Lead Digital Engineer

North West London
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CarmichaelUK are recruiting for a Lead Digital Engineer on behalf of a Tier 1 contractor. 


Role Summary

Leads the implementation and maintenance of a divisional digital design and construction strategy. Balances an understanding of traditional design, procurement and delivery of projects within a building contracting environment together with specialist knowledge of digital design and construction techniques and workflows. Leads in the research, development and roll out of digital solutions within a division and across projects.


Tasks & Responsibilities


  • Assesses current BIM/digital practices within the business, leads the technology and process transformation required as an output of these findings.

  • Responsible for researching and standardising the divisions Digital/BIM workflows across design, planning, construction, and handover into aftercare.

  • Researches, develops, designs, and manages technology solutions for design, planning, construction, and handover of built environment projects.

  • Understands architecture, engineering and construction supporting customers, external consultants, and our internal teams with their learning and development regarding digital design and construction.

  • Integrates with Digital Engineering team to contribute to the maintenance of accreditations, innovation projects and implementation of best practice across the wider group.

  • Develops and maintains processes, documents best practices, and provides for digital design and construction knowledge sharing within the digital\BIM community within the Building division

  • Represent at academic, professional and industry events serving as a spokesperson in the marketplace and advocate for digital transformation.

  • Assists where required in the identification of appropriate resources for tenders with digital\BIM requirements within the business.

  • Supports regional teams in the assessment of tender stage OIRs\EIRs\AIRs, sources external fees for specific digital capabilities\capacity as and when tenders and projects require.

  • Collaborates with Bid Managers, Design Mangers and regional digital leads to develop high quality tender stage Pre-BEP’s and post contract BEP’s.

  • Assists project teams in establishing the digital design and construct process for inclusion in the Project Execution Plan and Information Management Plan.

  • Develops digital KPI’s, maturity assessments and ROI tools for deployment on projects and across the business to facilitate standardised adoption and validation of value added.

  • Attends project sites to review levels of adoption of planned digital solutions supporting teams to achieve desired outcomes where required.

  • Develops, maintains, and implements digital design and construction training programs for staff.

  • Is the business’s constant voice for change in the field of digital design and construction both internally and externally. Helps position as a thought leader in the eyes of our people and the wider marketplace.