Multi Utility Design Manager

Job Title: Multi Utility Design Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Scotland
Salary: Negotiable Salary
REF: BBBH23108_1493372770
Contact Name: Alex Collins
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Job Published: about 4 years ago

Multi Utility Design Manager - Transmission and Distribution

We are working for one of Scotland's multi utility contractor who provide a range of Electric, Water and Gas design and installation services both in private and public sectors across the UK. Working across a broad spectrum including Industrial, Commercial and Domestic sectors. They are looking to recruit a MU Design Manager to join an established team.

Job Title: Multi Utility Design Manager

  • Provision of proposed Gas, Water & Electrical Designs and Technical and costing authorisation of the MU designers proposals
  • Management of the design team including resource and people management of the team
  • Are familiar with the Company Health, Safety and Environmental Policy and the arrangements for Health and Safety;
  • Allocation of workloads within the team
  • Management of the CAD department to ensure compliance with current industry standards of new design proposals, as built information and other ad hoc duties as required
  • Will undertake design duties for simple water mains designs, complex water mains designs (Complex designs to be checked by Technical Advisor) and maintain/update water main design procedures in line with current standards and legislation.
  • Ensure compliance with NERS, GIRS and WIRS within the design / CAD team
  • Design approval for electric and water direct
  • Design approval for gas with the incumbent
  • Assistance where required on special utility projects out with the normal MU work streams
  • Design based upon the appropriate network tools such as Gas Works/ Windeb
  • Ensure the most cost effective multi utility solution is designed consistent with gas, electric and water standards
  • Maintain records of the progress of each design in respect to progress, communication, notices, change control etc
  • Maintain all design records including calculations and assumptions made in order that they be amended where required if changes to layouts, house types etc are encountered
  • Where necessary technical and cost checks on others designs
  • Carry out the Construction Hand over meetings with approved drawings allowing operations enough information to execute the work safely
  • Cost estimates in line with the current commercial procedures
  • Carry out the relevant tasks for the NERS/WIRS/GIRS audits
  • Will be responsible for carrying out quality audits on water main laying teams to ensure quality or work and vans are properly kitted out and materials stored in a safe manner
  • Any other duties may be required that fall within the role competencies.