Civils Design Engineer

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Location
Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
06 Oct 2017
Closes
20 Nov 2017
Ref
352411401
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed, SC
Job Type
Permanent
OVERALL PURPOSE
Lead and direct allocated design resources in the delivery of conceptual and detailed Civil Engineering design.  Undertake the production of plans/drawings/documentation, planning and organising activities and resources to meet programme deadlines, budget and safety requirements.
 
PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES OR MAIN TASKS
  1. Carry out designs and checks for Engineering schemes ensuring full compliance with current British & European Standards, Codes of Practice and Railway Group Standards and Procedures as required.
  2. Assist with directing the Design team in the completion of allocated works in accordance with programme timescales.
  3. In consultation with the Design Manager allocate roles, responsibilities and production activities within the Project design team.
  4. Monitor progress of works within the team, advising the Design Manager at agreed periodicities, and agreeing alterations to programmes of work or working patterns as required.
  5. Responsible for the design / checking of schemes and location plans for new work and alterations to existing work.
  6. Assist with design/checking and production of estimates / target prices and programmes of work for proposed work.
  7. Deal with internal and client technical queries and requests.
  8. Address and implement quality procedures to ensure that the Division can achieve and maintain ISO9002 registration and to facilitate the successful completion of projects.
  9. Perform the duties of responsible design engineer for projects as required by CDM regulations.
  10. Prepare and deliver briefings to staff on technical, procedural and Handbook publications, including participation in relevant training as required.
  11. Forecast manpower requirements for all design work to enable allocation of resources to be made.
  12. Maintain an effective interface with other production functions to ensure a uniformity of purpose and common targets within the whole of Babcock.
  13. Assist in staff welfare/development/training.
  14. Act in the role of design mentor as required.
  15. Provide design costings as required
  16. Monitor design errors and make recommendations to stop reoccurrence
  17. Prepare technical reports, feasibility reports and cost estimates for design fees and physical works.  
PERFORMANCE CRITERIA
  1. Production of feasibility reports and cost estimates for proposed design works.
  2. Competent in design production techniques and skills for wide variety of Engineering schemes.
  3. Ensure all work is produced in line with the appropriate technical / standards / specifications / procedures.
 
PERSON SPECIFICATION
  1. Qualifications & Experience
  • Appropriate technical qualifications e.g. Engineering Degree.
  • Minimum of 3 years design experience.
  • Incorporated Member or working towards Chartership            
2    Business & Personal Competencies
  • Leadership and motivational skills.
  • Computer literate and experienced in design software. ; Knowledge of AutoCAD, TEDDS, Pframe / Superstress (or similar) essential and knowledge of Slope W and Repute desireable.
  • Good presentation, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • PTS
  • Full Driving licence  
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  • May be required to work away from home.

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