Birmingham, West Midlands
£300 - £330 per day + Inside IR35
3 months ago
- be the route wide geotechnical subject matter lead (SML) and the main interface with ID's geotechnical subject matter experts
- be the designate Principal Designer's Representative for route wide geotechnical design issues
- lead the area teams in the definition of geotechnical scope, including required investigations
- develop project specific geotechnical proposals to meet requirements;
- support the area teams to deliver consistent, value for money solutions across Phase 2.
- Review technical submissions from the design consultants and technical standards for the geotechnical engineering of the project where these relate to route wide earthworks;
- work with the construction and logistics and transport assessment team to minimise the impact of earthworks operations on the adjacent communities;
- regularly report on progress, issues and programme; and deputise for the Civil Engineering Manager as required.
You will be expected to:
- actively promote and embed Equality Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in all your work, and support and comply with all organisational initiatives, policies and procedures on EDI;
- enable and support project delivery as the subject matter lead (SML) for Phase 2 geotechnical matters;
- provide specialist knowledge and leadership for the geotechnical discipline and associated delivery support to the business;
- refine scope of PSC input;
- manage the delivery of the geotechnical discipline requirements by the PSC in accordance with the specification and requirements required by ID.
- Interface with ID to ensure the evidence is provided that the technical and assurance requirements are met by the PSCs in their documentation;
- From the reference design, manage the production of Planning Application packages and the ITT for the D&B main civils works contracts and help assess tender returns.
- Integrate the geotechnical discipline with the other project disciplines and delivery area teams including architecture, civils, rail, environment, third party interface, construction logistics and planning, etc.
- Support the area teams through detailed design and construction by D&B contractors to ensure project specification and requirements are met and delivered in a consistent manner.
- Ensure that all designs are assured in accordance with the Technical Assurance Plan.
- Ensure safety is a key priority in all aspects of the role.
- Ensure that all designs are carried out with safe construction and maintenance as a key priority.
- Participate in CDM reviews, etc., as required, to ensure all CDM requirements are met.
Knowledge, Skills, Expertise
- Must be fully conversant with relevant geotechnical engineering principles and standards and be able to interpret these in the railway environment.
- Degree qualified Chartered Engineer with a demonstrable track record of succeeding in a similar role on a major rail or infrastructure project in a multi-disciplinary design and delivery environment.
- Comprehensive understanding of earthworks engineering, including engineering geomorphology, ground treatments, foundation engineering, embankments and cuttings, reporting and associated risk management.
- Comprehensive understanding of minerals assessment, mining/extraction and mining dereliction issues.
- Good knowledge of FEM numerical analytical methods and associated information requirements, as well as a good understanding of contaminated and other land investigation, assessment and remediation is desirable.
- Good core IT skills including outlook, excel and PowerPoint
- Strong communication and influencing skills.
- Excellent inter-personal skills with proven ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplined management team.
- Proven ability to organise and plan in order to meet project deadlines.
- Willingness to travel to meetings outside the normal place of work.
- The individual should be willing to work flexible hours in order to meet project deadlines.