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Commissioning Engineers - Communications Systems
We urgently require staff for a number of Communication Engineer and Communication Systems Test & Commissioning roles within the rail sector based in London for a major Client.
Engineers are required across CDN/Telephoney, CCTV/PAVA, Radio (DAS testing) or SCADA and will need the following:
ECS/CSCS (ECS is preferred)
Pre employment D&A
A Networking Commissioning Engineer with a strong IP Telephony background.
This person ideally would have a good hands on working background of Cisco based IP telephony ranging from the handsets themselves all the way through to the Call manager systems (CUCM and Unity) and the connectivity (SIP Trunks for example) between Cisco and non-Cisco products
Good Troubleshooting skills across Routing, Switching and IP Telephony.
Ideally the candidate should be in possession of a Valid Cisco CCNP in Cisco Routing and Switching and IP Telephony but we would be interested in candidates with a lower qualification but the hands on background experience to fit.
Because the role within the Crossrail project, we are looking for someone ideally with experience in networking equipment in a Rail Environment
Experience in the following would also be useful but not essential.
IP CCTV Experience – commissioning and configuring
TDM circuits over IP
Commend / Help point systems
Practical Team Leader experience.
Developing of Test documentation to be used by others on site.
More than three years’ experience in testing and commissioning of Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) and Radiating Cable Tunnel infrastructures for TETRA, LFEPA, GSM, UMTS and LTE frequencies;
· Knowledge of Neutral Host (Multi-Operator) Systems.
· Proven installation and commissioning experience of radio infrastructure projects.
· Experience in the production of Test Plans, Procedures and Scripts
· Experience of Link Budget calculations.
· Experienced of RF over Fibre technology systems.
· Knowledge of ICNIRP.
· Knowledge of Cobham Wireless, Kapsch, Simoco, Frequentis.
· Experience of RFS products including cable types and terminations.
· Experience of GSMR networks, configurations and parameters including optimisation.
· Knowledge of EIRENE, JOTS, ETCS / ERTMS, ETSI, LFEPA, Airwave, Public Cellular, and LU Connect technologies.
· Experience of Test and Measurement equipment including TEMS, NEMO, Anritsu Site Master, Spectrum Analysers, Signal Generators.
· Experience of post processing data using NetProbe, NetAnalyser, Wireshark and Expandium with familiarity of full end to end call tracing, radio statistics and Layer 3 messaging.
· Experience of producing analysis and optimisation reports, including KPIs.
· Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) or Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) card for accessing construction sites.
· Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
· IT literate – Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Access, Visio.
Excellent organisational and time management skills.
SCADA T&C Engineers
The test & commissioning engineers will be responsible for all testing under the SCADA/ Management Systems requirement. Typical roles will be as follows:
SCADA/ Management System
1) Pre-commissioning works (checking the RTUs, terminations and wiring in both the local cabinet and between 3rd parties against schedules and ePlans
2) Leading testing of all IO points between 3rd party equipment to the RTU, and assisting of testing of all IO to the Central Management System at the Route Control Centre.
3) Completing the test specifications, ensuring all issues are raised and, where possible, fixed on site using the Change Control procedure.
4) Integration Testing of the Station Management System to all other Siemens systems (CCTV, PAVA, CIS, Radio, Telephony)
Customer Information System (CIS)
1)Pre commissioning works of displays (checking firmware, IP addresses, test messages)
2) Testing basic functionality of displays from the management server
3) Full integration testing of the displays with the CIS, ensuring trains are correctly propagating through the timetables and displaying correctly on the NTIs.
1) Experience in Commissioning Station/Linewide/Building management systems
2) Experience in Systems Engineering and Testing activities
3) Experience in industry standard protocols, eg OPC, Modbus, IEC60870-5-103, DNP
4) Experience in SCADA testing of MEP equipment in a rail environment
5) Understanding interface of PAVA/ CCTV/Telephony systems
6) Drive T&C activities & Site Supervision if required
How you match
Criteria provided by job poster
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We are currently looking for Permit Manager for a Crossrail Station project. The Permit Manager will issue the keys and permits to work in controlled rooms/ areas.
By controlled Rooms/ areas we mean risers, Communication equipment rooms, signalling rooms, electrical rooms, plant rooms and the like.
The person will need good understanding of the MEP systems on a train station.
The person does not need to be technically qualified. However it will be of benefit.
The permit manager is responsible for providing access keys and authorisation permits which allow works to proceed.
Before doing this the permit manager is responsible for discussing the requested works when permits are requested by the requestor.
During the discussion the requestor will demonstrate that the works have been suitably risk assessed with the aid of the WAD (where required) and the specific the RAMS for the works to demonstrate that the works are suitably risk assessed.
When the permit manager has satisfied themselves that the task is safe to proceed the keys and authorisation permit can be released.
Where other requestors have works authorised it is for the permit manager to make the other requestor aware and confirm that the two tasks are compatible. If not then advise the reason why either of the requestors works cannot proceed.
An electronic log of permits issued (Excel format) will be maintained firstly, to demonstrate where there may be a clash of works.
The permit log will be used as a historic record of who carried out the works and when.
It is the responsibility of the permit office to display any safety notifications issued.
The permit manager has an assistant available to carryout inspections of rooms / areas for the purpose of ensuring there is no damage or unauthorised access.
It is the responsibility of the permit office to ensure that good housekeeping is maintained at all times in controlled rooms/ areas.