• Job Reference: Test Engineering
  • Date Posted: 7 February 2018
  • Recruiter: Hotlizard
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
  • Sector: Engineering, I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Customer Support
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  • Telephone: +44 (0)1635 527900

Job Description

The Client is a global leader in consulting, design and programme management. We love to tackle complex challenges, and we know that our best solutions come out of close, trusted partnerships with our clients and the communities we touch.

Be a part of something Special: Every professional aspires to be part of something special, to innovate and to change the world for the better; leaving their ideas & visions imprinted in the landscape for future generations to wonder ‘how’ as they marvel at the scale & complexity in front of them.

We are fortunate to work towards this every day, enhancing the lives of the communities around us & greatly improving infrastructure for business and the economy to compete & thrive.

Our team have exciting opportunities across our portfolio including; Programme Delivery Partner for Highways England, SMART/Major Motorways, Network Rail, Local Authority frameworks, Flood/Environmental frameworks & Major Ground Investigations.

The Role: Delivers cost-effective design solutions that comply with the project & statutory requirements, supporting the wider engineering team. Reviews & assesses technical submissions from design contractors determining compliance with standards and requirements.

Key Responsibilities:
Explore opportunities for developing local community benefits & solutions
Support design contractors, informing & supporting them in delivering design work that complies with requirements
Identify & assess design risks within the project
Ensure technical submissions comply with the accepted format & design requirements
Liaise with external stakeholders; fully capturing their input and balance that with the overall business and technical requirements, with the support of senior team members
Deliver safe & affordable design solutions that meet requirements, ensure value for money at all stages of the client development
Attend public consultation & planning forums, working with local communities identifying priorities 

The Opportunity: We are appointed as partners for nationally significant infrastructure projects where we work as an integrated team alongside our clients managing engineering and other professional services companies to deliver exciting schemes on time and within budget. Once in a lifetime opportunities to help deliver on world class projects.

We are constantly striving to further enhance our team resources. We are therefore interested in experienced engineering, environmental & other project professionals. The opportunity is there to work alongside talented colleagues and collaborative senior management. We continually look to further enhance capability through diverse & challenging work as well as training, development plans & mentorships.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:
Degree in Civil or Mechanical Engineering
Communicate, engage & influence a variety of external stakeholders at public forums
Achieved or working towards professional member status
Strong written & spoken communication, interpersonal & influencing skills
Demonstrable knowledge of engineering design principles achieving optimal design outputs
Carry out robust independent checks on a wide variety of designs & produce, interpret & assess specifications, standards & technical reports
Communicate complex issues to stakeholders
Strong planning & organisational skills, delivering under pressure meeting tight deadlines whilst gathering input from other functions
Extensive experience of design & engineering, ranging from feasibility to detail design, working on a large, complex infrastructure project
Resolve complex design problems, demonstrating a tenacious approach tackling problems whilst maintaining attention to detail
Develop excellent relationships with a range of multidisciplinary stakeholders, demonstrating strong influencing skills

Our 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.

Please note that for this role we are only considering applications from candidates with valid working rights for the UK who are willing to accept local employment contract conditions. we will not sponsor an employment visa to fill this position or offer expatriate employment terms.