Design Lead - Water

Water & Utilities
  • UK, South East, West Sussex, Crawley
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • from £45,000 to £55,000 per year
Our client is a fully integrated civil and delivery service providing innovative, sustainable and quality solutions to the water industry. They deliver Large, planned capital delivery schemes to planned/reactive emergency works, reservoir refurbishment and developer services. This role is hybrid working, combining...

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Job description

Our client is a fully integrated civil and delivery service providing innovative, sustainable and quality solutions to the water industry. They deliver Large, planned capital delivery schemes to planned/reactive emergency works, reservoir refurbishment and developer services. This role is hybrid working, combining working from home and working in their Balcombe location.  

For this role you will be managing, co-ordinating, initiating, planning, executing, monitoring & control of all aspects of primarily clean water design projects but wastewater where required.  

 

Some of the main responsibilities include:  

- Taking the lead responsibility for MEICA & Civil design projects throughout the outline design, detailed design and construction support stages  

- Directly manage a team of multidisciplinary design engineers to produce design outputs compliant with clients specifications and standards.  

- Managing specialist external design resources where required  

- Preparation and agreement of fee proposals, programmes and general management of resources to ensure the design team delivers in line with the agreed financial approvals and programme.  

- Producing and managing a programme for all design projects ensuring that the clients expectations are suitably managed.  

- Carrying out site scoping/survey visits as required to obtain information necessary for design development  

- Ensuring that all design is developed, produced and approved in line with companies QA procedures  

- Reviewing, auditing and approving all technical reports, appraisals, designs and drawings to ensure that these comply with the client’s health and safety and technical standards, while meeting legal and environmental obligations.  

- Arranging and chairing workshops and regular design meetings to review design proposals and progress and to consider issues such as buildability, commissioning, HAZOPs, Control  

- Philosophy and URS reviews  

- Assisting with placement and management of procurement packages  

- Supporting project managers and directors within the business  

- Keeping up to date with technical & HSQE matters, and being aware of policy and developments in these areas  

- Presenting technical data or project results to both technical and non-technical Clients and Colleagues  

- Maintaining design input throughout the project lifecycle– from the feasibility stage, to outline and detail design, through to construction and handover

Requirements

- BTEC HNC/HND in an engineering field as a minimum  

- EUSR water hygiene card  

- Competent in using Microsoft Word & Excel  

- 5 years experience in a similar role, preferably clean water biased  

- Driving license required  

 

Desirable:  

 

- Degree in an engineering field  

- Strong AutoCAD design skills will be advantageous  

- Ability to use Microsoft project to manage programmes  

- Membership with relevant professional body  

- Multi-disciplinary knowledge desired

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