Testing and Commissioning Coordinators Stations

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    London, England

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    Up to £0.00 per annum

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    John O'Connor

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    3 months ago

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  1. Purpose of the Job

To work with the existing site-based T&C Co-ordinators to ensure a common approach to the integration of the principle user interfaces (Systems) within the stations, with particular focus on station operation rooms (SOR) and Crossrail control centre. This is to be done in a manner that ensures full integration between systems across the Central Operating Section of Crossrail.

  1. Principal Accountabilities
  • Document the strategy for SOR integration both within the station and more widely with the Route Control Centre (RCC)
  • Ensure that all systems integration and testing is completed by applying the strategy and managing multiple stakeholders across contracts in a complex matrix organisation
  • Fully engage with the end users from LUL, RFL and MTR and support the handover and adoption of the systems in the SOR and RCC
  • Apply practical systems integration know-how and control room experience to ensure a fully integrated set of station systems
  • Provide in-depth technical support to each individual project team in their preparations and during the testing and commissioning of MEP and routeway equipment as well as support to their management of routeway interfaces on the project in the context of control room integration
  • Reviewing Testing and Commissioning documentation produced by the individual Contractors
  • Monitor/report progress towards Testing & Commissioning of the Station including ensuring evidence of satisfactory results are compiled and processed in support of the assurance strategy
  • Collaborate and co-operate with other CRL entities involved in station system delivery, Chief Engineer's Group and routeway test teams
  • Support each station-based team in managing interfaces during integration and commissioning, and inputs to conducting testing across multiple contracts

Mandatory CRL Requirements

  • Take reasonable care of your own and others' health and safety and of those who may be affected in the day-to-day delivery of this role by taking personal responsibility for working to the Crossrail Target Zero principles
  • Co-operate with Crossrail in all matters relating to health and safety, including following safe working procedures at all times
  • Act as a role model for Crossrail's vision and values, behaving in ways that are in alignment with Crossrail's Ways of Working. Encourage and support others to do so too
  • Promote equality in the workplace and adopt appropriate behaviour when interacting with colleagues
  • Take necessary care to properly protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of corporate information from unauthorised disclosure, modification or destruction. Never knowingly put Crossrail's information or information systems at risk

  1. Main challenges of the job
  • Supporting the Employer in relation to understanding and ensuring the coordination and integration of Testing and Commissioning activities to fulfil all defined requirements, including schedule, compliance and self-assured quality for assigned systems/assets
  • Influencing a matrix organisation at project level to deliver a successful and Integrated Testing & Commissioning strategy
  • Building and maintaining strong working relationships with all the key stakeholders in a large multi-tier infrastructure project

  1. Dimensions & Interfaces (both internal and external)
  • Work as part of the SSP Testing and Commissioning team drawing on lessons learned from the various sites across the Crossrail Network
  • Works closely with key individuals from all infrastructure Managers, Crossrail project teams and Routeway contractors - the station project manager, the station principal design engineer and field engineers, the station MEP and T&C teams, the station planners, multiple representatives from the Chief Engineer's Group, the routeway contract T&C teams, and other third-party stakeholders.

  1. Person Specification
  • Systems integration professional with suitable experience of control room systems preferably on London Underground and/or mass transit rail station systems
  • All-round experience across multiple control room systems rather than a specialist in a single discipline - Data networking (LAN & WAN), SCADA, comms including: radio, CCTV, PAVA, telephony, CIS, etc and other head end equipment, panels and workstations
  • Highly motivated to drive completion and close out of project activities ensuring systems integration integrity of the holistic Railway System
  • Sufficiently assertive to succeed in the matrix environment with confidence gained through achievement of tangible results on previous projects
  • Extensive experience and knowledge in managing the full lifecycle of MEP and Communications systems for Stations and Rail Systems, including the management of testing and commissioning of control rooms
  • Knowledge and understanding of working arrangements with joint ventures, alliances and consortia
  • Ability to form positive relationships and interfaces with all stakeholders, management, and functional groups
  • Understanding of Health & Safety requirements for Railway Infrastructure projects, including knowledge of the application of the CDM Regulations and the CSM-RA process for system risk management and control