Principal Structural Engineer Temporary Works

3 days left

RGB Recruitment
Bristol, Bristol (County)
£70000 - £75000/annum 25 days holiday, flexible benefits
Jun 19, 2022
Jul 04, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Principal Temporary Works Engineer

Performance related bonus

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Temporary Works Enigneer to join our client in Bristol on a full time, permanent basis.

Our client is a privately-owned scaffold and temporary works company that provide expert solutions within the Construction, Civil Engineering and Rail sectors. The business has enjoyed great success and are proud to say that 80% of their work is based on repeat business or referrals. They have provided recent design and installation for companies such as Highways England, Network Rail, Skanska and Balfour Beatty to name a few.

The business is now looking ahead to the future of the company and have an impressive growth plan, beginning with the recruitment of a Principal Engineer to lead and grow the Technical department. You will be responsible for managing the existing team, recruiting your own team as the business continues to grow as well as remaining in a hands on design role.

Key Duties:

Ensure temporary works management process is implemented, reviewed and updated
Technical delivery of projects

Ensure a suitable temporary works design brief and programme of requirements is received
Ensure design risks are considered and prepare Designers Risk Assessments
Investigate alternative designs for temporary works, working with the site team.
Responsible for temporary works design requirements for the project and delivering them to time and budget
Ensure that contract-specified design checks are carried out
Contribute to the development of designs
Provide strong technical support in value engineering temporary works and in identifying innovative and robust solutions
Provide excellent customer service, be the companies' focal point for technical queries
Pre-tender support to commercial team, provide technical input to enable accurate tendering of future project
Write processes and checklists to assist in quality control and repeatability of design delivery.
We are interested in speaking with motivated and ambitious individuals that are looking for an opportunity to join a growing business and make a real difference, this position gives you the opportunity to lead and grow the technical department.

Person Specification

To be considered you will be experienced in temporary works design, or structural engineering with strong awareness of temporary works. This is a hands on design role, so excellent AutoCAD skills with previous experience of design is essential.

Other essential criteria include:

BEng / MEng in Civil, Structural or Mechanical Engineering. BEng/MEng/BSc/MSc in a similar construction related engineering discipline will be considered.

Attained or working towards attaining CEng status (MIMechE, MICE, MIStructE)
Ability to carry out detailed analysis of structures using both permissible stress and limit state theory
Knowledge of the main requirements of Construction (Design and Management) (CDM) Regulations 2015
Knowledge of the main requirements of The Work at Height Regulations (WAHR) 2005
Knowledge of relevant British and European Standards: BS EN (phone number removed), BS 5975 and BS EN 1991.
Construction related industry experience, either site or office based
AutoCAD draughting skills to UK construction design standards

This is a unique and exciting opportunity with real growth potential, it comes with a salary of £70,000 - £75,000