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Quality Verification Engineer
Quality Verification Engineer
Quality Verification Engineer Rail Systems (Signalling and Communications) £65,000 - £70,000 London
Job DescriptionQuality Verification Engineer
Rail Systems (Signalling and Communications)
£65,000 - £70,000
1. Purpose of the Job
The Verification Engineer will conduct verification assessments by surveillance across the Central Section to provide an overview of the effectiveness of self-certification by Contractors. Surveillance activities provide detailed evidence of compliance with Works Information of both systems and technical compliance and form an important element of the assurance regime.
2. Principal Accountabilities
As the discipline lead, you will conduct surveillance across the Central Section on Rail Systems being installed by Tier 1 Contractors and their supply chain. Overview and provide verification evidence for the implementation of specified requirements for the effectiveness of Contractors' self-certification. Conduct surveillance, by sample, inspecting and reporting on the following:
" Compliance of works (on-going and constructed) with specifications, and baseline requirements including codes, standards and approved drawings.
" Availability and approval status of documents used onsite for design and construction.
" Suitability and acceptance status of materials used to construct the works.
" Clarity of acceptance criteria in Inspection and Test Plans (ITP).
" Generation of records to support Contractors' self certification of the works.
" Design compliance with respect to the design process, outputs and programme.
" Compliance of Contractor proposals (detailed technical specifications, drawings, calculations etc.) against the design and performance criteria and technical requirements as stated in the Works Information.
" In co-ordination with the Verification Manager, collaborate with Crossrail Delivery Teams, and Systemwide and CEG Heads of Discipline to identify surveillance activities to be completed on a risk based approach.
" Discuss findings with Crossrail and Contractor site teams ensuring alignment with all parties. Report significant findings to the Verification Manager, Head of Quality and CEG where applicable.
" Produce accurate and detailed reports on all completed surveillances for Verification Managers acceptance.
" Work as part of a high calibre and supportive Verification Team under the direction of the Verification Manager. Assist other functions within the Quality Team providing support and knowledge when able to do so.
" Attend selected Quality Focus Meetings as appropriate to discuss major issues arising from surveillance.
" Take responsible care of your own and others' Health and Safety and of those who may be affected in the day-to-day delivery of this role. Take personal responsibility for working to the Crossrail Target Zero principles and Golden Rules. Follow safe working procedures at all times.
" Act as a role model for Crossrail's vision and values, behaving in ways that are in alignment with Crossrail's 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 Crossrail's information or information systems at risk.
3. Main Challenges of the Job
" Obtaining support for programme from Delivery Teams, Heads of Discipline and Contractors' Quality Managers.
" Completion of effective surveillance on multi disciplined activities for Rail System works. Maintaining impetus and ensuring all aspects are covered by the programme.
" Implementation and completion of the verification process in a detailed and diligent manner.
4. Dimensions & Interfaces (Internal and External)
" Crossrail Central Section.
" Crossrail Delivery Team and Chief Engineers Group.
" Tier 1 Contractors and their Supply Chain.
5. Person Specification
" A high level of organisation and the ability to multi task is essential as you will have the responsibility for planning and completing one or more surveillance assessments simultaneously.
" Degree (or equivalent) qualified in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering (or similar). Strong relevant experience would be acceptable in place of academic qualifications.
" Good experience of Signalling and Communications Design and Installation including interfaces with building trades and production management teams.
" Knowledge of Testing and Commissioning processes and documentation.
" Technical competence in railway infrastructure including station systems and high quality build methods.
" Computer literacy to include Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Office Suite with skills in Word, Excel and Power Point.
" Technical experience in Cabling, Signalling and Communications.
" Lead Auditor qualified (or willing to undergo training).
" Chartered Engineer or Chartered Quality Professional.
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