Signalling Apprentice Designer - LDSL

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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.

Linbrooke Design Services department offers the capability to provide a comprehensive concept to commissioning solution encapsulating scheme development, detailed signalling design and consultancy. Our IRSE licensed engineers have knowledge and experience across a wide range of interlocking systems, axle counter products and level crossing equipment. We also offer a signalling design review, independent verification, and validation.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provide and undertake appropriate signalling design dependant on capability to signalling and other railway projects
  • Provide basic engineering skills and technical knowledge of railway signalling, within an environment of high quality and timelines
  • Responsible for basic signalling design input and draft signalling calculations to multidisciplinary design teams on small to medium sized projects
  • Work content includes: CAD drawing; mentored design of signalling wiring layouts, power calculations and other (i.e. breaking distance) spreadsheet work; mentored location and REB design; generation and evaluation of signalling options and staging; circuit analysis; assistance to technical report writing; interfacing with other disciplines and project administration
  • Assist with risk assessments and analysis using appropriate tools and methods required
  • Ability to plan and manage the work of self within the defined scope of a small task or activity
  • Responsible for own activities to agreed timescales
  • Working within railway project teams as part of the signalling design team, working with other signalling professionals and occasionally interfacing with other railway disciplines on a variety of signalling and multidisciplinary railway projects
  • Provide limited design office cover for commissioning activities as required


  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Flexible, team orientated approach to tasks and responsibilities
  • Comfortable dealing efficiently with large volumes of data and communications
  • Strong personal organisational skills
  • Ability to work productively, efficiently and effectively
  • Willingness to learn, improve and adapt
  • Good computer skills and competency in applications



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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