Senior Project Engineer Systems

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Project Engineer - Rail Systems

Location: Hamilton, UK - with Agile working

Compensation: £50,000 - £62,500

Role Type: Full time / Permanent / 35 Hours per week

Role ID: SF47945

Build a better world

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Senior Project Engineer -Signalling Systems at Hamilton.

As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers' defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility.


The Senior Project Engineer - Rail Systems role is based within our Networks Rail business area.

We support Network Rail and other rail industry customers in providing a safe, reliable and efficient rail network across Great Britain. Whether you're a skilled or aspiring rail professional, there are some incredible opportunities.

The role

The difference our new Senior Project Engineer -Signalling Systems will make

As a Senior Project Engineer - Signalling Systems, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary participating in and ensuring all engineering activities in connection with the tender, design and implementation of project work are co-ordinated and technically compliant to Client and Company Standards and the scope of works.

Day to day, you will act as the main engineering point of contact on allocated projects and work as an integral part of the project and engineering team.

At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you'll continually develop your knowledge and expertise.

We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. This role is based on-site at Hamilton but with remote working available. You may be required to work evenings, nights and weekends as well as days onsite depending on Project needs

Essential experience
Experience in Signalling, Signalling Systems and Telecoms is essential
Railway experience is essential
A good understanding of design and configuration of Signalling Systems and Telecoms is desirable.
CRE experience is essential.
Telecoms Networks experience would be desirable
IRSE license or working towards

What we offer

Generous benefits including:
Generous 39 days of holiday allowance
Car allowance of over £5000
Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave
Matched contribution pension scheme with life assurance
Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing
Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
Autonomy trusted and empowered to be at your best

Babcock International

For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.

Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


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