Design Manager, Water - Warrington, UK

26 Oct 2016
30 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
CH2M would like to recruit a Design Manager in our Warrington office to support our continuous growth in the Water business.

The purpose of the role is to manage the design of complex (£1m to £40m) schemes from tender to completion of construction. You will be utilising knowledge and experience to deliver innovative, sustainable solutions that deliver best overall value.

Just to get a flavour of the role, current commissions include:

Oswestry WwTW refurbishment where we are introducing chlorine dioxide dosing process to treat water, a first time application in the UK for manganese removal.
Anchorsholme Park Storage which involves the installation of a 30m diameter & around 30m deep underground stormwater storage tank, working with a major tunneling contractor implementing novel techniques.

These are in addition to a number of waste water treatment upgrades and conveyance systems that we are also currently working on.

Your key job responsibilities:

• Take the lead and responsibility for the overall coordination and production of the multi-disciplinary designs from tender to completion of construction.
• Manage the design team throughout the delivery period.
• Take responsibility for risk management.
• Take responsibility for client engagement and stakeholder consultation,
• Develop innovative solutions that deliver the clients brief.
• Adopt a proactive approach to innovation, sustainability and delivering cost effective solutions.
• Overall responsibility to manage the relationship of the whole project team including the client.
• Review the designs on a regular basis to identify potential design and build ability issues.
• Serve as mentor for more junior technicians.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

To be successful in your role, you will:

• Have as a minimum a BEng in relevant subject.
• Be a Chartered Engineer.
• Have significant experience of and a detailed knowledge of the UK Water Industry.
• Have a comprehensive Technical Construction knowledge.
• Have knowledge of BIM and its implementation.
• Be client focused to build long term relationships.
• Have proven experience of coordination and delivery to deadline and evidence of problem resolution in the process.
• Proven experience of producing accurate technical outputs.

Our Culture:   Safety & health conscious, flexible working conditions, collaborative & friendly with regular social activities. We're full of initiatives for creating a diverse and interesting place for professionals to work, as well as individuals wanting to advance their career. We support and encourage our people to go through their professional qualifications. To get ahead we also have our JUMP network for aspiring junior to mid-level ***CH2Mers.
Our CH2M Foundation are renowned for supporting and helping to nurture sustainable communities. We partner 'Engineers without Borders', 'Water for People' and 'Bridges to Prosperity'. We're STEM ambassadors. We promote WISE (Women in Science & Engineering), we also have our own women's engineering network to promote equality in our industry.
Take a look around our site to see some of the iconic projects we are involved in all around the world! Soon you could be part of award winning CH2M.
Please note that for this role we are only considering applications from candidates with valid working rights for the UK. CH2M will not sponsor an employment visa to fill this position.

Job Location CH2M, WarringtonWarrington, GB
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