Contractors Engineering Manager (CEM)


Location: Derby, Derbyshire, England

Salary: GBP70,000 - GBP80,000

Contract: Permanent

Apply By: 15/06/2021


Contractors Engineering Manager (CEM)

Rail / Civil Engineering

Location - Derby

(Midlands Region)

A fantastic opportunity for an experienced Contractors Engineering Manager (CEM) to join my clients rail team in the Midlands region supporting multi-disciplinary rail civil engineering projects."

A busy and fast paced project environment with an expansive portfolio of civils projects underway including a line side rail civils contracts, bridges and structures renewals, large structural installations including new bridges and general civil schemes.

Projects can typically include bridge upgrades and refurbishments, station work (platforms), AfA / Access for All schemes, structures including bridges and footbridges, line side civils etc.

The Role

As Contractors Engineering Manager (CEM) you will be working within project delivery teams, responsible for managing the design delivery process for both the internal design team and external designers, primarily dedicated to schemes within regional frameworks but also providing support to a variety of multi-disciplinary rail, civil engineering projects throughout the Midlands region.

You will be responsible for managing the engineering process throughout the project lifecycle, working closely with the Project Manager and CRE(s), reporting to the Contracts Manager for the associated project/ programme of works. You will typically be responsible for:

* Review the remits
* Develop and agree the relevant engineering processes and deliverables for the complexity and scale of projects to enabling the right solution to be provided.
* This will be undertaken and agreed with the associated Network Rail DPE of the works, in accordance with Governance of Railway Infrastructure Projects (GRIP)
* Prepare and manage design reviews
* Arrange and attend meetings as required with the client, designers and colleagues to secure design and implementation.
* Review project generated documentation including CPPs, WPPs, TBs, Specifications, and drawings.
* Providing approval for construction methodologies
* Brief out changes to standards to the project team(s) throughout the lifecycle of the project/ programme of works.


To excel in this position, you will have been approved as a CEM within a (similar) rail contracting organisation & have extensive railway, civils project experience.

Degree / HNC or HND in civil engineering (or equivalent compensating experience in a technical engineering role)

Experience as CEM / Contractors Engineering Manager in a multi-disciplinary rail contracting environment.

The Company

You will be joining a reputable and firmly established, engineering contractor operating nationally in rail, civils and engineering markets. AmcoGiffen are renowned in the market as a specialist civil, building, mechanical and electrical renewals and maintenance business with ongoing and successful projects and frameworks across the country, you will become part of our expert outfit.

The Remuneration

Competitive salary negotiable dependant on experience

Company Car or Car Allowance

25 days holiday plus bank holidays


Life Insurance

Westfield Health Cash Plan

Private Medical Insurance


plus package

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