Signalling CRE / Senior Project Engineer

Job Description

Job Title: Signalling CRE / Senior Project Engineer

Location: Agile working and on site or at our offices in Belfast and Derry/Londonderry regularly when required.

Compensation: Attractive Salary + benefits

Role Type: Full time / Permanent

Role ID: SF40031

Build the future

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 Signalling CRE / Senior Project Engineer.

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 Signalling CRE / Senior Project Engineer 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 Signalling CRE / Senior Project Engineer will make

As a Signalling CRE / Senior Project Engineer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You will be working within our project teams and will be required to undertake the day-to-day management and co-ordination of the technical and engineering activities for the implementation of the signalling discipline on large, multi-disciplinary projects.

Day to day, you will be liasing with the design and construction teams, ensure that all signalling construction works comply with all standards, legislation and specifications.

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 will be based in multiple locations. Travel to Bristol will be required.

Essential experience:
Evidence of being a signalling construction CRE is essential and CEM is desirable
Experience of delivering signalling work in an operational environment and on large multi-disciplinary projects is essential
Experience of liaison with design and successful contribution to the design development through IDC processes is essential
Fully conversant with railway structure and associated safety matters
Holding a IRSE engineering manager license is preferred
Has or is actively working towards professional registration
Relevant engineering HNC/D or degree is desirable

What we offer

Generous benefits including:

Generous holiday allowance of 29 days plus 10 bank holidays
Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave
Matched contribution pension scheme with life assurance
Working from home and flexible work patterns
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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