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Senior Temporary Works Designer - HS2

Posted: 12 Sep 2020 Closes: 12 Oct 2020
London, England Competitive
Permanent & Full-time SKA_INF0000QM

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Temporary Works Designer.

The Senior Temporary Works Designer reports to the Design Project Manager. Overall accountability for the SCS temporary works design and drawing works, in line with CDM requirements, the construction programme, all applicable standards and HS2 requirements to provide safe and cost effective temporary works designs.

The Senior Temporary Works Designer is responsible for:

•Leading the Temporary Works Design (TWD) team in compliance with current CDM regulations, as well as all applicable standards, requirements of H&S and environmental policies.
•Development, implementation, management and in-time submission of the TWD programme, design requirements, deliverables schedule, deliverables, drawings and reports.
•Responsible for the technical assurance of all temporary works design as part of the SCS technical assurance process, confirming that relevant design checks and reviews are carried out and check certificates are issued.
•Responsible for value engineering, design optimisation and regular cross disciplinary TWD reviews with integration of all project team disciplines and PWD.
•Management and integration of TWD input and TWD of subcontractors and 3rd parties.
•Integration of the TWD into Permanent Works Design (PWD), construction planning and methodologies to deliver value for money, cost effective design solutions and optimisation of the construction programme and cost.
•Liaison with Permanent Works Designer and the Technical Design Manager to resolve issues of construction method and buildability as necessary.
•Driving innovation in TWD, including investigation, evaluation and integration of best practice and innovations from all SCS JV partners and the supply chain.
•Engaging and managing input from back office resources and specialists to provide TWD development based on best practice, global expertise and latest technical developments.
•Fostering Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in the TWD team and ensuring collaborative working, the right behaviours and culture within the TWD team and with HS2, subcontractors, suppliers and any other third parties.
•Liaison with the Design Project Manager and Stage One Coordinator to employ competent TWD designers, engineers and CAD technicians, as well as providing training and guidance for the TWD team.

Required Qualifications & Skills:

•Degree in civil engineering with focus on infrastructure design or similar
•Preferably chartered engineer and/or CRE
•Thorough experience in a senior role in temporary design and permanent design works
•Familiar with submission of deliverables in high quality on time, drafting of technical reports and buildability reviews
•Network Rail Interface experience is an assed
•Experienced in working under British CDM regulation
•Thorough knowledge of relevant British and EU standards and codes
•Experience as design team leader are an asset with strong communication skills
•Relevant CSCS Card

About us:
The role will work on the HS2 project. HS2 is the UK's new high speed rail network. It will be a catalyst for economic growth across Britain, freeing up space on the existing railways and connecting 8 out of the UK's 10 biggest cities with fast, reliable and frequent high speed services

The Skanska | Costain | STRABAG (SCS JV) is delivering the HS2 Main Civils Contracts which include both Lots S1 (Euston Tunnels & Approaches) and S2 (Northolt Tunnels). The combined value of the contracts is around £1.8billion with the works due for completion in 2025. Scope of works includes twin-bored tunnels (TBM), SCL tunnels, shaft sinking, bridge demolition and reconstruction, services diversions, earthworks and the construction of site compounds.

You'll be a welcomed member of the wider team, with opportunities to take on additional responsibility, join one of our networks for women, military or LGBT+ staff, and participate in cultural and social events with the local community (e.g. as a STEM ambassador).

Your personal and professional development is important to us. We welcome a discussion about how we can support you with further study, or professional membership or attainment for example.

HS2 - working with Skanska, Costain and STRABAG, closely monitors job applications, to ensure an inclusive recruitment process. To ensure we are able to maintain this, and to recruit a diverse workforce, we require candidates to complete the diversity form as part of their application so we are able to monitor and improve our approach to diversity. Please note, all responses are anonymous and we will not share any of your data with other parties. All data will be held securely, (as stated within the Data Protection Act 1998) and will be reported to HS2.

It is an SCSJV requirement that all employees, Design House, and Supply Chains must implement and comply with the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System, ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System with guidance for use", OHSAS 18001:2017 Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems and ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Information Security Management System, Policies, Plans, Procedures and Processes, and statutory requirements as they affect the Joint Venture 's operations and ensure that the requirements, as applicable within their discipline, are effectively implemented on the project. Develop a culture of safety on the project through the absolute commitment to the Zero Accidents target and ethos, and develops a wider awareness of quality, environmental issues and demonstrates commitment to achieve continual improvement and Zero tolerance.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Additional Information
  • Location: London, England, United Kingdom
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Employee Status: Regular

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