Senior Quality Engineer - Construction

Balfour Beatty
Birmingham, B1
Jan 16, 2022
Jan 20, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
About the role
We are currently looking to recruit a Senior Quality Engineer to support the Balfour Beatty Vinci joint venture for the HS2 project in Birmingham. The Senior Quality Engineer will oversee a team responsible for implementing the BBV Way quality management system, which governs how BBV plan, manage and discharges its assurance obligations

The joint venture will deliver a world class railway in accordance with customer and stakeholder requirements and commitments, including verification activities to demonstrate compliance.
What you'll be doing
  • Advise on the preparation of project quality documents and ensure these documents are prepared by competent people and that they are reviewed and revised as necessary e.g. IPTs
  • Utilise systems and processes for the management and control of site information, data, design and construction related documentation and records
  • Review subcontractors and other suppliers assurance and provide guidance and training to construction team to deliver this approach
  • Working with design teams to ensure the coordination of interfaces with Statutory Undertakers, Network Rail, Rail Systems contractors, Enabling Works contractors and Others
  • Supporting the construction teams establish test and inspection plans for review and acceptance prior to construction activities being undertaken
  • Maintaining a close working relationship with project team to ensure the incorporation of buildability and maintainability, whole life value, sustainability and safety requirements in design, construction, operations and maintenance
  • Regularly audit the project against the defined quality and assurance arrangements, including field auditing of production teams. Report on the results of surveillance and audit
  • Report against quality performance KPIs. Analysing their results and reporting causes of failure to project management.
  • Manage the non-conformance process and communicate lessons learned
Who we're looking for
  • Experience of overseeing a team
  • Qualified to Diploma level/Degree level or similar equivalent
  • Lead Auditor Qualification for ISO 9001
  • Experience in managing quality and assurance in a complex multi-disciplinary environment
  • Relevant Construction Industry experience
Why work for us
Balfour Beatty VINCI (BBV) is responsible for designing and building part of the most exciting and challenging infrastructure project in Europe: HS2.

We are building the West Midlands section of HS2's Phase One route, spanning approximately 90km from Long Itchington in Warwickshire to the centre of Birmingham and on to Handsacre in Staffordshire. We will be employing thousands of people from the region to design and build the civil infrastructure for HS2 and we are looking for a wide range of skills to join the team and support this unique and ground breaking project.

Diversity and Inclusion: We aim to be a leader in equality, diversity and inclusion by creating a safe inclusive working environment for all - living our values of Safety, Respect, Integrity and Leadership. We are positive and inclusive about making adjustments, providing flexible working, encouraging all staff to engage in a diverse range of year round learning opportunities and provide personal development opportunities. Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture.

Flexible working: Flexible or agile working is encouraged at BBV and we recognise the value and diversity of candidates which this can bring to our business operations. Not every role can provide a variety of working patterns to suit people's personal needs however we are happy to discuss agile working opportunities at BBV with you.

Disability confident: We care about being inclusive and that means we encourage applications from people with diverse set of backgrounds and experiences. BBV is Disability Confident committed and we welcome applications from candidates with a disability.
About us
Balfour Beatty VINCI is a long established joint venture between two global leaders in the delivery of critical infrastructure. Working together for over 30 years, we have been successful in delivering a number of significant infrastructures; creating unrivalled expertise and capability across rail, highways and aviation sectors in the UK and beyond.

In 2008, we announced our formal alliance with the aim of delivering modern and innovative solutions to the UK's infrastructure needs. Since then, our collaboration has gone from strength to strength. We've successfully bid and delivered many key projects for Crossrail and Highways England Smart Motorways Programme. Balfour Beatty VINCI is a powerhouse for critical infrastructure.
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Risk Audit Quality
UK, West Midlands, Birmingham
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