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Design Manager-Technical Lead South

Requisition ID:  233960

Requisition Posting End Date: 07/31/2021


Bechtel Overview

Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.


Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact.


We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. Core to Bechtel are our values –ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our covenants –integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what we believe, what customers can expect, and how we deliver.


Project Overview 

This position is for the Dublin Airport Capital Investment Programme in Dublin, Ireland. Bechtel will be working in an integrated team with our client to support the delivery of a Capital Investment Plan of circa €2bn within an operating airport environment at Dublin Airport. 


The ideal candidate would be a team player capable of adaptation to an integrated team environment. A driven self-starter, confident, agile, articulate and capable of leading change by example. Collaborative and flexible to meet all the demands of the client. 


Role Overview 

The Technical Lead shall be responsible for co-ordinating the work of in-house design teams and appointed consultants relating to airport terminals and supporting infrastructure. The Technical Lead shall contribute to the overall planning of their respective programme and be directly responsible for planning, programming, controlling and delivering its design content.  


Main Responsibilities 

  • Preparation of design execution plan of work in line with the procurement strategy, covering all stages of the programme delivery from inception to completion. 
  • Support with the planning, integration and execution of BIM within the  Infrastructure Department’s Portfolio in accordance with ISO 19650 standard. 
  • Advise on the coordination, development and management of design procurement. 
  • Formulating targets for the design team. 
  • Assist in the development of the HSSE plan. 
  • Monitor, support and execute the design verification strategy. 
  • Continuous identification and implementation of Lean practices. 
  • Monitor and manage design change in accordance with the Client’s design change management procedure. 
  • Reporting and monitor design non-compliances, progress and risk.  
  • Administer the certification process as executed by the Design Certifier and Assigned Certifier in relation to the Irish Building Regulations (BCAR). 
  • Ensure that the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) Standards Consultation documentation has been prepared to reflect all aspects of the project including any temporary or interim adjustments to aerodrome facilities in accordance with the Client’s procedures. 
  • Ensure that the design component of the Safety File has been finalised and issued for the project in accordance with the Client’s Handover and Completion Procedure 
  • Review and accept As-Built drawings and designs in accordance with the Client’s Handover and Completion Procedure. 



  • 10+ years of technical experience
  • Experience in working on major building and infrastructure projects in the aviation/transportation sector  
  • Knowledge of NEC and FIDIC suite of contracts 



  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills to senior/advanced level. 
  • Able to prepare technical reports and presentations 
  • An ability to work effectively in a team environment 


Basic & Preferred Qualifications 

  • Bachelor degree in civil engineering or equivalent 
  • Chartered member of a relevant professional body preferred 


What we offer
At Bechtel we offer a competitive salary package with the opportunity for flexible working to achieve greater work-life balance. Employee wellbeing is at the centre of our business and Bechtel is committed to offering you the benefits and resources to live healthy lives. We can offer:

  • Flexible Working
  • Life Insurance Program
  • Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Long Term Disability Scheme


Our Commitment

Bechtel’s Vision, Values and Covenants commit us to the ideals of fairness, diversity, inclusion, trust, and collaboration, among others. These values help define our culture, our way of doing business, and the positive impact we aspire to make in the world through our people and projects. At our project sites and offices, we have many colleagues from different nationalities, religions, and backgrounds working together to accomplish amazing things.



Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.