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Job Ref:  119733TJ
Employer:  Morson International
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  London
Post Code:  WC1A
14/10/2016 20:17
Overview of project
This is a £5.4bn Tube modernisation plan across some of our oldest lines the Circle, Metropolitan, District and Hammersmith & City lines is set to profoundly shape London for the future.
The largest such investment for decades, an ambitious agenda to upgrade 40 per cent of the Tube network will create space for tens of thousands of extra passengers each hour.
Overview of role
The role is within the Infrastructure enabling works programme for the ATC signalling system. The Project Engineer will be responsible for interfacing between the ATC signalling and Infrastructure delivery teams. The infrastructure delivery covers Signalling Equipment Rooms, LVAC, and Cable Route Management. The PE will be required interpret the needs of the signalling system and define the integrated engineering requirements for the infrastructure projects. You will also provide the professional engineering ability and leadership required to ensure that London Underground (LU) assets constructed by the programme, are appropriate to meet current and future needs, and that the implementation will achieve a compliant and cost-effective asset in a way that will have the least detrimental effect on the LU train service.
You will provide direction and support to LU Project staff and their managers employed in roles relating to the scoping, design, manufacture, installation and management of infrastructure, including coordination of all disciplines of the sub-projects and for all elements of the engineering life-cycle.
Key Accountabilities
Successfully integrate systems, through involvement of relevant disciplines and parties.
Manage key technical interfaces between project teams to ensure the integration of new infrastructure with other systems such as signalling, power, cable management etc. with particular attention to safety, reliability and engineering integrity.
Providing the project teams with technical advice, ensuring that the most economic and efficient engineering solutions are delivered.
Working with the Project Manager and Construction Manager/Delivery Engineers, provide all necessary engineering support required to deliver the agreed scope of works to the agreed programme.
Arranging and running inter-disciplinary design reviews, to manage and coordinate the design and technical input for each specific project, working with Designers, Discipline Engineers, Delivery Engineers and the Safety and Standards team
Proactively assisting the team to resolve engineering problems.
Assisting with the identification and promotion of new, improved technology.
Reviewing of all documentation produced for submission to the client representative.
Skills, Knowledge and Experience
Ability to communicate technical information and resolve technical issues across a multitude of departments, suppliers and stakeholders
Ability to analyse complex data, draw conclusions, produce reports and make recommendations to senior management.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with people at all levels across the organisation and externally.
Ability to build effective working relationships, with people at all levels across the organisation and externally and to influence.
Ability to plan, implement and manage projects to deliver to time, budget and quality.
Ability to manage multidisciplinary teams to deliver effective performance.
Ability to use office based computer packages, e.g. MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) to basic level.
Familiarity with Microstation CAD desirable.
Understanding of LU Pathway or previous LU processes
LU Accredited Project Engineer or with the ability to gain Project Engineer accreditation with six months of taking on the role
Wide experience in project engineering in conjunction with an Engineering Degree and / or Higher National qualifications
Chartered Engineer Status or qualifications leading to Chartered Status is desirable together with membership of an appropriate professional institution.
Knowledge of safety legislation and operating rules and regulations.
Knowledge and capability to undertake quality inspections and site investigations.
Knowledge of LUL business, its obligations and priorities.
Knowledge of risk management principles.
Understand the framework of the structured environment in which contractors are working.
Awareness of contractual arrangements that apply.
An understanding of railway engineering assets and in particular those that interface with track, including Rolling Stock, Signals, Power and Civils.
Working knowledge of Railway engineering standards, in particular Infrastructure, with familiarity of those for signalling and civil engineering.
Working knowledge of Railway Compliance and Assurance Standards.
Experience of design, installation, and testing and commissioning in railway environment.
Experience working in multiple stages of the project Vee life-cycle.
Necessary certification for access to site is desirable.
Experience of working safely in a metro railway or a closely related industry
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