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CEM - Contractors Engineering Manager - Rail Civil

Caval Limited
City of London, City and County of the City of London
£75000 - £85000/annum Car & Package
Closing date
Jun 23, 2023

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Transportation Engineering
Position Type
Manager / Leader
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
CEM - Contractors Engineering Manager - Rail Civil x 2

Salary - £80-85,000 + Car & Package

Location - London South & Remote Working 2/3 days

Are you an experienced Contractors Engineering Manager "CEM" with a strong background in managing civil contractors? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment where you can utilise your technical expertise and leadership skills? We have an exciting opportunity for a Contractors Engineering Manager to join a Dynamic Team!

My client has been operating in the UK civil space for over 80 years. And is one of the UK's largest engineering companies operating across a number of sectors including Rail, Highways, Aviation, Renewables and Utilities.

Position Overview:

As a Contractors Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing the technical aspects of Rail Civil projects executed by external contractors. You will collaborate closely with internal engineering teams, project managers, and contractors to ensure the seamless execution of engineering activities. Your expertise in contractor management, engineering design, and construction methodologies will be critical to your success in this role.


Reporting to the Technical Director as an Engineering Manager your responsibilities will include:

Using initiative and confidence to put forward solutions based on sound engineering principles.
Challenging the brief, enabling innovative development of unambiguous engineering solutions from feasibility through to detailed design.
Design and checking of engineering solutions.
Production of clear, consistent, referenced calculations, reports and sketches to current CoP and Standards.
Clear communication of design philosophy and requirements with other team members.
Appreciation of the team's financial, quality and programme targets.
Promoting safe working practices in all areas.
Management of staff and projects
Provide guidance on design and engineering matters to all stakeholders including the leadership teams.
Manage Contractors Responsible Engineers (CRE's) within the business.
Act as the company's representative at industry and client events, for example safety by design briefings, cascading information internally to relevant parties.
Act as the Company's Temporary Works Champion.
Act as Contractors Engineering Manager on projects as needed.
Ensure the communication and implementation of engineering requirements with respect to construction works undertaken by the Company and its Subcontractors
Track the progress and ensure the high standard of designs and engineering management acrossthe company
Ensure the fitness and use of Inspection and Test Plans across the company.
Coach & develop future CEM's and CRE's within the business.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate experience of having worked as a Network Rail signed off Contractors Engineering Manager or a Designated Project Engineer . Ideally Chartered the candidate will also be able to demonstrate construction design experience gained from within the UK Rail Sector.
Working for this ambitious and growing company that successful candidate will also be rewarded with a basic salary up to £90k plus a car allowance, company bonus and benefits.To apply the successful candidate will have /be the following:

Experience within construction industry, in particular rail civil and design experience.
Previously acted as a Network Rail signed off CEM.
Chartership status: CEng or MICE
Experience of renewal project in the civil rail environment.
Temporary works designated individual competency - advantageous
Worked within the UK Rail sector for a significant part of their career and will have good knowledge of CDM regulations, Network Rail Group and line standards.
Strong communication skills
Team player

If you are ready to take on this challenging role and contribute to the success of our construction projects, please submit your resume and a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience

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