Nov 16, 2021

Laboratory Manager

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  • London Euston Station, Euston Rd, London NW1 2RT, UK

Job Description

Salary Details: Competitive with excellent benefits package Main Responsibilities * Knowledge of full range of soils/aggregates and concrete laboratory including ins itu  tests in a construction environment * Sample management and management of subcontract testing when required * Manage team of senior technicians and technicians to ensure works requirements are met * Programme all resources to meet client’s needs and liaise with client representatives on testing requirements * Training and career development of staff when required * Manage staff recruitment and discipline when required including their training and development. * Keep accurate and legible records of all works undertaken including administrative records * Produce commercial records and reports if required  * Manage relevant procurement * Maintain documented QA/QC systems include UKAS including UKA S visits. * Full knowledge of published technical specifications and standards * Identify and manage risk in all work activities * Represent laboratory at client / technical meetings if needed * Flexibility in location to suit operational needs * Equipment calibration management where required and carry out Technical audits as required * Overall responsibility for health and safety of laboratory operations * Flexibility in location to suit operational needsThe Ideal Candidate * HND /HNC / NVQ in a relevant subject beneficial. * Degree qualified in Civil Engineering or Materials or Earthworks is desirable  * Relevant Testing experience in Senior role * Good communication skills, both written and verbally * Ability to work individually and as part of a team * Reliable with excellent timekeeping * Willingness to work overtime which may also include weekend and/or night working * Full UK Driving License * Preferably an industry accredited safety training eg. CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme)About The Company The role will work on the HS2 project. HS2 is the UK’s new high speed rail network. It will be a catalyst for economic growth across Britain, freeing up space on the existing railways and connecting 8 out of the UK’s 10 biggest cities with fast, reliable and frequent high speed services The Skanska | Costain | STRABAG (SCS JV) is delivering the HS2 London Tunnels Contract. Scope of works includes twin-bored tunnels (TBM), SCL tunnels, shaft sinking, bridge demolition and reconstruction, services diversions, earthworks and the construction of site compounds. You’ll be a welcomed member of the wider team, with opportunities to take on additional responsibility, join one of our networks for women, military or LGBT+ staff, and participate in cultural and social events with the local community (e.g. as a STEM ambassador). Your personal and professional development is important to us. We welcome a discussion about how we can support you with further study, or professional membership or attainment for example. HS2 – working with Skanska, Costain and STRABAG, closely monitors job applications, to ensure an inclusive recruitment process. To ensure we are able to maintain this, and to recruit a diverse workforce, we require candidates to complete the diversity form as part of their application so we are able to monitor and improve our approach to diversity.  Please note, all responses are anonymous and we will not share any of your data with other parties. All data will be held securely, (as stated within the Data Protection Act 1998) and will be reported to HS2. It is an SCSJV requirement that all employees, Design House,  and Supply Chains must implement and comply with the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System, ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System with guidance for use”, OHSAS 18001:2017  Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems and ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Information Security Management System, Policies, Plans, Procedures and Processes, and statutory requirements as they affect the Joint Venture ‘s operations and ensure that the requirements, as applicable within their discipline, are effectively implemented on the project. Develop a culture of safety on the project through the absolute commitment to the Zero Accidents target and ethos, and develops a wider awareness of quality, environmental issues and demonstrates commitment to achieve continual improvement and Zero tolerance. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status

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