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Principal Project Engineer - Signalling


Glasgow, GB, G72 0LH

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:              Principal Project Engineer - Signalling
Location:              Blantyre, Glasgow + Agile Working Arrangement 
Compensation:     Highly Competitive +  Car Allowance + Attractive Benefits
Role Type:            Full time and Permanent 
Role ID:                SF51413


At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Principal Project Engineer - Signalling at our Hamilton International Technology Park site.


The role

As a Principal Project Engineer, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You’ll manage the Project Engineering team to successfully deliver all projects, ensuring implementation of project works are to correct technical standards and work as part of project team to ensure safe and successful delivery. You’ll work with the client(s) on matters of safety, engineering and compliance, as well as supporting the Senior/Project Managers in delivering their portfolio commitments and identifying changes of scope and commercial issues.


Day to day, you’ll carry out role of Contractor’s Responsible Engineer (CRE) or Contractor’s Engineering Manager (CEM) in managing the Project Engineering team to successfully deliver all projects, some other key duties will include:


  • Formulating delivery plans and budgets and in monitoring performance to ensure that the delivery targets and margins are fully achieved
  • Ensure that project engineering staff plan and implement projects to meet or better tendered margins
  • Ensure that changes to scope and specifications are managed and that risk registers and issues logs are robustly reviewed
  • Critically review P6 project plans to ensure effective delivery and liaise with Construction and Testing to ensure early visibility of resource requirements
  • Review resource plans and change project plans to ensure maximised resource utilisation
  • Manage the engineering and technical change control process throughout the life of all projects
  • Act as CEM / CRE and Project Engineer where required and competent to do so


Experience of the Principal Project Engineer:

  • Professionally qualified in an appropriate discipline
  • Successful record in Project Engineering


This is a full time and permanent position, 35 hours a week, with agile working from home (WFH) options vailable


Qualifications for the Principal Project Engineer:

  • IRSE licence and PTS Qualification
  • Chartered Engineer - desirable 


The successful candidate must have the right to work in the UK.


Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme 
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave 
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity


Babcock International 
For over one hundred and thirty years Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. 
If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


Closing date: 02/10/2023



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