Engineering Manager (Project Engineer)

Commutable to Birmingham or Milton Keynes
09 Jul 2021
01 Aug 2021
Rail jobs
Civil Engineer
Contract Type
Full Time

Interested in transforming UK rail? Do you have great engineering management and problem solving skills where you’ve managed civil structures, technical, quality and assurance matters?

Would you like to be responsible for providing confidence and certainty that the largest infrastructure in the UK is effectively integrated and delivered to requirements? If you are, then HS2 currently has the perfect opportunity to make this a reality in our Integrated Project Team

Working at the level of Engineering Manager with a job title of Project Engineer you’ll be responsible for providing professional and technical support on project engineering issues, carrying out assurance of asset design and construction, assuring that it is in accordance with organisational and sponsor requirements, standards and policies.

HS2 Ltd endeavours to ensure everyone working for us and with us feels included, thrives and achieves their full potential. In practice, this means we are positive and inclusive about making adjustments, providing flexible working, encouraging our staff networks to flourish and providing personal and professional development opportunities.

About the role:

To be responsible for providing technical assurance, as per the HS2 assurance requirements, through production, checking and submission of assurance evidence for technical stage gates;

To be responsible for assuring that the design and construction of assets comply with the technical and sponsor requirements and applicable standards, specifications and procedures by supporting planned Technical Assurance Reviews and “spot-checks” of Contractor’s deliverables;

To be accountable for supporting the Head of Engineering and Environment in discharging their duties of NEC3 Supervisor and Principal Designer Representative as mandated within the Construction Desing Management (CDM) Regulations 2015;

To be accountable for communicating the HS2 Engineering requirements to the IPT contractor and provide responses to technical queries;

To be responsible for providing guidance on design solutions for the asset, promoting use of best practice and innovative engineering techniques, technologies and processes, driving consistency and identifying opportunities for efficiencies within the IPT;

To be responsible for working alongside other technical specialists to develop appropriate and cost balanced mitigation strategies and solutions, contributing to successful system integration;

You will be expected to actively promote and embed Equality Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in all your work, and support and comply with all organisational initiatives, policies and procedures on EDI




About You:

Technical Leadership - Specialist technical support and leadership on discipline-specific analysis, problem solving and design techniques but, knowing when to seek further guidance from Subject Matter Expert or others

Applicable UK construction regulations including CDM requirements

Knowledge of Project or programme management processes and / or successfully managing a varied caseload of applications or projects.

Chartered Engineer/Membership of an appropriate professional institution or working towards with the equivalent experience

Experience in managing standards, engineering and safety activity on any engineering projects/ programmes

Experience of managing competing project and engineering demands, with cost and schedule implications on any engineering projects/ programmes

We ask for a variety of detail in your online application, however we perform the first assessment of suitability for a role based solely on the information in your CV. Please attach an updated word version of your CV for each new application and include evidence directly related to the criteria in the job advert.

About Us:

High Speed 2 (HS2 Ltd) will be the UK’s new high speed rail network. As well as improving capacity, the new scheme will shorten journey times between a number of Britain’s major population centres, boost the economy and create thousands of jobs.

HS2 Ltd will create a skills legacy and develop a diverse range of talent. We aim to be a leader in EDI practice by creating a safe & inclusive working environment for all our staff - living our values of Safety, Respect, Integrity and Leadership.

HS2 Ltd is also a safety-critical organisation. Employees are required to ensure reasonable care of their own and others’ health and safety by taking personal responsibility for working to our ‘Safe at Heart’ programme principles and following safe working procedures at all times.