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Certification Engineer

04/02/2019 (17:24)
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2. Principal Accountabilities

Supporting the Delivery Certification Manager in developing and leading the implementation of certification requirements including;

  • Oversee the Contractor’s compliation of installation and commissioning certification to support a contract or element.
  • Deliver certification instructions, through training and workshops where neccessary, to achieve consistent and standard formats for contractor certificates and packages and to support handover.
  • Conduct regular surveillances on the progressive production and collation of project documentation to improve the timeliness of package submission and acceptance.
  • Provide periodic updates on progress and issues related to certification of the allocated projects.
  • Review certification packages for quality assurance and compliance to support the technical review by the Supervisor’s Rep.
  • Overseeing the provision of red-line and as-built record drawings from the contractor and designers for inclusion into certification packages.
  • Attend QFMs and Quality Meetings (as required) and ensure the Contractor holds effective Certification meetings.


3. Main Challenges of the Job

  • Fostering a culture which promotes contemporaneous, right-first-time and on-time submissions of certification packages.
  • The ability to operate on a multi contractual level and prioritise activities appropriate to the associated risks.

4. Dimensions & Interfaces (both internal and external)

  • Reports to the delivery Delivery Certification Manager as Line Manager and provides support to the Certification Engineer for Rail Systems, if required.
  • Works closely with the Delivery Teams including; PMs, Field Engineering, Handover and Contractors, and supply chains where necessary.
  • Liaise with the Supervisor’s Reps to determine dates in line with the accepted programme for submission of packages to enable progressive assurance.
  • Infrastructure Managers and 3rd Party Asset Owners

5. Person Specification

  • Member of the Chartered Quality Institute (preferred)
  • Appropriate experience working for a Client organisation on a major multi-discipline infrastructure project in a self-certifying environment.
  • Proven experience of successfully delivering certification and record packages for a Contracting Organisation on projects involving rail systems and communications.
  • Ability to plan, organise and monitor a wide variety of team efforts to their successful conclusion
  • Strong personality with ability to enforce certification requirements
  • A good working knowledge of MS Excel for maintaining spreadsheet data.

Contract, Permanent, Temporary
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7 Months  
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