Design Manager (Highways / Infrastructure) - Somerset


Location: Somerset, England

Salary: GBP55,000 - GBP60,000

Contract: Permanent

Apply By: 26/02/2020


The Company

A UK Top 10 Contractor, delivering high profile highways & construction schemes across the UK.

The Role

As Design Manager, you will be responsible for the overall management and control of consultants to ensure the design solutions meet project specification and budget on a major £130m+ highways / Infrastructure scheme (involving road construction, major earthworks and bridge structures in the Somerset area.

Key Skills / Experience

* Experience of design within highways, earthworks, bridge structures is beneficial. (Will consider other civils background i.e Rail with structure and earthworks exp)
* Ideally engineering / operations background
* HNC / Degree civil engineering
* Membership of ICE (desirable)
* Happy to be based in the Somerset area for the project duration

Duties include:

* Apply CDM 15 and principle of prevention and safety in design.
* Assist in the selection and appointment of design consultant, as required.
* Ensure the design scope of works is understood.
* Contribute to value engineering of the project by developing innovative design solutions.
* Ensure designs are produced in a timely manner to meet programme requirements.
* Monitor design process and provide update to the project manager.
* Ensure designs are complete including drawings, specifications and schedules.
* Liaise with the site team to provide buildability input.
* Establish temporary works (TW) requirements and liaise with site team to produce TW design briefs.
* Ensure all designs are compliant with contract requirements and works information.
* Identify the design approvals required and ensure information flow to the client and subcontractors.
* Lead design meetings and ensure minutes are produced and distributed.
* Understand professional services agreement with the designer and support commercial team as appropriate, especially with design changes.
* Appreciate target cost allowances and ensure designs are within the budget, liaising with commercial team to seek advice.

The successful candidate will receive an excellent salary plus competitive package.

To apply or for further information please email or call 07557671523.


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