Rail Operations Manager @ Imtech Traffic & Infra UK
Interim Head of Rail @ Imtech Traffic & Infra UK and Ireland
Engineering Manager - Rail @ Imtech Traffic & Infra UK and Ireland
G.C.S.E's; Diploma, Maths Science and English; Information Technology applications @
Rail Operations Manager @ Responsible for Rail project and programme delivery to the UK markets,developing new systems and migrating existing Imtech Traffic & Infra UK technologies into the Rail sector. From October 2015 to Present (3 months) Interim Head of Rail @ From December 2014 to Present (1 year 1 month) Engineering Manager - Rail @ Imtech
Rail Operations Manager @ Responsible for Rail project and programme delivery to the UK markets,developing new systems and migrating existing Imtech Traffic & Infra UK technologies into the Rail sector. From October 2015 to Present (3 months) Interim Head of Rail @ From December 2014 to Present (1 year 1 month) Engineering Manager - Rail @ Imtech Traffic & Infra UK and Ireland is a leading provider of solutions and services that solve transport, public lighting, infrastructure and telecommunication problems. Working across the Urban and Inter Urban environments, we deliver benefits to stakeholders and enable government goals and requirements to be achieved. With experienced and expert teams, we work with private and public sector Clients to deliver on the challenges surrounding journey time reliability, the management of congestion and the integration of infrastructure networks. We support the need for innovative highway technologies underpinned by reliable and quality services.
We have been developing products and systems that enhance the control and management of vehicle traffic across the UK and Ireland transport infrastructures since the 1980’s. Imtech Traffic & Infra UK and Ireland was formed in 2013 following the acquisition of Peek Group by Imtech N.V. in 2007 to support its global Traffic & Infra Division. This has resulted in a wealth of opportunities across the traffic and infrastructure markets in the UK and Ireland.
We recognise the need for safe and reliable solutions that support our society and economic regeneration. Increased traffic congestion impacts the safety of the travelling public, journey time reliability and the levels of harmful emissions. From June 2013 to Present (2 years 7 months) Rolling Stock Engineer @ Freelance engineer available to work short and long term contracts or to take up permanent positions
Worked for Bombardier Transportation at Crofton depot as an Electrical Engineer and heavy maintenance tech on class 170 and 180's From October 2012 to April 2013 (7 months) Electrical Engineer @ Contracting engineer working for Ganymedes customers at sites around the UK. From August 2012 to November 2012 (4 months) International Market Manager - Railroad @ International Market Manager – Rail road with Hotstart GMBH, Responsible for delivery of the Hotstart brand and product to the international rail road market, and helping Hotstart achieve engineering compliance outside of the US. Worked extensively in the US, Scandinavia and mainland Europe/Russia with this role as well as attending trade shows and initial meetings on a much wider scale. From July 2011 to September 2012 (1 year 3 months) Technical Support Engineer @ Responsible for account management and engineering support to global customers of EMD products both remotely and through visits. Acted as a customer liaison to EMD in the USA for ongoing technical issues and processing warranty claims. I have managed a busy rail (class 66) maintenance facility for a key UK rail-freight operator. In addition I produce engineering reviews of products and developments and liaise with suppliers to develop new products to meet business needs. Other duties include auditing suppliers across Europe to ensure compliance with rail standards. From April 2009 to April 2011 (2 years 1 month) Electrical Test/Modifications (contract) @ I worked at sites around the UK on a variety of contracts for Bombardier, starting at Litchurch lane as an Electrical test engineer on the Electrostar production line, then moving to CZ to commission the tilting voyagers. I also worked on the Southern fleet as a mods engineer and at Etches park as a snr tech on the maintenance team. From October 2008 to April 2009 (7 months) Field service engineer @ I completed the in house training program on hydraulics, diesel and gas engines, lpg systems and electrical work. I have worked on many customer sites and built good relationships with my customers. Part of the duties include site cover with shift patterns, and call out duties on a 24/7 basis. From October 2005 to November 2006 (1 year 2 months) Electrical Test Engineer/Commissioning Engineer @ From June 2003 to July 2006 (3 years 2 months) IT Manager @ two full time technicians working for me, maintaining IT systems across the site including 2000 and 2003 servers aswell as 200 workstations. Also started the roll-out of XP onto the schools computers and kicked off work on a school intranet site, aswell as the internet site. From September 2002 to May 2003 (9 months) Network Sysadmin @ Trained to M.C.S.E level with the company. Provided third level support across the company on NT 3.51 & 4 workstation and server, and windows 95/98. I was also responsible for rollout and support of new products. From January 1996 to January 1999 (3 years 1 month) Lab Technician @ for Microsoft at the UK development Lab. Worked on the Active Movie project that has now become Windows Media Player. From January 1995 to September 1995 (9 months)
BEng, Engineering @ The Open University From 2010 to 2018 G.C.S.E's; Diploma, Maths Science and English; Information Technology applications @ Southampton ITeC From 1988 to 1993 Stephen Hoppe is skilled in: Rail, Rolling Stock, Internal Audit, External Audit, Modifications, Testing, Commissioning, Electricians, Railway, Maintenance & Repair, Metro, Light Rail, Engineering Management, Railway Systems, Project Engineering
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