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Technical and Engineering Lead

  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Sector: Civil Engineering & Infrastructure
  • Position: Technical Manager
  • Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Car Allowance + Pension + Healthcare
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: TEL080421_1617873761
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Job description

Location: Birmingham

Sector: Civil Engineering and Infrastructure

Position: Technical and Engineering Lead

Salary: £80,000 + £85,000 + Car Allowance + Pension + Healthcare

Job Type: Permanent

The Role

The Technical and Engineering Lead will be responsible for the management and coordination of the design process and tender planning process for all projects.

They will support the effective management of external design consultants to provide value engineering solutions and designs for major infrastructure projects in the UK and overseas. The role will require interface and close working with our bidding and operation teams throughout the project life cycle.

They will need to ensure efficiency and rigour in technical delivery by providing cross-programme co-ordination and technical leadership. They will also be accountable for driving excellence in health and safety, ensuring that risks are eliminated, or minimised as low as reasonably practicable during the design process.

Core Responsibilities

  • Accountable for the design process during preconstruction and delivery stages of the project lifecycle. Ensuring that the process is implemented and followed on all opportunities.
  • Drafting design scope documents and deliverables to support contractual negotiations and commercial agreements with design partners.
  • Production of effective and efficient delivery strategies for major projects, including the construction of complex earthworks, general civil engineering and highways structures
  • Manage the design deliverables during the tender process. Challenge and review designs to ensure that they meet the company's safety, operational and commercial objectives whilst responding to the employer's requirements and works information in a compliant submission.
  • Leading the value engineering and innovation within the design process for opportunities using engineering and technical expertise including commercial, contractual and programme/time awareness
  • Collaborate with the commercial and operational team to generate designs that are cost effective whilst meeting the clients outcomes
  • Provide reports as required by the bid steering committees and the management team.
  • Line Management responsibility for members of the technical and engineering team as it grows.
  • Responsible for the development of succession and business continuity plans for the technical team.
  • Liaise with other team members and all other stakeholders and develop best practice working.
  • To carry out other appropriate duties as assigned by the line manager.
  • Ensure all activities are undertaken with due regard for the environment, to prevent pollution, comply with legal and corporate requirements and minimise environmental impact.

For more information on this role or for an informal discussion around your career then please call Jamie Andrews @ PSR Solutions.

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