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DATE ADDED: Tue 04/12/2018

Senior Temporary Works Design Engineer

Glasgow, UK

JOB TYPE: Permanent

SALARY: £40000 - £50000/annum plus full benefits package

Our client is a leading contractor dedicated to the design and supply of temporary and permanent shoring equipment, propping and needling systems, sheet / steel piling, access platforms, and tower crane and piling rig platforms, provided for a wide variety of clients and projects within the specialist construction, civil engineering and excavations arena. Their in-house design service, provided by Chartered Engineers, offers their clients the most innovative, competitive, practical and cost effective solutions, whilst always being totally committed to support throughout the planning, design and installation phases of a project, and favouring early involvement in scheme development to produce creative, buildable and fully costed proposals.

Due to continued and sustained growth, coupled with an ever expanding client portfolio, our client wishes to appoint an experienced Temporary Works Design Engineer accountable for producing a wide range of designs in line with project specifications and industry / company best practice standards. The contracts and schemes cover a wide variety of civil engineering design, build and installation based works.

Role Purpose

The purpose of this role will be to work with the project team, designers and subcontractors through the design phase to deliver the safe and suitable scope of works in line with the project objectives. Additionally you will support the higher management team and the directors by being a senior member of the business, along with providing technical advice as to the constructability and sequencing of temporary works designs. On a day to day basis you will be responsible to work as a principal member of the team compiling and producing innovative engineering solutions, coupled with holding the additional responsibility of checking / approving a wide variety of temporary works designs produced by external third parties.

Key Accountabilities

To undertake the production and co-ordination of all temporary works designs required on projects, from the initial feasibility assessment to detailed installation and final removal.

Key Responsibilities

To assess, identify and produce designs and temporary works requirements on each project. Including:

* Reinforced concrete design and detailing

* Excavation, platforms and / or ground support for tower cranes and piling rigs

* Formwork, propping, framing and trench / drag boxes

* Coffer dams and steel frames

* Backstays and temporary steelwork

* To offer competent designs for installation of each type of temporary works, and to support works on site to ensure correct installation / application as per specification proposal

* To perform / assist with the production of all in-house temporary works designs

* Acting as a senior member of the team / business in supporting the continued growth and overall position of the company to the external market across the UK


* Degree level education or equivalent with formal training in civil engineering

* Strong, proven post-qualification temporary works design experience, and management thereof, within any area of the civil engineering, infrastructure or construction sectors

* Experience in the liaison, support, negotiation and management of clients

* Proven experience in the production of designs of a wide variety of temporary works applications / systems

* Experience in the design and checking of temporary works for a varied project and client base

* IT Literate (MS Word, MS Excel AutoCAD etc)

This challenging and exciting opportunity, requires an individual with a strong technical background and demonstrable experience within temporary works design and management.

A highly attractive basic salary plus extensive benefits package is on offer to the successful candidate, along with longevity and security of work and forward career progression given the company’s market leading status and dedication to continued profitable growth
Role: Senior Temporary Works Design Engineer
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Glasgow, City of Glasgow,

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