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Design Manager (M&E)

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Permanent Full-time
Design, Engineering - Civil, Engineering - Mechanical
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LEIGHTON ASIA, established in 1975, is a leading international construction company, delivers a portfolio of high-profile infrastructure projects throughout Asia, operations specialize in civil engineering and infrastructure, rail, roads and tunnels, as well as building works.

We are a member of the CIMIC Group, one of the world’s largest leading international contractors and the world’s largest contract miner. Our Group Principles are Integrity, Accountability, Innovation and Delivery. Safety is more than a Principle, it underpins everything we do.

As a leading construction provider, Leighton Asia is what it is today because of our people. Our people are the key asset driving the business. One of the Group’s highest priorities is to create a rewarding, challenging and safe workplace for all our people.

We invite high-calibre candidates to fill the following position in Singapore.



Job Duties

Design and engineering management

  • Act as the primary link between the construction team and external design consultants.
  • Act as the primary link between the project team and the client’s design team on all design related items.
  • Provide clear direction as to approach, schedule and priorities to the external design consultants and manage their works to ensure deliverables are received in good time to facilitate construction.
  • Engage with Project/Site Engineers and Construction management team to incorporate site constraints and preferred construction techniques/methods into the design
  • Resolve design related queries
  • Verify design and review deliverables for completeness and accuracy

Site operations coordination and monitoring

  • Engage with Site Engineers and Construction Management team for design requirements; gather input and discuss technical requirements
  • Provide technical guidance and guide team to execute design requirements
  • Periodic inspection of works being carried out and check operations and execution for adherence with design drawings
  • Participate / guide team to participate in weekly meetings with site team, provide information about engineering and design aspects and present progress on scheduled works

Compliance review and monitoring

  • Review all designs for compliance with engineering principles and relevant design codes
  • Review all drawings for adherence with CAD standards and Leighton’s operating procedures
  • Guide team to file designs / drawings, maintain record of delivery and timesheets for development and delivery schedule
  • Guide team to resolve instances of non-compliances

People Management 

  • Train and mentor subordinates on technical as well as behavioural aspects of their respective roles
  • Provide opportunities to the team to develop their capabilities

 Job Requirement

  • Degree in Civil Engineering recognized by the Singapore Professional Engineers Board
  • Possess at least 10 years of  relevant experience preferably split between Contractors and Consultants
  • Knowledge of M&E and design processes, analyses and codes

Interested parties, please apply with full resume stating present and expected salary in your application.  By submitting your personal data for recruitment purposes, Applicants understood and agreed that the Company may retain such personal data up to a period of two years for the recruitment of any suitable position within the Company.

Information provided will be treated in strict confidence. Applicants who are not invited for an interview within 8 weeks may consider their application unsuccessful for the applied post.

For more information about Leighton Asia, please visit our Leighton Company Website.

How to apply

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