Job Locations UK-Berkshire-Maidenhead
    Posted Date 1 week ago(11/06/2018 17:02)
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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 coordinator will be required to ensure technical coordination between Design, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of the system, Other contractors including the SCADA contractor, and the client. A key aspect of the role will be to actively manage the resolution of technical anomalies and act as technical referent.


    Traction Power Design Leader, Supply Chain Manager, Traction Power Expert, Interface Manager, Construction team, Testing & Commissioning team, Project Management team, Subcontract/Supplier (esp. Protection and Control), Requirement manager


    • Produce staging plan for testing and commissioning as required by the Design and the configurations
    • Ensure every anomalies are properly recorded, supported by all the required information and referred back to design documentation so that they can be efficiently addressed and resolved
    • Review and assess all clients instructions (PMIs) that involve T&C integration  
    • Facilitate and chair meetings with the client and with Others as required on the above
    • Provide responses to queries received from the client, regarding installation procedure and technical work practices
    • Lead/Manage the configuration at all time, including management on site of the Design baseline, management of the different configuration files
    • Address the technical requirements from a T&C perspective
    • Provide support required to Operation and maintenance (O&M) team for getting the O&M manuals right


    About you

    You'll have knowledge or experenice of wrporking with electrical systems, including 25kV railway system, Experience of Testing and Commissioning, Experience of Design, Working within a construction site environment and experience of managing interfaces between teams



    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 aim to be 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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