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Lead Construction & Integration Engineer

Pertemps Thames Water
Reading, RG1
£46000 - £65000/annum
Closing date
May 20, 2024

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Construction Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
We're excited to announce an opening for a Lead Construction & Integration Engineer to join our team! In this role, you'll oversee all construction activities from start to finish, ensuring buildability and efficient delivery while maintaining site compliance and maximising Thames Water's benefits.
Your role will extend beyond the construction site. You'll provide input during the feasibility, design, and construction phases, own the audit process, and manage the team's day-to-day operations. Your team's work will be crucial in ensuring our waste network projects receive the support needed to keep our customer's waste service in working order, directly impacting customer satisfaction.
What you'll be doing as the Lead Construction & Integration Engineer

As the Lead Construction & Integration Engineer, you will manage the team, which includes direct reports and delivery partners. Your leadership will be instrumental in ensuring the team achieves project delivery outputs, driving performance and development, and fostering brilliant customer engagement.
Take responsibility for team performance and improve engagement of all key stakeholders throughout the stage gate process (end to end).
Encourage the capability of the team to ensure a challenging assurance culture is maintained and engineers can competently and constructively review and advise.
Input into lessons Learned reviews and ensure results are used in future projects.
Identify risks and issues; report to key stakeholders; work with stakeholders to resolve them.
Liaison with Operations and contractors to approve passing through key milestones.
Monitoring and review of the contractor's construction assurance documentation.
Working with the design teams and contractors to resolve issues promptly to minimise the impact on the programme and cost.
Assisting the design teams (contractors and internal) with practical, buildable solutions to meet the brief.
Promoting and monitoring contractor health and safety and working with contractors to address issues and improve site health and safety performance.
Ensuring compliance with environmental requirements in asset design and delivery, monitoring delivery performance and working with contractors to address issues and improve.This role will be hybrid-based. Within the Thames Valley region offices, you will spend 80% of your time in the office or on-site and 20% in hybrid mode.
36 hours a week, Monday to Friday.
This role requires a driver's licence and access to a car. It also comes with a £4.500 car allowance.
What you should bring to the role

Hold a Civil or Mechanical Engineering degree.
Hold a NEBOSH General Certificate or have a strong knowledge of health and safety.
Extensive knowledge of defining and supporting solutions to complex works.
Background in working in multi-stakeholder environments.
Understanding the development of design, construction and operation of infrastructure or non-infrastructure projects.
Understanding of performance and quality management.
Understanding of the stage gate process and intelligent client model.What's in it for you?

Competitive salary from £46,000 per annum to £65,000 per annum.
Car allowance of £4.5k per annum.
26 days holiday per year, increasing to 30 with the length of service. (Plus bank holidays)
Contributory pension - Defined Contribution - Maximum of 12% -2x employee contribution.
Personal Medical Assessments - Open to all once a year.
A wider benefits scheme includes our benefits hub, which is packed with offers and information to save money and support your well-being.Who are we?
At Thames Water, our purpose is crystal clear - to deliver life's essential service so our customers, communities and planet can thrive.

Water is life's great leveller. Every living thing needs it, every single day. From people to plants, birds to bees, farms to factories, we all need it to thrive, and we're committed to taking care of it for us all.

But keeping water flowing is becoming harder. From scorching summers to wetter winters, extreme weather affects everything from our pipes to our local rivers. We need to keep millions more kettles boiling, public services operating, washing machines spinning, showers running and more, so every drop is more precious than ever. Are you ready to play your part?
Working at Thames Water
At Thames Water, we recognise that people are at the heart of our business. To help us succeed in providing life's essential service, we need a range of skills and capabilities, representative of society throughout our business.
We seek to attract and retain a cultural mix of people who can offer different but complementary attitudes, values, talents, and knowledge. We understand the importance of appreciating and harnessing the unique skills, experiences, backgrounds, and differences that each individual brings.
Our over-arching diversity and inclusion aim is to ensure Thames Water is a diverse and inclusive great place to work. We encourage applications from everyone and offer extra support for those who need it throughout the recruitment process.
Find out more about working at Thames Water.
When a crisis happens, we all rally around to support our customers. As part of Team Thames, you'll have the opportunity to sign up to support our customers on the frontline as an ambassador. Full training will be given for what is undoubtedly an incredibly rewarding experience. It's also a great opportunity to learn more about our business, meet colleagues and earn some extra money along the way.
Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we may close the advert earlier than the advertised date, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment

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