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About The Role

EKFB is seeking to recruit a Quality Engineer, with a background in site engineering.

The primary focus of this role is to work within our Greatworth to Southam delivery area of the HS2 project, ensuring that quality is embedded and embraced by the Construction Delivery teams, in order that all relevant quality and assurance records are collated and retained. In addition, the role will include conducting internal audits and providing awareness sessions to promote quality and assurance on the project.

Reporting to the Senior Quality & Completions Engineer, you will work in a small team for your section, to implement the quality and completions strategy throughout the construction phase and to completion (or handover).  You will work with up to either other Assurance Engineers across the entire project.

You will need to understand and implement quality, technical assurance and completions requirements, working closely with the construction delivery teams to balance these against programme constraints and effective methods of delivery. We’d also like you to support the delivery of all section related, construction phase quality, assurance and completions related activities to ensure the timely handover of project assets.

Developing and utilising relationships with client representatives and internal stakeholders to deliver all construction related aspects of quality and assurance. You’ll be required to use relevant IT systems to manage all relevant quality and completions documentation and records.

Working collaboratively with the delivery teams to plan for product realisation through inspection and Test plans, Work Package plans, etc. Delivering awareness sessions as part of a wider programme to non-quality professionals. Communicate the benefits and knowledge of the Business Management System.

You’ll need to carry out internal audits and other quality surveillance activities as required and actively support the Senior Quality & Completions Engineer.

About You

  • Competent Quality and/or Handover (Completions) Engineer with proven experience in successfully implementing quality control and assurance requirements and interventions (preferably in the construction or other regulated sector).
  •  Very good knowledge and practical application of quality control, quality assurance or handover best practice strategies and interventions.
  • Experience of using digital systems to support quality and completions record keeping for projects.
  • Flexible approach to managing, prioritising and delivering to deadlines in a demanding environment
  • Good organisational and written/verbal communication skills

About Us

EKFB is a joint venture that brings together international, market leading expertise from four leading civil engineering and construction companies: Eiffage, Kier, Ferrovial Construction and BAM Nuttall. All four partners have specialist expertise in the design, construction, operation, financing and maintenance of railway networks, including the construction of one of Europe’s latest high speed rail projects.

EKFB is proud to have been appointed by HS2 to deliver civil engineering works across an 80km section of the new high speed rail link between the Chiltern Tunnel and Long Itchington Wood. Our scope of the works includes 15 viaducts, 5km of green tunnels, 22km of road diversions, 67 overbridges and around 30 million cubic metres of excavation. EKFB is committed to improving lives, communities and the engineering and construction industry by providing sustained employment opportunities and being a good neighbour, protecting the environment and the places we work.

If you would like to be part of our collaborative, enthusiastic and forward-thinking culture, then please apply today. 

In return, we’re offering a competitive salary & benefits.

EKFB brings together international, market leading technical expertise. We have an industry leading track record of delivering major infrastructure projects, including Crossrail, the Millau Viaduct, Mersey gateway and the Bretagne-Pays de la Loire High Speed Rail link.

We are committed to, and strongly believe in, inclusiveness and equality of opportunity. Everyone who works with EKFB has a contribution to make; this is why we welcome applications from different backgrounds, experiences and abilities. Our aim is to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels they are able to be themselves. Please contact us if there is any additional support you might require making an application. 

Please note your CV may be shared with joint venture partners on this project.

Pre-employment checks:

It’s worth remembering that we’ll undertake the relevant/standard employment checks if you’re successful in the selection process. This includes taking up your references, as well as checking your ID, driving licence (if appropriate) and your right to work in the UK. Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks.

NB. BPSS security clearance will be required (to be undertaken as part of onboarding process)


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