Founded in 1968 Griffiths are one of the leading civil engineering and construction organisations working in Wales, the English border counties, and the West of England.

We pride ourselves in providing the “personal touch” establishing and maintaining mutually beneficial relationships at all levels within client organisations, throughout the supply chain and with stakeholders.

We are very proud of our history and what makes us the company we are today. We also have huge ambitions for the future and want to continue our growth and innovation to remain at the leading edge of our industry we offer a range of career development opportunities as a Business Unit of Tarmac PLC. We are looking for people who share this passion, enthusiasm, and collaborative approach to join our team. As part of a global business in CRH, the career opportunities are limitless.

We have a fantastic opportunity for an Engineering Manager to join our Rail Team. Initially based on Transport for Wales schemes in Treforest. We are looking for an experienced Contractors Engineering Manager (CEM) or Senior Contractors Responsible Engineer (CRE) looking to take the next career step. We are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of backgrounds. 

Reporting directly to the Rail Engineering Manager and working with the Operations Managers for the Packages of work, you will be required to manage the Engineering Assurance of any scale of project to comply with Company and functional procedures and standards. Key responsibilities for this role will include:

  • Maintain technical knowledge and status in line with post
  • Ensure discipline design or construction complies with current applicable standards, legislative requirements and specification
  • Participate in interdisciplinary design check meetings as necessary
  • Provide support for tender   processes   including   review of pre-tender   information, planning, estimating and quality submissions
  • Compliance  with  the  Construction  (Design)  Management  Regulations  2015  and  the
  • Railways and Other Guided Transport Systems (Safety) Regulations 2006
  • Act as engineering mentor for staff in line with POPs.
  • Identify any proposals for improving environmental sustainably or safety performance in regard to construction methodology
  • Input  into  and  review  the  Construction  Phase  Plan  and  any  Work  Package  Plan methodology and risk mitigation measures
  • Ensure engineering skill and competency levels in the business and PDP are in place for the engineering staff
  • Carry out periodic reviews of engineers’ competencies.

We are looking for a candidate who possesses the following skills:

  • Good communication skills
  • Able to interpret drawings and resolve problems with the design and construction team
  • Work to the Network Rail Standards as applied to the schemes


Education/Certification Requirements:

  • Civil Engineering, preferably to Chartered Status
  • At least ten years relevant experience in a construction or project management role, within the railway industry
  • Knowledge of the GRIP Process
  • Excellent leadership, communication and IT skills
  • Relevant CSCS card.

Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Location: Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales
Job Reference: tarmac/TP/97/1849

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