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Head of Instrumentation & Monitoring

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

Job Introduction

Overall responsibility for the Instrumentation and Monitoring (I&M) in compliance with the Act, Works Information and any Third Party Agreements. Contributing to achieving a safe system of work and assuring to third parties that impact of construction is as predicted and acceptable. Implementing and triggering of contingency measures when necessary. Reporting to the Head of Asset Protection.

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. 

Role Responsibility

  • Fulfil the contractual 'I&M Coordinator' role,
  • Package Management of the Routewide I&M Subcontractor engaged to install instrumentation in accordance with the accepted Contractor’s I&M Statement and local Contractors Monitoring Plans (CoMP), to enable construction activities and protect 3rd party assets.
  • Package Management of the Routewide INSAR (Satellite Monitoring) Subcontractor
  • Package Management of the Routewide I&M Data Management Platform
  • Ownership of the Contractors I&M Statement and other relevant supporting processes, plans and documentation.
  • Provision of I&M expertise to support the Area Delivery teams where appropriate, such as on MAT, SRG or CTC meetings.
  • Coordination with all Delivery Areas and Design entities to ensure Designers Monitoring Plans are produced in a compliant and timely manner and Inform CoMPs and asset specific MAPs.
  • Coordination with all Delivery Areas to ensure Routewide I&M Contractor Resources are allocated and distributed as required, ensuring sufficient resilience and maintenance is considered by the Area delivery teams.
  • Agree and ensure the delivery of suitable baseline with relevant impacted 3rd parties.
  • Ensure that commissioning and testing of the instruments is correctly undertaken;
  • Ensure that readings are taken at the frequency specified in the Contractor’s Monitoring Plan;
  • Ensure that the information required for all review meetings is available, including reporting against the agreed trigger levels
  • Ensure that copies of all processed monitoring data are available to the Project Manager within 24 hours or any other agreed period.
  • Maintain a calibration register of all instruments and Equipment.
  • Ensuring all data is correctly entered into the databases; and validating the electronic processing of data into information

The Ideal Candidate

  • An appropriate professional qualification.
  • Appropriate experience in management of installation, implementation, operation, maintenance and removal of instrumentation and monitoring systems on major projects of a similar nature.
  • Familiar with environmental regulations for AONBs and ESA in relation to monitoring and instrumentation.
  • Relevant CSCS Card.

About the Company

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 London Tunnels Contract. 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.

SCS Railways

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