Senior Design Engineer

J Murphy & Sons
London (North)
From £ 45000.0 to 63000.0 per year, competitive salary, car allowance
18 May 2018
25 May 2018
Company description: As an infrastructure specialist, Murphy directly employs more than 4,000 engineers, professional managers and skilled operatives across the world. We operate in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, USA, Australia and the Middle East. We have a number of specialist capabilities such as pipelines, process, marine, tunnelling and piling, and we invest heavily in our substantial holding of plant, equipment and facilities. Job description: Main Purpose of Role To provide, or to lead a team providing safe, practical and economic designs for internal clients to a high standard of professional competence and in compliance with Company procedures. Key Resppnsibilities Establish and promote best practice in health, safety and environmental matters in conjunction with the SHQE department. Represent the design department when necessary at internal and external meetings, Manage the interface with external or in house design teams on behalf of the Design Manager. Liaise with other departments and project teams within the company with respect to design requirements. Undertake site visits when appropriate. Undertake the responsibilities of project design engineer if appointed. Ensure that design work undertaken is carried out in accordance with company procedures and that a high level of professionalism is maintained. Ensure that chargeable work is identified and evaluated including the preparation of adequate records of time spent. Ensure that feedback on design work is collated and saved in accordance with procedure. Coach individual staff members. Prepare conceptual designs from with a view to the preparation of safe, practical and economic designs in accordance with current legislation. Prepare detailed designs in accordance with current standards and codes including calculations, design risk assessments and sufficiently detailed sketches for the preparation of working drawings. Check the design work of other staff members and external designers. Summarise quantities relating to design tasks for pricing purposes. Maintain responsibility for the storage, filing and archiving of documents relevant to your design tasks. Provide advice and guidance on design and operational issues. Limited responsibility for preparation of design tenders and sub contracts. Administration and monitoring of Change Controls. Reporting of monthly progress report. Implementation of Temporary Works requirements and associated registers. Produce design or checking services to the requisite standards on behalf of the Company. Attend monthly site progress meetings. Skills, Experience & Qualifications Construction/Design Experience - 2 years (degree), 5 years (HND/HNC) Computer literate with strong skills in Microsoft Excel and other design based software such as AutoCad and TEDDS Working knowledge of CDM 2007 Experience of managing a team Design experience and mainetnance of railway structures. This job was originally posted as