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Dartford Design Manager (Tunnels Mechanical & Electrical Systems)

  1. Potters Bar, Dartford, Leatherhead
R-109363

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AtkinsRéalis, Balfour Beatty and Egis Road Operations UK are part of a consortium, creating Connect Plus Services, a unique partnership with a collective strength in highways asset care from finance, through to design, build, maintenance as well as day to day operation.

As part of our 30-year remit to manage and improve the capital’s orbital motorway network, we deliver major improvement projects, such as widening 38 miles of the M25, refurbishing tunnels and bridges, and installing hundreds of variable messaging signs and gantries, helping to maximise the use of the network and deliver more reliable journeys. We also manage the Dartford River crossing and operate and maintain 440 kilometres of motorway providing our customer and road user with a world-class highway service.

We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic, and innovative organisation.

Role Purpose:

  • Review leadership, and management of mechanical and electrical systems design undertaken by external consultants.
  • Management and provision of cost-effective design solutions to maintain or improve the M25 structures assets (tunnels) to the standards agreed and considering the needs of key stakeholders.
  • Deliver the outcomes agreed with the National Highways to programme and budget, and to meet CPS quality standards.
  • Management and supervision of engineers within the CPS design team and to coordinate between design, asset and PM teams and organisations (NH SES).
  • To manage design delivery, and review documentation, from External Consultants.

Accountabilities:

  • Monitor, review, and check deliverables from external designers to ensure that designs are complete and compliant prior submission to National Highways through the Review Process.
  • Manage external framework design suppliers to deliver agreed outcomes, scope, on time and to budget.
  • Assist the wider Design Team in various M&E Improvement Schemes.
  • Manage internal design resources within Design Team to deliver agreed outcomes, scope, on time and to budget.
  • Lead and supervise the in-house design of selected M&E packages.
  • Undertake and manage optioneering and feasibility of design solutions and preparation of whole life costing.
  • Preparation and review of contract documentation.
  • Work with the Connect Plus Services (CPS) Asset Team to agree achievable Asset Management Forward Plans.
  • Develop and agree briefs with the design team and design suppliers, to cover scope, budget and programme, and to obtain agreement from Asset head for the same.
  • Prepare and submit instructions to design suppliers.
  • Manage and advise on the Design Review Process (Certification) in accordance with the DBFO contract.
  • Ensure that all designs meet the quality standards required by the DBFO contract and CPS internal standards.
  • Work with the Project Manager to lead the internal reviews during the design phase to ensure that they are timely and appropriate sign off is achieved.
  • Provide professional and technical leadership and mentoring in M&E.
  • Manage design team and supplier costs and budget and review supplier invoices for payment when required.
  • Liaise with National Highways on technical issues and submissions.
  • Liaise internally with other teams within Connect Plus (CP) and CPS as required.
  • Liaise with all statutory bodies/authorities as required – such as Highway Authorities, Planning Authorities, and statutory undertakers.
  • Report to the project manager on performance against budget and programme.
  • Lead innovation and continual improvement in the delivery of schemes and techniques used in design and construction.
  • Support the development of in-house design capability and continuous improvement of processes and deliverables.
  • Ensure that learning and best practice is captured from the project with the aim of sharing it across the business.
  • Deputise for line manager as required.
  • Manage and support design of related schemes, including M&E Improvements.
  • Live the Connect Plus Services Values.
  • Ensure a relentless focus on Zero Harm, and Safety by Design.
  • Ensure the Principal Designer and delegated duties are met under CDM.
  • Support the delivery of the business’ Sustainability activities.
  • Attend relevant community Forums to represent the Engineering Design team.

Experience Required:

  • Relevant vocational qualifications (MEng/MSc/BEng/BSc/HNC and HND).
  • Membership of an appropriate professional institution (IET or IMechE).
  • Alternatively registered with the Engineering Council working towards IEng or CEng level or with good relevant experience and expecting to obtain IEng/CEng within 12 months from appointment.
  • 40 hours of CPD in last 12 months including 20 related to M&E.
  • Competent in M&E Design and Assessment.
  • Knowledge of CDM and other H&S legislation.
  • Competent in exercising the Designer’s duties and the Principal Designer duties under CDM.
  • Broad understanding of environmental requirements of M&E schemes.
  • Broad knowledge of Quality Management and IMS.
  • Excellent IT Skills relevant to Mechanical & Electrical Design and Microsoft Office is essential.
  • Knowledge of design and assessment standards (DMRB / MCHW / IEC / 18th Edition IET Requirements for Electrical Installations (C&G 2382) etc.) relevant to M&E.

Good to have.

  • Tunnels M&E experience in ventilation systems, lighting systems and cable supplies.
  • Asset Management experience.
  • Knowledge of National Highways approvals procedures.
  • Relevant experience in operating at a senior level.
  • Experience in leading a design team and coordinating interfaces with other disciplines.
  • Hold appropriate CSCS card registration.
  • Knowledge of the use of computer design applications.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Project.
  • Consultation experience with National Highways, Local Councils, Emergency Services, and key stakeholders.
  • Broad skills, knowledge/understanding of other M&E related design areas.
  • Licensed to drive in the UK or with reciprocal agreement.

Why work for AtkinsRéalis?

Our Transportation teams are reinventing transport for a challenging yet exciting future. We're creating new ideas and smart solutions for cities, people and the environment. You'll be working alongside some of the top people in our industry, solving challenges that bring together traditional engineering and new technologies. As part of our organisation, you'll be in a privileged position, delivering what's right for governments and communities. You'll be helping us to improve our leading environmental performance while enabling others to do the same.

Meeting your needs:

To help you get the most out of life in and outside of work, we offer employees "Total Reward." It's a package that can be tailored to your changing lifestyle, career, and personal needs. You'll enjoy benefits such as partner discounts, leadership training, professional, accreditations, and career planning for any stage of your career. Making sure you're supported is important to us. So, if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview. And let's talk through any adjustments you might need.

New name, new era. We are AtkinsRéalis. It will take some time for all our information to update – you can still refer to our fantastic benefits via the link below:

Your Reward at SNC-Lavalin​ (snclavalin.com).

More about us:

AtkinsRéalis, is a leading global consultancy with over 100 years of design and engineering expertise. With us, you'll be surrounded by the skills, knowledge, and support to help you succeed. Together, we can deliver projects which have a positive, sustainable impact on the world.

Check out some of our recent, most exciting projects.

Training:

AtkinsRéalis is committed to developing its people both personally and professionally. Our colleagues have the advantage of access to a high ranging training portfolio and development activities designed to help make the best of individual’s abilities and talents. We also actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Additional Information:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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