• Technical Director - Geotechnical , Tunnels and Underground Structures , Jobs in United Kingdom - 23803367

  • COWI India Pvt Ltd
  • United Kingdom, Uk
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  • 0 - 3 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

Job Description:

Are you a career minded technical professional and looking for a right opportunity Here is your chance to be part of COWIs established tunnelling and civil engineering teams and to work on some of the UKs most complex and challenging projects

Since 1930, COWI has pushed the boundaries of design through our involvement on major infrastructure projects worldwide As part of COWIs Bridge, Tunnel and Marine Structures (BTM) business line, we manage our projects from offices located in the UK, Scandinavia, Germany, Middle East, India, SE Asia and North America

With a full set of world-class competencies within tunnelling and infrastructure engineering, combined with local presence and experience, our talented and dedicated professionals are ready to take on the most complex projects anywhere in the world no matter how large or small

In the UK, COWI UKs specialist tunnelling business have in-depth experience in civil, structural, geotechnical engineering and M&E including the development of underground space and infrastructure We offer a dynamic work environment where multi-cultural teams from all over the world strive for the best results; we are recognised as a centre of excellence for quality, innovation and are the clients first choice Our philosophy of getting it right first time in tandem with producing alternative designs to ensure safe, economic and sustainable solutions has firmly established COWI as a leader in its field


This is a superb opportunity for an experienced and career minded technical professional to join our established tunnelling and civil engineering teams and to work on some of the UKs most complex and challenging projects

Our projects are diverse, technically challenging, always absorbing and include new tunnels and shafts, underground structures and developments, rail & road plus onshore windfarms

COWI UK acknowledges the employees as our most valuable asset We recruit the best people, retain, share knowledge & expertise and engage our employees through interesting and challenging projects being part of the COWI team


As the Technical Director, you will have ultimate responsibility for the technical delivery on projects assigned to you including business development, bids / tenders, client liaison and leading a team of engineers and technicians

Here, you will be responsible for the leadership and management of the team of engineers and technicians and will act as a leader for all technical elements, giving advice to the client and their representatives whilst also overseeing, reviewing and approving designs and monitoring progress Also, you will be responsible for managing and co-ordinating projects from feasibility to detailed design and site supervision along with the approval of designs, assessments and calculations in accordance with quality procedures You will also ensure that the design, assessments and checking of designs are in accordance with the current standards and codes of practice

In accordance to this role, you will be responsible for the development of project controls and monitoring of progress against programmes and manage coordination of work undertaken by external sub-contractors and design checkers Here, you will be mentoring building and developing a team of civil/structural engineers, assisting them through chartered status and giving guidance to them so they become recognised industry experts

Additionally, you will be responsible for the preparation of bids and tenders when required and liaison with clients with the goal of maximising business development opportunities where possible


As a Technical Director, we are looking for someone who is a Chartered Civil Engineer (CEng, MICE) with a first degree in Civil Engineering and a relevant second degree (MSc, PhD) in Geotechnical Engineering

The position accordingly requires someone who possess extensive experience of working within a consulting environment ideally on tunnelling, underground structures projects and rail projects, although serious consideration will be given to candidates who possess significant experience on heavy civil structures projects

As a Technical Director, you should have high level technical skills and experience of soil / structure interaction, including finite element numerical analysis along with proven business development and client relationship building skills, to lead technical input for bids and tenders Also, you will be responsible to support, mentor and develop less experienced engineers with a demonstrable record of building and developing a team of geotechnical engineers and experience of assisting engineers through chartered status and guiding them towards becoming recognised industry experts as an accomplished team leader with the sound understanding of CDM Regulations, risk assessment process and UK standards and equivalent Eurocode

Furthermore, you should have excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels


At COWI, we offer exciting careers and emphasise personal development, accountability and independence in everything we do

We maintain a great social environment and provide many opportunities to influence your own development through targeted training, coaching and knowledge sharing


If you would like further information on the position, please contact

David Haynes

Talent Acquisition Manager

Phone 44 2079 407600

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Software Services, Internet/Dot com/ISP
Functional Area : Engg. project Mgmt./site Engg./Civil Engg.
Role : Civil
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 12th Apr 2020

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