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Civil and Structural Engineering Lead

Central London, South East, WC2B 6AA
Closing date
May 22, 2024

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Civil and Structural Engineering Lead - Owner's Engineer - Interconnector Converter Site - London - Full Time - Permanent

We're looking for a Civil and Structural Engineering Lead in London!

This role would suit an, ideally Chartered, consulting engineer with a strong background in Civil and Structural design & review for complex projects. Priority will be given to those with Interconnector Converter Site Development experience, but those with a strong technical background in other sectors will also be considered.

The Company:
An international project, cost, and asset management consultancy in Central London with an illustrious reputation within the industry. They are highly regarded both for the technical excellence of their teams, but also as an outstanding place to work.

The Project & Your New Role:
The project concerns the Civil and Structural development of a Converter Site in the Isle of Grain. The Converter Site will contain the hardware that will facilitate the conversion between HVDC and HVAC, following its import and export through a 1.4GW bi-directional 525kV Interconnector between the United Kingdom and Germany.

The role as Civil and Structural Engineering Lead, acting as Owner's Engineer, will primarily involve interfacing with the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) Contractor, reviewing and checking designs of the Civil and Structural elements related to the Converter Site to ensure they are designed and constructed to UK standards.

  • Offering 'Owner's Engineer' services, you will review designs procured by the EPC contractor and ensure that the proposed and ongoing works are correct, compliant with UK standards, and commercially sound.
  • Managing the technical review of associated documentation.
  • Leading, mentoring and managing the workload of your team and resources in Germany where necessary.
  • Function as an independent advocate and risk-mitigator for the project's owner.
  • Attending the office of the EPC contractor in Holborn.
  • Liaise with the team in Germany, including visits.

  • Chartership with a suitable professional institution OR equivalent proven experience.
  • A deep understanding of Civil/Structural Engineering design gained through consultancy experience.
  • The required authority, expertise, and communication skills to speak plainly with the EPC Contractor about required amendments to the project.

  • German speaking.
  • Experience on Interconnector projects.

Benefits Include:
  • Pension Scheme.
  • Life Insurance.
  • Full private Medical Insurance and a Medical Cash Plan (including optical and dental cover).
  • Childcare voucher and cycle to work schemes.
  • Shopping discounts, savings on cinema tickets, hotel bookings and insurances.
  • Up to 27 days holiday plus bank holiday and 2 days charity leave each year.

Please apply with your CV if you are interested. Contact George Banks on 07787 736270 for further, informal discussion.

Aldwych Consulting values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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.


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