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SMTH and Signalling Team Leaders


SMTH and Signalling Team Leaders

Location description

​Primarily Southeast England

Key depots in Eastleigh and Purley


​Full-time or part-time


​Dependent on experience. We provide competitive packages and benefits.


​Railway engineering and construction


  • ​Safety awareness

  • Safety compliance

  • Rail Transport

  • Rail Signalling

  • Rail Safety

  • Fault finding

  • Systems Engineering

  • Systems Testing

​About the Role

​To undertake SMTH testing or signalling installation work as directed and to provide direction and leadership to Signalling Installers and Assistant Signalling Installers as required.

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead on and follow site safety procedures and behaviours.

  • Ability to competently lead a team in signalling duties with respect to disconnections, reconnections, maintenance, fault finding and renewals of a minor nature.

  • Determine, implement and ensure accurate records are maintained of all safe systems of work.

  • Carry out handover / hand back arrangements for S&T equipment.

  • Maximise the productivity of other employees and sub-contractors when under your direct control.

No recruiters and agencies please. We will not engage with any prospective CVs from recruiters or agencies, and we do not require support in this.

​About us

S&T Cover Ltd.


We have recently secured significant long-term contracts and we are rapidly growing and expanding. With this comes growth and development opportunities for all our staff and prospective employees.

Regarded as industry leading in the realm of project and asset management for signalling works, S&T Cover provide competent and reliable signalling staff for signalling installation, signal maintenance testing and signal works testing activities.

Note that we have an approved signalling training facility and can provide relevant training and development as needed.

Core value features include competence, development, assurance, and consistency.

Why work for us?

Industry leading compensation and benefit packages with a positive and engaging work culture. You will contribute to vital British infrastructure projects delivering this under challenging but rewarding conditions.

​About you

​SMTH and Signalling Team Leaders

You will be working on safety critical infrastructure, and this requires potential recruits to:

  • Have high attention to detail and following compliance and assurance procedures.

  • Have experience in signalling installation and maintenance.

  • Place high importance on safety procedures and behaviours with no compromise

  • Be familiar with relevant railway standards and detailed knowledge of signalling systems, standards, and requirements.

  • Have Excellent interpersonal, communication and man management skills.


  • ​IRSE SMTH Team Leader license 1.8.100.

  • IRSE Signalling Maintenance Tester 1.4.160

  • PTS

  • COSS or SWL

Desired (not required)

MOD 5, MOD 4, MOD 3b, 18th Edition Electricians


Pre employment medical, drug and alcohol screening

BPSSBasic security clearance may be required (to be undertaken as part of the onboarding process).

To apply for this role, please email


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