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Railway Signalling Design Engineer Apprenticeship (Level 3)

by Transport for London

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Job Details

£20,000 - £21,999
Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)
Engineering & Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics

Railway Signalling Design Engineer Apprenticeship (Level 3)

How Long: 3 years
Where: London (hybrid working is likely)
Salary: £20,181

What you’ll need

  • A minimum of 2 GCSEs Grade A* - C or Grade 4 and above or equivalent in Maths and English Language
  • You must be 18 years of age before September 2022

We’re looking for people who have

  • An inquisitive mind
  • A willingness to learn
  • Resilience and adaptability

Job overview

Railway Signalling Engineers are responsible for the design and acceptance of new signalling solutions across the underground utilising both legacy and modern types of signalling equipment. Systems developed by these engineers are responsible for the safe carriage of passengers and the delivery of an efficient and reliable train service.

What will I be doing?

As an apprentice, your 3-year development programme will be made up of up to 6 to 9 placement rotations. Our aim is to equip you with the range of skills and experience you need for your successful career. We also understand that everyone’s career is different, so every apprentice’s journey is unique.

Where can this career take me?

Upon successful completion of this scheme, you could roll-off into the signalling design team, designing modifications to the existing signalling arrangements and contributing to the introduction of new signalling system which could lead to further career development opportunities such as signalling design engineer or a role in signalling testing & commissioning. The activities undertaken as a Railway Signalling Engineering Design Apprentice will also stand you in good stead if you wish to become licensed with the Institute of Railway Signalling Engineers (IRSE).

About Transport for London

Who are Transport for London (TfL)?

We’re the integrated transport authority responsible for meeting Mayor Sadiq Khan's strategy and commitments on transport in London. We run the day-to-day operation of the Capital's public transport network and manage London's main roads.

With such a vast and varied transport network, no two days at TfL are the same but we have one key purpose: to keep London moving. Working at TfL gives you the opportunity to have a meaningful impact on London and Londoners.

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