Senior Temporary Works Design Engineer for Prestigious Central London project

London (Greater)
23 Sep 2016
21 Oct 2016

Senior Temporary Works Design Engineer for Prestigious Central London project

Your role
Provide detailed design of temporary works for our clients consultancy business units and to external customers including feasibility, design and analysis of projects at both pre-contract and contract delivery stages.

You will be expected to

  • Provide in-house dedicated support on temporary works designs for national schemes.
  • Work with and advise designers through the design phase to review the initial scope of works and produce advice as to the constructability and sequencing of the temporary works including method statements.
  • Ensure clear lines of communication are established with any subcontractors, suppliers, permanent works designers and consultants, to ensure a consistent approach to the management of temporary works.
  • When required, prepare statements identifying critical stages for site review and, where required, sampling/testing of temporary works.

Main Duties: 

  • Prepare Temporary Works designs for both pre-contract & contract delivery stages; temporary structures to include heavy false-works, access platforms and lifting equipment.
  • Produce Temporary Works designs in accordance with industry codes of practice and specifications.
  • Prepare design risk assessments to eliminate or mitigate design risk.
  • Assist with updating of in-house procedure for the procurement of Temporary Works design, installation, loading and removal.
  • Undertake site briefings as necessary when requested by site Temporary Works Co-ordinator.
  • Attend temporary works meetings on site as necessary when requested by site Temporary Works Co-ordinator.
  • Offer guidance and coaching to junior members of the design team.
  • Carry out site visits and site briefings, throughout the UK, as necessary and advise customers on temporary works and engineering issues.
  • Assist with delivering parts of various internal Temporary Works training courses.
  • Undertake site audits for procurement of temporary works against the company procedures and prepare audit reports
  • Assist the Team Leader to deliver effective, safe solutions to design briefs in support of pre-contract and delivery teams.
  • Assist with continually seeking improvement of our engineering processes and performance.
  • Assist in the development and delivery of effective temporary works training material.
  • Support company training programmes in engineering subjects.

Qualifications / Training

  • Whilst not essential, Ideally you would be an Incorporated or Chartered status or nearing qualification preferred, Chartered Civil or Structural Engineer.
  • Accredited civil engineering degree, MEng, MSc and or BEng, BSc.
  • Appropriate CSCS Card.

Technical skills and experience

  • Knowledge of engineering processes and departmental design procedures.
  • Extensive track record of site-based Temporary Works design within a major contractor
  • Understand and operate structural and geotechnical analysis software for example; CADs PWS & Slope, Superstress, Wallap, and AutoCAD
  • Full understanding of structural codes of practice
  • Must be able to produce well thought out competent temporary works designs
  • Good communication and presentation skills; both written and verbal.
  • Able to engage with both design and production staff at all levels.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Recent experience of working in small design teams and coordinating interfaces with other disciplines
  • Recent experience of working in a multi-disciplinary teams