Engineering Manager


£55,000 - £65,000

Closes 28/02/2022

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Story Contracting is a successful business combining the skills, resources and experience of rail and construction, working as a collaborative partner. Celebrating over 30 years in the general construction industry, and with over 20 years’ experience of permanent way and rail related building and civil engineering projects, Story Contracting has grown into a highly respected company.  As part of that continued growth, we now have a new opportunity for an Engineering Manager in our Story Scotland division.

Based from Blantyre, and reporting to the Engineering Director, you will provide dependable and competent technical leadership and advice to the project teams throughout our portfolio of works. You will need to have a wide-ranging experience of the railway industry and be a specialist in one of the core disciplines where Story Contracting deliver the majority of schemes, however a sound knowledge of other disciplines to assist inter disciplinary interface would be advantageous. The role-holder will have demonstrable experience of delivery of multi-disciplinary projects with a system engineering capability.

We are seeking candidates that can manage the technical aspects of a project throughout the full life cycle through pre-construction from early feasibility and design phases, through to delivery and successful hand back and commissioning.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Discharge the duties of Contractors Engineering Manager (CEM) in accordance with NR/L2/RSE/02009 on behalf of Story Contracting on a scheme specific basis throughout the lifecycle of the project.
  • Act as Temporary Works Manager for the division which they are responsible
  • Where required, also discharge the duties of Contractors Responsible Engineer (CRE) in accordance with NR/L2/RSE/02009 and Temporary Works Coordinator (TWC) in accordance with BS5975.
  • Oversee all technical aspects of project delivery by supporting our site-based construction management team. Take accountability for the quality assurance of our projects by supporting the supervisory and engineering teams in the management of Quality Plans and Temporary Works.
  • Provide support to the various teams offering technical guidance and best practice with particular emphasis on the estimating function, design, project development.
  • Take an active role in the development of the engineering capability for junior and graduate engineers, within Story Contracting by providing Continuous Professional Development, mentorship and guidance to CRE candidates.
  • Provide support to the Engineering Director to develop new and existing work streams by providing confidence in the company’s ability to plan and execute works to the highest standards.

As the right candidate for this role, you will preferably be a degree-qualified engineer and a member of a suitable professional engineering institution and held the role of CEM or DPE previously. You will have a high level of understanding on all current safety legislation and be able to contribute to the safe management of design, development and construction. An in-depth knowledge of Network Rail Standards and the Engineering Lifecycle of a project is also a key requirement.

The role attracts a competitive salary with opportunities to progress and develop. We also operate an agile working policy to suit our peoples’ needs.

‘Doing it Right’ is really important to us, so if you believe you have the skills to help deliver projects to the highest standard, this could be the right opportunity for you. In return, you will be joining a business that’s going places and offers an excellent working environment along with a competitive salary, company car or allowance, matched Company pension contributions of up to 5% of salary, help towards healthcare costs, national retail discounts and access to our cycle to work scheme.

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