Design Manager    Piling       Bedfordshire      £60k
About the Client: My client offers a wide range of services ranging from their patented engineered foundation systems and underpinning. They have their own in-house design team comprised of Structural and Geotechnical Engineers, providing underwritten design solutions across all their services. They have a plant hire business providing specialist and bespoke equipment to the group and wider external market. Their ethos is to provide a fully integrated service for customers, providing support from conception through to construction. They always seek to provide the most cost-effective solution for your project, through innovation, product development, and a wealth of experience.
About the Role: The post holder is responsible for managing and coordinating detailed designs, analyses and drawings in order to ensure that all foundation engineering aspects of a project are appropriately appraised and under- taken within appropriate timeframes and budgets, in order to optimise revenue of the business. The role will entail daily supervision and co-ordination of specialist design subconsultants. The role is not a design focused role per-se but a design management/liaison role for someone coming from a design background.

  • Managing & co-ordinating the day to day activities of design subconsultants
  • Ensuring detailed designs remain within the agreed scope of works.
  • Notify client and relevant internal parties of any designs deviate from scope works due to new information & agree route forward.
  • Coordinate with Department Head to update & maintain a design programme to ensure that designs are completed to meet expectations.
  • Proactively address any conflict in the design programme immediately and agree appropriate action.
  • Assist operations teams during construction phase of projects to develop schemes and reduce site issues.
  • Aid the contracts teams in mitigation of issues when they arise on site.
  • Attend meetings/site visits as required.
  • Develop and maintain appropriate design tools in order to produce efficient, cost effective, simple to construct designs.

About the Requirements:

  • Qualified to degree level (or equivalent) in a relevant Engineering discipline (Structural or Civil Engineering)
  • Working towards CEng/IEng status with relevant Chartered body (IStructe or MICE)
  • Experience in a similar design & build role preferable.
  • Relevant design experience from a consultancy background will also be considered.

Must have experience in:

  •  Pile Designs (Bearing & retaining) – CADs, Oasys, Wallap
  •  Structural Design
  •  FE analysis – Sofistik
  •  RC Detailing

About the Benefits: Opportunity to take a leading role with a renowned contractor. You will receive an excellent salary and package along with flexible working.

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