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SCL Shift Engineer

Job Introduction

SCL Shift Engineer for Area Central.

Responsible for the SCL works on site, taking a significant role in delivery as well as managing aspects of time, cost and quality. Will acquire technical (engineering/tunnelling), leadership and project management skills and experience. Shift engineer will spend most of the time at the tunnel face with the mining gang. Shift engineer will use total station and profile control software to support miners with the excavation and spray profiles.

Role Responsibility

  • Support the Sub Agent and Shift Manager in setting up and undertaking the SCL works.
  • Responsible for the SCL works on site: checking the excavation is within tolerance, directing the thickness of the sprayed concrete lining, preparation and completion of checksheets to record all details related to the SCL works.
  • Ensure the works are conducted in accordance with the project requirements including health and safety, where this is not observed reporting the non-conformance to the shift manager or supervisor.  
  • Be conversant with all drawings, specifications and related information for the works under their control, asking for advice where unsure.
  • Keep a full and accurate daily site diary, including any changes / variations, subcontractors’ attendance, and records of work-related discussions with client / designer / RE / project team.
  • Develop and maintain a good working relationship with the Client and within the team promote an 
  • Support the Sub Agent and Shift Manager in setting up and undertaking the SCL works.
  • Responsible for the SCL works on site: checking the excavation is within tolerance, directing the thickness of the sprayed concrete lining, preparation and completion of checksheets to record all details related to the SCL works.
  • Ensure the works are conducted in accordance with the project requirements including health and safety, where this is not observed reporting the non-conformance to the shift manager or supervisor.  
  • Be conversant with all drawings, specifications and related information for the works under their control, asking for advice where unsure.
  • Keep a full and accurate daily site diary, including any changes / variations, subcontractors’ attendance, and records of work-related discussions with client / designer / RE / project team.
  • Develop and maintain a good working relationship with the Client and within the team promote an
  • Support the Sub Agent and Shift Manager in setting up and undertaking the SCL works.
  • Responsible for the SCL works on site: checking the excavation is within tolerance, directing the thickness of the sprayed concrete lining, preparation and completion of checksheets to record all details related to the SCL works.
  • Ensure the works are conducted in accordance with the project requirements including health and safety, where this is not observed reporting the non-conformance to the shift manager or supervisor.  
  • Be conversant with all drawings, specifications and related information for the works under their control, asking for advice where unsure.
  • Keep a full and accurate daily site diary, including any changes / variations, subcontractors’ attendance, and records of work-related discussions with client / designer / RE / project team.
  • Develop and maintain a good working relationship with the Client and within the team promote and aim to exceed Client expectations.
  • Prepare the Risk Assessments and Method Statements (RAMS), Plans and Procedures for the construction works with help and ensure that the work is being carried out as specified.
  • Work with the construction and quality teams to complete Inspection and Test Plans (ITP’s) for the control of the works ensuring that all necessary documentation and checksheets are produced in a timely manner.
  • Ensure all setting-out and quality control procedures are performed in a timely and efficient manner, so as not to impede the construction programme. 
  • 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

  • CSCS card.
  • Engineering Degree / HNC or similar in a construction discipline.
  • SSSTS desired.
  • Tunnel Safety Training Scheme (TSTS) desired but will be provided.
  • Experience with SCL or tunnel construction techniques: 0-2 years desired.
  • Knowledge of Amberg software

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 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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