Signalling Consultant / Construction Manager

Last Updated: 31st August 2019 (over 3 years ago)

United Kingdom



Phone Number


Age Range
55 to 64

Qualification Level
HNC/HND/City & Guilds

English, Indonesian


I am a Railway Signalling Specialist with extensive experience from Design through Construction, Install and finally Test & Commissioning. I have played a key role in a large number of projects across the globe.
As a contractor / consultant I am expected to produce results from the start. The recurring contracts and project positions from the same companies is testament to my work and client satisfaction.


Barnet College
City & Guilds Course 255/ 280 Mechanical and Electrical Technicians

   Jan 1975
— Nov 1979


Vision Skill Thailand
Technical Training Manager

   Mar 2016
— Jul 2016

To ensure that all documentation submitted for training complies with the standards set by the client and incorporates all necessary detail to be able to provide comprehensive training to all levels of the end users system support teams. To provide status reports, projections for completion based on actual progress against target completion and fluid staffing level.
• Review and complete Comment Report Sheets for each of the Sub-System Maintenance Manuals
• Review and comment on all levels of training documentation.
• Ensure that all submitted documentation is completed as per the project guidelines, as prepared by the client.
• Ensure that the contents compare satisfactorily with the information supplied in the maintenance manuals.
• Make sure that the documentation meets the level of training to fulfil the project requirements.
• Examine the detail provided for the Signalling System (Bombardier CityFlo650 CBTC) and apply pressure to ensure that all supplied information is correct and complete.

DOTC Philippines
Signalling and Communications Consultant

   Feb 2015
— Oct 2016

To evaluate the operational condition of the current interlocking and train protection system, prepare a report and recommendations based on assessments made and review of existing maintenance documentation containing failure statistics of interlocking and wayside equipment. The scope includes the following;
• Review existing system and report on current operational condition.
• Prepare and make recommendations based on survey and review of existing system.
• Prepare Terms of Reference, procedures and Signalling specification for tender.
• Provide a budgetary figure to cover all work and equipment covered under my recommendations.
• Prepare a high level program and provide target finish date based on estimated manning levels.
• Provide recommendation on staffing levels required to professionally sign in and maintain a new signalling system.
• Provide advice and technical support up to and during the bid stage.

Senior Interface Engineer - Test

   Jan 2013
— Feb 2015

Responsible for resolving all interface as economically as possible and to co-ordinate interface testing specifically where Siemens was the primary contractor for the test. The position required but was not limited to the following;

• Initialise regular interface meetings between various project disciplines external to Siemens.
• Schedule interface testing as required to effectively integrate with Signalling project progress.
• Attend regular interface meetings with the client as their signalling resource.)
• Represent the client as their signalling resource in meetings with the local rail authority and the local rail authority’s consultants.
• Correspond regularly with the client over daily issues, commercially as well as technically.
• Reporting on a daily, weekly and monthly basis covering hi-level review to detailed reports covering major issues and obstructions.

Construction Manager

   Mar 2011
— Jan 2013

Responsible for organising and managing all Construction, Installation, Test and Commissioning of Trackside equipment

• Planning and preparation of manning levels and roster for Signal Enabling Works
• Produced all documentation required in the signalling scope of works including but not limited too the;
o General Methodology
o Activity Method Statements
o Project Procedures
o step-by-step activity Programs (MS Project)
o Inspection & Test Plans / Certificates and Disconnection List template
• Input to the CRAW (Construction Risk Assessment Workshop) pertinent to the Signal Enabling Work)
• Prepare Signalling Team Roles and Responsibilities.
• Prepare Signalling Scope of Works.
• Prepare and track RFI’s (Request for Information) to the client.
• Organise team mobilisation.
• Perform regular site visits and report progress of works to upper management and client.