Civil Project Engineer - Birmingham, UK

R-033789
Birmingham
  1. Clean power

Job Title:Civil Project Engineer - Birmingham, UK

Shaping energy solutions to empower sustainable connectivity

We combine ABB’s deep technological knowledge and SNC-Lavalin’s project management expertise to create a company dedicated to substations – we are Linxon.

Linxon is a global leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve their performance while lowering environmental impact. Linxon operates in more than 30 countries and employs over 400 people.

We are looking for a highly experienced and motivated Civil Project Engineer to join our team for international turnkey high voltage substation, windfarm and transportation business division, based in Birmingham.

Main Tasks and responsibilities:

The Civil Project Engineer is overall responsible for managing the civil engineering, construction- and contracting activities, starting with tendering activities together with Sales and ending with the hand-over to the service department a/o client, with regard to scope, cost, time and quality so as to obtain the greatest return for Linxon. Willingness to travelling up to 25 % (domestic)

Qualification:

  • To be qualified for this position, individual should have extensive years’ experience in:
  • Developing project requirements, cost estimates, project plans and budgets within the construction industry (preferably on large multi-million dollar projects)
  • Civil and structural design, ability to check and comment on civil documentation in accordance with contractual requirements of tenders / projects
  • Assist in the negotiations and awarding of contracts
  • Monitor, control, and report on progress (costs and budget throughout the project)
  • Resolve disputes, negotiate change orders, communicate decisions to, client, subcontractors and management personnel
  • Select key personnel and subcontractors for the project
  • Knowledge of UK Building Market, Standards and Regulations
  • To liaise with civil designers or resolve site Technical Queries, remedial works and snags
  • To support CDM coordinator / Temporary works coordinator in the enactment of duties

Education/Professional:

Bachelor or Master Degree in civil engineering or another construction related area and a member of a recognised professional institution

Language:

Fluent in English (technical terms written and spoken), other languages an asset

Required Skills:

  • Project Manager
  • Estimating / cost control
  • Civil engineering construction
  • Construction planning & time scheduling
  • Leadership skills
  • Team building
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills

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