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Lead Contractor's Responsible Engineer (CRE)

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

Job Introduction

The Role is for a CRE/CEM role within the Rail Interface team to manage and liase with NR and FRL and support the Head of Technical Rail Interface.

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

  • Manage all interface with key stakeholders Network Rail (NR) and Transport for London (TfL).
  • Hold weekly meetings with NR to discuss submissions target approvals and any design review needed.
  • Brief NR on upcoming works, and SCS overall programme  
  • Assist in resolving DRN comments for both NR’s WPP and Design Reviews Form C/Form G/Form A/B
  • Review TWs designs submitted from the TW’s Team and sign off as CRE-C for Submission to HR
  • Prepare and maintaining a Tracker for all WPPs, Forms, STQs  
  • Manage a workflow process to manage the volume of documents, aid uniformity in the standard of submissions and provide the stakeholder with early visibility of, and opportunity to prioritise key works.
  • Review and approve all construction methodologies, Work Package Plans, and designs with a 3rd Party Interface adjacent operational NR Lines, ensuring compliance with current CDM regulations, as well as all applicable standards, requirements of H&S and environmental policies.
  • Maintain a pragmatic Interface Management Plan in line with both the client's and stakeholder's requirements.
  • Draft monthly stats on submission status, teams performance, stakeholder reviews and timescales along with key issues and potential risks.
  • Review programme of works with significant 3rd Party interface challenges. Applying strategic input to improve efficiency in the programme, specifically optimising output during possessions.
  • Organise and lead design workshops with the construction team, stakeholders, and designers to ensure optimisation and suitability of design for nature of works.
  • Engage with multidisciplinary functions to ensure compliance with Engineering Procedure, Environmental Plan, H&S policy, Quality Management Plan and Temporary Works Procedure
  • Facilitate Subcontractor's upcoming works by supporting and advising on stakeholder's standards, favoured methods of works and agreed contracted review periods and part taking readiness reviews ahead of scheduled works.
  • Workshop design solutions with the site team to reduce the interface and risk to the 3rd Party Stakeholders
  • Assist in efficient utilisation of possessions.
  • Liaise with the NR Team and SCS NR Interface team on a daily basis to ensure all planned works have appropriate approval within appropriate timescales.
  • Understand the Client and Joint Venture Partners' Environment and Sustainability Policies, Processes and statutory requirements as they affect the company's operations and ensure that the requirements, as applicable within their discipline, are implemented on the project.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Proactive Approach
  • CEM/CRE experience
  • Design Management Experience

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 2018 and UK GDPR) 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 is a Disability Confident Leader.  We want to encourage disabled people to apply for our roles and have an opportunity to display your skills, talent, and abilities.  We will ensure that a fair and proportionate number of disabled applicants that meet the minimum criteria for this position will be offered an interview.

Please see the disability confident commitments:

To be considered for an interview under this scheme you have:

  • A physical or mental impairment, which has a substantial and long-term effect (over 12 months) adverse effect on your ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities
  • Demonstrated in your application and pre-interview stage that you meet the minimum job criteria and person specification for the role

SCS Railways

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