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Highways Quality Engineer

Gateshead, Tyne And Wear
£300 Per Day
Job Type
1 Jul 2021
The Regional Delivery Partnership is a framework contract with Highways England for the development, design and construction of capital road projects that form part of the Regional Investment Programme during Road Period 1 (2015 to 2020) and Road Period 2 (2020 to 2025).
The Partnership were awarded two lots; Lot 7 (East Region) & Lot 8 (North Region) for the delivery of packages of work with an estimated value over schemes with individual value of over £100m.
This vacancy relates to Lot 8 for the delivery of 3 schemes along the A1 corridor in Newcastle and Northumberland, with combined scheme budgets in excess of £550M.
A1Scotswood to North Brunton - Construction March 2020 - late 2022
A1 Birtley to Coal House - Construction May 2021 - Spring 2024
A1 in Northumberland - Construction March 2021 - late 2024
Supports the Quality Manager to promote the systems of Quality Control on the project, encouraging a positive quality culture
Assist at all levels in activities designed to maintain the system of Quality on the project
Communicate the project quality requirements, and any changes to it, to the project team
Assist in the preparation of a list of Management System Documentation applicable to the project and keep this up to date as the project progresses
Help advise on the preparation of other project documents, such as Management Plans, project procedures and forms and to ensure these documents are prepared by appropriate members of the project team for the project and reviewed and revised as necessary. Assist in developing specific project / task quality plans
Assist in carrying out quality audits on internal project processes, identifying issues as part of an informative report. Assist in maintaining an audit actions tracker and ensuring these are closed out in a timely manner
Maintain the project NCR and defects registers, ensure they are kept up to date and that NCRs / defects are submitted within the contract timescales and are closed out in a timely manner. Promote the register within the team and be the driving force to ensure actions are closed out
Assist in the review of sub-contractor's quality plans
Review ITPs (incl. self-delivery works) as required. Maintain the ITP Schedule/Register, ensure is up to date and help ensuring ITPs are approved prior to start of works
Assist project teams with the Quality Readiness Review (QRR) process
Be an active member of the quality team and to promote the correct behaviours and quality culture
Assist the IQVT inspector with inspections and testing as and when required
Assist in ensuring handover documents such as completed inspection and test plan records and as-built information are captured in a timely manner by conducting regular reviews of the quality registers on iCosNet (BC - digital document management system)
About you:
Acts as a positive role model
Supports a culture in which personal integrity thrives
Inspires and coaches others to build knowledge within the team
Experience / knowledge of ISO 9001
Excellent communication skills
Supports a culture of innovation to solve problems
Willingly works with others and provides help, support and advice to colleagues
CSCS card
Completed SMSTS (ideal)
Experience and Qualifications:
HNC/HND or degree qualification in Civil Engineering (desired but not essential)
Knowledge and understanding of QA / QC principles and their application to a project, suppliers and sub-contractors
Understanding of principles of Engineering relating to the project scope of works
Previous experience in a similar role would be desirable but not essential
Ability to gather, analyse and evaluate facts
* Senior Engineers or Site Agents with Highways construction experience are encouraged to apply for this role
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  • Job Reference: 318658968-2
  • Date Posted: 1 July 2021
  • Recruiter: Matchtech
  • Location: Gateshead, Tyne And Wear
  • Salary: £300 Per Day
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent