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Senior Tunnel Surveyor job in Greater Manchester, Lancashire  

Senior Tunnel Surveyor job in Greater Manchester, Lancashire   
  • PublishedNovember 24, 2022

Greater Manchester, Lancashire

 Permanent, full-time or part-time

 Work from home

 Be one of the first ten applicants

Job Introduction

The Tunnel Survey team is employed to deliver the geospatial capabilities required to efficiently and accurately deliver the works in accordance with the contract requirements.  As part of this team, the role of a Senior Tunnel Surveyor is to manage Engineering Survey teams in order to efficiently implement the Survey Managers strategy for project engineering surveying whilst liaising with other project disciplines and understand the current project requirements and ensure the successful implementation of engineering survey across all areas of the project.

Flexible working:

We welcome you to ask about the flexibility you need. This might be part-time, remote working, or compressed hours for example. Anyone who applies for a role can ask about flexibility at interview. In return, we will explore what is possible for the role.

The Senior Tunnel Surveyor reports to the Tunnel Survey Manager.

Role Responsibility

  • Oversee the day-to-day management of the SCL/ TBM /Cross Passage Shift Surveyors
  • Undertake the post processing of survey data, including the reduction of sets of angles, Star*net processing and as-built/ Wriggle survey data.
  • Overseeing the primary and secondary tunnel control network and ensuring it adheres to the relevant SCS tunnel survey control methodology procedure. 
  • Ensure the shift surveyors/engineers have accurate and the latest control network coordinates for undertaking setting out works and convergence monitoring.
  • Undertaking daily quick check TBM guidance updates.
  • Ensure as-built surveys of SCL are carried out and comparison reports to the SCL works with the BIM model are produced.
  • Oversee and manage the survey requirements for cross passage construction, including survey control, as-builts and convergence monitoring.
  • Ensure Amberg Profile verification checks have been completed prior to setting out works taking place.
  • Ensure convergence monitoring is undertaken, and all data & reports are issued in a timely manner before the SRG meetings.
  • Overall management of the Amberg convergence system, ensuring it’s up to date with the latest data.
  • Implementation and assignment of the Shift Surveyor schedule and roster to sufficiently cover the work activities. Ensure that staff are not exceeding shift limits and receiving sufficient rest periods in line
    with H&S and SCS guidelines.
  • Carry out wriggle surveys and compare processed data with current output from the guidance system. Provide continuous as-built record on temporary and permanent work. Highlight any out of tolerance or anomalies to the Tunnel survey manager
  • Prepare and support gyro check surveys
  • Provide full briefing on survey documentation (RAMS, TASK briefing sheet) to new starter or visitor.
  • Manage tunnel bracket production, survey equipment stock and delivery
  • Provide cooperation and assistance to the site engineering team where required.
  • Manage the survey instrument register, survey collection, delivery and resolve instrument issues. Making sure all instrument checks are being carried out and all calibration certificates are valid.
  • Provide cooperation and assistance to the site engineering team where required.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Degree in Land Surveying or Engineering Surveying or ONC/B Tec in Land Surveying or Engineering Surveying or Membership of a relevant professional institution such as the ICES and extensive experience in the field of Engineering Surveying managing teams of engineering surveyors or activities.
  • Experience of TBM/SCL tunnelling and associated works will be advantageous.
  • A willingness to working a shift pattern.
  • Extensive Engineering Survey hardware and software expertise.
  • Relevant CSCS Card and membership of CICES
  • A commitment to punctuality is required to ensure timely delivery of Engineering 

About the Company

The role will work on the HS2 project. HS2 is the UK’s new high speed rail network. It will be a catalyst for economic growth across Britain, freeing up space on the existing railways and connecting 8 out of the UK’s 10 biggest cities with fast, reliable and frequent high speed services

The Skanska | Costain | STRABAG (SCS JV) is delivering the HS2 Main Civils Contracts which include both Lots S1 (Euston Tunnels & Approaches) and S2 (Northolt Tunnels). The combined value of the contracts is around £1.8billion with the works due for completion in 2025.  Scope of works includes twin-bored tunnels (TBM), SCL tunnels, shaft sinking, bridge demolition and reconstruction, services diversions, earthworks and the construction of site compounds.

