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Design & Construction Engineer (CRE)

Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan
Closing date
Feb 10, 2023

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Founded in 1968 Griffiths are one of the leading civil engineering and construction organisations working in Wales, the English border counties, and the West of England.

We are very proud of our history and what makes us the company we are today. We also have huge ambitions for the future and want to continue our growth and innovation to remain at the leading edge of our industry we offer a range of career development opportunities as a Business Unit of Tarmac PLC. We are looking for people who share this passion, enthusiasm, and collaborative approach to join our team. As part of a global business in CRH, the career opportunities are limitless.

We have a fantastic opportunity for x2 Design & Construction Engineers (CRE) to join our Rail Team. Initially based on Transport for Wales schemes in Treforest, Pontypridd.

We are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it's important that our people come from a variety of backgrounds.

Main ResponsibilitiesReporting to the project Engineering Manager and working with the Project Managers for the Packages of work, you will be required to manage the Engineering Assurance of projects to comply with Company and functional procedures and standards. Key responsibilities for this role will include:

• Maintain technical knowledge and status in line with post.

• Ensure discipline design or construction complies with current applicable standards, legislative requirements and specification.

• Participate in interdisciplinary design check meetings as necessary.

• Provide support for tender processes including review of pre-tender information, planning, estimating and quality submissions.

• Compliance with the Construction (Design) Management Regulations 2015 and the Railways and Other Guided Transport Systems (Safety) Regulations 2006.

• Act as engineering mentor for staff in line with POPs.

• Identify any proposals for improving environmental sustainably or safety performance in regard to construction methodology.

• Input into and review the Construction Phase Plan and any Work Package Plan methodology and risk mitigation measures.

• Carry out periodic reviews of engineers' competencies.

The Ideal CandidateWe are looking for a candidate who possesses the following skills:

• Good communication skills

• Experience of managing temporary and permanent designs

• Good working knowledge on buildability

• Able to interpret drawings and resolve problems with the design and construction team

• Work to the Network Rail Standards as applied to the schemes

Education/Certification Requirements:

Civil Engineering, IEng and working towards to Chartered Status
At least eight years relevant experience in a construction or project management role, within the railway industry
Knowledge of the GRIP & PACE Process
Excellent leadership, communication and IT skills
Relevant CSCS cardWhy TarmacWe offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits:

Company Car/Allowance
Training & Development
Enhanced holiday entitlement
Contributory pension scheme
Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice
Access to join our Employee Communities inc. BAME; LGBTQ+; Working Parents Interested? Why not click here to find out more? Go on… are you ready to build your future?

Alun Griffiths is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community

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