About the Client: A leading multi-disciplined specialist civils contractor across the UK. They deliver an extensive range of engineering, build and construction services on some of the most prestigious projects in the world. They have a turnover of circa £500m. They offer leading edge services across their Construction Engineering and Digital Engineering disciplines. They provide Construction Process Design for large projects that require engineering solutions that are optimised against a fast and economic programme. They provide Temporary Works Design to allow these designs to be carried out; and simulate using Construction Animations and advanced Building Information Modelling.
About the Role: Reporting to the Associate Design Engineer, the purpose of the Design Engineer is to create and deliver effective temporary works designs for safe, fast and low-cost construction.You are responsible for supporting Project Managers, in the delivery of projects by providing temporary works designs, drawings, and sequences. Demonstrating exceptional engineering and organisational skills to create an environment and culture that reflects the business. You must have;

  • Understanding design requirements
  • Sound understanding of engineering and structural principles, mechanics, and materials
  • Carry out a range of analysis in different materials during different construction phases
  • Sound understanding of the construction process, machinery and methods
  • Developing Concept Designs
  • Liaising with other team members and Clients
  • Carrying out detailed engineering calculations
  • Producing sketches and AutoCAD drawings
  • Developing sequence constraint envelopes
  • Researching new ideas, developing hypothesis, testing and writing reports

About the Requirements;
Skills & Experience

  • Masters degree (MEng) or similar that meets the academic requirements for registration with
  • Chartered or near chartered (or 3-years experience as a Design Engineer)
  • Sound understanding of engineering and structural principles in Concrete, Steel & Timber
  • Good understanding of geotechnical principles, including retaining walls, and pile design
  • Good knowledge of AutoCAD
  • Experience in Robot or ETABS
  • Knowledge of Revit, or Tekla an advantage, but not necessary
  • Ability to present designs and complex engineering problems in a concise and simple manner so that non-engineers understand the main principles
  • Effective time management, ability to handle tasks across a multiple of projects, ensuring projects are covered efficiently.


  • Awareness of own strengths/weaknesses and proactively looks for support where
  • Seeks to Understand – demonstrates strong ability to ‘listen’ and seeks first to understand before making recommendations
  • Coaches – consistently maximises on opportunities to give and receive feedback
  • Better Every Day – mindset of continuous improvement and a willingness to challenge the status quo
  • Collaborates – an approachable team player, sees themselves very much a part of a ‘wider team’
  • Makes well-considered, firm decisions
  • Approach to learning – demonstrates desire to continually learn and encourages team to do the same
  • Adapts – changes and adapts in response to market and economic strategies and pressures, keeping abreast and up to date of business, industry and economic trends.

About the Benefits: You will be working for one of the most recognized contractors in the UK. You will have the opportunity to work on some major complex projects. You will receive an excellent salary and package with the option for hybrid working also.

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