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Electrical Superintendent / Supervisor – MEP Systems

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

We currently have a vacancy for a Electrical superintendent for the HS2 main works.

Reporting directly to the Tunnel Superintendent on day-to-day basis regarding safety, quality, productivity of electrical operations and to Tunnel MEP Manager /MEP Snr Electrical Superintendent; the Electrical Superintendent / Supervisor will be responsible for all the electrical plant, distribution and services required for the construction of the Tunnels and Ventilation Shafts on HS2, S1 and S2 lots.

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Safety critical role overseeing all Electrical, Surface, Tunnels and Shaft works – Temp site services and then tunnel construction works
  • Compliance with Costain way Safe systems of works
  • Oversee all the Electrical personnel and electrical plant and distribution and associated activities
  • Electrical Superintendent / Supervisor will initially be the undertaking the following activities; Equipment work package specifications & procurement / electrical services specifications & single line drawings / site set-up / TBM assembly (inc FAT/SAT/Commissioning) / TBM operation and maintenance / surface and tunnel conveyor (assembly/commissioning/operation) / Grout Batching plant / Gantry cranes / MSVs / hyperbaric systems / surface & tunnel HV/LV distribution / lighting systems / communication systems. Cross-passage sub-distribution, including all equipment associated with SCL cross-passage construction, ground freezing, de-watering wells   
  • Produce and implement the Electrical Operating Safety Procedures, including; Safe Systems of Work (SSOW), Risk Assessments & Method Statements (RAMS), Task Briefings.
  • HV/LV SAP; with experience of managing / appointing AP’s.
  • Produce weekly / monthly progress reports to the Tunnel MEP PM highlighting variances in the budget, production targets and KPIs.

Overseeing the Electrical operations to ensure the key roles are staffed with people that are

  • competent and can effectively and safely undertake their roles on the project.
  • Develop innovative systems and processes to ensure maximum availability of equipment and safe systems of work at all times.
  • Coordinate electrical distribution requirements across all shaft / tunnel construction sites
  • Implement a planned preventative maintenance scheme and oversee the spare parts management.
  • Maintain all records of inspections and maintenance (planned & unplanned)  

Other Responsibilities

 

  • Close liaison with the immediate tunnel construction team on requirements and programme.
  • Close liaison with wider Electrical team working on East, Central and West on requirements and programme.
  • Close liaison with the SCS Safety team.
  • Close liaison with Planning teams.
  • Promoting and monitoring the roll out and implementation of SCS values and behaviours.

 

Role Responsibility

 

 

Other Responsibilities

 

  • Close liaison with the immediate tunnel construction team on requirements and programme.
  • Close liaison with wider Electrical team working on East, Central and West on requirements and programme.
  • Close liaison with the SCS Safety team.
  • Close liaison with Planning teams.
  • Promoting and monitoring the roll out and implementation of SCS values and behaviours.

 

The Ideal Candidate

Qualifications & Skills

Essential:

  • Experience in a similar level role, responsible for the electrical distribution and personnel.
  • An accepted City & Guilds Apprenticeship or equivalent  professional electrical qualification or HNC, HND or Eng Tech in Electrical Engineering
  • Qualification in Construction Management  
  • Strong leadership, communication and conflict management skills
  • In depth knowledge of industry regulations for, construction and testing and commissioning of tunnelling electrical equipment and services (e.g. BS 6164 and Electrical Regulations).
  • Highly experienced in EPB TBM tunnel drives and SCL works; minimum 5 years, with at least 2 years as Supervisor

 

Desirable:

  • Expert knowledge of products, construction details and relevant rules, regulations and quality standards
  • Experience of a self-assurance contract environment

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