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Lead Engineer / Design Manager

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  • Sector:

    Water & Environmental

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £70k - 75k per year

  • Contact:

    Oliver Meleder

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  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 060

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Role: Design Manager
Location: Bradford
Salary: £70-£75k plus car allowance and generous package
Are you looking for your next step in the water & waste water sector?
Do you have a background that is Mechanical or Electrical bias?
Are you able to demonstrate technical and hands on leadership from a design perspective?
My client, a leading tier 1 design & build contractor who specialise in the engineering and construction of the water sector are looking for someone to join their Yorkshire operation to help with the current framework demands .
The ideal person will be responsible for the production and coordination of outline and detailed Design Deliverables on combined Process, M & E projects and requirements. The successful candidate will supervise, bring together and help lead a team of technicians and engineers in the productions of feasibility studies, outline and detailed design and construction drawings, Specifications and technical reports will be a key element of the role and experience in design & construction in the uk Water market
·Ascertaining Clients requirements either through reference to their specification documents or more likely through visiting sites with their nominated personnel.
·key requirement is the ability to determine the actual operational requirement and propose appropriate solutions.
·Working alongside the Design Teams and design manager and where applicable the Project Manager to ensure scheme designs are value engineered and adhere to client specifications. Overall reporting will be to the Framework manager.
·To promote innovation and challenge parties involved to ensure cost effectiveness in all design activities.
·To provide engineering calculations and solutions from inception to completion of schemes utilising our design partners, individual knowledge, site installation and construction personnel.
·To closely coordinate design production between in house design teams, external design companies, suppliers and subcontractors and where applicable our client's designers.
·Ensuring designs are approved where applicable by the client in accordance with the time scales stipulated within the contract.
·To ensure all design work is completed to agreed programmes, financial budgets, KPI's and to a high-quality complying with company design procedure.
·Attend internal and external design reviews and progress meetings, which may include travel.

Skills and experience:
·An industry applicable BEng, BSc or equivalent in a mechanical discipline
·Conversant with hydraulic calculations including but not limited to pipelines, pump duties.
·Commercial and contractual awareness
·Working knowledge of Microsoft and Goggle packages
·Ability to prioritise a varied workload and demonstrate good time management to comply with deadlines
·Strong Management capabilities and leadership qualities
·Experience and understanding of water and sewage treatment processes