Lead / Senior Project Engineer (HS2) - Birmingham, UK

Recruiter
CH2M
Location
Shrewsbury
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Aug 2017
Closes
14 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Description:

We are looking for a Senior Project Engineer to provide specialist professional and technical support on project engineering issues to the project team to ensure effective and efficient delivery of projects to time, budget and quality so that assets installed by the programme are fit for purpose. CH2M is a global leader in consulting, design and programme management. We love to tackle complex challenges, and we know that our best solutions come out of close, trusted partnerships with our clients and the communities we touch. Be a part of something Special: Every professional aspires to be part of something special, to innovate and to change the world for the better; leaving their ideas and visions imprinted in the landscape for future generations to wonder 'how' as they marvel at the scale & complexity in front of them. Here at CH2M we are fortunate to work towards this every day, enhancing the lives of the communities around us and greatly improving infrastructure for business and the economy to compete and thrive. Our Birmingham team have exciting opportunities across our portfolio including: High Speed 2, Programme Delivery Partner for Highways England, SMART/Major Motorways, Network Rail, Local Authority frameworks, Flood/Environmental frameworks and Major Ground Investigations. Key Responsibilities: • 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 • Provide support on technical issues associated with project delivery throughout project lifecycle, ensuring project deliverables meet quality requirements, and are on time and budget, and are in keeping with CDM regulation • Work with third parties and relevant interfacing teams to understand and incorporate their design requirements to assist in the production of a viable project plan • Manage the assurance and compliance approval process to ensure the project is delivered safely and within the policies and standards set up by the appropriate HS2 functions, and all other relevant statutory regulations and legislation • Provide and update project documentation such as site records and all test results, surveys and audits in line with HS2 policies and standards to ensure required documentation is provided to support the project delivery • Assist the delivery teams in involving discipline engineers and asset engineers as required to deliver the project successfully • Liaise with contractors, suppliers and partners to ensure they provide accredited assurance for works and services for which they have been appointed • Report regularly and communicate progress and potential issues and recommendations to projects in an effective and appropriate manner to project team and effectively liaise with interfacing project teams to support operations and the successful delivery of the project • Lead a diverse functional team, setting objectives, reviewing performance and participating in selection/promotion decisions to ensure that your team have the necessary skills and understanding to deliver the team's objectives The Opportunity: CH2M are appointed as partners for nationally significant infrastructure projects where we work as an integrated team alongside our clients managing engineering and other professional services companies to deliver exciting schemes on time and within budget. Once in a lifetime opportunities to help deliver on world class projects. At CH2M, we are constantly striving to further enhance our team resources. We are therefore interested in experienced engineering, environmental & other project professionals, offering significant career prospects, competitive packages, benefits & share options. The opportunity is there to work alongside talented colleagues and collaborative senior management. We continually look to further enhance CH2Mers capability through diverse and challenging work as well as training, development plans & mentorships. The minimum qualifications for this position are: • Engineering Degree or equivalent coupled with Chartered Engineer Status or qualifications leading to Chartered Status together with membership of an appropriate professional institution • Significant track record of providing professional and technical advice, guidance and support on project engineering issues • Proven knowledge of railway engineering, its systems and equipment, implementation and integration • Demonstrable ability to plan, implement and manage projects to deliver to time, budget and quality • Good understanding of contract and risk management principles • Track record of managing people as direct reports • Strong evidence of whole rail systems engineering and the integration of various disciplines • Technical leadership of multi-discipline engineers and projects Our Culture: Safety & health conscious, flexible working conditions, collaborative & friendly with regular social activities. We're full