Site Engineer

This role is part of our Return to Work programme, in collaboration with STEM Returners.  We welcome professionals with a career break of 2 or more years to apply.

You will be placed in a team where your skills and experience will be valued and utilised for an initial 12 week placement. We will provide tailored support to help your transition back to work. This will include specific training, a mentor from the Women in Engineering society, a workplace buddy and the opportunity to join our network of Returners within the project.

At the end of the placement there will be the opportunity to join the team on a permanent basis.

We’re looking for people with engineering qualifications (degree or equivalent) to join our teams as a site engineer. You’ll join a team with other site engineers, a section engineer and sub-agent to coordinate, plan and safely deliver works. The team work closely with other teams on the project, particularly Community Relations, Highways and Logistics.

We’re particularly keen to hear from people with an interest in or experience with:

  • Civil engineering
  • Reinforced concrete
  • Earthworks – such as moving soil

Role Responsibility

Duties of the role include:

  • Initially working with the Section teams to plan and produce sketches and methodologies to mobilise the works.
  • Setting up works with the General Foreperson / Works Manager, supporting day to day site coordination.
  • Identifying temporary works needs in a timely manner.
  • Working with the subcontractors to prepare risk assessment method statements (RAMS), inspection and test plans, and permits and consents for the works. Ensuring the works are carried out safely, efficiently and inline with our environment and quality requirements.
  • Ensuring permits to dig, temporary works and other safety systems are implemented.
  • Ensuring quality checks are carried out appropriately and properly recorded.

The Ideal Candidate

We’re particularly keen to hear from people with an interest in or experience with:

  • Civil engineering
  • Reinforced concrete
  • Earthworks – such as moving soil

Candidates must have an engineering (degree or equivalent) qualification in civils, environment or similar.

About the Company

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.

Companies: SCS Railways
Locations: Greater London (London)

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