You’ll be a welcomed member of the wider team, with opportunities to take on additional responsibility, join one of our networks for women, military or LGBT+ staff, and participate in cultural and social events with the local community (e.g. as a STEM ambassador).

Your personal and professional development is important to us. We welcome a discussion about how we can support you with further study, or professional membership or attainment for example.

HS2 – working with Skanska, Costain and STRABAG, closely monitors job applications, to ensure an inclusive recruitment process. To ensure we are able to maintain this, and to recruit a diverse workforce, we require candidates to complete the diversity form as part of their application so we are able to monitor and improve our approach to diversity.  Please note, all responses are anonymous and we will not share any of your data with other parties. All data will be held securely, (as stated within the Data Protection Act 1998) and will be reported to HS2.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

SCS Railways

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Sub Agent job in  Greater Manchester, Lancashire

  Greater Manchester, Lancashire

 Permanent, full-time or part-time

 Work from home

 Be one of the first ten applicants

Job Introduction

Develop the design, construction methodology, programme and cost for their area of work as assigned by the Construction Manager.

Prepare for the delivery of these works, manage resources and providing supervision, advice and guidance to the members of the Construction teams and Sub-Contractors.

Ensure the progress of the works are in accordance with the contract, programme, budget and design requirements.

Implement and assure compliance with all relevant HS2 and or statutory requirements with regards to Health, Safety, Environment and Public relations within their scope of work.

Flexible working

 We welcome you to ask about the flexibility you need. This might be part-time, remote working, or compressed hours for example. Anyone who applies for a role can ask about flexibility at interview. In return, we will explore what is possible for the role. 

Role Responsibility

  • Develop the design, construction methodology, programme and cost. Prepare for the delivery of the works, including resources, procurement, consents, and pre start documentation.
  • Manage, supervise, train and mentor the site team to enable them to optimise their work contribution.
  • Review contractual agreements and develop detailed site specific programmes and forecast budgets, assess actual programme and productivity achieved and review weekly, taking action where appropriate, and reporting any changes to the Construction Manager and QS department.
  • Be fully conversant with subcontractor’s contract conditions, assist to develop job specific subcontract conditions and manage the subcontractors account with the QS team.
  • Requisitioning resources in a timely manner to ensure that they are correctly specified and readily available so as not to impede the construction programme.
  • Communicate to the Construction Manager, QA and QS teams non-conformances and any instructions received from the client / designer / RE’s staff. Ensure that comprehensive records of resources employed on additional works are maintained.
  • Keep a full and accurate daily site diary, including any changes / variations, subcontractors’ attendance, and records of work related discussions with Client / Designer / RE / Project Team.
  • Ensure that inspection and test plans, risk assessments and method statements for the control of the works are being implemented and adhered to.
  • Be familiar with, and demonstrate commitment to the requirements of the Health & Safety and Environmental Policies.
  • Implement the relevant requirements of the Safety Management System within their area of responsibility.
  • Ensure that the Construction Team, Sub-Contractors and Suppliers receive or have access to copies of the relevant Health and Safety as well as Environmental Policy and are kept informed of relevant developments and issues.
  • Internal liaison with the Construction Manager, Design and Engineering Team, QA team and Cost Control.
  • External liaison with HS2, Subcontractors / Suppliers and Stakeholders, close co-ordination with the Construction Manager required.
  • Understand the Client and Joint Venture Partners’ Environment and Sustainability Policies, Processes and statutory requirements as they affect the company’s operations and ensure that the requirements, as applicable within their discipline, are implemented on the project.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Degree level qualification (or equivalent) in a Civil Engineering allied subject or HND in Civil Engineering and vocational training in Engineering.
  • Knowledge of construction techniques, sequencing and best practice.
  • Knowledge and understanding of working to and implementing construction contracts.
  • Ability to use initiative based on engineering and practical experience.
  • Capable of working independently and proactively to progress works but also skilled at working collaboratively with other integrated team members and external stakeholders for the overall benefit of the project.
  • Computer competence (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Document Control Systems, Auto CAD).
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to adjust communication style to suite receiver.
  • Relevant CSCS Card.
  • Training in Health & Safety and Environmental management.

