May 15, 2024

Design Engineer

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  • Heathrow, Greater London

Job Description

Design Engineer Location: Heathrow H7 (London, UK) Ferrovial Construction is currently recruiting for a Design Engineer to join our Project team in based in London Heathrow. About Ferrovial Construction Ferrovial Construction is the engineering and construction arm of the Ferrovial Group. It is the largest private transport infrastructure operator in the world in terms of capital invested with a workforce of approximately 96,000 employees, and a presence across 15 countries with over 60 years’ experience. It is a Spanish multinational company operating through 4 divisions: Airports, Highways, Construction and Building subsidiaries. Ferrovial are committed to developing sustainable and innovative solutions, with the aim to create value for society, and for clients, investors and employees. Ferrovial Construction Ltd UK have 7 major Infrastructure projects across the UK; HS2 Enabling works, HS2 Main Works, Silvertown Tunnel (STT), Heathrow (H7), Thames Tideway (TTT), Northern Line Extension (NLE) and Farringdon Station. Ferrovial embraces diversity and inclusion, and we see the value in providing equal opportunities to all employees. We are committed to building an inclusive team from a variety of different backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. About H7, Heathrow Our H7 framework spans from airfield works (taxiways, runways, stands), to civils (roads, demolition works, underground and above ground structures), and MEP packages (services tunnels, lifts, life safety systems, fuel/fire mains). The role The Design engineer will report directly to the Design Manager and will work closely with the Project Manager, and liaise with the Client, Design Consultants and relevant stakeholders in all matters related to Design and Engineering. You will ensure design is delivered on time and on budget, and comply with the required Quality, Health, Safety and Wellbeing and Sustainability standards and requirements. You will also manage the design Contract, including design changes, risk and opportunities. This is an exciting opportunity to use new technologies, tools and software in the construction industry to bring innovation to the project. Key Responsibilities * Tendering design packages from project briefs received by the Client – understand scope and negotiate offers upstream and downstream. * Agree Design Responsibility Matrix with all parties with design input in the project to ensure no gaps or overlaps. * Co-ordinate the design team activities to ensure that the project design is completed on budget in line with the cost plan and on time in line with the agreed construction programme. * Monitor and track progress of the design, manage any slippages and be the interface with the management team. * Actively define and manage design interfaces. * Lead the review of the design with the interested parties. * Promote, explore, and materialise value engineering opportunities throughout the design process. * Work with the procurement team to ensure compliance with financial parameters and assist in defining scopes for subcontracting the different works packages. * Be responsible for ensuring the design complies with health, safety, environmental and quality requirements. * Work with the Health and Safety, Quality and Environmental teams to support audits to consultants. * Liaise with client representatives on the design development as required. * Review and agree Consultants monthly Applications for payment. * Assist the Design Manager on the management of the design team, giving advice on appropriate resourcing levels, effective performance management, employee development and motivation. * Promote company values in all dealing with other employees, clients, subcontractors, and other external contacts. Skills & experience * Experience in design coordination roles * Strong written and verbal communication skills. * Ability to use time productively, maximise efficiency, and meet challenging work goals. * Ability to take on additional responsibilities as needed as well as determine and manage priorities with minimal guidance. * Proactive approach to incorporate new technologies on site at different stages of the project. * Experience of working in cost-conscious environment * People management skills * Excellent communication skills and ability to interact at a variety of levels. * Excellent written and oral English language * Experience of working in the construction industry Ferrovial embraces diversity and inclusion, and we see the value in providing equal opportunities to all employees. We are committed to building an inclusive team from a variety of different backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. Please note that this job description does not represent a comprehensive list of activities and employees may be requested to undertake other reasonable duties

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