• Project Engineering Manager

    Posted Date 4 months ago(16/08/2019 13:34)
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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.


    Smart Motorways ease any expedite traffic flow by converting the hard shoulder to a running lane and using new technology to vary speed limits in response to driving conditions.  Works will include installing a new ducted infrastructure system, installing overhead electronic signs and central barrier replacement work.


    We are looking for an experienced Project Engineering Manager to join the team.

    What will I be doing?

    • Maintain an accurate design deliverables register so there is visibility to the construction team of what and when information will be provided for planning purposes.
    • Manage the design deliverables schedule proactively to ensure works information is available as required by the construction programme
    • Own and deliver revised design solutions where they are beyond the remit of the basic technical query process. Work with the delivery team to understand what revisions are required then take over the management of the change until it is ready to be implemented.
    • Reviewing/commenting on design drawings and specifications inc. supplier fabrication and TW design drawings
    • Co-ordination of TQ process, maintain registers and liaise with AmAr to ensure critical TQs are responded to within required timeframes.
    • Manage the MAR process with the delivery and design teams.
    • Co-ordination and liaison with HE SES on technical matters/AIP’s, maintain a register of contractor led AIP’s and Departures, dealing with any issues / queries raised.
    • Lead engineering/technical team and ensure they are executing their actions in a timely fashion in line with delivery requirements on site.
    • Where project temporary works have an impact on permanent works,
    • To have in place a structure that is clearly understood by both the delivery and design teams, who is responsible for what elements of design delivery and leads the discussions between the two teams.
    • Looks to make contributions which help the team improve its performance
    • Anticipates future needs of the organisation and takes appropriate steps to learn new skills and knowledge to fulfil these needs.

    About you

    • Confidently read drawings, specifications and contract information to allow an informed review of change.
    • Be able to manage a small team.
    • Communicate effectively with the wider team, within the delivery team and the senior leadership team.
    • To visit site at least once a week and be aware of current state of works and how this affects responsibilities.
    • Preferable to have experience of Smart Motorway delivery

    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, 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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