Engineering Manager (MEP / Telecoms / Signalling)


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Closes 17/06/2022

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Engineering Manager (SPC/Systems)

Are you customer focused with the ability to engage and build relationships? Can you drive success within a team? Do you want to make a difference in a growing region?

We have an exciting opportunity for an Engineering Manager to join our Rail Division, based from our York office - and there has never been a better time to join!

The Role

As a Engineering Manager at Story Contracting you will provide dependable and competent technical advice and support to the project teams throughout our portfolio of works. You will have experience of the railway industry and have technical knowledge of one of the core disciplines where Story Contracting deliver the majority of schemes, however a sound knowledge of other disciplines to assist inter-disciplinary interfaces would be advantageous. You will also have demonstrable experience of undertaking roles under the engineering management for projects NR/L2/RSE/02009, as Project Engineer (PE), Designated Project Engineer (DPE) Contractor’s Responsible Engineer (CRE), and/or Contractor’s Engineering Manager (CEM).

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide subject matter expertise in a specialist railway system discipline (building services, LV/small power, telecommunications or signalling).
  • Discharge the duties of Contractors Engineering Manager (CEM) or Designated Project Engineer (DPE) in accordance with NR/L2/RSE/02009 on behalf of Story Contracting on a scheme-specific basis throughout the lifecycle of the project.
  • Develop Contractor’s Responsible Engineer (CRE) capability within Story Contracting by providing Continuous Professional Development, mentorship and guidance to candidates.
  • Be the main lead for key account management (KAM) of suppliers in their discipline expertise, and provide support to the project operational and engineering delivery teams


At Story Contracting, we invest in our people. We provide award-winning training and development opportunities for all employees to help you get to where you want to be in your career.

In addition to a competitive salary, pension and company car/allowance, we show we care about our people by offering a health cash plan and wellbeing support to keep you fit and well - inside and outside of work.

We care about our communities too and offer our employees two paid for volunteering days each year to spend as a team or individually.


As the right candidate for this role you will preferably hold a degree in a relevant discipline of engineering, and either be working towards or be a member of a suitable professional institution. You will have a good level of understanding on all current safety legislation and be able to contribute to the safe management of design, development and construction. An in-depth knowledge of Network Rail Standards and the Engineering Lifecycle of a project is also a key requirement.


Why Story Contracting?

Story Contracting is a privately-owned, award-winning infrastructure company who is financially secure and agile with a wide range of public, private and third sector clients who enjoy working with our talented and committed team. Our track record for delivery on time and to budget, safely and reliably, has meant repeat business from our clients, which is reflected in our motto of ‘Do It Right!’

Our values are at the heart of everything we do - the way we work and the behaviours we display. We believe that this is what makes Story Contracting and our people exceptional.

GROUNDED - Everyone is equal at Story. We are down to earth and treat each other with respect.

HARDWORKING - We all pull our weight and work hard for each other.

PROUD - We are proud of our safety, our projects, our people, our clients and the success we create together.

FAMILY - We nurture, train, develop and keep our people safe, just like a family. We are inclusive and do the right thing for the business and its people.

TRUSTED - What we say is what we do. Our clients, our people and our communities trust us to do it right.

WINNERS - We are hungry for success and want to be the best performing contractor for our clients, our people and our communities.

Every Story Matters

We are proud to be a place where everyone can be part of the Story!

As part of our pledge to eliminate discrimination and encourage diversity among our Story Team, our ‘Every Story’ policy ensures all employees are a part of a diverse environment and always feel included.

All applicants will receive careful consideration for employment regardless of who you are, where you come from or what you believe in.

Think you’d be a good fit?

Successful applicants will be contacted shortly after the closing date.

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