Design Manager - Shafts (ENG-CRE-12) - HS2 - London

STRABAG AG - UK BRANCH Tunnel Construction London Job-ID: req29351

About us

STRABAG demonstrates their leading role in tunnelling with the execution of large international projects. Our technical and organisational know-how as well as decades of comprehensive experience offer our clients a guarantee for safe and technically perfect project implementation. We offer various tunnel building methods and continuously adapt and perfect these to address the specific problems of each individual project. Our employees, with their dedication and their extraordinary technical knowledge, made us who we are today. Here in the UK we have already been working on two innovative large-scale infrastructure projects and are looking for people with expertise and passion to expand our services across the UK.

Tasks

Role:

Reporting to the SCS Design Lead for Shafts and Tunnels, you will be responsible for the Design Management of a selection of design elements on HS2 Lot S1 or Lot S2, ensuring the design is delivered to an acceptable standard of quality in-line with commercial and programme expectations.

The exact scope of design elements (shafts, headhouses, boxes etc.) will be tailored to the successful candidate’s competence and experience.

Working with SCS’s design partners, you will plan the delivery for your design elements, defining the detailed scope and enforcing a progressive approach to technical assurance. You will manage day-to-day interactions with internal (e.g. Construction Teams, Logistics etc.) and external interfaces, with the customer and third-party stakeholders (e.g. Network Rail, London Underground, Thames Water etc.). You will ensure the production of the design deliverables by our design partners meets the correct quality, contract, safety, time and cost requirements. You will also work closely with the other design managers, to ensure coordination of design elements throughout the contract and to identify change.

The successful candidate must be willing to be based at an office located in Old Oak Common. The initial office location will be Holborn.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Work closely with the relevant SCS Construction Manager to ensure that the design outputs are aligned with the construction strategy
  • Ensure that temporary case requirements are taken into account in the design, and that any required temporary works designs are prepared
  • Coordinate technical assurances requirements
  • Track the progress of design documentation and facilitate regular reviews with the construction and client teams
  • Assisting the Design Lead(s) in the review of design resources and outputs
  • Ensure that relevant design management plans and assurance plans are adhered to, within area of responsibility
  • Be familiar with, and demonstrate commitment to the requirements of the Health, Safety and Environmental Policies 
  • Implement the relevant requirements of the Safety Management System within their area of responsibility
  • Ensure that the Construction Team, Sub-Contractors and Suppliers receive or have access to copies of the relevant Health and Safety as well as Environmental Policy and are kept informed of relevant developments and issues
  • Internal liaison with the Construction Team, QA team and Cost Control
  • External liaison with HS2, Subcontractors / Suppliers and Stakeholders, close co-ordination with the Design Manager required
  • Manage, mentor and develop junior team members and graduate engineer

Requirements

Required:

  • Degree level qualification in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering (or related subject)
  • Holder of a relevant professional qualification (IEng or CEng), or close to obtaining a professional qualification
  • Experience of ground engineering or shafts (design or construction)
  • Either, experience working as a design manager for a contractor on a major project or experience in project delivery/engineering for a contractor, is required
  • Computer competence (MS Word, Excel, SharePoint).
  • Relevant CSCS Card
  • Strong understanding of Engineering Principles and CDM Regulations

 

Desirable:

  • Knowledge and Understanding of construction contract law and forms of contract through experience and formal training
  • Extensive technical knowledge of construction techniques and best practices.
  • Training in Health & Safety and Environmental management

We offer

Flexible working: We welcome you to ask about the flexibility you need. This might be part-time, remote working, or compressed hours for example. Anyone who applies for a role can ask about flexibility at interview. In return, we will explore what is possible for the role.

Company

Exciting project diversity inland and abroad

Safety through a stable workplace

Earth Mentality, good working atmosphere and openness

Company healthcare management (extensive offer depending on location)

Development

Career planning in dialogue - annual employee appraisals for orientation and career development

Own corporate academy with extensive training program & customized training series

Diverse career opportunities in the group

Depending on location

i.e. Parking facilities and canteens/tea and coffee kitchens

i.e. Company parties, excursions and various sports activities

Monetary

Fair & marketoriented payment

Apprenticeship in construction are among the highest paid! - Further information on the career website

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Because success comes from working together.

As a European technology group for construction services, we construct thousands of buildings and structures around the world every year by bringing the right people, materials and equipment together at the right place and at the right time. This would not be possible without teamwork – across geographic boundaries and business units. Become a part of our team!

Your contact

Amerish Patel
136, High Holborn
WC1V6PX, London
Tel. +44 (0) 7870 981127
www.strabag.com

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