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Job Introduction

As the Agent for the Routeway you will report to the Section Delivery Manager for the Routeway Assets. You will be accountable for the development and execution of the asset protection works for 3rd Party assets along the path of the Tunnel Boring Machines. You will manage the development of engineering solutions to remediate existing structures, including structural modifications and enhancements. You will interface with stakeholders and asset owners to ensure that all stakeholder requirements are met.

 

Role Responsibility

As the Agent for the Routeway you will report to the Section Delivery Manager for the Routeway Assets. You will be accountable for the development and execution of the asset protection works for 3rd Party assets along the path of the Tunnel Boring Machines. You will manage the development of engineering solutions to remediate existing structures, including structural modifications and enhancements. You will interface with stakeholders and asset owners to ensure that all stakeholder requirements are met.

The specific role duties include, but are not limited to, the following:-

 

  1. Ensuring the effective planning of all works, including identification of relevant statutory and HS2 approvals and ensuring that these are requirements are and communicated to the supply chain and in place prior to the commencement of the works. Understand the both the activities, logic and critical path and associated key handover dates within your section of the works. Identify risks and opportunities within the established Clause 32 program and communicate these in a timely manner. Ensure that an accurate 12 weekly program is established and maintained, recording actual progress against planned. 
  2. Supporting the engineering team in the development of effective and efficient engineering solution, ensuing constructability and value for money are considered throughout the development of design solutions.
  3. Ensure that accurate contemporaneous records of the works on the site are maintained on a daily basis for your section of works in the agreed template and to an agreed standard. Any events resulting in a delay or change must be notified to the Project Manager and Commercial Staff in a timely manner
  4. Administer the subcontracts for your packages of works, understanding Subcontractor responsibilities and attendances provided by the Contractor, identifying and recording change/potential change as the works progress. Undertake weekly progress meetings with subcontracts with the support of the Construction Manager/Project Manager as required. Undertake regular formal reviews of subcontractor performance, escalating issues to the Project Manager where required.
  5. Take ownership for safety in your section of the works, ensuring that all works are compliant with statutory, company, and project requirements. Take a leading role in all stages of the safety lifecycle, from Safety Readiness Reviews through to Lessons Learnt. Ensure that you and your team have the appropriate training and experience to manage the works under your control, escalating any concerns to your line manager.
  6. Support the Temporary Works Coordinator by identifying, defining, procuring and managing the Temporary Works within your section. Undertake regular site inspections of temporary works, during installation, prior to and during use. Ensure that all Temporary Works in your section are compliant to industry best practice. 
  7. Develop and Maintain Site Wide Logistics Plan and assist the Logistics Supervisor in maintaining both the Weekly and Daily Logistics Plan for your section of works. Ensure that all suppliers and subcontractors under your control are aware of the specific site requirements in relation site logistics.
  8. Define the quality standards and requirements in accordance with the contract requirements and manage these within your section of the works. This shall include but not be limited to Material Certification, Development and Implementation of ITPs, and identification and management of snags and defects. Ensure that information for the handover file is compiled promptly upon completion of the works, including As Builts and closing out of all outstanding works and defects. Support the completion of legacy works across the contract as required.  

Flexible working: We welcome you to ask about the flexibility you need. This might be part-time, remote working, or compressed hours for example. Anyone who applies for a role can ask about flexibility at interview. In return, we will explore what is possible for the role. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Safe Delivery
  • Delivery if a Quality product to the end user
  • Effective Subcontract Management
  • Effective planning and implementation of works

 

 

The Ideal Candidate

Key Responsibilities

  • Safe Delivery
  • Delivery if a Quality product to the end user
  • Effective Subcontract Management
  • Effective planning and implementation of works

Required qualifications, skills, behaviors and attributes

  • Experience of NR works, including valid Sentinel and CRE experience
  • Experience of LU Works, including valid ICI
  • Achieved or working towards construction based qualification.
  • Previous Civils Works experience – required
  • Previous structures remedials - desirable
  • CSCS – Required
  • SMSTS – Required
  • First Aid – Desirable
  • Confined Space Awareness – Desirable
  • Accountable
  • Open and Honest
  • Team Player

 

 

About the Company

About us:

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.

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