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Engineer

  • Salary: Up to £320 per day
  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Rail
  • Job reference: BBBH383556

Job description

1. JOB PURPOSE

1.1 Delivers cost-effective design solutions that comply with HS2's project and statutory requirements,

supporting the Senior Area Engineer. Reviews and assesses technical submissions from PSCs

determining compliance with standards and requirements.

2. ACCOUNTABILITIES

2.1 Deliver safe and affordable design solutions that meet requirements and ensure value for money at

each stage of the HS2 development.

2.2 Support PSCs, drawing on expertise from within HS2 informing and supporting the min delivering

design work that complies with requirements.

2.3 Identify and assess design risks within the project.

2.4 Ensure technical submissions comply with the accepted format and design requirements.

2.5 Provide technical engineering input, designs, documentation and responses supporting the hybrid bill

through parliament including additional provisions, freedom of information requests, and technical

requests.

2.6 Attend public consultation and planning forums, working with local communities identifying priorities.

2.7 Support Senior Area Engineer in liaising with external stakeholders fully capturing their input and

balance that with the overall HS2 business and technical requirements.

2.8 Explore opportunities for developing local community benefits and solutions under the direction of the

Area Manager.

3a. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE

3.1 Degree in Civil or Mechanical Engineering.

3.2 Achieved or working towards professional member status.

3.3 Demonstrable knowledge of engineering design principles achieving optimal design outputs.

3.4 Ability to carry out robust independent checks on a wide variety of designs and produce, interpret and

assess specifications, standards and technical reports.

3.5 Ability to resolve complex design problems, demonstrating a tenacious approach tackling problems

whilst maintaining attention to detail.

3.6 Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with a range of multidisciplinary stakeholders,

demonstrating strong influencing skills.

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3.7 Ability to communicate, engage and influence a variety of external stakeholders at public forums.

3.8 Ability to communicate complex issues to stakeholders.

3.9 Strong written and spoken communication skills, strong interpersonal and influencing skills.

3.10 Strong planning and organisational skills, delivering under pressure meeting tight deadlines whilst

gathering input from other functions.

3.11 Extensive experience of design and engineering, ranging from feasibility to detail design, working on a

large, complex infrastructure project.

3.12 Experience of consultant management and compliance.

3b. PERSONAL QUALITIES

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4. DECISIONMAKING

4.1 Engineer is responsible for delivery, supporting the Senior Route Engineer, working under their

guidance within broadly defined technical guidelines. Jobholder makes complex technical decisions

with respect to the review and assessment of engineering design, dealing with internal stakeholders

and consultancies ensuring compliance with standards and regulations. Jobholder influences others in

decision making, although some highly complex decision-making be made in cooperation with the

Senior Area Engineer.

5. FACTS AND FIGURES

5.1 No direct budgetary responsibility but indirect impact on HS2 budget.

5.2 No direct line management responsibility but coordinates PSCs, and influences and collaborates with

project teams.

6. OTHER CONTEXTUAL

6.1 Area Engineer works within the Hybrid Bill Delivery team providing an important specialist engineering

role, supporting the Senior Area Engineer. This role involves interaction with multidisciplinary teams

across engineering functions and consultation with communities.

6.2 Work is allocated in relation to a specific section of the route and involves regular travel to meetings

and events outside the normal place of work, requiring flexible working in meeting project deadlines.

7. HEALTH AND SAFETY

7.1 Take reasonable care ensuring your own and others' health and safety - including those who may be

affected by the delivery of this role - by taking personal responsibility for working to the HS2 S.A.F.E

programme principles.

7.2 Cooperate with HS2 in all matters relating to health and safety, including following safe working

procedures at all times and not interfering with measures in place protecting your health, safety or

welfare.

7.3 Advocate and promote the company's well-being strategy and policies.

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