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Senior Traffic Management Engineer

Posted: 14 Jan 2021 Closes: 13 Feb 2021
London Competitive
Permanent & Full-time HS2_20001000

As Senior Traffic Management Engineer you'll be responsible for developing the technical standards, requirements and specifications to which the Traffic Management system will be designed and constructed as outlined in the CCS strategy.

About the role:
  • Leading the engagement and management of stakeholders to ensure a holistic approach for development of engineering solutions
  • Providing technical assurance for Traffic Management & Rail Control Systems
  • Provide LoD Level 1 technical input against designated system
  • Working closely with the wider operations and engineering disciplines to develop Engineering Asset Management and Control solutions that consider all relevant systems and sub-systems
  • Lead the development of requirements, specifications and standards which deliver railway capability, while mitigating environmental impacts, within the programme and budget
  • Lead the development of technical solutions involving proof of concept
  • Act as the technical lead for commercially sensitive aspects such as tender evaluations
  • Lead the management of technical risk for Traffic Management & Rail Control Systems works
  • Providing technical expertise and advice relating to Traffic Management & Rail Control Systems to the wider project organisation and external stakeholders •
  • Manage engineering aspects of work packages and suppliers, as required.
  • 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:
  • Provides specialist technical support and leadership on all discipline-specific scientific, technical and engineering principles to those working directly with project development / delivery teams in area or phase
  • Capable of being a Standard Discipline Owner / Subject Matter Expert for area or phase.
  • Ability to apply the full range of principles relating to standards, safety and the environment.
  • Ability to communicate most discipline-specific technical ideas to stakeholders and colleagues, based on examples of application.
  • Understanding of Traffic Management & Rail Control Systems and their relationship to railway operations
  • Understanding of development, design and construction of similar Traffic Management & Rail Control Systems projects
  • Application of technical standards, both national and international, which apply to Traffic Management & Rail Control Systems and railway system design and operation
  • Development or delivery of Traffic Management & Rail Control Systems associated with modern railways or similar client organisations.
  • Working as part of a multidisciplinary management team within a large, complex project

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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