Railway Signalling and Control Systems Engineer

ERG Group is a major international engineering and construction business which has been in operation since 1969. The group develops and operates complex infrastructure assets in the power and transportation sectors.

The company is looking for an experienced Signalling and Control System Engineer to lead the design and construction of a new 500km+ high-speed rail project recently awarded to the company. This requires a candidate who can analyse and interrogate designs, develop working documentation, develop effective interfaces with various internal and external project development teams and suppliers and develop construction and maintenance budgets.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Reporting to Project Director, carrying out technical duties assigned
  2. Develop and optimise signalling and control system designs and estimate scope of works
  3. Review and verify client provided designs including bill of quantities and standards
  4. Develop designs and scope from feasibility studies to as-built drawings
  5. Develop signalling and control system design and philosophies
  6. Prepare specifications, drawings and datasheets to define the scope of work
  7. Prepare Invitations to Tender, leading bid evaluations
  8. Contract management of subcontracts from award to site delivery
  9. Undertake Test and Completion activities with suppliers and Client
  10. Attend sites and carry out inspections, identifying issues and proposing solutions
  11. Work with construction site team to manage installation of complex equipment and provide solutions to site signalling and control system queries
  12. Attendance and sign-off of performance testing at site
  13. Other related ad-hoc activities and deliverables as required

Qualifications/ Skills:

  • BEng/ MEng degree educated. Preferably chartered with a relevant institution.
  • 10+ years of experience working on rail projects
  • Previous work for EPC contractors in specification, procurement and delivery of rail signalling systems
  • Understanding of relevant industry standards
  • Good teamwork and communication skills
  • Experience managing subcontractor design work
  • Proactive self-starter
  • Foreign languages are a plus


Competitive salary, 25 days of annual leave, medical and dental insurance


Should this position within ERG International Group be of interest to you, we would ask you please to send in your CV via our enquires link on the careers page. Please place the position title with in the subject heading of the email pop up. Once submitted, one of our team will get back to you as soon as we are able. Thank you and we wish you the best of luck with your application.