Senior Design Manager

Senior Design Manager

Our engineering capability sets us apart. We believe our ability to move with the market and embrace new technologies comes down to the strength of our teams. This opportunity will see you join our multi-disciplined in-house engineering team working to solve complex problems throughout the project lifecycle.


About the role


The successful candidate will be accountable for planning & design, managing and controlling assigned project(s) to ensure timely completion, compliance with customer requirements, maximum efficiency in the use of Company resources and maximum profitability.

An effective leader, you will be able to lead a design team and communicate to all stakeholders. The position is also responsible for all technical work on a project in accordance with the OHS&E, contract and QA requirements

  • Prepare and maintain the Design Plan for the duration of the project
  • Ensure that all elements of the design are coordinated between all design team members
  • Ensure that all necessary reviews, verifications and validations are planned and conducted, and the outcomes of these are incorporated into the design
  • Monitor external design consultants to ensure that the elements of their design (including verification) are coordinated with overall design, procurement and construction requirements,
  • Liaise with all relevant Authorities on design and construction permits and approvals
  • Monitor and control timeliness of outputs for all design and liaise with the Project Manager to ensure project requirements are satisfied
  • Monitor and control design costs within budget and liaise with the Project Manager in relation to any design changes


About You


You want to be part of something bigger, whatever the challenge you see it as the chance to create value. Ideally you will have:

  • 4 year degree qualification to Bachelor status in engineering

  • Qualifications acceptable for Member grade of Engineers Australia

  • Experience in previous Design Management positions supporting D&C substation / transmission lines projects up to 330kV and preferably 500kV and Power Generation projects upto 300MW

  • Strong communication skills (oral & written) including strong negotiation and influencing skills and the ability to establish effective working relationships with a variety of people at different levels both internally and externally.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently to organise and prioritise demands, handle multiple complex tasks simultaneously, set and meet deadlines and follow-through within a fast paced environment with multiple and competing demands

What we offer

  • Diverse opportunities to grow, back yourself and achieve

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Ongoing training for career progression

  • A competitive remuneration package with salary continuance insurance, employee assistance program for employees and their families, AIA Vitality wellness program and Discounts on private health insurance, vehicles, travel and more

What makes you right for UGL

  • Ability to provide a safe, supportive and positive workplace

  • Empower a united and collaborative culture

  • Deliver technical excellence and create efficient, innovative solutions

  • Build an enviable reputation and the trust of employees, clients and other stakeholders

  • Genuine concern for safety

About Us

UGL is a well-known and respected for providing end-to-end engineering, construction and maintenance services within; rail and transport, communications and technology systems, oil and gas, power, renewables and resources, water and defence markets. UGL partners with some of the worlds largest blue-chip companies and government agencies, private enterprises and public institutions. We are a member of the CIMIC Group of companies

At UGL, we value diversity in the backgrounds, ideas, work styles and perspectives of our team. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourage people with disability, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, mature aged workers and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

Please note that relevant screening checks will be conducted as part of the recruitment process. These may include a national criminal history check and for you to undergo pre-employment medical assessment including drug and alcohol screen.

07/09/2020 $0 CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs 1 Engineering
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