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24 days ago
Amey PLC
Location: Leeds
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Site Engineering / Management Jobs
About us

Work with Amey on the UK’s most exciting rail project!

TRU is a once-in-a-generation rail upgrade programme to deliver faster, longer, more frequent and more reliable rail services across the north of England, from Newcastle, Hull and York towards Manchester and Liverpool via Leeds. By connecting the major cities of the North with an enhanced, more reliable service, it has the potential to impact the lives of thousands of passengers and support economic growth across the whole of the north of England. Amey, in partnership with Arup, BAM and Network Rail is upgrading the route between Manchester and Leeds, which includes civils, track, railway systems and electrification. The opportunity to use modern digital signalling and train control also means we can lay the foundation for the Digital Railway. Working with Amey on TRU is essential for anyone serious about a career in rail. You will be pioneering new techniques, using the latest technology and helping us set new standards for collaborative working. Fundamental to living our core values is having great people in our business. That's why we believe that Amey is only as great as the people we employ. We place great value on our people and the contribution they make to our business, that’s why we aim to offer a competitive benefits package to all of our employees. Working for Amey you will receive a competitive salary and will be able to join our contributory pension scheme. In addition, you will be entitled to Company sponsored life assurance and a generous holiday entitlement. You will also be invited to join Amey Choices which offers a range of flexible benefit options and offers additional benefits available throughout the year. Amey is an equal opportunities employer.

We’re all originals here and our individuality is an asset. We have unique backgrounds and personalities, which means we all bring different ideas to the table. But we do have one thing in common: we all take personal pride in our public service. With every drop of water and spark of electricity we supply, with every bolt we tighten and with every guiding golden nugget of advice, we better manage the services that we all use and rely on every day, ensuring every household in Britain benefits from our work.

Amey is one of the top five support services suppliers in the UK. We employ 16,000 people, have a turnover of £2.1bn and a strong forward order-book. Every household in Britain benefits from the work we do. We maintain the UK’s road and rail infrastructure, keep schools safe and clean, manage the UK’s defence estate, safely escort prisoners and keep prisons and courts secure. We also collect and process waste, as well as deliver utilities services. All of this is underpinned by our leading consulting capabilities which uses engineering design and data analytics to better manage the services we all use and rely on

As one of us, you can really be you because your individuality is an asset. You’re surrounded by a team of people who want you to grow and embrace new challenges. People who care about your job satisfaction as well as your wellbeing. There’ll be experiences as original as you are, in a career that can feel like many rolled into one. You’ll be stretched but always supported. Whether it’s working on the biggest bridge in the country, learning to get to grips with the latest technology, or just working with a great group of people every day, you’ll find what gets you out of bed in the morning at Amey

The role

Provide assistance to Assistant PM and Construction Managers as well as giving guidance to less experienced engineers on their projects. Lead the engineering and technical activities for allocated projects to facilitate conformance to the contract specification and delivery to programme timescales

Key accountabilities

Manage the engineering activity on allocated projects including support for design reviews; communication and consultation with other functions (design, install and test) over changes; and interfaces with other disciplines (including facilitating inter-disciplinary check meetings). ·

Advise the Assistant PM / Construction Managers on the engineering resource required to deliver the project plan, and provide engineering review of the method statements and risk assessments proposed for the work. ·

Carry out and record briefings of technical updates to the project team, including sub-contractors, promote best practice and pro-actively identify to resource owners additional training requirements and development opportunities. · Ensure Supply Chain Partners are supported and appropriately challenged on technical matters to enable effective delivery and reporting of findings from site surveys to Design. ·

Ensure that materials are specified correctly, orders are placed to meet the project programme and that an up to date material schedule is maintained for the project. · Produce and implement an in-process inspection and surveillance regime consistent with company standards and project requirements. · Provide sufficient site support to the project team (Construction Manager, site supervisors, resource providers and sub-contractors) throughout the works to ensure that critical engineering decisions can be made in a timely manner and that issues arising can be dealt with to ensure compliance with a minimum of re-work. ·

Advise the Site Supervisors on engineering requirement and specification issues, including marking out of sites and ensuring each stage of construction is acceptable and signed off before works progress · Mentorship of other engineers may be across project boundaries (where required). · Participate in regular monthly safety meeting with Line Manager. · Ensure that stipulated PPE is worn by all staff in compliance with mandated procedures and legislation. · Identify specific training needs for yourself so as to ensure competency for allocated tasks. ·

Ensure that mandatory training and competency certification for all staff are valid and copies available. · Ensure that statutory safety and relevant company safety documents are displayed in site cabins and office. ·

Assist in preparation of site documentation, including WPP’s, TB’s, programmes, Permit to Dig, rosters, and ALO plans. Relevant Key Processes: This role will comply with all relevant Network Rail Standards, Amey Group Standards and procedures, British Standards and European standards, as applicable to the role and activities undertaken’.

Skills & experience

You will have

Satisfy requirements of PTS medical.

HNC/HND in Civil Engineering or similar approved qualification. •

Conversant with company safety, procurement, and quality procedures.

Skills •

Computer literate for office systems and planning tools. •

Familiarity with ProjectWise, ProjectMapper, and TrackRecord systems Experience •

Good communication and interpersonal skills. •

Project experience (preferably 2 years) - “hands-on” site experience in a similar role •

Knowledge and site experience of using Eungineering and Surveying equipment (Trimble, Mephisto, and Amber trolley). • Experience of undertaking quality control exercises of documentation submitted by SCPs Technical competencies •

Satisfy requirements of PTS medical.

PTS / IWA. • Personal Track Safety AC (PTS AC) • Personal Highways Safety • Environmental awareness Tool Box Talk • IOSH working safely

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