Quality Engineer

Location: North West London

HS2 Old Oak Common

Job Role:

Taylor Woodrow is recruiting for a Quality Engineer to join the joint venture responsible for the construction and delivery of HS2ís Old Oak Common station in North West London. The circa £1bn project will include the delivery of six underground platforms as well as up to eight platforms on the adjacent Great Western Main Line.

Reporting to the Quality Manager, the Quality Engineer will be responsible for supporting the project team, supply chain and others to manage quality assurance.



  • Support development, documentation and ongoing maintenance of the Quality (& Construction Assurance) Plan (supporting the QCAH Manager and other team members) to meet relevant requirements (including ISO 9001) and associated procedures.
  • Provide appropriate input and support for development and ongoing maintenance of other plans & procedures.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of a risk-based audit schedule.
  • Support the Quality Manager and QCAH Manager to ensure a specific, relevant, and comprehensive set of subcontract requirements relevant to quality and construction assurance have been incorporated within each tender package.
  • Provide appropriate and proactive support working collaboratively with the project team, suppliers and others to ensure requirements have been met and authorisation can be given for works to commence by the required date. This includes development and agreement by relevant parties of suitably comprehensive Inspection & Test Plans and corresponding items (e.g. checklists).
  • Work collaboratively with the Project Team, suppliers and other interested parties to maintain the system of progressive assurance for the works including benchmarking, inspection, and documentation.
  • Champion implementation and enforcement of the Quality Procedures (including Quality Control system).
  • Complete detailed investigations with respect to quality incidents to determine the facts and root cause(s) including issue of corresponding report and associate recommendations.
  • Support the project team in dealing with external auditing governing bodies to maintain relevant certification.
  • Support development and implementation of the platforms (e.g. Business Collaborator) used for day-to-day management of the IMS.


Person Specification

  • Previous experience in a quality control role on a major infrastructure project
  • In-depth knowledge of BIM, the contextual requirement for BIM Level 2 and its connection to the Government Construction Strategy and Industrial Strategy 2025
  • Membership of the Chartered Quality Institute or Institution of Civil Engineers is desirable

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

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