Senior Design Manager - MEICA


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced MEICA Design Manager with a strong technical Electrical Engineering background to work on a major Central London Tunnel project.

Previous experience in MEP fitout, Fire Suppression, Lighting, Ventilation, Comms, Signalling in a rail / roadways / utilities tunnel environment is highly desired.

Candidates with both main contractor field experience in addition to electrical design with a consultancy are highly encouraged to apply.

This key role will require interfacing with architectural designers / consulting engineers / main contractors. The ideal candidate will have had significant UK experience in the design and construction of MEICA deliverables (electrical bias).


Reporting to the Project Manager

  • Produce a Design Plan for MEICA and assist with the development of the management plans for Design and Engineering delivery, system integration / T & C
  • Work through contract information to fully understand the scope of work and how systems are designed to work.
  • Identify and verify design deliverables and parties responsible for delivering them.
  • Assist with the identification and management of interdependencies between disparate designers.
  • Ensure concepts are agreed, fixed and established, particularly in relation to fire life safety requirements.
  • Ensure the tunnel layout and design has accommodations for the efficient installation of MEICA systems.
  • Ensure the tunnel layout and design has accommodations for the life safety requirements.
  • Establish and agree the split between consultant and supplier designed elements.
  • Ensure the 3D model is managed and is up to date.
  • Ensure document management follows establish digital protocols.
  • Manage change, TQ’s and RFI’s.
  • The individual will identify design resources required and put a team in place.
  • Hold and manage design reviews.
  • Plan and manage the outputs from HAZOP/ HAZID and access/lifting/ maintenance reviews.
  • Ensure all design output is checked internally.
  • Manage document submissions and responses from the technical approval authority.
  • Prepare design and build subcontract enquiry packages
  • Liaise with the installation team.
  • Document and manage change throughout the build.


  • Degree/ HND qualified engineer in Electrical Engineering, Fire Safety Engineering or Industrial Control Systems - Chartered Status highly desirable
  • Experience as an Electrical Design Engineer
  • Experience working on large scale terminal / station / roadways tunnel construction projects as a Design Manager
  • High degree of technical design knowledge
  • Excellent written and verbal communication

For further information or to express your interest in this exciting career opportunity contact me on the details below.  Alternatively, if you are looking for a more suitable role within the commercial realm please get in touch for a confidential chat.

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