Position: Principal EICA Engineer/Regional Discipline Lead
Location: Preston with flexible working
Salary: £60-75k negotiable (DOE), car/allowance, bonus and excellent benefits package
Our Client: Is an integrated design and build solution provider operating in the water sector. They have over 1,000 staff working across eight regional centres, primarily supporting six long term water sector frameworks operating both on their own and increasingly in joint ventures and alliances.
The Role: Due to recent successful bids on the AMP7 Frameworks, our client is looking to strengthen their Engineering team with Regional Discipline Lead for the Preston Office.
Responsibilities: You will be responsible for the technical leadership of the discipline in region, ensuring that the technical discipline is the right size and shape and has the correct competencies and capacity in region. You will also ensure that the standard design practices are applied in region and contribute to the development of the discipline.
You will report directly to the Regional Engineering Lead/Technical Discipline Lead and the responsibilities will include:
Duty of care in discipline in region.
Training & Development Planning in discipline in region.
Staffing levels and personnel management in discipline in region.
Long term staffing/succession plans in discipline in region
Staff performance reviews/PDRs in discipline in region.
Engineering Discipline Management
Application of strategic design philosophy in discipline in region.
Competency management in discipline in region.
Technical quality in discipline in region.
Task time requirements (estimates) in discipline in region.
Application of task delivery methods and toolsets in discipline in region
Allocation of best-fit, competent staff to projects in region.
The use of common, secure, information management systems in discipline in region.
Contributing to definition and implementing technical strategy in discipline.
Contributing to discipline productivity.
Tactical technical risk in discipline in region.
Client relationships and service management in discipline in region.
Experience: To be successful in this position you will need the following:
Deep understanding of technical discipline design.
Relationship development and working with others to deliver results. (Collaboration)
Technical design management.
BIM and digital delivery astute.
Attention to detail
Problem solving & decision-making.
Drive for continuous improvement.
To be considered for this position you will need the following
Essential: Experience of technical design in a design-build environment.
Experience in the water treatment industry.
Experience in leading and managing discipline design teams.
Degree in a discipline-related subject, or substantial experience.
Must be quality-driven with the ability to set targets, manage and motivate multi-disciplinary teams to deliver to time, cost and quality objectives.
Technical and design skills.
Able to identify and manage project technical risk.
Desirable: Experience of leading remote/geographically-dispersed teams.