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Temporary Works Manager

Posted: 28 Sep 2020 Closes: 27 Nov 2020
Cambridgeshire-Peterborough, UK Competitive
Permanent & Full-time COS_4525

About Costain and your project.

As our new Temporary Works Manager, you'll ensure that all Temporary Works are adequately and safely designed, constructed, implemented and removed in accordance with Project Procedures and industry standards.

Anglian Water has created a new deliver enterprise - the Strategic Pipeline Alliance (SPA). The projects purpose is to 'Make the East of England resilient to the effects of drought'. Achieving our purpose will ensure the security of water supply for future generations, over decades to come.

By delivering a smart and resilient transfer system through the delivery of Pipelines, Pumping Stations and associated structures, we will be capable of delivering large scale strategic assets and complex systems to our current asset base by ensuring that these are digitally enabled.

Essential to contributing to our ambitious and exciting ambitions is our ability to gather, manage and analyse information of our region's geography to ensure we make innovative and smart decisions. With this in mind, we are looking for a

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.

This role is for our Strategic Pipeline Alliance (SPA) with Anglian Water, based in Peterborough.
What will I be doing?

As our new Temporary Works Manager, you'll ensure that all Temporary Works are adequately and safely designed, constructed, implemented and removed in accordance with Project Procedures and industry standards.

Operating with the customer at heart, you'll understand the Client and Alliance Partners' Environment and Sustainability Policies, Processes and Statutory Requirements as they affect operations and ensure that the obligations, as applicable within their discipline, are implemented on the project.

Key responsibilities:
  • Ensure satisfactory Temporary Works design is carried out on a consistent basis
  • Agree with the Designers/Checkers and other parties on the level of risk and temporary design check
  • Ensure an adequate detailed design brief is in place, with full consultation, in accordance with the actual situation on site
  • Ensure that the design is independently checked for concept, structural adequacy and compliance with the brief
  • Oversee Temporary Works documentation to ensure it is adequately recorded and maintained within the project management systems
  • Advise the permanent works designer of any temporary conditions, or loads, that should be considered in the permanent works design
  • Mentor, coach and develop a team to enhance individual and collective skills and output
About you

A little bit about your skills, experience and behaviours....

To join the Engineering and Integration team in this highly involved and pivotal role, you'll hold a Civil / Structural Engineering Qualification, minimum of HNC/HND, preferably BEng, BSc or higher. In addition, you'll be a CSCS Card holder and a CITB Temporary Works Coordinator Course and completed SMSTS courses would be beneficial.

Your knowledge and experience of civil engineering of large scale projects along with strong interpersonal organisational team working skills and the ability to communicate clearly and effectively will be key as you look to lead and inspire a team towards industry excellence.

If you are looking for the next step in your engineering career and want to make a difference, please apply today!

Our behaviours

Not only do we look for the best talent to join us on our journey, we also look for individuals to demonstrate key behaviours to align with our values and believes. Our behaviours are:

Collaboration; Integrating; Agile; Leadership; Learning; Open and Honest; Caring

Final Statement

The SPA Alliance. Building Resilience. Building Pipelines. Building career aspirations.

As part of SPA's commitment to diversity and inclusion, we are challenging ourselves to address and remove unconscious bias within our recruitment and selection process. Initial reviews of CV's and applications forms are anonymised and not issued to the hiring manager.

We ask that before you apply for a role, please make every effort to remove the information below:

  • Partner organisation (current employer)
  • Dates (of roles and qualifications)
  • Personal info:
      • Contact details
      • Gender
      • Date of birth
      • Address
  • Projects (if linked to SPA, AW or may identify current partner)
  • Header/ Footers that include reference to partner or personal info
  • Name (can be included in title but not embedded throughout application/ CV i.e. written in third person

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.

Please note this is an advert for our job vacancy, and therefore may not be inclusive of all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the role described, and may be amended at any time at the sole discretion of Costain. For a full role profile, please contact us:

The closing date for this vacancy may be subject to change any time at the sole discretion of the Business.

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