Quality Engineer

Location: Birmingham


Job Role:

Taylor Woodrow is currently recruiting for a Quality Engineer to support the co-ordination, submission, compliance and management of all assurance activities and the resolution of assurance related issues on the HS2 project.

The Quality Engineer is required to support the Construction teams, coordinate with Statutory Undertakers, Network Rail, Rail Systems contractors, Enabling Works contractors and Others throughout the design and construction of the works.


  • Advise on the preparation of project quality documents and ensure these documents are prepared and reviewed/revised as necessary.
  • Utilise systems and processes for the management and control of site information, data, design and construction-related documentation and records.
  • Review subcontractors and other supplier’s assurance and provide guidance and training to construction team to deliver this approach.
  • Reviewing the quality procedures of sub-contractors and suppliers and when necessary, undertaking audits of their Quality Management Systems.
  • Working with design teams to ensure the coordination of interfaces with Statutory Undertakers, Network Rail, Rail Systems contractors, Enabling Works contractors and Others.
  • Supporting the construction teams in establishing test and inspection plans for review and acceptance prior to construction activities being undertaken.
  • Regularly audit the project against the defined quality and assurance arrangements, including field auditing of production teams. Report on the results of surveillance and audit.
  • Report against quality performance KPIs, investigating their results and reporting causes of failure to project management.
  • Manage the non-conformance process and communicate lessons learned.
  • Contributing to the continued improvement of quality performance through performance review and identification of appropriate training/coaching.

Person Specification

  • Experience preferred of Major Civil Engineering projects, preferably tunnelling but not essential.
  • Experience of construction in the UK Nuclear sector.
  • Knowledge and experience of working to UK and international standards and codes of practice for the UK Nuclear sector.
  • Quality subject matter expertise and proven track record in Quality Management.

To apply for this role, please send your CV quoting reference IW-QM-HS2 to vinci.recruitment@vinciconstruction.co.uk

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