• Civil/Structural Technical Manager

    Job Locations UK-Manchester Business Park
    Posted Date 1 week ago(08/08/2018 15:21)
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  • About Costain and your project.

    Costain helps to improve people’s lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures.


    We are looking to add a Civil/Structural Technical Manager to the team based at our office close to Manchester Airport.

    What will I be doing?

    • Lead the discipline team, providing resource to multiple projects, ensuring skillset match project demands
    • Ensure the department budget and utilisation targets are achieved
    • Forecast resource requirements and recruit staff and agency as required
    • Be responsible for performance management of resources
    • Support work winning, tendering and manhour estimate production
    • Interface and work as one of a multi-discipline team providing resources to multiple projects
    • Have in depth knowledge of resource requirements, availability in the local market, potential additional suppliers and discipline specific skill sets in high demand
    • Provide reports, risk registers, forecasts, support ad-hoc opportunities, provide resource across Costain and similar as required
    • Ensure delivery team perform compliant works, adhere to corporate process
    • Identify and develop staff in conjunction with the Technical Authority teams

    About you

    • Degree qualified
    • Chartered Civil or Structural Engineer
    • Recent UK experience
    • Understanding of a range of sectors, eg water, highways, rail, power, industrial, nuclear
    • Understanding of whole delivery process from work winning to scheme handover in a variety of sectors
    • Ability to communicate effectively, have a flexible outlook, able to deliver presentations
    • Able to travel mainly across the UK and visit project sites / suppliers, at short notice occasionally
    • Able to prioritise work and meet multiple deadlines


    Final Statement

    We listened to our employees so our Core Benefits are funded by us and include a Group Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, Income Protection and funded membership to a Professional Institute. In addition to this we also offer a Private Healthcare Scheme, Private Dental Scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work, Volunteering Days and Save as You Earn Scheme.  


    At Costain we aim to be an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation to continue to meet our customers’ needs. We will be industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds will be proud to work for Costain. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.


    We actively encourage applications from candidates who have a relationship with the armed forces community whether as a currently serving member or reservist, ex-military or wounded personnel or as a member of a service family.



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