• Technical Integration Lead

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(05/04/2018 16:09)
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  • About Costain and your project.

    Costain helps to improve people’s lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures.


    ATC is a JV between Costain, Alstom  and French company called TSO, We have been contracted by Crossrail to undertake the design, construction and commissioning of the Crossrail Systems. At a value of £300m this is one of the largest Crossrail projects awarded.

    What will I be doing?

    A key element of the Crossrail C644 Traction Power contract, (provision of five auto-transformers substations and associated traction power to Crossrail central section), within the Alstom and Costain joint venture. The technical integration lead will be required to carry out the technical integration of the system. A key aspect of the role will be to actively manage the resolution of technical anomalies and act as technical referent.




    • Facilitate and chair meetings with the client as required
    • Provide responses to queries received from the client, regarding installation procedure and technical work practices
    • Provide technical support to the Design, Construction and T&C teams as necessary
    • Knowledge of Alstom Transport:
    •  Knowledge of other functional areas within the organisation1
    •  Knowledge of the domestic market:                                                                 

    About you

    Desired Knowledge / Experience


    • Experience of electrical systems, including 25kV railway system
    • Experience of Design
    • Experience of Testing and Comissioning
    • Experience of working within a construction site environment
    • Experience of managing interfaces between teams

    Working knowledge of power supply infrastructure as part of a transportation system,


    Master degree level education ideally in Electrical Engineering Discipline


    Behavioural and Technical Skills / Competencies


    • Dynamical / Excellent Communications / Organisations

    Knowledge of the AC electrical network (low voltage and high voltage)



    Final Statement

    We listened to our employees so our Core Benefits are funded by us and include a Group Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, Income Protection and funded membership to a Professional Institute. In addition to this we also offer a Private Healthcare Scheme, Private Dental Scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work, Volunteering Days and Save as You Earn Scheme.   


    At Costain we ensure that we are an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation to continue to meet our customers’ needs. We will be industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds will be proud to work for Costain. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.


    We actively encourage applications from candidates who have a relationship with the armed forces community whether as a currently serving member or reservist, ex-military or wounded personnel or as a member of a service family.


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