Civil Lead Design Engineer - Water

Job Title: Civil Lead Design Engineer - Water
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: East Sussex
Salary: Benefits
REF: BBBH23447_1491906958
Contact Name: Thomas Bullen
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Job Published: almost 4 years ago

Within this role you will lead the development of detail design on one or more projects. To ensure cost effective, technically compliant and buildable solutions are approved and handed over to the construction teams in line with programme expectations and in accordance with the Project Delivery Process. You will report directly to the Technical Manager and duties/responsibilities of the role will include.


*Ensure designs are completed in accordance with CDM Regulations

*Ensure a safe working environment for all staff

*Provide design solutions that meet all the requirements of the programme's systems and governance procedures

*Produce design solutions which are cost-effective, meet the requirements of the specification and which can be purchased, installed and commissioned effectively

*Establish collaborative working relationships with construction staff and supply chain representatives to promote build ability and supply chain efficiency in design outputs

*Ensure that standard designs and design practices are utilized wherever possible

*Agree the design budget, monitor performance against the budget and provide forecast costs to completion for individual projects

*Monitor and control design hours against allowances

*Record, monitor and control design changes to maximize cost efficiency

*Establish and agree design costs and programme timescales with the Project Manager

*Organize the work required and document it in the Project Management Plan

*Deliver the design stage outputs of each project within the agreed timescale and budget

*Coordinate design outputs across all technical disciplines

*Prepare monthly project status reports

*Raise and monitor technical queries through to resolution

*Ensure your own continuous professional development by participating in external networking/conferences/associations/groups, to stay current on industry changes and innovations

*Maintain a positive and solution-oriented approach to work, providing open and honest feedback

*Undertake such other duties, training and/or hours of work as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the general level of responsibility of this role

*In all internal and external contact, present a professional and positive image of the business as well as maintaining mutually-constructive, positive and beneficial relationships

*Take all reasonable steps to ensure appropriate confidentiality



*Civil Engineering discipline

*Experience of technical project delivery in a design-build environment

*Experience in the Water/Wastewater Treatment Industry

*Experience in leading and managing multi-disciplinary design teams

*Degree in an engineering-related discipline

*Must be delivery-driven with the ability to set targets, manage and motivate multi-disciplinary teams to deliver to time, cost and quality objectives

*Technical and management skills

*Able to identify and manage project/programme risk

*Able to identify and manage changes to project scope



*Chartered Engineer in an engineering-related discipline

*Experience of working for a global organization

*Experience of working with remote/geographically-dispersed teams

We look forward to receiving your application.