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Senior Conceptual Design Engineer

Job Title: Senior Conceptual Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry:
Salary: Benefits + Package
REF: BBBH23465_1492016579
Contact Name: Carolina Troncoso
Contact Email: ctroncoso@allen-york.com
Job Published: 6 months ago

This role is with a well-known global organisation working on some of the UK's and international most high profile projects and they have a solid reputation in the market and genuinely believe in career progression & development for their employees.

To be considered for a role we are seeking candidates with the following credentials:

  • Relevant engineering or associated degree
  • Self-motivated and positive, can-do attitude
  • Ability to operate independently with limited supervision and make decisions
  • Open minded with the ability to think in an innovative way outside conventional frameworks
  • At least 5 year's post-graduate experience, including supervising aspects of a project, application of standards and technical knowledge
  • Min 2 years' experience in multi-disciplinary rail projects involving multiple designers and Clients
  • General rail technical background including at least 2 of Pway, signaling, comms, operations, civils, MEP, OLE, E&P
  • Has worked in early stage of project development (LU Concept/NR GRIP 1/2, RIBA 1/2)
  • Understanding of the tradeoffs between time, cost and necessary level of detail (quality)
  • Awareness of commercial aspects of projects

Responsibilities

  • Support the Technical Director with multi-disciplinary development of feasibility studies and concept designs for rail projects.
  • Direct reports: Potentially BIM and support staff and Junior Engineers
  • Working in collaboration with other design disciplines to ensure the integrity of the overall design
  • Identifying opportunities and driving implementation of re-engineering strategies to maximise the benefits of the overall system
  • Liaising with the Technical Director and Client to keep them informed of issues and to maintain own knowledge of the project
  • Reviewing and ensuring compliance in the components of the project for which responsible, including drawings, reports, specifications, and studies
  • Building and maintaining effective relationships with clients
  • Ensuring effective communication of any changes/modifications to Client and design team
  • Managing selected sub-projects, taking responsibility for managing subcontractors and quality assurance
  • Promoting awareness of technical risk assessments and mitigations and best value design options.
  • Maintaining a good understanding of the background of the client's business and industry to facilitate building effective and enduring relationships and consolidating both company and personal credibility with Clients
  • Being familiar with, and compliant with, relevant H & S regulations and promoting a culture of awareness within the team
  • Awareness of commercial aspects (contract, invoicing, debt management, client management etc.) of projects
  • Performing other duties and responsibilities as required from time to time

Role objectives:

  • To support the Technical Director, deputising for him/her.
  • To take on a key role within projects, providing leadership, technical advice and leading by example where appropriate
  • To build and consolidate networks within the industry

 

BASIC SALARY WITH A GENEROUS PACKAGE REFLECTING THE SENIORITY OF THIS ROLE.

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