Senior Utilities Consultant

We are seeking to employ a Senior Utilities Consultant to be based in our London, Manchester, Cambridge or Farnborough office.

We are seeking to employ a full time Senior Utilities Consultant within our Infrastructure and Environment Group who will benefit from our agile home/office working scheme.

The role

We are currently seeking a Senior Engineer with proven experience dealing with:

  • The planning, design and procurement of new utilities (and energy networks) in support of a wide array of commercial and residential development projects but often large multi-phase mixed-use greenfield or residential led urban regeneration projects.
  • The delivery of complex utility enabling works including temporary and permanent diversions and disconnections within major building projects often in constrained urban environments.

Most of the Team is based in London (London Bridge) although some are in Manchester (Charlotte Street). We also have offices in Farnborough or Cambridge and will consider candidates who would wish to be based in these offices.

Your Responsibilities Will Include, But Are Not Limited To:

  • Together with our Associates/Associate Directors meet with commercial and residential developers and/or landowners to understand their technical needs and commercial drivers and develop proposals that meet their needs.
  • Once appointed by a client then consult with utility undertakers and other utility, energy and data service providers to understand opportunities, risks and costs associated with our client’s development proposals and advise of these risks, costs and opportunities via meetings, sketches, presentations and reports.
  • Develop utility designs directly and via third parties and coordinate (using our in-house Engineering and CAD Technicians as required), often to support a client’s groundworks tender, whereby tender and contract drawings will be developed.
  • Procure the services of specialist utility and multi-utility contractors and undertakers by developing scopes and specifications as part of a wider Employers Requirement document using drawings and other documents as required. This might be new connections related work, early utility enabling works, or likely both.
  • Manage the delivery of critical utility enabling and new connection works often alongside third-party Project Management and Cost Consultancy Practises.
  • Report back to our client on progress and issue any relevant instructions to contractors.
  • Lead utilities progress meetings as required to progress the works.
  • Review as-constructed data and closeout or reconcile final costs.
  • Using timesheets understand your impact on project costs and profitability.
  • Take ownership of the delivery of all the above under the direction of a Project or Associate Director and utilising wider resources within Hilson Moran.

We’d like to hear from you if you have

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Understanding and past working relationship with Commercial and or residential developers, utility undertakers and independent utility or energy network operators.
  • Understanding of utilities infrastructure including costs and programme risks, as well as their own costs.
  • Experience of planning, managing, and delivering utilities infrastructure for major development projects.
  • Experience in presentation and spreadsheet skills with the ability to check technical documents is a necessity.
  • Experience in influencing verbally through sketches (We use Bluebeam) and written word (reports).
  • Self-starter and be able to plan your own workload.
  • Specific academic qualifications are not required you will be working with professional and chartered engineers, town planners, architects and project managers.

All Applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. Hilson Moran is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all communities