​What is a Signalling Engineer?

In a rail environment, signalling engineering enables operators to regulate the movement of trains on the network with minimum conflict or delay. A signalling engineer will choose to specialise in design, construction, maintenance or project management. 

What are the typical daily duties for a Signalling Engineer?

From employer to employer and project to project the job description of a Signalling Engineer can vary, however typical duties and activities undertaken include:

  • Undertake independent checks of the signalling detail design as per relevant standards and Signalling Design Specifications

  • Performing complex railway signal design tasks to relevant standards, industry codes and practices

  • Interacting with key internal and external stakeholders to achieve optimum outcome

  • Provide functional support and guidance to junior Design staff for all aspects of Signalling Design

  • Assist in the risk assessment of planned and completed designs

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​Leicester is a town located in Leicestershire in the East Midlands. Lying on the River Soar, Leicester has an estimated population of 329,839 as of the 2011 census and covers an area of 28 square miles. Leicester has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple large constructions projects in the pipeline, such as:

New bus station at St Margaret’s

This project sees an ambitious £13.5million regeneration of Leicester’s St Margaret’s bus station and its surrounding streets. The construction of a striking new building to replace the old St Margaret’s bus station and creating more attractive routes for pedestrians and cyclists as part of a major scheme to revamp this part of the city centre.

£50 million mixed-use Leicester regeneration scheme

A £50 million mixed-use development set to catalyse regeneration in the Waterside area of Leicester has now been completed. As part of this huge project, the area saw the new development of two major new hotels, both operated by the Accor hospitality group. A 10-storey Novotel offers 154 bedrooms and a variety of indoor facilities including a gym, meeting rooms, and a ground floor bar and restaurant. While an Aparthotel Adagio boasts 95 luxury studio or one-bed apartments, spread over six floors.

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