Assistant Principal Engineer
Entered: 28 Feb 2020
Knowledge of Safety Management Systems and Signalling principles and standards.
Experience in the Railway Industry, an ability to deal with technical and operational issues and a clear understanding of the operational railway.
Membership of the Institute of Railway Signal Engineers or equivalent
Extensive knowledge of signaling design standards
Ability to produce and maintain documentation to a high standard
Demonstrated Safety Management capability appropriate to the role and purpose of the position.
Educated to university degree or holding a related qualification.
Signalling design and/or commissioning experience on railway engineering projects.
GENERAL MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES:
Engineering: To develop and assess technical standards and systems for signalling.
Safety: To observe and facilitate compliance with Safety policy, standards and procedures within your sphere of influence.
People: To ensure constant communication with all colleagues within your area and to support the People Management policy
Development of appropriate SET standards and technical application for signalling systems
Assessment of New Works schemes for compliance with SET technical standards and systems for signalling.
Developing and assessing systems for SET work activities relating to signalling systems.
Conduct audits to monitor compliance with standards, procedures, specifications, methods and programme of works as set down by Chief Engineer SET.
Provision of advice and guidance on signalling and technical matters.
Control of the custody and issue of signalling drawings and standards.
You will completely and fully deliver your responsibilities as specified in the
Safety Responsibility Statement which accompanies this role.
Undertake and manage, as appropriate, incident investigations as requested.
Review on an on-going basis risks relevant to your role including both occupational and asset related risks.
Ensure that all briefings on Signalling Safety are completed with all staff as necessary.
Support the provision of training to staff under your control as defined in the SET-SMS-004 Competency Assessment & Training.
Undertake responsibility for occupational safety of staff under your control.
Provide all necessary support to staff to enable the execution of their role.
Communicate effectively with staff to ensure proper execution of tasks.
Plan, monitor and report on all financial aspects of those works for which you are responsible.
Prepare and manage budgets as necessary.
Undertake all activities in line with the Iarnród Éireann governing procurement policies and procedures.