SCADA Engineering Manager
Warwick/Haywood Road

Job Reference: V7766

Location: Warwick/Haywood Road

Closing Date: 15/07/2019

Employment Type: Contractor

Division: Rail Engineering

Business: Transport

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Role Profile:

  • The role will involve the day-to-day management of an established Engineering team delivering a National SCADA project on behalf of Network Rail for the management of their Traction Power systems.
  • You will provide leadership and line management for a multi-disciplined team include SCADA, Software, Configuration, IT infrastructure and Electrical competence for the design, implementation and test activities for the overall solution.
  • Working with the telent Design Authority you will ensure that the contract requirements are delivered and fully verified and validated, for acceptance to the Network Rail Project and associated stakeholders.


Typical Deliverables:

          As SCADA Engineering Manager:

  • Management of technical interface to Client Discipline Engineers and Programme Managers
  • Line management of a team of Engineers; SCADA, Software, Configuration and IT infrastructure
  • Ensure that efficient processes are in place for the team to deliver the Engineering activities
  • Produce programme detail for the delivery of engineering activities
  • Produce staffing forecasts and work with internal and external resource providers to meet demands
  • Provide accurate reporting against programme to relevant Project Managers
  • Manage the transition of roles from Project into Support, as the programme advances to completion
  • Ensure all works are carried out in accordance with the Construction, Health & safety Plan, Environmental Plan and Quality Plan


            Working with your Discipline Leads:

  • Produce designs in accordance with contract and all associated Network Rail standards
  • Perform reviews to verify designs are compliant to contract technical requirements
  • Ensure designs are risk assessed in accordance with CDM obligations
  • Ensure designs are fully integrated with other disciplines
  • Produce test documentation to validate the implemented designs
  • Produce Bill of Materials associated with designs to support implementation phases
  • Provide technical support to implementation teams
  • Produce as-built documentation and associated test results


Business Operations Skills – Experience and Qualifications:

  • 5 or more years working as a lead within an Engineering function that involves mission critical control systems
  • Essential to have experience in the delivery of complex software and system configuration validation
  • Desirable to understand SCADA systems associated with electrical power distribution


Behavioural Requirements:

  • Ability to lead a team and maintain strict governance controls
  • Ability to work across peers and senior management
  • Attention to detail in the definition and application of validation activities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to communicate application, progress and technical issues



Excellent employee benefits:

telent is committed to ensuring that we offer industry leading career opportunities, salary and benefits packages. Join us and you can expect to receive:

  • 33 days holiday, including public holidays, plus the option to buy or sell five days each year
  • Company pension scheme
  • A range of family friendly policies including childcare vouchers
  • An employee-funded car leasing scheme
  • Occupational health support


We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications.


telent is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to diversity and inclusion.


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.