Technical Director, Birmingham

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Civil Engineering

Linum Consult’s client is an industry leader in specialised civil engineering. They are looking for a Technical Director to oversee their special projects department, covering pre-construction, complex temporary works, and non-standard repair works with reinforced concrete. This role will be based in Birmingham.


The duties of the Technical Director will include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Coordinating and delivering the engineering works, ensuring quality, budget, and schedule targets are met
  • Managing the permanent and temporary works designs
  • Reviewing the operational methods and managing any changes in design
  • Ensuring that all engineering works comply with the project and local regulations
  • Being the reference point for all technical matters for the client and project team members
  • Attending progress meetings as required, technical meetings, and following up on all actions
  • Managing the main subcontractors in terms of design programme and design deliverables
  • Liaising and coordinating with internal audits
  • Obtaining design approvals from external consultants
  • Managing the technical project team in terms of programme resources and budget
  • Reviewing and approving all technical documents
  • Managing all technical queries
  • Ensuring that Safety in Design is incorporated within the technical documentation


  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree qualification in Civil Engineering, with a chartership to a professional institution such as IStructE or master’s degree
  • At least 8 years’ experience, with 5 years in a technical design management role for major civils/concrete projects, specifically: excellent knowledge of reinforced concrete
  • Experience of highly technical temporary design solutions, and familiarity with EuroCodes
  • Strong management, organisational, and computer skills
  • Knowledge of BIM and Digital Engineering would be advantageous
  • Fluent in English, with the right to live and work in the UK


If you fulfill ALL of the key criteria for this position, then please submit your application to for the attention of Neill Donald. If your application is successful you will be contacted within 48 hours for a further discussion.

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