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Design Manager – Water/Civil Engineering

  • Civil Engineering
  • Preston

Design Manager



£55,000 – £70,000 + Package

About the company

My client is a tier one main contractor who work worldwide, they are a leading name within infrastructure, utilities and rail turning over £1B. The company are 5 years into their 10-year growth plan, they are looking to turnover £2B by 2025, it’s very exciting times for the company. They specialise within rail, water, gas, power, highways and construction. Due to their high profile and high standard of work they are working on contracts such as HS2, CP6, United Utilities and Thames Water (AMP7).

About the role:

Reporting directly to the Senior Design Manager, working on water and Civil Engineering projects. As a Design Manager you will lead on contract and tender designs, lead a team of estimators and liaise with approved design consultants to deliver water infrastructure projects on the United Utility AMP7 contract.

Some of the key duties include:

  • The selection and appointment of Temporary works Supervisors
  • The review of all Designs to ensure coordination with other disciplines
  • Confirm all construction complies with relevant standards, procedures and contract requirement.

The Benefits of the role

  • You will be in a very senior role working with a team with lots of experience within the water industry. On top of that, you’ll be rewarded with a very competitive salary of £55,000 – £70,000 + 10% company bonus, 27 days annual leave and £7000 car allowance.

About the Requirements:

To be considered for this role, individuals must have a strong background within the water industry, especially infrastructure and this must have been gained whilst working for a contractor in the UK. I will need somebody who is degree qualified in Civil Engineering, candidates must be able to demonstrate stability of employment throughout their career. You will also need to have worked as a Design Manager within the water & infrastructure industry. Furthermore, individuals must have strong management skills, knowledge of relevant utilities / health and safety policies and procedures and it is imperative.