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Design Engineer - Temporary Works

£30000 - £45000/annum + Benefits
Matlock, Derbyshire
11/01/2019 (17:31)
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Design Engineer - Temporary Works – Derbyshire

*Civil or Structural Engineering background considered*

What Makes It Great?

-Exciting opportunity to work for one of the UK's largest construction and civil engineering main contractors, with its own in-house design team.

-Unrivalled opportunity for career progression, fuelled by organic business growth.

-Fantastic company reputation, nice place to work and excellent company benefits package including one of the best holiday allowances in the industry.

-Opportunity to work on  Multi-Million Pound projects.


My client is a national Building & Civil Engineering contractor and one of the most stable top tier main contractors with an impressively busy order book!

As a result of an internal promotion, this employer is looking to strengthen their design team further with the appointment of a temporary works design engineer.

This is a great opportunity for an already experienced Temporary Works Design Engineer or a Civil / Structural Engineer looking to transfer experience over. 

Key Responsibilities:

Within this role you will be responsible for the below:

  • Attend meetings and site visits to discuss Engineering services for specific tenders and projects.

  • Where necessary assist in the production of design briefs.

  • Prepare and/or check design calculations by other members of the design team or by external design organisations / consultants.

  • Produce and/or supervise the production of drawings, schedules etc. based on the results of design calculations.

  • Ensure that designs and design checks are completed on time and within fee estimates. 

  • Ensure that all work is carried out in accordance with CDM 2015 and the company Construction Business Management System so that the necessary standards of Safety, Quality & Environmental Management are achieved.

  • Take a proactive approach to own Continuing Professional Development and the Continuing Professional Development of others to maintain and advance own technical capability and that of the team as a whole.


To be considered for this Design Engineer role you must meet the following criteria:

- Ideally previous employment as a Temporary Works Design Engineer or Civil / Structural Engineer. 
- Previous eployment history with a Design Engineering consultancy, main contractor, subcontractor or specialist supplier.
- Previous experience on Building or infrastructure projects  
- Relevant industry qualification (Degree / HND / HNC etc) - Civil or Structural Engineering. 

-Good knowledge of structural mechanics and understanding of fundamentals of soil mechanics.

-Computer literate preferably including experience of use of computer aided draughting & geotechnical/structural analysis software.

-Good oral and written communication skills 


The successful Design Engineer will receive:

*£30,000 - £45,000 Basic (Dependant on experience)
*Plus competitive company benefits 

To be considered for this vacancy or to find out more information please apply now.

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