• Digital Engineer

    Posted Date 2 months ago(02/10/2019 15:41)
    Job ID
    2019-3514
    # of Openings
    2
    Category
    Engineering
  • 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. In the next 5 years, digital will have a profound impact on the delivery of infrastructure throughout the asset lifecycle, it is significant to our clients who are looking to push the boundaries of technology to increase productivity and deliver real efficiencies throughout the design, procurement and build stages across of their programmes.

    What will I be doing?

    We have an opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to help shape our future. The Digital Engineering capability is a key part of our corporate and design strategies. As a Digital Engineer, you will support the growing transformation of the business by cultivating a culture of improving productivity through technology centred improvements to our services and teams.

    With a focus on creating interfaces between projects and the in-house engineering team, growing existing contracts as well as unlocking opportunities with existing and new clients. The role will involve development and implementation of digital engineering capabilities, both internally to Costain and for meeting our client’s need.

    The role will

    • focus on creating a culture of “data first” to make all Costain people and partners aware of the importance of data and the need to create and manage good quality assets
    • Ensure that we accelerate the adoption of digital technologies, evolving delivery models (Project13 for reference) and deliver improved data quality along with associated efficiencies and outcomes to the business, considering the threat and opportunity this presents and will provide a strategic focus to drive this leadership program
    • encourage our teams to automate their workflows, and at the same time create new data related digital solutions, analytics/simulation services and asset information management to create new digital experiences for Costain and our clients
    • lead the development of products that are designed to bring a digital culture to the centre of everything that we do by igniting innovation, capturing ideas and investing in our people and partner innovations.
    • focus on the innovators within the business, supporting them to find a path through our management structure and our partners to evolve, learn from and create value from ideas.

    About you

    You will need to;

    • successfully manage and deliver digital engineering and innovation projects including scope, funding, quality, cost and schedule.
    • establish and develop an agile approach to innovation projects supporting the delivery of consultancy and complex delivery capabilities.
    • oversee the procurement and management of resources.
    • manage project budgets, deliverables and relationships in the digital engineering and innovation activities.
    • maintain engagement with Costain’s clients, supply chain and innovative partners.

    INTERFACES:

    You will be expected to engage with a range of projects including those in transportation (highways, rail & airports) and natural resources (energy, water & defence).

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Min bachelor's degree in one of the following; Computer Science, Engineering and/or Computational Design
    • 3-5 years’ experience in design tools.
    • An understanding of AutoCAD, Microstation, Revit and Rhino is desirable.
    • A basic understanding of programming with JavaScript, C# or Python.
    • General knowledge of integrated design practice, clash detection, quantity take off and drawing production. 
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills, verbal and written
    • Excel under pressure
    • Ability to work both independently and cooperatively in a fast-paced environment

     

    FURTHER INFORMATION:

    As a key member of Costain’s consultancy team you will enjoy extensive professional development opportunities and be part of this rapidly expanding team of dynamic professionals. This is a great opportunity to enhance your career by being at the very forefront of our strategy with our clients who are shaping the future direction of not only our business but projects and programmes of the future. The built environment sector is rapidly changing and our ability to add value at an earlier stage in a project’s lifecycle has never been greater.

    We listen to our employees and so our core benefits 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 ensure that we are an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation to continue to meet our customers’ needs. We are industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds are proud to work for Costain. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.

    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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