Lead Earthing & Bonding (E&B) Engineer

2021-09-02 09:05:242021-12-10 Charlton Recruitment
Job Type Permanent
Location London (Euston) or Birmingham (Snowhill) Intially WFH
Area London, UKMidlands, UK London UK London (Euston) or Birmingham (Snowhill) Intially WFH
Sector High Speed Rail
Salary £80 - 95,000 + Pen(6:12) + health + 25 hols
Start Date
Advertiser remoteapi
Telephone 07881022741
Job Ref HS2049
Job Views 110
Description
The Lead Earthing & Bonding (E&B) Engineer working on the new build of a High-Speed railway project in the UKprovides technical and professional leadership for Earthing and Bonding Engineering across the entire High Speed Rail Programme, leading on the development of standards and technical requirements for the discipline.  They provide assurance that design and construction of E&B assets meet project requirements and work to resolve issues where appropriate.
 
The Lead Earthing & Bonding (E&B) Engineer is the Technical Authority (standard owner) for EMC on the project and will work in the central engineering group ‘Chief Engineer Group’ which is the technical standard authority group for all disciplines.  The lead E&B Engineer will lead the development of standards and technical requirements for Electro Magnetic Compatibility.

The successful candidate will be a technical expert in Earthing & Bonding with a multidisciplinary rail project experience, ideally High-Speed Rail or large-scale Rail project.  The person could work for Rail Client organization (Crossrail, Network Rail, TFL), Consultancy or indeed Supplier. Candidates will be Chartered or nearly Chartered (Chartered engineer).
 
Working Situation

Due to the pandemic the role is initially based from home and then will be either London (Euston) or Birmingham based.  HS2 are a flexible employer, and there will be an element of flexible working on offer.
 
Salaries
London (pref)                £85 – 94,560 + pen (6:12) + 25 hols
Birmingham                   £75 – 82,000 + pen (6:12) + 25 hols
 
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Technical lead of the Earthing & Bonding (E&B) Engineering discipline;
  • Lead the development of requirements, specifications and standards which deliver E&B engineering such that it delivers HS2 objectives, mitigates environmental impacts and ensures a safe system, compliant with legislation and standards within the programme budget;
  • Provide technical expertise and advice relating to E&B systems to both the wider organisation and external stakeholders as required;
  • Assure that the design for E&B systems is configured and installed in accordance with standards and technical requirements and where necessary support in resolving issues in accordance with HS2 Governance Procedures;
  • Support the Lead System Engineer in engaging and consulting as appropriate with internal teams impacted by E&B design, ensuring that all relevant disciplines are considered providing an integrated and holistic approach;
  • Support the Lead System Engineer to ensure an integrated, consistent approach to delivering E&B design, delivering the range of activities associated with the advisory and client role of the Technical Authority;
  • Ensure that HS2 Technical Governance arrangements are followed, carry out peer reviews and make recommendations for improvements where necessary;
  • Develop and implement the use of best practice and innovative engineering techniques, technologies and processes, driving consistency and helping to identify opportunities for efficiencies across Phase 1 and Phase 2 delivery teams.
 
Required Criteria
 
Skills:
  • Provides specialist technical support and leadership on all discipline-specific scientific, technical and engineering principles to those working directly with project development / delivery teams in area or phase.
  • Capable of being a Standard Discipline Owner / Subject Matter Expert for area or phase.
  • Able to provide specialist technical, commercial management and leadership skills to support project development / delivery teams.
  • Ability to communicate most discipline-specific technical ideas to colleagues, based largely on examples of application.
  • Ability to apply many principles relating to standards, safety and the environment and able to articulate the rest.
  • Applies principles and methods that ensure effective information management, modelling and data security; understands the approaches and consequences to data creation, transformation and visualisation and knowing when to seek guidance from other Subject Matter Experts
 
Knowledge:
  • Applicable UK construction regulations including CDM requirements
  • The application of the Common Safety Method (CSM) for risk evaluation and assessment.
  • Understanding of the Regulatory/Legislative Framework relevant to HS2
  • Commercial awareness including understanding of cost delivery, schedule targets and the need to deliver an integrated solution that meets all functional requirements.
  • Understanding of several disciplines
  • Chartered Engineer/Membership of an appropriate professional institution or the equivalent experience. 
 
Type of experience:
  • Experience in managing multi-disciplinary engineering and safety standards, activity on large complex major projects/ programmes within a complex infrastructure delivery programme.
  • Experience of managing competing project and engineering demands, with cost and schedule implications.
 
Leadership Qualities

  • Inspirational leadership,
  • Growing talent,
  • Influencing,
  • Collaboration
  • Coordinating teams
  • Business Judgment
  • Innovation
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