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Engineering Manager (Project Engineer)

Posted: 23 Dec 2020 Closes: 22 Jan 2021
Birmingham Competitive
Permanent & Full-time HS2_20001374

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.

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


About You:

  • 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 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.
  • Commercial awareness including understanding of cost delivery, schedule targets and the need to deliver an integrated solution that meets all functional requirements.
  • Experience in managing standards, engineering and safety activity 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

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.

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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