T&C Manager

Recruiter
VGC
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
18 Jan 2019
Closes
31 Jan 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
T&C Manager X2

Location - London

Project - Crossrail

Day Rate - £(Apply online only) per day

My client is one of the development partners brought on board to help close out the Crossrail Project. They are currently looking for two T&C Managers to join their team.

Purpose of the job:

The Testing & Commissioning Manager will be the prime focal point for all T&C activity between Crossrail and the many other parties that interface with Crossrail, from a design, planning, safety, construction, T&C and assurance perspective. This critical, senior leadership role will be responsible for holding the Crossrail Main Contractor to account and ensuring that our strategic and detailed T&C plans, and corresponding reports/metrics, are in place, are robust and evolve as required over time.

The Crossrail Testing & Commissioning Manager will be responsible for navigating the Crossrail teams through the complex phases of testing, pre-com and commissioning, then ultimately into handover. The Test and Commissioning Manager will work extensively with the many interfacing entities involved, to ensure detailed organisational structures, schedules, skylines, T&C ITP’s, resource-loaded programs, approvals, training plans handover plans (O&M’s) are in place and being progressed to plan. Many of these items will be developed by others, but it will be the responsibility of the Testing & Commissioning Manager to ensure the robustness, quality and submittal timeliness, of all such deliverables.

Principle accountabilities:

Accountable to ensure that Crossrail:

1 maintains an integrated T&C strategy with supporting, associated plans that support the overall CRL MOHS objectives
2 delivers against those plans, in a safe, timely and cost efficient manner
3 populates and issues its performance T&C and Handover Dashboards in a timely manner, and actions are in place to move RAG items towards green
4 is well represented at the numerous and increasing number of forums e) has a solid plan that is being enacted for ROGS exemptions, OSP’s and other approval processes
5 works with other CRL team members to ensure they deliver their parts, to ensure the overall success of the T&C programme

* Accountable for providing technical expertise and know-how to all parties, anticipating potential issues ahead of time, providing trouble-shooting knowledge in the field
* Review and input to major safety critical areas, energisation protocols, managing works adjacent to live HV through stations and in the trace, LOTO.
* Input to the work streams reviewing transition of temporary to permanent services, to ensure robust processes in place for E&B, stray currents.
* Review planned T&C resource levels (and type) against level 4 & 5 plans, and CommLot skylines - and then verify competence once in the field
* Spend time on site to witness key testing hold points, and support teams with any major diagnostic fault finding challenges, injecting precious experience
* Responsible for maintaining and issuing T&C and Handover Dashboards each period, and working with the team to ensure progress remains on track
* Liaise with all relevant parties and act as the prime point of contact for all T&C activities for Crossrail.
* Take reasonable care of your own and others’ health and safety and of those who may be affected in the day-to-day delivery of this role by taking personal responsibility for working to the Crossrail Target Zero principles.

Requirements for the job:

* Extensive technical knowledge and practical experience of testing, pre-commissioning and commissioning large industrial systems, preferably within the rail industry
* Substantial knowledge of precedents in the T&C and operations areas and a broad knowledge of principles and practices of related areas.
* Broad knowledge of industry and regulatory standards and criteria pertinent to Rail T&C, maintenance, operations, and testing.
* Highly desirable to have practical experience with design, development, configuration, testing of SCADA, fieldbus, PLC, DCS system, and management of such projects.
* Demonstrated skill in leadership, collaboration and making things happen
* Member of a relevant professional institution. Chartered Engineer preferred.
* University degree in an engineering or construction related sub

If this is a position that interests you than aply now or for more information contact Sam Wilson on (phone number removed).

We look forward to hearing from you

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