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Lead Design Engineer - Water

  • Job reference: 915549
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: GBP30000 - GBP35000 per annum + Additional Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction & Infrastructure, Utilities
  • Date posted: 02/08/2017

We are currently recruiting for a Design Lead - Water Engineering to join our well-established and experienced team in Glasgow.

The Water team brings together the skills of project managers, hydrologists, flood engineers, water scientists, numerical modellers, and environmental and planning specialists to provide integrated, sustainable and cost-effective solutions. Activities include; flood defences, dams, water supply and water treatment plants, pumping stations, pipe networks, sewerage, wastewater treatment, and outfalls. Our clients include local and national government, including the Environment Agency, as well as developers, architects, planners and contractors.

As the Design Lead, you will be responsible for undertaking and obtaining approval for the outline and detailed designs of water mains rehabilitation and renewal projects including all necessary investigations and consultations in accordance with Scottish Water's established specifications and procedures. Further responsibilities will include:
Prepare design information for both outline design (Cx2) and detailed design (Cx3) stages.
Liaison with modelling engineers and construction delivery teams.
Guide and assist junior staff in preparing design information for both outline design (Cx2) and detailed design (Cx3) stages.
Review and approve junior staff design information
Liaise with key stakeholders: AIM, CSD, Leakage, Delivery, Shared Services, Fire Authorities, Roads Authorities etc.
Ensure that design information conforms to Scottish Water Standards & Specifications.
Promote H&S requirements as the minimum level expected.
Prepare H&S documentation and review & approve documentation prepared by junior staff.

Minimum Requirements

Understanding of CDM and how it is applied to rehabilitation design and construction. Knowledge and understanding of design requirements of rehabilitation and replacement techniques, rehabilitation design at both outline and detailed levels, rehabilitation investigation requirements and the application of results in determining design interventions. Knowledge of build-ability and traffic management constraints of rehabilitation techniques. Understanding of Scottish Water DOMS procedures and stakeholder requirement. In possession of a National Water Hygiene card, Scottish Water DOMS modules 1 - 12 and a CSCS card

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience of network investigations, detailed design and project & people management.
  • Degree educated or equivalent in a relevant Engineering discipline.

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.