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Traction & Rolling Stock Installation Design Engineer Mechanical

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Judy Mitchell

DDI 01189 550 625

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29 April, 2021

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Traction & Rolling Stock Installation Design Engineer Mechanical




Competitive rates

Job Description

Traction & Rolling Stock Installation Design Engineer Mechanical

Role Definition

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 in regard to 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.

 Key Accountabilities

  • Will play a key role in delivering in-house design solutions for retrofit design projects.
  • Will take an active role in liaison with third-party design companies to ensure commonality of designs is achieved.





Specific Skills/Tasks


  • In depth practical knowledge and experience of designing the retro-fitment installation of train systems, in particular 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.
  • Ability to produce 3D CAD models of all areas of the vehicle.
  • Ability to design equipment mounting brackets/supports.
  • Ability to produce manufacturing and assembly drawings to exact standards and quality.
  • 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.


  • Specific knowledge of implementing ETCS and/or CBTC systems and GSM-R systems
  • Proven track record in working in major Sub-contract environments
  • Previous experience of using MicroStation CAD system
  • Previous experience of using AutoCAD CAD system

Please contact Barnie on:- 07879116457





Judy Mitchell

DDI 01189 550 625

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