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Testing & Commissioning Engineer - Remote

  • Location: London
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 16 days ago

  • Sector: Infrastructure
  • Contact: Tristan Walker
  • Contact Email: twalker@nrl.co.uk
  • Contact Phone: +441483467294
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 11 November 2021
  • Job Ref: 1038081
NRL are currently recruiting for a Testing & Commissioning Engineer to work with an engineering consultancy supporting the East West Rail project on a contract basis. The role would have remote elements to it with the occasional visit to the clients office in Milton Keynes.

About the role:

Accountable for:
  • defining the Verification, Validation, Test and Commissioning whole life requirements and ensuring that these deliver the outcomes required by EWRs’ business cases and objectives.
  • alignment of the Verification, Validation, Test & Commissioning requirements for each configuration state with the whole life requirements, in partnership with the relevant CS Programme Engineering Manager.
 

Responsible for:
  • defining the whole life VVT & C requirements in line with the business case and customer experience outcomes.
  • working with the Programme Engineering Managers in terms of assuring the whole life VVT & C requirements are configured by the Technical Partner in line with the whole life system requirements.
  • informing the EWR strategy and output requirements with expert technical advice and industry leading practice for verification, validation, test and commissioning.
  • the setting of the EWR Technical Strategy for verification, validation, test and commissioning, including standards and principles to optimally achieve the requirements.
Responsible for:
  • defining the whole life VVT & C requirements in line with the business case and customer experience outcomes.
  • working with the Programme Engineering Managers in terms of assuring the whole life VVT & C requirements are configured by the Technical Partner in line with the whole life system requirements.
  • informing the EWR strategy and output requirements with expert technical advice and industry leading practice for verification, validation, test and commissioning.
  • the setting of the EWR Technical Strategy for verification, validation, test and commissioning, including standards and principles to optimally achieve the requirements.
  • challenging requirements to ensure that EWR deliver reliable and maintainable functionality that delivers the whole railway solution (operationally and systematically) and meets legislative requirements and industry standards.
  • driving VVT & C activities for the programme to enable the delivery of an integrated railway system and the achievement of the necessary safety and performance outcomes as the railway systems are brought into use.
  • playing a key role in the Whole System Architecture activities.
  • the engineering regulatory interfaces in relation to VVT & C matters.
  • actively managing and mitigating EWR system engineering and technical risks, including those related to VVT & C, whilst assuring that technical risk is appropriately managed within delivery partners.
  • leading the VVT & C approach across the programme.
  • reviewing deliverables to verify that the design is meeting the VVT & C requirements and adhering to the processes established for the project.
  • guiding Capital Delivery in implementing the VVT & C requirements and strategy working closely with your peers in the rest of the Engineering Directorate.
  • actively managing and accelerating engineering innovation in relation to meet EWR challenges.
  • acting as a role model for EWR Co’s vision and values, by supporting the EWR Co commitment to customer service, promoting diversity in the workplace, adopting appropriate behaviour when interacting with colleagues, and encouraging and supporting others to do the same.
  • your own and others’ health and safety by adopting and working to the EWR Co Health and Safety principles, ensuring you follow safe working procedures at all times.
What you will need:
  • Chartered or Incorporated engineer, or equivalent professional experience and training in the field of engineering or the equivalent in a technical and/or scientific discipline. 
  • Preferable that you hold Institute of Railway Signalling Engineers Licence Category: Tester in Charge (S) – 1.3.190 or similar
  • You will need to have the necessary level of security clearance and the right to work in the UK.
What’s in it for you?
  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Stable contract duration
  • Opportunity to work on a largescale UK rail infrastructure project