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Engineering Manager

Country/Region:  GB
Field:  Engineering
Location: 

York, GB

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  Any

About SYSTRA

 

The global leader in public transport infrastructure, SYSTRA has specialised in the mass transit and rail market since 1957. The main shareholders of SYSTRA are SNCF and RATP. Its ambition is to serve emerging needs for collective and sustainable mobility throughout the world. With a presence in 80 countries, SYSTRA manages over 3,000 projects for high-speed systems, traditional rail lines, metros and tramways throughout the world.
 

Understand better who we are by visiting www.systra.com.

 

We currently have an opportunity for an experienced Engineering Manager to lead a major programme of rail infrastructure works in the North of England. This role will see the individual provide leadership and direction for the technical development of the project. This is an opportunity for somebody to shape the delivery of a major programme of work. The location of the role is flexible but will need to be able to spend 1-2 days a week in York. This position within our engineering team will suit a committed and ambitious engineer who can demonstrate strong leadership and interpersonal skills combined with commercial awareness and the ability to play their part in growing a dynamic high-performance team.

 

The Engineering Manager will be accountable for the technical assurance of allocated projects ensuring:

 

  • Technical co-ordination and integration of multi-discipline design inputs through Full project life-cycle through design and implementation to operation
  • Project requirements and are fully met
  • Technically sound design solutions are produced, including all associated reporting and cost estimating, to programme and within budget
  • Constructability, value for money, and innovation are considered at all stages
  • Compliance with all relevant technical standards
  • Advice and guidance is provided for staff, and professional development is actively pursued
  • Good relationships are maintained with all external parties to enhance the reputation of the company

 

Main Duties:

 

  • Produce and manage the Engineering Management Plan for allocated projects
  • Implement systems and procedures to maintain a cost effective, high quality, safe and environmentally responsible approach to design, construction, commissioning and other technical activities on relevant projects, compliant with all relevant legislation
  • Apply engineering controls and procedures to all projects and ensure that all design and construction contracts include reference to appropriate Railway Group and Network Rail Company standards applicable to their discipline.
  • Manage technical change through design development
  • Apply relevant techniques and procedures of quantified and qualitative risk assessment and HAZOP analysis to all projects and check whether the environmental aspects of all projects are managed in accordance with Environmental Policy.
  • Provide CEM approval of design and AFC submissions
  • Implement effective, value for money and innovative design solutions to meet technical and project requirements
  • Ensure compliance with relevant health, safety and environmental legislation, particularly the CDM Regulations
  • Supervise team members including all engineers, senior engineers, senior technicians and assistant and graduate engineers

An important part of the role will include working with the resources across the project – from local resources to others based at other design Technical Centres.

 

Experience Required:

 

  • Significant high-level Engineering Management experience from complex rail infrastructure environments, ideally in Design Consultancy
  • Degree in Civil Engineering with Chartership status
  • Demonstrable CEM experience
  • Excellent communication and relationship management skills
  • Tenacity, resilience and significant leadership qualities
  • Familiarity with relevant digital engineering software

 

 

 

 

Systra is an equal opportunities company; this position is open to all applicants.


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