E&P Design Engineer - Rail

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We have set out to be the market leader in technology and connectivity integration across UK infrastructure.

We will draw upon our core values and out-perform others, delivering excellence through customer responsiveness, collaboration, and innovation.

In doing so we will create a sustainable future for our people and our customers, reshaping and influencing the industries we operate in.

Working in partnership with our customer we intend to achieve the extraordinary.

As a Design Engineer you will take ownership for the development and completion of E&P designs. Acting as CRE for the discipline of E&P, you will be responsible for the design engineering budget for your works and ensure that margins are maintained.

  • You will liaise with the project manager to ensure that project changes are identified and that the impact is addressed.
  • Attend all necessary engineering meetings both internally and with the client for allocated projects.
  • Ensure that all reasonable care is taken to ensure that work is conducted professionally and safely and in accordance with agreed standards.
  • Implement processes and procedures described within the Linbrooke Services management system for projects / bids.
  • Undertaking electrical surveys of sites as required and proposing likely works to the wider construction team for discussion and agreement.
  • Conducting outline design and detailing of rail electrical infrastructure providing accurate and appropriate imagery. Produce details specifications and calculations for power upgrades, lighting schemes, earthing schemes & point heating etc.
  • Have a good working knowledge of BS7671 in a design environment
  • Liaising with AutoCAD technicians in the production of drawings.
  • Producing accurate designers risk assessments using a wide variety of forms.
  • Submission of quality design documents in accordance with NR/L2/ELP/27311, collating the key components as appropriate for inclusion.
  • Prepare E&P information as required in support of business bid activities.
  • Liaise and assist the HSQE team to ensure due regard is given to safety / quality and environmental issues associated with projects/bids.


  • Safety critical position (PTS) – good, practical health and safety awareness.
  • Commitment to continuous improvement and learning.  
  • Good attention to detail with a professional outlook.
  • Good working knowledge and previous experience of industry standard software packages (AutoCAD, Microstation ,AMTEC, Microsoft)
  • IT literate – Microsoft Office including CAD software such as AutoCAD, Visio, MicroStation J.
  • Driving licence.
  • Excellent knowledge of aspects of E&P engineering as applied to railway infrastructure projects.
  • An understanding and appreciation of the CDM Regulations.
  • An understanding and appreciation of applicable NR standards.
  • Practical experience and appreciation of system design, development of system design, safety concepts and associated decision making as applied to railway E&P projects.
  • Demonstrable experience of working as a Project Engineer / Design Engineer within the rail market.
  • Sentinel - Personal Track Safety (PTS)


  • Working in Confined Spaces
  • Emergency First Aid at Work for Electrical Incidents
  • SISS Awareness
  • Level 3 NVQ in Electrotechnical Services - Electrical Installation
  • Level 3 Certificate in Electrotechnical Technology Installation
  • Level 3 Award in Initial Verification and Certification of Electrical Installation
  • Level 3 in Installing Electrotechnical Systems and Equipment



All employees must be able to speak the English language with fluency with good oral and written skills. Fluency relates to a person's language proficiency and their ability to speak with confidence and accuracy, using accurate sentence structures and vocabulary. For those whose first language is a signed language, all reasonable adjustments will be made.

Comply at all times with the requirements of Linbrooke Services’ HSEQ policies and in accordance with the Health & Safety at Work Act. Delivery of all work in accordance with Linbrooke Services’ quality procedures and customer standards and specifications. Support the business during quality audits and demonstrate compliance.


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