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Package Manager (Structural Surveys)

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

Job Introduction

We are currently recruiting for 2no. Package Managers for Post-Construction Defect Surveys and Inspection for Assessment Structural Surveys.

Post-Construction Defect Surveys:

HS2 require that defect surveys are undertaken to capture the true condition of properties which are affected by the works, immediately post construction, where a claim is made around Hs2 works having caused a demonstrable impact leading to damage.  Reporting to the Head of Asset Protection.

Where a post construction ‘impact’ survey is required on buildings required (i.e. where a claim is made or SCS feel it appropriate), these will have to be undertaken either no more than 12 weeks after the completion of the impacting construction activity or where ground movements have dropped below 2mm/6month period (whichever comes later). Every Rail Asset requires a post-condition survey.

Inspection for Assessment Surveys:

Delivery of Inspection for Assessment (IFA) Structural Surveys and accompanying reports for the following identified Routewide structural asset types; gantries, retaining walls, lineside structures and embankments, also including any other identified assets deemed appropriate by relevant stakeholders of having an IFA to establish condition and geometry. 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

  • Work closely with all three areas to develop a priority list and detailed delivery programme.
  • Package Manage the survey scope utilising existing supply chain for assets identified as urgent.
  • Work closely with Procurement to engage another survey contractor to complete the balance of the surveys.
  • Engage with the rail interface team to ensure appropriate and timely access provisions are in place for all rail surveys.
  • Ensure that any identified assets are surveyed as appropriate and aligned into the programme as required.
  • Ensure accurate and timely reports delivered by the survey contractor are received by the relevant stakeholders and Area teams,

The Ideal Candidate

  • HNC or Degree in Civil Engineering or construction-related subject
  • Appropriate experience in management on the provision of building and rail on major Civil Engineering project or a similar scope/nature, ideally relating to Ground Movement and/or impacts of construction on third parties. A background in building surveying would be particularly beneficial.
  • 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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