self and others accountable for performance against targets
*Transformation and Chang e- Transforms business performance by continuously seeking better ways of doing things.
*Customer Focus- Stays close to customers and competitors in order to create market leadership for business
*Teamwork- Demonstrate working/communicating across teams within the company to ensure delivery of projects. Works collaboratively within and across teams.
*Self Development & developing others - Takes responsibility for own development and career progression. Motivates and develops colleagues to grow in support of the business
*Networking - Develops networks inside and outside the business, works in partnership across departments and divisional boundaries
*Leading - Role model excellent leadership takes the lead when others require direction.
*Motivation-Self-motivated team player with the ability to motivate others
The job holder will be responsible for working within single discipline teams, and as part of a multidiscipline team operating with both internal and external designers as well as multifaceted client organisations. The ability to operate and build relationships at all levels is key to succeeding and developing the Senior Engineer role.
Matchtech Group Plc is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
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