Principally a design delivery role from a technical perspective working across a multi-disciplined design team.
Usually responsible for delivering the design within their own discipline with frequent liaison / management of engineers within the design team from other disciplines. Also provides technical guidance and imparts knowledge to Lead / Design engineers, Graduates and Designers.
Development of designs to satisfy technical specifications
Checking and approving design calculations of designers and other engineers within the team
Probable lead of design reviews, safety reviews (risk assessments/ HAZOP’s) from technical standpoint within discipline
Close liaison with client and project team to prepare technical specifications for the design
Ensure quality and delivery of design documentation throughout the design process including scope of works, method statements, risk assessments, technical files and other technical documentation to comply with design standards, safety legislation/regulatory requirements and the needs of the client
Management of installation, commissioning and operating documents
Allocation of work to other members of team in order to ensure delivery of design to quality, time and budget
Selection, strategy and management of work to sub-contractors
Degree / HNC qualified in a relevant technical / engineering discipline is essential. Chartered Engineer status is normal for this position and is largely driven by client expectations however this is not always a limiting factor and candidates nearing chartership are eligible. Membership to appropriate institutions is preferred e.g. CIBSE, MIMechE. A full UK drivers licence is essential for this position as travelling between offices may be required.
Demonstrable competence gained in a design delivery position within a project based environment
Experience in the nuclear sector is essential. It is also a requirement of the position to demonstrate experience gained in a design delivery role ideally from a highly regulated industry. This could be from but is not limited to the Defence, Pharmaceutical or Oil & Gas sectors
Technical experience could be gained from but is not limited to precision engineering, conveyer systems, remote handling systems / equipment, heavy engineering, cranes, pipes and pumps
Experience and/or ability of leading a technical team within a professional project delivery environment are necessary for this position
Experience is bid preparation would be preferred although this is not essential