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CBTC System Support MDT

Job Title: CBTC System Support MDT
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 028988
Job Published: December 27, 2018 16:46

Job Description

CBTC System Support MDT 028988
Organisation - AP JNP Infrastructure
Job - Signal
Position Type - Full Time
Salary: £44,656.00-£44,656.00
Location: Acton with travel to other TfL locations on a regular basis
Applicants must hold a full UK driving license and a Safety on the Track certification to Individual Working Alone level will be required for role holder. 
Job Purpose
Using appropriate Second Line Maintenance Device equipment, carry out testing of hardware and software unaided for the CBTC Lines, and if required on the TBTC Lines as directed by the CBTC System Support Manager and or Engineers.
Reviews log files and behaviour of the CBTC system in order to identify failure or sequence of events to support the testing of hardware at 2nd line (workshop) level.
Support 1st line (operating railway) response teams in Signals and Fleet with technical support, both on site and remotely
Suggest initiatives to improve reliability of the CBTC system and where possible assist in their implementation
Key Accountabilities 
Post holder will carry out hardware testing of CBTC/TBTC equipment using Second Line test equipment.
Maintenance and upkeep of Second Line test equipment and associated tools
Analysis logs to identify faults / unexpected behaviour and thereby identify software bugs and/or hardware failure.
Provide reports on the outcome of second line testing and analysis
Post holder will suggest initiatives to improve CBTC/TBTC system reliability and where possible implement these. 
The post holder will be required to work with others from multiple engineering disciplines, including Signalling, Rolling Stock and 3rd party supplier / maintainers.
Ensure configuration management of CBTC/TBTC Assets is maintained
Financial Impact
The role does not have any direct budget control but operates within the overall Technical Delivery Managers budget.
The post holder can influence the Head of Signals operating budget to ensure sufficient and suitable spending on the infrastructure, assets, training and competence management of staff.
Key Interfaces
Technical Delivery Manager
C/TBTC Engineering Managers
Signals Response team
Signals Maintenance teams
Signals Design / Thales
Fleet Production Managers and Engineering
Skills, Knowledge & Experience 
Able to work in a multi disciplinary team
Writing reports and able to use computer based asset management systems
Proven record in maintenance and fault finding techniques on signalling or train systems
Able to use test equipment and analyse results
Data interrogation, manipulation and analysis
BTEC/ONC or relevant equivalent professional qualification
Knowledge of railway signalling, control and train control systems, and must be capable of becoming a safety critical licence holder in the relevant field (1.3.260 Signalling Electronics Tester, 1.4.230 Combined Signalling Maintainer & Fault Finder)
Knowledge of management of assets
Direct knowledge of maintenance working procedures and access arrangements
Safety related rules, policies, directives and procedures relating to a railway environment
Experience of maintenance and fault finding operations especially in the ATC signalling and Control environments
Experience of working in a multi disciplinary team
Experience or working and influencing a range of internal and external stakeholders 
Experience of LU working practices and maintenance procedures
In return for your commitment and expertise, you will enjoy excellent benefits and scope to grow. Rewards vary according to the business area but mostly include:
Final salary pension scheme 
Free travel for you on the TfL network & a nominated person
A 75% discount on National Rail Season Ticket and interest free loan 
29 days annual leave plus public and bank holidays
Private healthcare discounted scheme (optional) 
Tax-efficient cycle-to-work programme
Retail, health, leisure and travel offers 
Discounted Eurostar travel
The closing date for applications is Sunday 6th January at 11:59pm
Application Process 
Please apply using your CV and a covering letter. Please think carefully about the skills, knowledge and experience outlined in the job description and ensure your CV reflects the requirements of the role you are applying for. You may also use the ‘additional documents’ section in your online application to attach a more detailed profile that is specifically relevant to the role you are applying for.
Equality and Diversity 
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability status.