Design Manager - Wastewater

Water & Utilities
  • UK, East of England, Hertfordshire, St Albans
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • from £75,000 to £85,000 per year
Our client is a Tier 1 main contractor and they are looking for a Design Manager from a foul water / wastewater background for projects in the Hertfordshire / Berkshire regions. In this role you will: - Deliver technical solutions in response to the needs of the company’s programme of work. Take...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 18.05.2024

Managing consultant

Julian Taylor

Quote ref: 513/27932

Quote ref: 513/27932

Job description

Our client is a Tier 1 main contractor and they are looking for a Design Manager from a foul water / wastewater background for projects in the Hertfordshire / Berkshire regions.  

 

In this role you will:  

- Deliver technical solutions in response to the needs of the company’s programme of work. Take responsibility for the technical compliance, quality and appropriateness of solutions delivered.  

- Lead design consultants and multi-discipline engineering teams to deliver the design solutions to schedule and budget.  

- Support the project delivery teams by providing concept, basic and detailed design solutions based on client and site-specific requirements for clean water, wastewater and biosolids treatment solutions, pipelines, trunk mains, sewers pumping stations and networks.  

- Ensure timely delivery of technical solutions in response to the needs of the project schedule and the company’s programme of work.  

 

Key Responsibilities:  

- Take ownership and accountability for the technical appropriateness of the project solutions delivered throughout the project life cycle.  

- Ensure design work is correct and complies with the customer and statutory standards, regulations, and specifications.  

- Manage the agreed contract with external design consultants ensuring that duties are discharged under the contract and if not, that appropriate action is taken.  

- Manage the development and delivery of appropriate, robust, reliable, operable, and maintainable asset designs that meet the project objectives.  

- Management of multi-discipline teams of Engineers from within the business, consultants, and partner companies in the production of project solutions to the required level of design.  

- Production and management of project engineering budgets and schedules for review by the head of engineering before submission to the Project Manager.  

- Implement change control processes to track and manage the development of the Engineering element of a project to ensure all budgetary, programme and scope changes are correctly managed.  

- Ensure that all engineering outputs provided are following Health and Safety Legislation, documented Business Processes, Quality Management Systems & best practices e.g., checked and verified: calculations, drawings, specifications, and compliance with appropriate standards.  

- Evaluate designs and solutions.  

- Support supply chain selection for specialists’ input on the design.  

- Collaboration with other technical, operational, maintenance, and strategic stakeholders, and design coordinators.  

- Liaison with Engineering Managers, Project Managers and consultants concerning project issues, scope changes, risks etc.  

- Temporary Works: Understanding of what encompasses Temporary Works and the supporting engineering, understanding of the types of temporary works designs available and what responsibilities the associated roles (designer/coordinator/contractor) have and engagement of internal and external temporary works designers.

Requirements

Essential  

- Minimum 10 years of design and management experience  

- Foul water drainage system  

- Portable Water Mains  

- Building Information Modeling (BIM) and common data environments  

- Degree/HNC qualified, or equivalent, in civil engineering  

- Member of a recognized engineering institution, Incorporated Engineer, or Chartered Engineer and or working towards membership  

- Excellent communication skills with the ability to liaise effectively with both clients and staff  

- Self-driven and results-oriented with a positive outlook  

- People management, time management, project design management

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