Assistant Technical Manager - Design / Temporary works

Employer
Deploy UK
Location
Birmingham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
26 Oct 2020

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Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
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JOB TITLE: Assistant Technical Manager

SECTOR: Infrastructure

JOB FAMILY: Delivery

CLASSIFICATION: Delivery Support

REPORTING TO: Technical Manager/Senior Technical Manager/Engineering Delivery Manager

OVERALL PURPOSE OF ROLE

To provide functional support for all aspects of engineering within Infrastructure; a source of knowledge, advice, experience and support to the Delivery Teams when providing engineering solutions for our Customers. To ensure compliance with our permanent and temporary work design management processes. To provide advice and support on engineering issues to the Pre-delivery team as required. To capture and provide data to the business on our engineering performance so that lessons and best practice can be identified, shared and embedded into our processes.

To lead by example, displaying a professional, open and collaborative attitude with a focus on development of skills and learning through continuous feedback. Promote understanding and awareness of technical challenges through your engagements with teams, promoting the provision of efficient and appropriate engineering solutions.

Core Responsibilities:

Ensuring compliance with our Design Management Process and our Temporary Works Management Procedures.

Awareness of the Design and Temporary Works Management and Assurance requirements of our key Clients

Understand and implement the design of technical solutions taking account the requirements of relevant standards and codes of practice

Assists the Technical Manager/Engineering Manager in providing technical support and guidance to the delivery team and in particular aid their understanding of their role in design and temporary works management

Manage personal workload to ensure that the agreed and appropriate level of technical services is provided to meet agreed timescales/programme and schedule of deliverables

Support the delivery management team by helping to manage the input from specialist supply chain to engineering solutions and temporary works designs

Providing engineering solutions that are consistent with our brand and Customer needs, ensuring engagement with stakeholders and suppliers as required

Support the engineering team in capturing data to monitor the quality and timeliness of our designs, and the performance of external designers

Contribute to successful commercial outcomes through robust management of engineering risks and opportunities.

Other Responsibilities:

Promote and comply with Osborne's commitment to Health, Safety and the Environment

Provide engineering solutions to support the delivery teams in driving efficient delivery of their projects and enhancing the reputation of Osborne

Understand and promote Osborne's values

Support the pre-construction team with technical input during bidding as requested

Embracing technology, including BIM, to create efficiency in methods of planning, designing, managing and controlling our engineering output

Promote best practice with supply chain in relation to design risk assessment and safe-by-design initiatives.

CAPABILITY

Key Competencies

Effective communication skills with the ability to accurately and precisely inform both verbally and in writing to audiences of differing technical understanding

High levels of personal energy and comfortable operating in a complex, fast paced environment

Innovative and passionate to improve

Tenacity and persistence to resolve issues

Confidence to challenge and ensure clear understanding of the problem and the associated technical solutions

Familiarity with Osborne permanent works and temporary works design management processes and the legislation behind them

Drive to delivering engineering solutions and associated documentation to achieve technical approval

Ability to work with other teams to improve their understanding of the role they play in successfully defining their requirements engineering solutions

Capacity to develop and maintain relationships with internal teams, suppliers, and our Customers

An awareness of collaborative behaviours and communications styles for a range of audiences, eg. Customers, civils operatives and suppliers.

Skills

Ability to communicate with, support and influence Delivery teams to ensure that safe and efficient engineering solutions are delivered

Desire to learn and improve, embedding learning and best practice into engineering solutions

Understanding of design and temporary works management processes

Ability to read an understand key technical requirements as laid down in standards and codes of practice

Ability to produce clear accurate and concise calculations and drawings/sketches that effectively communicate the intended solution

Basic CAD skills (eg. AutoCAD LT)

Methodical approach to problem identification and solution development

Strong resilience and flexibility

Focus on safety in design.

Experience and Knowledge

Some experience of identifying and managing the production and implementation of technical solutions within a civil engineering environment

Some understanding of the appropriate standards and guidance used to inform technical solutions in the infrastructure sector.

Awareness of the technical approval and assurance processes demanded by key Clients in the Infrastructure sector (primarily road and rail).

Awareness of the need to identify and manage levels of quality during both design and implementation.

Basic awareness of BIM and technology and an ability to embrace and drive innovation.

Awareness of the roles and responsibilities associated with the CDM Regulations.

Have a developing understanding of how H&S risk should be managed during both the design and implementation stages of projects

Likely to have worked in a major civil engineering business on complex rail, or highways projects

Evidence of building effective relationships with a diverse range of team members.

Qualifications

An industry recognised qualification such as a Degree, HND, NVQ or similar in a Civil Engineering or related course

Ideally working towards Chartered or Incorporated Membership of a professional engineering organisation such as ICE

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/90965348
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