• Quality Engineer

    Job Locations UK-Northamptonshire-Crick
    Posted Date 5 months ago(20/11/2018 16:15)
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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.


    Smart Motorways ease any expedite traffic flow by converting the hard shoulder to a runnimg lane and using new technologu to vary speed limites in response to driving conditions.  Works will include installing a new ducted infrastructure system, installing overhead electronic signs and central barrier replacement work.



    What will I be doing?

    • Assisting at all levels in activities designed to maintain and promote the system of Quality Control on the project, encouraging a positive quality culture.
    • Assisting in developing the structure of all handover related document packages, including verification records and Operating and Maintenance Manuals.
    • Actively and enthusiastically seeking handover related documents from all their various sources and assembling these into the agreed structure in a timely manner.
    • Clear and regular reporting on the status of the handover documentation (weekly dashboards)
    • To have in place a structure that is clearly understood by both Customer and Suppliers alike and to be recognised as a person whose determination has played a crucial part in ensuring the timely handover of the project.
    • Exceeding the clients expectations for quality aspects of the Customer Satisfaction QuestionnaireLooks to make contributions which help the team improve its performanceAble to chair meetings and write concise meeting minutes.
    • Anticipates future needs of the organisation and takes appropriate steps to learn new skills and knowledge to fulfil these needs.
    • Takes decisions to benefit the business rather than from one perspective. Ensures decisions are considered and timely before implementing.
    • To carry out quality / systems audits on Internal Project Processes, identifying issues as part of an informative report

    About you

    • Previous experience in a similar role
    • Confidently read drawings, specifications and contract information to allow review or production of informative and accurate ITPs
    • Production of information to promote Quality and ensure all Quality registers are current and up to date demonstrating the latest data available.
    • To visit site at least twice a week and carry out quality audits on the work witnessed.
    • Maintain the project NCR register, ensure it is kept up to date and that NCR’s are closed out in a timely manner. Promote register within the team and be the driving force to ensure actions are closed out.
    • Improving quality audit scores by providing a consistent framework and feeding back to the team via Production Hub

    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, 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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