Senior Test Engineer

Senior Test Engineer

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Engineering and Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £57000.00 - £790000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Neil Cayley

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Are you a Senior Test Engineer with a background in site testing of mainline or metro railway signalling projects? If so, a Midlands based organisation who have been at the forefront of transport solutions are looking for you!

***Please note that Sponsorship and relocation support will be given***

As the Senior Test Engineer, you will be the "Tester in Charge" (Major Works) leading and managing a team of testing and commissioning engineers to deliver projects.

The Senior Test Engineer will have the following responsibilities:

  • Ensure health, safety and environmental requirements are adhered to at the site depot and individual work sites
  • Promote a zero accident/incident culture and environment
  • Manage testing and commissioning activities in accordance with the project and budget requirements
  • Ensure that testing and commissioning is carried out and recorded
  • Ensure the quality of the testing and commissioning procedures are in accordance with SRA, client, manufacturers and legal procedures, processes, regulations and standards
  • Liaison with control systems and other multi-disciplined teams across the business
  • Communicate effectively with the Project Engineering Manager and Design Engineers in respect of design issues associated with testing
  • Liaise with the Site Manager and installation engineers in regards to installation issues associated with testing
  • Undertake regular audits of the testing and commissioning operation
  • Certify the system and/or systems are fit for purpose and formally handover to the client

Skills required or the Senior Test Engineer:

  • HNC/HND/Degree in electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • IRSE Licence as Tester in Charge is essential
  • Experience in site testing of mainline or metro railway signalling projects for the testing and commissioning period of the project lifecycle
  • A strong understanding for site testing activities as laid down in the business, customer, national and international standards and procedures
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiating skills associated with managing allocated staff and contractors, other functions within the business and the customer (essential)

The Senior Test Engineer role offers a strong benefits package combined with a highly competitive salary.

If you would like to know more, please apply or contact Neil Cayley on 07527257851 or email


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