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Job Title

Site Engineer - C660





Job Type



Competitive rates

Posted by

Judy Mitchell

DDI 01189 550 625

Date posted

10 July, 2019

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Site Engineer - C660




Competitive rates

Job Description

Site Engineer - C660

Purpose of the Job

A critical, exciting and instrumental position within the C660 project team.  

To manage and drive the delivery of all C660 scope of works at a specific location, through the coordination of interfaces, monitoring and reporting of progress, driving the Comms Contractor’s performance, and resolution of problems. This extends through construction and Testing & Commissioning (T&C).

Principal Accountabilities

Safety Culture at the location - setting the bar for C660 operations; driving the right safety culture & ensuring immediate reporting. Supporting joint site tours & inspections. Representing C660 at site safety meetings, reviews and events. Starting all meetings with a safety message. 

Supporting the Project Manager and/or Comms Delivery Manager in preparing communications and instructions to designated contractors in accordance with the Works Contracts Administration Procedures. 

Nurturing strong relationships with the Site teams, with all entities:

  • aligning & integrating plans
  • negotiating, supporting access for the Contractor, to expedite the works
  • pragmatic acceptance and tracking of Installation Release Notice's
  • escalating issues quickly, injecting a sense of urgency
  • attending / inputting to Daily Viz Board meetings on site
  • attending at other regular site meetings (e.g. IPVW; weekly progress/safety mtgs)

Managing and driving the on-site C660 Contractor team

  • Setting clear objectives, goals & challenging the Contractor’s plans.
  • Holding the Contractor to account to deliver
  • A thorough review of weekly Dashboards and demanding high-quality data, prior to issue Driving the interfaces within the Comms Contractor, to ensure coordinated alignment

Facilitating interfaces at designated site(s), including interfaces between designated contractors and adjacent contractors, including Principal Contractors.

Monitoring and driving programme objectives, contractor progress and performance against the contract milestones and current accepted programme; reviewing the productivity of installed quantities against forecasts. Working collaboratively to assess more efficient and effective ways of executing the works,

Completing daily shift reports; keeping the Comms Delivery Manager informed of contract and site progress & performance and critical issues.

Supporting the Comms Delivery Manager in managing key stakeholder relationships in coordination with the contractor and community relations officers; monitoring contractors’ compliance with relevant Commitments.

Providing constructability input during the review of contractor/engineering submissions.

Reviewing the contractor’s works programme and liaising with others as required to facilitate the execution of the works in accordance with the programme.

Monitoring contractor’s compliance with contractual requirements regarding mobilisation and logistics

Providing support to the Project Field Engineer in monitoring contractor compliance with the Construction Quality Plan, and in the resolution of NCRs and snag list items

Monitoring and supporting the contractor’s compliance with Environmental, and Health and Safety requirements, escalating issues where required. Checking there is a satisfactory level of health and safety through taking reasonable care of own and others’ health and safety and of those who may be affected 

The review and acceptance of contractor submittals as allocated.

The implementation of the Review and Acceptance of Safe Systems of Work Procedure.

Management, prioritisation and expediting of FOR’s, for the site

Mandatory Requirements

  • Proactively engage with all matters relating to health and safety, including following and promoting safe working procedures at all times.
  • Act as a role model for vision and values, behaving in ways that are in alignment with Ways of Working.  Encourage and support others to do so too.
  • Promote equality in the workplace and adopt appropriate behaviour when interacting with colleagues.
  • Take necessary care to properly protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of corporate information from unauthorised disclosure, modification or destruction.  Never knowingly put information or information systems at risk.
  • To be responsible for the management of Health and Safety for direct reports.

Main Challenges of the Job

  • Supporting the Employer in monitoring and driving the progress of the works against programme and tracking site activity
  • Supporting the Employer in protecting reputation through the management of stakeholders and monitoring contractor compliance with consents and commitments
  • Supporting the Employer in managing interfaces with other contracts and
  • third parties beyond the contractor’s control.

Person Specification

  • Experience of managing construction and T&C works on comparable major project infrastructure works
  • Relevant experience on a large-scale infrastructure project.
  • Knowledge and experience of construction and/or T&C quality systems and processes
  • Understanding of project controls processes
  • Knowledge and experience of site-based ES&H processes and procedures
  • Prior experience supervising and administering subcontractors.
  • Knowledge of the use of subcontracts; knowledge of the contractor/ subcontractor’s responsibilities contained in subcontract documents
  • Rail and/or London Underground experience preferred 

Role Specific Requirements  

  • Practical knowledge of communications systems (e.g. PA/VA, CCTV, fibre, Customer Information Systems, Help Points & Telephony, networks, SCADA, Radio)
  • Previous relevant experience in the construction or testing and commissioning project delivery of communications systems in the rail industry
  • To drive the programme and be results driven
  • To produce and challenge progress reports of construction and T&C activities
  • To have proactive ‘can do’ attitude and be prepared to take the initiative 
  • A proven flexible problem solver with project delivery experience 

Please call Barnie on - 01189550600

Judy Mitchell

DDI 01189 550 625

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