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​​​​​​​Project Engineer (SCS)

Employer
HS2
Location
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
Salary
£43,750pa to c.£54,650pa depending on skills and experience
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

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Salary: Base salary: £43,750pa to c.£54,650pa depending on skills and experience. In addition, we offer a flexible benefits fund of 20% which is paid on top of base salary and is fully pensionable, as well as a range of competitive benefits - check them out in the Benefits section on our website.

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.

As a Project Engineer at HS2 you will 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.

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.
  • Actively promote and embed Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in all your work and support and comply with all organisational initiatives, policies and procedures in EDI.

About You:

Skills

  • Complex problem solving – Able to identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions. This includes the management and planning of multiple workstreams and the competing demands of stakeholders.
  • Decision Making - Able to gather and synthesise information, identifying options and applying sound judgement based on logic and reason, making use of a variety of analytical approaches to provide relevant information to suppliers, stakeholders and decision makers using key facts and data.
  • Technical Leadership - Specialist technical support and leadership on at least one discipline-specific scientific, technical or engineering principles whilst knowing when to seek further guidance from Subject Matter Expert or others.
  • Technical Leadership - Specialist technical support and leadership on discipline[1]specific analysis, problem solving and design techniques but, knowing when to seek further guidance from Subject Matter Expert or others.
  • Technical Communication -Able to communicate a range of technical ideas in at least one discipline-specific area to colleagues, based on a mix of training and examples of application.
  • Technical Leadership – Able to apply principles and methods that ensure effective information management, modelling and data security, basic understanding of data creation and visualisation, working under supervision of line manager or in liaison with relevant Subject Matter Expert.

Knowledge

  • Applicable UK construction regulations including CDM requirements.
  • Understanding of the Regulatory/Legislative Framework relevant to HS2.
  • Commercial awareness including understanding of cost delivery, schedule targets and the need to deliver an integrated solution that meets all functional requirements.
  • Chartered Engineer/Membership of an appropriate professional institution or working towards with the equivalent experience.

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

The post-holder is expected to behave at all times in a manner consistent with the HS2 values of Safety, Leadership, Integrity and Respect

It is expected that you will 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.

As HS2 Ltd do not hold a sponsorship license from the Home Office, we are not able to provide sponsorship to any applicant. Applicants must already have the Right to Work in the UK at the time of application and our process involves a Right to Work validation prior to the interview stage. Note, there are certain types of time-bound visas that we cannot accept.

Any offers made to applicants will be subject to satisfactory completion of pre-employment checks which include Nationality & Immigration Status, employment references, DBS, Financial and Education checks.

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. In a further development of our efforts to create a more diverse workforce, your CV will be anonymised and personal information will be removed during the first stage of the application review. This removes bias from the process and makes it even more important that you attach an updated word version of your CV for each new application ensuring you include evidence directly related to the criteria in the job advert.

Any applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

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.

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.

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.

HS2 Ltd endeavours to ensure everyone working for us and with us feels included, thrives and achieves their full potential.

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