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Design Manager - Rail

United Kingdom
Engineering & Technical
29 Oct 2021
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About The Role

We are currently looking for a Design Manager to join our expanding Engineering team.

Principally supporting our Rail division, the successful applicant will be responsible for managing the design process across Dyer & Butler’s portfolio of rail projects and frameworks, as well as, providing design management support to our other transport divisions from time to time.

Reporting to our Principal engineer you will be familiar with Network Rail’s Engineering Assurance Process and will be responsible for ensuring high quality solutions are produced by our consultants that are practical to build, cost efficient and delivered in a timely manner.  

You will work closely with our operational and commercial teams and will provide technical support during the construction phase where necessary. 

Location: a combination of home and office-based working with some travel to Project sites and our other regional offices where necessary. 

You will: 

  • hold a Civil or Structural Engineering degree
  • ideally be an Incorporated or Chartered Engineer
  • have demonstrable experience in a similar role within Rail and infrastructure 
  • ideally have experience of holding the position of Contractor’s Engineering Manager (CEM)
  • have a background with either a civil engineering consultancy or contractor and be keen to pursue a career in design management with a contractor.  
  • enjoy working as part of a team in a multidisciplinary environment and can recognise the importance of value engineering, buildability, cost control and programme in the management of design and construction projects, without detracting from the project brief
  • have excellent communication and Client relationship skills

We offer:

  • Highly Competitive salary
  • Generous company car or car allowance
  • Bonus scheme
  • Private medical insurance
  • Flexible benefits scheme
  • Support in training and development

**Dyer and Butler is an equal opportunities employer**