About the Company

The role will work on the HS2 project. HS2 is the UK’s new high speed rail network. It will be a catalyst for economic growth across Britain, freeing up space on the existing railways and connecting 8 out of the UK’s 10 biggest cities with fast, reliable and frequent high speed services

The Skanska | Costain | STRABAG (SCS JV) is delivering the HS2 Main Civils Contracts which include both Lots S1 (Euston Tunnels & Approaches) and S2 (Northolt Tunnels).  Scope of works includes twin-bored tunnels (TBM), SCL tunnels, shaft sinking, bridge demolition and reconstruction, services diversions, earthworks and the construction of site compounds.

You’ll be a welcomed member of the wider team, with opportunities to take on additional responsibility, join one of our networks for women, military or LGBT staff, and participate in cultural and social events with the local community (e.g. as a STEM ambassador).

Your personal and professional development is important to us. We welcome a discussion about how we can support you with further study, or professional membership or attainment for example.

HS2 – working with Skanska, Costain and STRABAG, closely monitors job applications, to ensure an inclusive recruitment process. To ensure we are able to maintain this, and to recruit a diverse workforce, we encourage candidates to complete the diversity form as part of their application so we are able to monitor and improve our approach to diversity.  Please note, all responses are anonymous, you do not have to provide a response.

All data will be held securely, (as stated within the Data Protection Act 1998) and will be reported to HS2. We will not share any of your data with other parties. This form is not mandatory, but your response would be appreciated

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

SCS Railways

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SCL Shift Manager  job in Greater Manchester, Lancashire

 Greater Manchester, Lancashire

 Permanent, full-time or part-time

 Work from home

 Be one of the first ten applicants

Job Introduction

SCL Section Engineer / Shift Manager for SCS Area Central.

Responsible for the SCL works on site, taking a significant role in delivery as well as managing aspects of time, cost and quality. Will acquire technical (engineering/tunnelling), leadership and project management skills and experience.

Flexible working:

We welcome you to ask about the flexibility you need. This might be part-time, remote working, or compressed hours for example. Anyone who applies for a role can ask about flexibility at interview. In return, we will explore what is possible for the role. 

Role Responsibility

  • Undertake duties as directed by the Agent and Sub-Agent including.
  • Day to day work site coordination and planning to ensure the works are carried out safely and efficiently
  • Working with subcontractors to ensure the timely preparation and review of Risk Assessment Method Statements, Inspection and Test Plans, Permits, Consents etc for the works and that these are implemented.
  • Ensuring Permit to Dig, Temporary Works and other safety systems are implemented
  • Liaison with the Site Foreman to ensure the adherence to safe methods of work.
  • Ensuring all temporary works needs are identified sufficiently early and completed in accordance with the relevant procedures.
  • Ensuring all quality checks are carried out in accordance with the ITP’s and properly recorded.
  • The management of non-conformance reporting and managing the non-conformances on site until complete.

Health, Safety and Environment:

  • Ensuring health and safety is given the highest priority in the delivery of the works
  • Be familiar with, and demonstrate commitment to the requirements of the Health & Safety and Environmental Policies
  • Ensure that the Health Safety and Environmental Policies and Procedures are effectively communicated to the workforce and implemented
  • Work collaboratively with the HS2 team and other contractors, subcontractors works packages to achieve the overall project goals
  • CSCS

The Ideal Candidate

  • CSCS card. 
  • Engineering Degree / HNC or similar in a construction discipline. 
  • IOSH or SMSTS desired, SSSTS minimum. 
  • Tunnel Safety Training Scheme (TSTS). 
  • Experience with SCL construction techniques – as a guideline 2 years minimum desired. 
  • Temporary Works Appreciation desired. 

