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Signalling Principles Designer

  1. Gurgaon, Bangalore

Atkins, Member of SNC-Lavalin have recently won a number of major projects wins including Croydon Area Signalling Renewals, Norwich Yarmouth Lowestoft and Lewes- Newhaven signalling projects etc.

Atkins are therefore seeking to recruit a enthusiastic and conscientious designer into our Transportation Business to be Assistant Signalling Designer / Signalling Designer within our design team.

Atkins has one of the UK Rail industry’s largest signalling engineering teams and as such you will be joining our Signalling Systems Practice in Global Design Centre which comprises a team of over 60 professional signalling design engineers / managers. This, together with Atkins broader cross discipline capability in GDC means our engineers have an unrivalled collective knowledge to tap into and learn from.

This role is that of a Signalling Principles Designer / Verifier reporting to a Signalling Design Manager.

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Produce/Check signalling principles designs, specifications, reports and working drawings to meet contract requirements within agreed time-scales and performance parameters.
• Understand and adhere to the safety and engineering culture of the organisation
• Actively engaging with winning work, and technically leading design estimating
• Assist with the identification and development of technical options to meet client requirements
• Resolving technical issues or raising to the appropriate authority for resolution with potential solutions
• Leading / participating inter-disciplinary communication, activities and reviews
• Supporting the Design Manager to manage the engineering / design budget and supporting the project’s commercial objectives
• Assisting with project closeout and hand over of deliverables to the Client
• Supporting the collective learning of the organisation.
• Co-operate with performance appraisals to develop your potential and identify opportunities for training and continuing professional development.


• Assist in the development of technical policies.

• Co-operate with performance appraisals to develop your potential and identify opportunities for training and continuing professional development.

Essential Qualifications and Experience

• Significant UK signalling principles design experience (schemes and / or Interlocking design)
• Holds Current IRSE Signalling Principles Designer Licence 1.1.550
• Understanding of the Network Rail GRIP process for Signalling projects

Desirable Qualifications and Experience
• Experience of undertaking Design CRE responsibilities on Network Rail infrastructure
• Incorporated Engineer / Chartered Engineer
• Full Corporate Member of the IRSE

Essential Person Qualities
• Willing and able to learn 
• Good written and verbal communication skills 
• Can do attitude and flexible 
• Excellent communication skills and the ability to work closely with team members located in different offices
• Collaborative team player, focused on results
With design offices in Bangalore and Gurgaon we offer flexibility in location

• Diploma / Engineering Degree, preferably in Electrical/Electronic Engineering

• Understanding of risk management, CDM and CSM

• IRSE Signalling Design Verifier Licence 1.1.160

 • Ability to manage time efficiently and prioritise duties

• Innovative thinker and problem solver


Bangalore & Gurgaon

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