Engineering Manager Routeway

Deploy UK
London, UK
14 Sep 2019
04 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
JOB TITLE Engineering Manager - Routeway


DurationUntil - 30/09/20

Rate: Attractive

Crossrail will change the way people travel across London - whether they're meeting a busy work schedule or working out at the gym. But it's more than a railway. It will support regeneration across the capital and could add up to £42billion to the economy. And, as you build up your expertise working with the latest technology, we'll help you to enhance your performance too.

We are currently seeking an Engineering Manager to support the Routeway Manager of Engineering to discharge the technical component of his duties in the delivery of specific railway systems issues throughout the length of the central section of the Crossrail works - "systemwide issues"The role is also to support the relevant Heads of Discipline to discharge the CRL Technical Authority, specifically in relation to ensuring overall design coordination, configuration, control and integration with the rest of the railway.

Principal Accountabilities - General

•Part of the Engineering Management Organisation, reporting to the Manager of Engineering.

•Ensuring that all design interfaces within scoped areas and at works contract boundaries are appropriately managed through Interface communication protocols. Promote the identification, tracking and resolution / closure of interfaces with all interfacing parties including other systemwide contract packages, stations, shafts, portals and tunnels

•Attend Interdisciplinary Design Reviews, Design Gates and general interface meetings as necessary

•Manage the resolution of design interface issues arising on site

•Lead on management / resolution of Crossrail interface issues trackers.

•For any agreed changes, monitor and report on the design and deliverables such that the design is delivered on time and to budget, meeting Crossrail requirements.

•For any agreed changes, clarify the interface arrangements such that other disciplines are supplied with information to allow their progression.

•Coordinate the supply of Crossrail sourced technical information to the Contractors designers and contractors to allow his programme to progress.

•ICDs: expedite design and construction ICDs to ensure these are kept up-to-date and signed off by all parties.

•EWNs / RFIs / NCRs: expedite production of, and responses to, Early Warning Notices (EWNs) / Requests for Information (RFIs) and Non-Conformance Reports (NCR) as required. Work with team members to ensure that CRL responds promptly, accurately and comprehensively.

•Risk Management: working with other team members, pursue a structured approach to effective management of risks as set out in CRL's risk management policy.

•Provide input to reports on Contractor performance on progress and technical issues.

•Work with team members to ensure that CRL is discharging its duties under the CDM Regulations 2015, complying with the CRL management arrangements for CDM, within their area of responsibility.

•Expedite resolution of engineering issues.

•Provide guidance, direction and briefing to the Contractors.

•Expedite acceptance of the Contractor's designs by the HOD maintaining the integrity of the project requirements and the project programme.

•Expedite the coordination, facilitation and management of interfaces, including third party interfaces, both internal and external.

•Work with team members to ensure the Contractor develops and maintains the necessary Design Logs and Hazard Logs to form part of close out handover documentation.

•Participate in reviews of the Contractor's compliance with their responsibilities, as designers, to satisfy Employer's Requirements and Standards, including Undertakings & Assurances, Environmental requirements, CDM obligations.

•Participate in reviews of Contractor's progress and compliance including Contractor technical submissions.

•Promote effective engineering processes e.g. IDRs, SDRs, Gate Reviews, CDM Risk Reviews etc.

•Maintain good communications and process links (in accordance with agreed process maps and communication matrices) to optimise design development.

•Support the Assumptions Log/s for the contract / discipline area. Work with others to identify, list and maintain up to date the Assumptions Tracker for the contract/discipline.

•Support the HODs in their ownership and execution of the Verification Activity Plans (VAPs).Ensure representation from the CRL team at appropriate test points identified in the VAP.

•Support HODs and Lead Reviewers to ensure CRL comments on contractor submissions are appropriate.

•Work with team members to ensure the Contractor develops and maintains the necessary Hazard Logs to form part of close out handover documentation.

•Work with the CRL team members and contractor staff to prepare comprehensively for all design Gate reviews. Expedite the closure of post Gate conditions / observations.

•Work with others to prepare, facilitate and close out Interim Design reviews (IDOs) and Final Design Overviews (FDOs).Prepare "glide path" statistics to be published regularly in advance of the FDOs setting out the trend to zero of, for example, PMIs, CECs, Gate Conditions, Approvals, Assumptions, ICDs etc.

•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.

•Cooperate with Crossrail in all matters relating to health and safety, including following safe working procedures at all times.

•Act as a role model for Crossrail's vision and values, behaving in ways that are in alignment with Crossrail's Ways of Working.Encourage and support others to do so too.

•Promote equality in the workplace and adopt appropriate behaviour when interacting with colleagues.

•Take necessary care to properly protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of corporate information from unauthorised disclosure, modification or destruction.Never knowingly put Crossrail's information or information systems at risk.

Person Specification

•A Chartered Engineer or equivalent, with proven relevant multi disciplinary experience in a railway environment.

•Professional qualifications in electrical or mechanical engineering or an associated discipline.

•A comprehensive understanding of the issues affecting railway systems and the key interfaces and integrations of these systems during the design, construction, test / commissioning and operation stages of a railway.

•A good working knowledge of the UK railway industry and the Network Rail design, development and assurance process.

•Knowledge of interoperability regulations and requirements.

•Good knowledge of construction planning and logistics.

•Experience in the management of leading consultants and staff.

•Excellent inter-personal skills with proven ability to work effectively as part of a multidiscipline management team.

•Excellent written and oral presentation and communication skills.

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