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Assistant Design Manager/ Structures

Milton Keynes, UK
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28 Dec 2020

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About The Role
EKFB are looking for a Assistant Design Engineer to support the Design and Engineering team, in managing and delivering the optimised Design for Structures in accordance with the Programme and the Client's requirements, giving direct support to the Structure Engineering Discipline Manager/Lead.
We need you to assist the Structures Discipline Manager routewide (across all sectors) in the delivery of the design of structures. Leading the design development within the IDMT. Close liaison with the D&E Section Lead is required to ensure the delivery on time, optimised and in accordance with the Client's requirements. This is a key role in study of assisting in the optimisation/assumptions and liaison with the commercial, planning, design delivery teams, and designers.
You will need to assist in the coordination with Construction for management of topics such as GI, topographical surveys, and all other issues related with the design development for the structure's disciplines. We'll need you to provide support in design for constructability and TW integration (coordination with Construction + leading designer action). Also, to assist in the direct link to BOQ monitoring. Model review, quantity monitoring and control. Coordination of the structures Design route wide, although it is envisaged that a sector will be allocated to the coordinator.

About The Candidate
Key Skills and Qualifications:
Experience in major civil engineering works
Knowledge of relevant structures standards and its applicability for the design
A good communicator and able to build positive working relationships, internally and with the supply chain
Ability to coordinate and manage own workload supporting project delivery
Civil or Structural Engineering degree
Knowledge of typical temporary works involved in the construction of major and standard bridges
Good organisational and time management skills.
Excellent communications skills & interpersonal skills.
Proficient in MS Office
Able to interpret 3D models in CAD and structural calculations

About The Company
EKFB is a joint venture that brings together international, market leading expertise from four leading civil engineering and construction companies: Eiffage, Kier, Ferrovial Agroman and BAM Nuttall. All four partners have specialist expertise in the design, construction, operation, financing and maintenance of railway networks, including the construction of one of Europe's latest high speed rail projects.
EKFB is proud to have been appointed by HS2 to deliver civil engineering works across an 80km section of the new high speed rail link between the Chiltern Tunnel and Long Itchington Wood. Our scope of the works includes 15 viaducts, 5km of green tunnels, 22km of road diversions, 67 overbridges and around 30 million cubic metres of excavation. EKFB is committed to improving lives, communities and the engineering and construction industry by providing sustained employment opportunities and being a good neighbour, protecting the environment and the places we work.
If you would like to be part of our collaborative, enthusiastic and forward-thinking culture, then please apply today.
In return, we're offering a competitive salary & benefits.
EKFB brings together international, market leading technical expertise. We have an industry leading track record of delivering major infrastructure projects, including Crossrail, the Millau Viaduct, Mersey gateway and the Bretagne-Pays de la Loire High Speed Rail link.
We are committed to, and strongly believe in, inclusiveness and equality of opportunity. Everyone who works with EKFB has a contribution to make; this is why we welcome applications from different backgrounds, experiences and abilities. Our aim is to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels they are able to be themselves. Please contact us if there is any additional support you might require making an application.
Please note your CV may be shared with joint venture partners on this project.
Pre-employment checks:
It's worth remembering that we'll undertake the relevant/standard employment checks if you're successful in the selection process. This includes taking up your references, as well as checking your ID, driving licence (if appropriate) and your right to work in the UK. Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks.
NB. BPSS security clearance will be required (to be undertaken as part of onboarding process)
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