010EPSE, Engineering Placement Student, Holborn, London

Location: London

Salary: £15,000

Start: Summer 2021, 10- 12 months 

Discipline:  Mechanical or Electrical Engineering 


To work alongside either the signalling, mechanical or system integration team to deliver one aspect of the team’s deliverables.



Role profile:

To play a key role in investigating, developing solutions, presenting on findings and managing the completion of one of our engineering team’s current engineering projects.

  • Providing visibility of progress and highlighting any issues that needing escalation.
  • Incorporating best practice and lessons learned from other projects.
  • Liaising with other engineers and functions to produce in-depth reports on available solutions.
  • Developing action plans, improvement schemes and ensuring project progress against them.
  • Facilitating the engineering team’s interfaces between other internal and external stakeholders
  • Liaising with and facilitating interfaces with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • development of solutions for new and existing project
  • development of solutions to improve reliability of train currently in service
  • improve internal engineering processes to save time and cost


Essential skills:

  • To have the correct aptitude and attitude with an open and honest approach.
  • Highly driven and able to work on own initiative
  • Basic understanding of engineering principles
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills
  • Ability to work within a team and individually
  • Commitment to working as part of a Flexible and forward thinking team.
  • The ability to work with minimal supervision, setting and achieving clear targets and deliverables.
  • Excellent report writing and communication capabilities.


Desirable skills:

  • An understanding in engineering principles, and a desire to progress their career in this field.
  • Understanding of railway systems
  • Work experience within an engineering organisation


To apply for this placement or for more information, please contact: Ellen Pugsley at e.pugsley@etrust.org.uk stating your interest, your full name and the vacancy reference.

Please note, you must be fully registered with The YINI scheme to apply.

See the YINI application page to complete an on-line application form if you are not already registered.

010EPSE, Engineering Placement Student, Holborn, London

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