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Principal Engineer - Telecoms

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General information


Egis is an international player active in the consulting, construction engineering and mobility service sectors.
We design and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings capable of responding to the climate emergency and helping to achieve more balanced, sustainable and resilient territorial development.
With operations in 120 countries, Egis places the expertise of its 18,000 employees at the disposal of its clients and develops cutting-edge innovation accessible to all projects.
Improving people's quality of life and supporting communities in their social and economic development, whilst drastically reducing carbon emissions and achieving vital 2050 net zero targets, that's our purpose.



Position description

Job title

Principal Engineer - Telecoms

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

Egis is a leading global consulting, construction engineering and operating firm. We work hand-in-hand with our clients, across every aspect of transport, energy and the built environment to build a more balanced, sustainable and resilient world. The Egis Group has more than 50 years of experience and a team of 16,000 employees in over 100 countries around the world. Joining our Group means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.

In the UK we're proud to be delivering some of the most iconic projects which help connect people, protect our environment and meet emission reduction targets. From motorways to tramways, nuclear power plants to smart cities, clients choose us to help them solve their most complex challenges - delivering climate-responsible growth that meets the needs of communities, industry and the planet.

With over 50 years of experience in the rail industry, we’ve delivered complex and challenging multidisciplinary projects all over the world. Our expertise extends to depots, operations, maintenance analytics and asset management across all aspects of rail, including transport, technical and sustainability assessments and systems infrastructure

Job description

As an international player in construction engineering and mobility services, Egis offers a unique global opportunity, combining consulting, engineering and infrastructure operations. Our capacity for innovation allows us to respond to the challenges of the climate and digital world, offering solutions and recognised expertise in the transport and mobility, sustainable city, building, water, environment and energy sectors. The Egis Group has more than 50 years of experience, a presence in 75 countries, and 16,000 employees around the world.

Egis Transport Solutions, a business unit of the Egis Group, brings together all of the necessary expertise for guided urban transport and heavy rail: systems, automation, rolling stock, safety, equipment, civil engineering, environment, etc.

The business is looking to expand its delivery capability in the UK with the development of a design team.

About the role 

As a Principal Engineer, you will be a senior member of the team as it grows. You will be required to support the Head of Signalling & Telecoms in current commissions which may mean assuming the CEM or DPE role.  We are looking for someone who will take this challenge head-on, and be part of a dynamic team with big ambitions. We will be looking to provide capabilities across light, heavy and metro rail systems.

  • The Principal Engineer will be key to developing a get it right-first time culture within the team, responsibilities are likely to include:
  • Undertaking the CRE role where required
  • Undertaking CEM/DPE role as required (possibly under mentorship)
  • Develop design from feasibility up to As-Built
  • Manage a small team of engineers
    Deputise for the Head of Signalling & Telecoms where required
  • Have a good understanding of relevant legislation such as CDM and CSM and advise the team accordingly

    This role may also include working on projects internationally for EGIS Transport Solutions or other EGIS subsidiaries.


Person Specification, Experience & Knowledge


  • Experience in undertaking the CRE role
  • Proven capability in managing design interfaces and integration processes
  • Experience working in an engineering production environment
  • A clear understanding of a multi-disciplinary design approach and the delivery of projects to a high quality, throughout all design stage gates
  • Good knowledge of UK design standards, such as Network Rail, HS2 and TfL

Position location

Job location

Europe, United Kingdom



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

4-Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science

Minimum level of experience required