Location
Brackley
Vacancy Reference:
21759

About The Role

EKFB is a joint venture that brings together international, market leading expertise from four leading civil engineering and construction companies: Eiffage, Kier, Ferrovial 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.

 

We are looking for an Engineering Manager at our Greatworth to Southam Area to work very closely with the Construction Director for day-to-day matters, site-based role.

 

Providing quasi-independent design, technical and engineering oversight of all construction matters on behalf of the Contractor’s Engineering Director (SCEW) and Lead Designer (WI 300), to ensure proper execution of the works by the construction delivery team. You will also be reviewing and accepting RAMS (WPP) and ITPs on behalf of the CED.

 

This role will require overseeing the management and execution of temporary works, leading and managing a team of Temporary Works Co-ordinators. You will also be overseeing the proper co-ordination, integration and execution of the permanent works and temporary works designs and providing technical support and guidance to the construction delivery teams, including SCEW matters, NCRs, short notice design changes (TQs, FCRs), materials approvals, shop drawing reviews, temporary works design reviews, and testing (e.g. lab, materials management).

 

You will oversee the timely and accurate redlining of approved changes to the design by the construction delivery team and lead or support (as necessary) in relation to the above for technical assurance purposes (audit, surveillance, HS2 Technical Assurance Reviews). You will also be leading, directing and managing the Construction Support as described in the ASC (DJV) Stage Two Scope (section 3 Construction Support Services).

 

You will agree with ASC the strategy and subsequent implementation of a ‘risk based approach’ for reviewing temporary works designs and shop drawings and be monitoring performance of the ASC Construction Support team, including quarterly performance reviews and forecasting. Instructing changes in the scale and nature (location, grade and discipline blend) of the ASC Construction Support team. This includes holding budgetary control and cost forecasting.

About You

Key Skills and Qualifications: 
  • Degree qualification in civil engineering or equivalent
  • Extensive experience in design and/or engineering management and delivery of major infrastructure projects
  • Chartered Civil or Structural Engineer


About Us

EKFB is a joint venture that brings together international, market leading expertise from four leading civil engineering and construction companies: Eiffage, Kier, Ferrovial Construction 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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