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Design Engineer - Temporary Works job in London

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Job Ref:  204401282
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Middlesex
City:  London
Post Code:  WC1A
10/10/2016 18:47

Provide specialist design of temporary works to Morgan Sindall's business units and to external customers including feasibility, design, and analysis of projects at both pre-contract and contract stages.

Key objectives

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

Principal responsibilities and accountabilities

Prepare Temporary Works designs for both tenders and contracts; temporary structures to include heavy falseworks, cofferdams, access platforms and lifting equipment.

Provide Temporary Works designs in accordance with industry codes of practice and specifications.

Prepare design risk assessments to eliminate or mitigate design risk to the business

Assist with updating of procedure for the procurement of Temporary Works design, installation, loading and removal.

Undertake site briefings as necessary when requested by site TWC.

Attend temporary works meetings on site as necessary when requested by site TWC.

Undertake site audits for procurement of temporary works against the company procedures and prepare audit reports.

Assists the Team Leader to deliver effective, safe solutions to design briefs in support of pre-contract and delivery teams.

Supports the Team Leader with continually seeking improvement of our engineering processes and performance.

Qualifications and training

Strong academic qualifications ideally a civil engineering (or equivalent) preferably with BEng (Hons) or MEng in Civil or Structural Engineering (or equivalent)

Technical skills and experience

Knowledge of engineering processes and of company design procedures

Extensive track record of site-based Temporary Works within a major contractor

Understand and operate structural and geotechnical analysis software for example CADs PWS, Superstress, Wallap, Slope, 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

Strong communications skills to be able to unambiguously communicate targets, and priorities.

Ability to develop relationships and engender trust at all levels of the organisation and with customers
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