M&E Design Manager

Job number:

Design Engineering

Career area:
Mechanical & Electrical

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The M&E Design Manager reviews and leads the management of mechanical and electrical systems design undertaken by external consultants.
Management and provision of cost-effective design solutions to maintain or improve the M25 structures assets (tunnels)to the standards agreed and considering the needs of key stakeholders.
Deliver the outcomes agreed with the National Highways to programme and budget, and to meet CPS quality standards. Management and supervision of engineers within the CPS design team and to coordinate between design, asset and PM teams and organisations (NH SES).

Role responsibilities:

• Monitor, review and check deliverables from external designers to ensure that designs are complete and compliant prior submission to National Highways through the Review Process.
• Manage external framework design suppliers to deliver agreed outcomes, scope, on time and to budget.
• Assist the wider Design Team in various M&E Improvement Schemes.
• Manage internal design resources within Design Team to deliver agreed outcomes, scope, on time and to budget.
• Lead and supervise the in-house design of selected M&E packages.
• Undertake and manage optioneering and feasibility of design solutions and preparation of whole life costing.
• Manage and advise on the Design Review Process (Certification) in accordance with the DBFO contract.
• Work with the Project Manager to lead the internal reviews during the design phase to ensure that they are timely and appropriate sign off is achieved, also report on performance against budget and programme.
• Manage design team and supplier costs and budget and review supplier invoices for payment when required.
• Liaise with National Highways on technical issues and submissions, internally with other teams
• Liaise with all statutory bodies/authorities as required – such as Highway Authorities, Planning Authorities and statutory undertakers.
• Lead innovation and continual improvement in the delivery of schemes and techniques used in design and construction.
• Ensure the Principal Designer and delegated duties are met under CDM.

Qualifications/ skills/ experience: Essential
• Relevant vocational qualifications (MEng/MSc/BEng/BSc/HNC and HND).
• Membership of an appropriate professional institution (IET or IMechE).
• Alternatively registered with the Engineering Council working towards IEng or CEng level or with good relevant experience and expecting to obtain IEng/CEng within 12 months from appointment.
• 40 hours of CPD in last 12 months including 20 related to M&E .
• Competent in M&E Design and Assessment.
• Knowledge of CDM and other H&S legislation.
• Competent in exercising the Designer’s duties and the Principal Designer duties under CDM.
• Broad understanding of environmental requirements of M&E schemes.
• Broad knowledge of Quality Management and IMS.
• Excellent IT Skills relevant to Mechanical & Electrical Design and MS Office is essential.
• Knowledge of design and assessment standards (DMRB / MCHW / IEC / 18th Edition IET Requirements for Electrical Installations (C&G 2382) etc.) relevant to M&E.

About Us:

CPS is a joint Venture project with Balfour Beatty, AtkinsRéalis and Egis Road Operations UK. We operate and maintain the M25.

The M25 is the busiest section of motorway in Europe and requires careful and efficient planning of work in order to deliver over £100m of annual investment in the highway infrastructure each year, in addition to planned and reactive maintenance activity.

If you have or are looking for a career in Highways, working on the M25 will give you experience and challenge that no other highways project can offer.