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Job Introduction

SCS Railways are looking for Systems Engineers from all industries and backgrounds to join the team working to deliver the HS2 London Tunnels project. HS2 is the UK’s new high speed rail network, and the scope of works for SCS Railways includes all main civil works from Euston to West Ruislip.

Systems Engineers are active in several parts of the core team including Requirements Management, Verification, Systems Safety and Interoperability, Configuration and Change Management, Process Modelling, Technical Assurance and Technical Interfaces. Working closely with engineers from other disciplines, the Systems Engineers at SCS Railways support the delivery and assurance of design and construction works.

Areas of focus range across many of the systems lifecycle processes: Requirement’s definition, System analysis, Integration, Verification, Transition, Validation, Configuration Management, Change Management, Lifecycle Model management, Quality management, Knowledge management, System Safety, and others.

The Systems Engineers at SCS work flexibly to achieve their results. This may mean a combination of home working, office-based working for collaborative discussions, and site-based working for engagement with the team delivering the works. The Systems Engineering community in SCS is supported by an active network of mentors and project leads across the teams and functions that our engineers work within. There is a real commitment to professional registration and certification, with all members of the Systems community encouraged and supported to attain an INCOSE SEP certification, IEng or CEng. Although the Systems Engineers may be spread throughout multiple teams, each with a different focus, the community of practice allows all engineers of the systems capability the opportunity to network, engage, share best practice, and learn. There are roles that suit early careers Engineers who may have recently graduated, through to senior experts in their field.

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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