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Chief Engineer Control and Instrumentation - C&I Technical Authority

Posted: 14 Dec 2020 Closes: 12 Feb 2021
Manchester Business Park, UK Competitive
Permanent & Full-time COS_5234

About Costain and your project.

Costain helps to improve people's lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK's energy, water and transportation infrastructures.

What will I be doing?

As Control and Instrumentation Technical Authority you will be:

Responsible for C&I Technical assurance and leadership to Costain Natural Resources and Transport division, with a focus on engineering and design operations as part of a multi-discipline TA team. Support will be required at all stages of project delivery, client engagement, tendering, concept, detailed design, construction, commissioning, handover and legacy remedial works.

Have sufficient breadth of experience to work across multiple project types include energy, power, water, highways, defence and rail, reflecting the diversity of Costain's current portfolio. Develop engineering / design and build phase estimates for projects and studies

Agile and able to provide proactive engaged support and have a strong understanding of project risks and mitigation measures. Be able to work as part of a multi-discipline team to achieve project goals.

Responsible for achieving safe-by-design, compliant, future proofed, cost-effective, sustainable, digitally enabled C&I output.

Responsible for C&I corporate processes, including technical, competency, software systems, technical standards, innovation and ensuring lessons learnt are embedded. Have knowledge of UK regulatory framework and global best practice for areas of focus, such as cybersecurity, obsolescence and increased digitisation of client systems

Support the recruitment of staff and contract personnel, in Costain and our supply chain. Aid the professional development of individuals and coordinate with professional institutions.

Be flexible in outlook, remain open to market and project changes. Inspire collaboration and upskilling across the teams.

About you

As Control and Instrumentation Technical Authority you will be / have:

Proven track record in C&I across a wider range of industries, under-pinned with UK professional certifications. Be a UK Chartered Engineer with a history of continued professional development and robust technically focussed knowledge and ability.

Understand engineering and design operations, be able to deliver works personally for estimates, assurance, reports, audits, inspections, client presentations and similar. Be able to work on sensitive projects and develop sensitive documents.

In depth knowledge of UK project delivery across multiple sectors, supply chains, professional organisations, codes / standards, risk and safety.

Held similar roles previously or be able to illustrate your fit for the role. Have experience of multi-discipline projects.

Be a strong communicator, presenter and provide visible engaging leadership.
Final Statement

We listened to our employees so our Core Benefits are funded by us and include a Group Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, Income Protection and funded membership to a Professional Institute. In addition to this we also offer a Private Healthcare Scheme, Private Dental Scheme, Cycle to Work, Volunteering Days and Save as You Earn Scheme.

At Costain we aim to be an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation to continue to meet our customers' needs. We will be industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds will be proud to work for Costain. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.

We actively encourage applications from candidates who have a relationship with the armed forces community whether as a currently serving member or reservist, ex-military or wounded personnel or as a member of a service family.

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