Senior Design Engineer

car + benefits
03 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Adam Smith
Job Type

We are working with a leading Industrial Services contractor to recruit a Senior Project Engineer in the design team working within the Scaffolding sector, due to rapid growth within the division.

Client Details

Our client is a leading player both UK and worldwide in the Industrial Services, Scaffolding, and Formwork fields


Reporting to the Technical Manager, the main duties of the role will be:

  • To assist and support Industry growth in meeting customer expectations; by providing a comprehensive first class technical service.

  • Support the National Technical Manager and Business Development Manager in the growth strategy for Industry in the UK.

  • Understand company Technical design strategy.

  • Production of accurate and economical drawings, schedules and quotations for complex scaffolding and shoring

  • Promote the successful delivery of projects to meet quality and time parameters.

  • Provide technical advice on all aspects of scaffolding and shoring to customers and sales engineers

  • Actively promote the supply of a first class technical service and lead by example

  • Work closely with the National Technical Manager to ensure consistent, efficient working practices.

  • Develop relationships with Sales Engineers and customers to promote efficient use of Technical resource.

  • Representing the National Technical Team to collaborate with and support other regions and functions.

  • Assist the National Technical Manager with the further development of Technical staff.

  • Assist Engineering Manager with Scaffold related queries and support to international dealers

  • Liaise with GmbH Technical departments

  • Cooperation with Engineering Director, Industry Business Develop Manager and Regional Sales managers to help support strategic growth


The successful candidate will ideally possess

  • HNC Minimum in a Construction related subject
  • Health and Safety

  • Demonstrate an in depth knowledge in all aspects of scaffold and shoring designs
  • Proven ability
  • Good working knowledge of CAD based design tools.
  • Good working experience of Frame Analysis programs in relation to scaffold designs
  • Good understanding of relevant European and British Standards applicable to Scaffolding and Shoring.
  • Appreciation & understanding of UK scaffolding industry guidelines such as NASC TG's & SG's and CISRS etc.
  • Awareness of requirements for CDM compliance
  • Experience in knowledge management and staff development

Personal attributes

  • Good communication, social and collaborative skills
  • Analytical thinking
  • Strong work ethic, open and reliable
  • Good organisational skills

  • Ability to learn and adapt to products quickly

Job Offer

£32000 to £38000 + car or car allowance + benefits