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Project Engineer - Systems

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General information


A major international group in the construction engineering and mobility services sectors, Egis creates and operates intelligent infrastructure and buildings capable of responding to the climate emergency and addressing the major challenges of our time by helping to achieve more balanced, sustainable and resilient territorial development.
A 75%-owned subsidiary of Caisse des Dépôts, with the remaining 25% held by partner executives and employees, Egis places its multiple fields of expertise at the disposal of the community and makes cutting-edge innovation accessible to all projects throughout their lifecycle: consulting, engineering, operation.
Through its wide-ranging fields of activity, Egis is a central player in the collective organisation of society and the living environment of its inhabitants all over the world.
€1.22 bn managed turnover in 2019
15,800 employees



Position description

Job title

Project Engineer - Systems

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Unit specific context

Board the train for Egis Rail UK projects!

Imagine, design and build tomorrow's railways and urban railways, together with our teams specialised in the engineering and services of rail and urban transport infrastructures. Egis Rail UK currently have an exciting opportunity for a Project Engineer - Systems.


Are you looking to develop your creativity, be a part of ambitious collaborative projects? Join one of Europe's leaders and discover the vast realm of possibilities!

Missions & main activities

We are currently expanding in the UK and Ireland, growing our business and our team. One of the exciting projects the Project Engineer - Systems will work on relates to the execution of the Birmingham tramway network extension contract, within our partnership with The Midlands Metro Alliance. The aim of this once-renewable five-year contract is to construct 4 km of new line in the coming three years (three extensions) and an additional 15 km in the following five years (two additional lines).


Our highly competitive benefits package includes:

26 days annual leave (plus standard 8 Bank Holidays)
Membership to the Silver Scheme by Vitality health insurance for employee, employee’s, spouse and children
£50 per month for mobile phone expenses paid via payroll
Competitive bonus scheme (discretion of organisation)
Death In Service Scheme
Competitive Pension package

Job description

This exciting role for a Project Engineer - Systems takes responsibility for design information management and also undertakes or assists engineers and experts on technical subjects. The individual will also be responsible for supporting with interface management between sub-systems, ensuring that interface issues are dealt with and closed in a timely manner across various technical sub-systems.

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting Telecoms and SCADA design, as well as Signalling Design, and being involved in construction and testing & commissioning phases in addition to contributing to the tender process.

This is a really exciting opportunity for an individual with an engineering background (or similar) who is interested in developing their technical knowledge in the rail and light rail industry, where there will be opportunities to receive development and mentoring, to grow their career.

The Project Engineer - Systems will work closely with Egis Rail UK and other Egis subsidiaries. The role will also require supporting the organisation to build and grow.

Key role responsibilities

This is a permanent role supporting various Egis projects; however, the initial project will be to support The Midlands Metro Alliance (MMA).

  • Production of concept / preliminary / detailed design, specifications and procurement process
  • Management of third-party suppliers from initial engagement through to final delivery
  • Check shop drawings and calculations provided by the suppliers
  • Provide support to the interface process
  • Preparation and participation of IDC/IDR
  • Assist in the supervision works in accordance with the contractual and technical specifications, performance specifications and RAMS requirements
  • Take responsibility for all design issues during construction including changes and adaptations
  • Respond to technical queries
  • Perform factory inspections specially for Systems and Communication equipment, as requested
  • Check that interfaces management during construction related to the
  • Systems and Communication components are performed as per requirements
  • Play an active role in the testing and commissioning stages





  • A relevant qualification, such as BTEC, HND, or a degree

Experience and knowledge

  • Relevant experience and understanding of the design, specification and procurement of infrastructure, tram design a plus.
  • Experience of working in a rail environment.
  • An understanding of BIM standards, design procedures and relevant legislation.
  • An understanding of a multi-disciplinary design approach and the delivery of projects to a high quality, throughout all design stage gates.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD, Civil 3D or other relevant software will be considered a plus.
  • Knowledge and experience of the railway and industry standards and processes will be considered a plus.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, high attention to detail and a strong team player

Position localisation

Job location

Europe, United Kingdom



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

3-Diploma of Higher Education / Associate’s Degree / BTEC Higher National Diploma

Minimum level of experience required

2-5 years

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