About the Company

The role will work on the HS2 project. HS2 is the UK’s new high speed rail network. It will be a catalyst for economic growth across Britain, freeing up space on the existing railways and connecting 8 out of the UK’s 10 biggest cities with fast, reliable and frequent high speed services

The Skanska | Costain | STRABAG (SCS JV) is delivering the HS2 Main Civils Contracts which include both Lots S1 (Euston Tunnels & Approaches) and S2 (Northolt Tunnels). The combined value of the contracts is around £1.8billion with the works due for completion in 2025.  Scope of works includes twin-bored tunnels (TBM), SCL tunnels, shaft sinking, bridge demolition and reconstruction, services diversions, earthworks and the construction of site compounds.

You’ll be a welcomed member of the wider team, with opportunities to take on additional responsibility, join one of our networks for women, military or LGBT staff, and participate in cultural and social events with the local community (e.g. as a STEM ambassador).

Your personal and professional development is important to us. We welcome a discussion about how we can support you with further study, or professional membership or attainment for example.

HS2 – working with Skanska, Costain and STRABAG, closely monitors job applications, to ensure an inclusive recruitment process. To ensure we are able to maintain this, and to recruit a diverse workforce, we encourage candidates to complete the diversity form as part of their application so we are able to monitor and improve our approach to diversity.  Please note, all responses are anonymous, you do not have to provide a response.

All data will be held securely, (as stated within the Data Protection Act 1998) and will be reported to HS2. We will not share any of your data with other parties. This form is not mandatory, but your response would be appreciated

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

SCS Railways

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Blinds and Curtains Installer  job in Heswall, Merseyside 

 Heswall, Merseyside   Permanent, full-time or part-time

 Apply on employer’s website

Blinds and Curtains Installer –  £50,000+ earnings p/a

Flexible Hours to suit you – Full and Part-Time

APPLY NOW TO FIND OUT MORE AND JOIN US AT OUR VIRTUAL DISCOVERY SESSION.

Imagine working for yourself, at your own pace, with hours that suit your needs and lifestyle. You will be joining a network of over 1100 self-employed advisors who operate locally and do just that.

Hillarys was established over 50 years ago and remains the UK’s leading provider of window furnishings solutions with an annual turnover of £250m a year. Working in your local area you will visit customers in their homes to measure and advise on a fantastic range of products and fabrics. Once manufactured, we will send the product out ready to install at a time agreed with the customer.

If this is something completely new to you, don’t worry, we’re committed to make every Advisor business successful and you’ll benefit from a comprehensive programme of training, fitting and support right from the start. It’s obvious how good the opportunity is when most tell us they wish they’d have joined Hillarys sooner.

Join us virtually via video call at one of our discovery sessions to find out more. Here you will meet our Trainers, experienced Advisors, Trainers and Development Managers to talk about why becoming a Blinds and Curtains Fitter could be the best decision you will ever make. There will also be opportunitely to ask any questions you may have. We welcome you and your partner to come along  if they wish to learn more. We have lots of sessions available at times that suit you.

Work for yourself, not by yourself

All the benefits of running your own local business without the worries:

  • We will invest in advertising, so you do not need to worry about finding your own customers. You can focus on delivering a high level of service that will help your business to grow further through local recommendations and referrals.
  • Flexible hours to suit your lifestyle. You decide when you want to work by managing your own diary and commitment.
  • Run your business from home.
  • Dedicated Support in growing your successful Local businesses. From a Business Development Manager, Local Account Manager and head office support.

As a Local Hillarys Advisor and Installer, You should:

  • Be personable, approachable and confident when meeting new people
  • Have a vehicle and valid UK driving licence
  • be competent in DIY

It is essential that you are able to deliver a professional service from your very first day and with our experience and knowledge, we have created the complete starter package at the best deal possible. An investment of £2,500 covers:

  • Full Tool kit, including everything you need to measure and fit successfully.
  • Samsung tablet – allowing you to process orders and manage your business.
  • Branded Hillarys work wear.
  • Personalised business cards and leaflets for the lifetime of your business.
  • A lifetime of training and support to ensure you succeed. This includes an initial 5 days training at our award winning Training Academy, followed by a further 5 days after the first 3 months to expand your business further. You will also have access to additional training courses at the Academy and online.

To help you start your business we also have a range of payment options available.

If you would like to learn more about becoming a Blinds and Curtains Installer please complete the application form online and we will give you a call to book onto a discovery session.

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Wade Dan

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