Project Engineer

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Date: 8 Sep 2023

Location: London, LND, GB

Company: Alstom

Req ID:422125 


Project Engineer


Site: Kings Cross / London


Appointment Basis: Permanent 


Excellent Salary + Benefits- Pension, Life Assurance, Contributed Healthcare plus may more

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide 
Employing 6,000 people within the UK & Ireland, we are the prominent supplier of new trains and train services, and a leading signalling and rail infrastructure provider. Alstom have built, or are building, just under 40% of the UK mainline train fleet, as well as the entire fleets in service with London Underground and Dublin Luas.

Could you be the full-time Project Engineer in London we’re looking for?


Your future role

Take on a new challenge and apply your Project Engineering expertise in a new cutting-edge field. You’ll report to the Principal Project Engineer, and work alongside your Dedicated, Organised, Respectful teammates.

The Project Engineer is based on site at various locations around the UK, supporting the onsite construction activities and project integration activities. The Project Engineer is also required to support the integration of the project design activities at one of our centres of excellence around the UK. The role also has a client-facing dimension supporting the Principal Project Engineer to resolve technical issues and the Project Management teams to achieve the on-time delivery of the project.

You’ll specifically Support the Principal Project Engineer, but also manage the Project Engineering activities at the local site.


We’ll look to you for:

Carry out technical audits as required.
Undertake design reviews on behalf of the Principal Project Engineer
Support the Competence Manager with the execution of the IRSE licensing scheme and the internal competence management scheme.
Mentor, coach and train other Project Engineers when required to support the businesses sustainability plan.

All about you

We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role: 

MSc or BSc degree level education in an engineering discipline
Valid PTS (Personal Track Safety) Certificate
Corporate membership of the IRSE (Institute of Railway Signalling Engineers) with IEng or higher.
Extensive experience of operating within a single discipline project environment either within design, test or project engineering.

On a more personal level, you will also need to be:

Self-motivated with a desire to learn.
Excellent Communication Skills
Able to work independently.
A strong team player, with effective interpersonal skills.

Things you’ll enjoy

Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also:


Enjoy stability, challenges and a long-term career free from boring daily routines
Work with SMARTLOCK 400T system, Modular Control Systems and VHLC
Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues.
Contribute to innovative projects.
Utilise our flexible working environment.
Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries.
Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning
Progress towards Principal Project Engineer
Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential, plus comprehensive and competitive benefits (pension, life ins., medical, + anything specific to the site e.g. free on-site parking, canteen etc). 

You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!


As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 70+ countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.

Alstom U.K. is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  We aim to have a welcoming and inclusive environment for individuals, of different ages, genders, ethnicities, disability, LGBT, religion and/or belief.

As a 'Disability Confident' employer, we will interview all disabled job applicants who match the essential criteria of the job description or specification: if you require any reasonable adjustments, please let us know.


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