Senior Mechanical Design Manager

SCS Railway
Closing date
11 Feb 2022
Salary Details: Competitive

Reporting to the MEP Design Management Lead for East and West.
The Mechanical Senior Design Manager shall be responsible, within the MEP Design Management team, for the production of Mechanical design, including its interfaces and integration across the programme for the Shaft and Portals located within the Hs2 Geographical area located in the eastern and Western zones.
Main Responsibilities
The Mechanical Senior Design Manager shall manage the provision of the design information provided by Design House (the Consultants), the development and integration of Sub Contractor led designs and constructability reviews (managed by the Package Managers plus Others).
The resources and design accountabilities are provided from within the Supply Chain; the Design Manager shall ensure that design production and acceptances are compliant with the project requirements and SCS goals and apply safety in construction principles within design.
The role of the Mechanical Senior Design Manager Work will be to work jointly with SCS's partners to plan MEP design activities, defining detailed scope and enforcing a progressive approach to technical assurance, including supply chain responsibilities.
The production of design deliverables shall be managed by an agreed schedule. Deliverables are to satisfy high standards for safety, sustainability, constructability, quality and cost. All works must be delivered in accordance with the contract requirements and deviations recorded - as per an agreed change control process.
The Mechanical Senior Design Manager shall generate and maintain robust planning and reporting systems for each stage of MEP design assurance.
The scope consists of multiple design components that span across varying systems. The Mechanical Senior Design Manager shall manage the day-to-day interactions with internal stakeholders (e.g. Construction Teams, Logistics etc.) as well as external interfaces, such as the Employer and third-party stakeholders (e.g. Network Rail, London Underground, Thames Water etc.).
Working collectively with all other design managers, the Mechanical Senior Design Manager shall coordinate the design, processes, reporting and change control elements throughout design and installation phases.
The role requires the candidate to engage in lessons learnt and to lead constructability reviews with relevant parties to ensure the design goals are aligned with the project installation strategy.
The Mechanical Senior Design Manager shall interrogate the design to support procurement and construction, Safe by Design, minimise environmental impact with a view to future carbon neutrality, maximise opportunity for value engineering and check compliance to the scope.
The role will extend into the construction delivery phase of the project and up to testing and commissioning where all assurances must be reached to evidence full completion of the works. Design compliance is an inherent task for the design managers and securing the progressive documentation of design compliance is a prime deliverable with input and coordination with the quality team.
Each Design Manager will be responsible for a portfolio of particular areas/buildings within the
Programme, within the MEP Design Management team. The Mechanical Senior Design Manager will be allocated the assets (vent shafts and/or head houses within the East and West sections of the works and need to collaborate with the Mechanical Design Manager of the Central section for uniformity of design, specifications and schedules (equipment sections)
Other Responsibilities:
* Conduct themselves ethically with appropriate behaviour, at all times * Lead the Mechanical interfacing with all Electrical, Public Health, Fire (passive and active) and Comms design activities including attention to primary and secondary services and commissioning needs * Managing all design interfaces and coordinating the Mechanical components with the civil, architectural and building works * Preparation of the work schedule for Mechanical Design activities, listing all document submittals and monitoring expediting the timely submission and acceptance of documents * Work closely with the relevant SCS Construction / Package Managers to ensure that the design outputs are aligned with the construction strategy * Co-ordinate design constructability reviews * Manage the Mechanical Design process * Be responsible for the monitoring accurately of outflow and inflow Mechanical design documents * Ensure that the works are designed in accordance with the contract requirements and that any deviations are recorded in writing between the Consultant and the Contractor * Provide input into the MEP related procurement process and providing information with * respect to MEP design * Identify design requirements for temporary works where they will interact with the permanent installations, including assistance to prepare solutions design * Coordinate technical assurances requirements * Track the progress of design documentation and facilitate regular reviews with the construction and client teams * Be familiar with, and demonstrate commitment to the requirements of the Health, Safety and Environmental Policies * Implement the relevant requirements of the Safety Management System within their area of responsibility * Ensure that the design and design records provide the information required for the Health and Safety files and processes, statutory and contract specific * Manage and coordinate the design interface and integration between Mechanical Services and other Design Organisations (premises, civils, L&E, track and tunnelling), PFIs and Third Parties * Internal liaison with the Construction Team, QA team and Cost Control * External liaison with HS2, Subcontractors / Suppliers and Stakeholders, close co-ordination with the Design Manager required * Manage, mentor and develop junior team members and graduate engineersThe Ideal Candidate
This role demands knowledge and experience of Mechanical systems and it's interfaces. The candidate must have 10+ years' experience of working through project life cycles within large services biased and infrastructure projects across London Underground, Network Rail and Crossrail, have held a previous management positions with responsibilities of directing a large team (approximate value of £50m+).

* Degree level qualification in Mechanical Building Services Engineering (or related subject, or demonstrated suitable and equal experience) * Experience working for a contractor on a major infrastructure project * Minimum 10 years practical experience within delivery of Mechanical Services * Experience though the entire life cycle of a services orientated major project * Proactive in resolving problems and project result oriented * Excellent scheduling, organizing and progress control. Ability to prioritize work in a high- pressure environment * Enthusiastic team player, excellent interpersonal and communication skills * Experience across LUL, Network Rail, Crossrail * Computer competence (MS Word, Excel, SharePoint). * Relevant CSCS Card * Strong understanding of Engineering Principles and CDM Regulations * Knowledge and Understanding of NEC (3) contractDesirable:
* On site experience of the delivery of Mechanical systems * Experience working within a consulting organisation * Extensive technical knowledge of construction techniques and best practices. * Training in Health & Safety and Environmental managementAbout The Company
The role will work on the HS2 project. HS2 is the UK's new high speed rail network. It will be a catalyst for economic growth across Britain, freeing up space on the existing railways and connecting 8 out of the UK's 10 biggest cities with fast, reliable and frequent high speed services
The Skanska | Costain | STRABAG (SCS JV) is delivering the HS2 Main Civils Contracts which include both Lots S1 (Euston Tunnels & Approaches) and S2 (Northolt Tunnels). The combined value of the contracts is around £1.8billion with the works due for completion in 2025. Scope of works includes twin-bored tunnels (TBM), SCL tunnels, shaft sinking, bridge demolition and reconstruction, services diversions, earthworks and the construction of site compounds.
You'll be a welcomed member of the wider team, with opportunities to take on additional responsibility, join one of our networks for women, military or LGBT+ staff, and participate in cultural and social events with the local community (e.g. as a STEM ambassador).
Your personal and professional development is important to us. We welcome a discussion about how we can support you with further study, or professional membership or attainment for example.
HS2 - working with Skanska, Costain and STRABAG, closely monitors job applications, to ensure an inclusive recruitment process. To ensure we are able to maintain this, and to recruit a diverse workforce, we require candidates to complete the diversity form as part of their application so we are able to monitor and improve our approach to diversity. Please note, all responses are anonymous and we will not share any of your data with other parties. All data will be held securely, (as stated within the Data Protection Act 1998) and will be reported to HS2.
It is an SCSJV requirement that all employees, Design House, and Supply Chains must implement and comply with the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System, ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System with guidance for use", OHSAS 18001:2017 Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems and ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Information Security Management System, Policies, Plans, Procedures and Processes, and statutory requirements as they affect the Joint Venture 's operations and ensure that the requirements, as applicable within their discipline, are effectively implemented on the project. Develop a culture of safety on the project through the absolute commitment to the Zero Accidents target and ethos, and develops a wider awareness of quality, environmental issues and demonstrates commitment to achieve continual improvement and Zero tolerance.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status

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