Design Manager - Temporary Works (TWD-OOC-13) - HS2 - London

STRABAG AG - UK BRANCH Budownictwo Tunelowe London Job-ID: req29006

O nas

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.


The Role:

You will lead production of TW Designs on the project, in collaboration with TW Coordinator you will identify suitable personnel to carry out designs and checks within the internal and external design teams. External designs may be by JV companies, through the supply chain or specifically approved design consultants.

Reporting to the Area TW Coordinator you ensure that TW designs are adequate and safely designed for construction, use and dismantling and that development and delivery of TW designs are in accordance with the SCS Temporary Works Procedure.
The TW Design Managers primary task is the management and quality assurance of all internal and external TW Design process from Requirement (Design Brief) to Delivery (Construction) Communicating via Design Check Certificates, Drawings, Designers Risk Assessment’s & Calc’s to the Construction Team & Manage the in-house teams workload / design reviews etc.

The role includes the active production of TW designs, review and design checks. The candidate is expected to be a competent TW designer.


About us:

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.


Key responsibilities:

  • Ensure the delivery teams are provided with safe, workable temporary works in timely manner to suit programme via in-house design or supplier/subcontract design checks.
  • Ensure the SCS Temporary Works Procedure is applied fully and efficiently.
  • Lead and fulfill line management duties for the in-house TW design team
  • Develop the in-house TW design team individuals and team capability
  • Manage the identification and evaluation of competency for all temporary work designers and design checkers delivering TW for SCS
  • Manage the technical assurance (TA) of all temporary works design
  • Develop positive working relationships with internal and external client teams.
  • Carry out TW designs from brief to issue of final drawings.
  • Carry out TW design review and formal design checking (including checks on supply chain proposals)
  • Ensure preparation and review of Design Risk Assessments including the development of appropriate design mitigation and communication with others in the construction process.
  • Ensure provision of technical support to the SCS.
  • Ensure that TW designs are suitably categorised with respect risk and check category
  • Ensure that a design brief has been established with full consultation is adequate and is in accordance with the actual situation on site, and ensuring all construction loads are considered;
  • Liaise with permanent works designers to resolve issues of construction method and buildability as necessary.
  • Advise the Area Temporary Works Coordinator of any temporary conditions or loads that should be considered in the permanent works design;
  • Ensure that designs are checked in accordance with their brief
  • Ensure all foreseeable loading conditions are considered
  • Ensuring SHE hazards and risks have been mitigated as far as reasonably practicable and that these are adequately communicated on the drawings;
  • Carry out site visits to aid identification of temporary works requirements and preparation of temporary works design briefs.
  • Ensure compliance with current CDM regulations, Temporary Works Best Practice and all applicable technical standards
  • Drive innovation in temporary works, including investigation, evaluation and integration of best practice and innovations from all CSJV partners and the supply chain.
  • Positively contribute to the LEAN process and efficient project delivery;


Qualifications and experience:

  • Civil or Structural Engineering Qualification, preferably BEng or higher (MEng, MSc), minimum (essential)
  • Previous experience of temporary works design (10 years essential)
  • Understanding and application of BS5975 (essential)
  • Thorough understanding and application of the CDM Regulations 2015 (essential)
  • CITB Temporary Works Coordinator Course (preferred)
  • Completed SMSTS (preferred)
  • Previous experience in delivering TW for Network Rail, London Underground and the Highways Agency (preferred)


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


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Twój kontakt

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

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