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TBM Electrician

Job Introduction

Skillset: TBM electrician

Job location: West Ruislip

Accessible by public transport? yes

Working hours: Shift work

Contract: Permanent

Reporting directly to the TBM Electrical Supervisor on day-to-day basis.

Role Responsibility

·         Involved in all TBM electrical activities and works, including fault finding/repair, planned preventative maintenance, HV cable extensions

·         Maintain all records of inspections and maintenance (planned & unplanned)  

·         Ability to work as part of a team in a safe and productive manner

·         Promoting and monitoring the roll out and implementation of SCS values and behaviours.

The Ideal Candidate


  • JIB Electrician (ECS Gold Card)
  • Experience in a similar level role on a Herrenknecht EPB TBM
  • An accepted City & Guilds Apprenticeship or equivalent professional electrical qualification or HNC, HND or Eng Tech in Electrical Engineering
  • In depth knowledge of industry regulations for, construction and testing and commissioning of tunnelling electrical equipment and services e.g. Health & Safety in Tunnelling in The Construction Industry (BS 6164: 2019), IET Wiring Regulations (BS 7671 : 2018)
  • Highly experienced in TBM works; minimum 3 years.
  • Good working knowledge of Siemens PLC’s with fault-finding experience.


Additional Requirements:

  • High level English (written and spoken)
  • Ability to work shift work (days/nights/weekends)

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 encourage 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, you do not have to provide a response.

All data will be held securely, (as stated within the Data Protection Act 1998) and will be reported to HS2. We will not share any of your data with other parties. This form is not mandatory, but your response would be appreciated

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

SCS Railways


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