REF: 28694/001
Posted On : 25 Jul 2017

Design Manager - Major Station Upgrade

Note: Hourly rates will vary for payments under PAYE status or via an umbrella company


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Design Manager Engineer skilled in station upgrade works or commercial build projects to join a highly regarded Top Tier civil contractor on a Major Station Upgrade Project based in Central London.

This key role will require interfacing with architectural designers and consulting engineers and candidates with experience working on the main contractor side is highly desirable. The ideal candidate will have had significant UK experience delivering large scale urban realm construction projects (station / terminal / retail) in their final phases of construction.

This will be a challenging career development role that will significantly help further your skills in design management on a major civil construction project and help refine your leadership skills.


Reporting to the Senior Design Manager

  • Collation and distribution of incoming main design drawings, specifications and schedules.

    • Keep the team drawings files up to date and notify Senior Design Manager, Section Managers when drawings arrive.

    • Distribute to the relevant subcontractors at the direction of the Senior Design Manager/Commercial Manager.

    • Collate and issue out drawing lists/specifications/schedules where required.

    • Track and follow up outstanding Site technical Queries (STQ's) from main designers in a timely fashion.

  • Collation and coordination of incoming subcontractor designs.

    • Process sub-contractor design review submittals (SDR'S).

    • Monitor and record incoming SDR information against sub-contractor's programme.

    • Keep files and tracker log up to date for SDR submittals.

    • Review the sub-contractor designs to ensure it meets the performance criteria set by the base information, which completes the design as set out within the sub-contractors design package scope.

    • Ensure interfacing designs delivered as part of separate packages are well coordinated and cover the full scope of contractor design works, by following the Sub-contractor Technical Interface Review, (STIR) process.

    • Distribute sub-contractor designs to the main designer for review and comment, ensuring the review is completed within required timescales and through the most efficient means.

  • Updating design issues and tracker log.

    • Keep Design Tracker Log up to date on a weekly basis.

    • Keep Pre Con tracker up to date on a weekly basis.

    • Keep Design Contents Register up to date on a weekly basis.

    • Update log and track STQ's raised by subcontractors.


  • Degree in Engineering or relevant HNC/HND equivalent

  • Experience working on large scale urban realm construction projects as a Design Manager

  • High degree of technical design knowledge

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK to apply for this position and will be required to provide the appropriate original evidence. Throughout the business, CarmichaelUK promotes a culture where diversity is welcomed and celebrated. We place paramount importance on our inclusive recruitment philosophy and will do our very best to support those applicants who may need adjustments in order to take part in the recruitment process. Please do let us know if you require any additional assistance by calling us on 020 8522 8888 and we will be pleased to help where possible. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business. To view similar positions at various locations throughout the UK visit our website.

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