Design Manager

JRL Civil Engineering - Borehamwood

Contract: Permanent
Salary: Competitive salary & benefits

Our state of the art head office complete with fitness studios, gyms and cafeteria.

  • Competitive salary, with confidence of working for an established and growing company.
  • Company Pension Scheme.
  • Private Healthcare.
  • Opportunity for progression within the business.
  • An opportunity to work on some of the nation’s most exciting Construction projects.
  • Dedicated Training & Development Department.
  • A stimulating & dynamic environment.
  • Newly refurbished Gym & Multi-purpose Studio in Head Office.
  • Subsidised Cafeteria.
  • Team bonding events.
  • Sporting Events – perfect for the keen cyclist/runner.

With an ambitious strategy, we’re poised for further growth and success, so if you’re committed, talented and enthusiastic, the JRL Group is the right place for you.

Design Manager

Location: Borehamwood, Hertfordshire

JRL Civil Engineering is a part of the JRL Group which encompasses 14+ divisions delivering bespoke solutions for the most complex projects. Since our inception in 2005, we have fast become an industry leader in the installation of Continuous Flight Auger (CFA), Rotary Bored, Cased CFA and Contiguous & Secant Pile Retaining Wall.

In addition to this we have other wide capabilities to provide a self-sufficient piling package which includes design and installation of Working Platforms, piling muck-away, piling attendances and Principle Contractor Role.

Due to upcoming projects, we are now seeking a Design Manager to join the team.


  • Managing a team of designers to produce engineering solutions that are safe, innovative, constructible and economical
  • You will manage workload across the technical team and external design resource (where required)
  • Drive technical market making - developing and maintaining relationships with Consultants and Clients.
  • Support & mentor less experienced members of the technical team, for example senior design engineers, design engineers and graduate engineers.
  • Manage tender and contract design processes in accordance with programmer, budget and technical requirements.
  • Work within teams to develop safe and cost-effective engineering solutions that meet the needs of our clients, ensuring that all relevant technical, health, safety and environmental standards are satisfied.
  • Ensure that any design risks on projects are identified, recorded and appropriately mitigated.


  • Experience in design within piling and foundations engineering with a good working knowledge of Eurocode and British Standards.
  • Demonstrable experience managing teams to deliver in a similar environment.
  • Good understanding of materials and construction methods / processes.
  • Good level of knowledge and understanding of BIM.
  • Good working knowledge of health and safety and environmental legislation.
  • Excellent report writing skills.
  • Willingness to travel frequently across the UK to support wider team and clients.

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