Design Engineer

3 days left

Premier Parents Ltd
35000.00 - 55000.00 GBP Annual
25 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Lead Design Engineer

Location -Reigate

As a thank you for your hard work, we offer:

Lead Design EngineerSalary guidelines:

- CEng MICE GBP45,000.00 - GBP55,000.00 basic salary per annum.
- IEng MICE GBP40,000.00 - GBP50,000.00 basic salary per annum.
- Not yet CEng/IEng MICE GBP35,000.00 - GBP45,000.00 basic salary per annum.

- Performance related bonus scheme.
- 20 days annual leave (plus one day per year of service to 25 days) plus eight statutory bank holidays (England & Wales) per year.
- Flexible working hours - We understand family commitments and allow working hours to be adapted to suit the individual around the delivery of our projects.
- Flexible working location - We will provide the necessary IT equipment to make this role fully portable allowing the option to work from home when possible.
- Membership of 48.3 Childcare Voucher Scheme.
- Membership of 48.3 Company Pension Scheme.
- Payment of Professional Membership Fees (ICE, or as applicable).
- Full training provision for job related technical skills.
- IPD & CPD support and provision for progression to ICE IEng or CEng Status.
- 48.3 Health & Wellness Programme.
- We also offer interview slots that are convenient for you, including before/ after work and weekends.

Recruitment is something that we take very seriously at 48.3, people are our most important asset. We want you to know that you are not just taking a job, but are joining an ambitious team aiming for considerable growth in the near future. We also pride ourselves on having strong values, we care about you and your happiness both in and out of work which is why we have teamed up with Premier Parents Recruitment to make sure our team members have a healthy work-life balance without having to compromise career prospects.

48.3 Scaffold Design are experts in providing specialist scaffolding and temporary works design solutions to a range of clients across the UK, Europe and the Middle East. 48.3 has provided recent designs for projects for Network Rail, London Underground, Thameslink, Crossrail, Gatwick Airport redevelopment, Heathrow Airport, English Heritage, Thames Water, National Grid and many other commercial and industrial sites. Our aim is to change the scaffolding industry, especially in design, and how everyone else perceives it. We want to increase professionalism, respect and build trust, so that people are proud to work in the scaffolding industry.

Due to growth, we are currently looking to recruit aPermanent Full Time Lead Design Engineer, reporting to the director, based at our Head Office in Reigate, Surrey.

This Lead Design Engineerrole would be perfect for someone who has a deep civil engineering or structural engineering knowledge base, who has experience with temporary works, either on site facilitating or in a design office, and is looking for a team leadership role or a pathway into team management. Recently qualified to CEng or IEng would be preferable, or someone looking to do make this step in the very near future.

Lead Design EngineerResponsibilities

- The production and completion of complex scaffolding and temporary works design projects in accordance with British and European codes of practice, UK construction and health & safety legislation, and to the complete satisfaction of our clients. This would typically include site surveys and project meetings, design briefs, design drawings, design risk assessment, design calculations & structural analysis, checking and quality assurance.
- Completion of 3D design models, details and walk-throughs for design, planning, presentation and training purposes. Management of BIM Data sets and processing for client information specifications.
- Checking and review of other design schemes (internal & external) within own competency limits. * Management of project delivery deadlines and design budgets.
- Accurate assessment of client design requirements to produce design quotations and contribute to the production of tender packages.
- Work alongside existing design engineers to create and deliver fantastic design solutions for our clients.
- Assess and design-out hazards where possible within the design process and propose effective control measures for the reduction and elimination of risk
- Conduct site surveys, collect and assess site information, liaise with clients and fellow construction professionals and represent the company at design and site meetings.
- Understand the practicalities of the erection use and dismantle of scaffolding, as well as its main functions in key industry sectors and apply this knowledge to improve our service provision, processes and standards.

Lead Design Engineer Required Skills:

- BEng / MEng in Civil or Structural Engineering. A BEng/MEng/BSc/MSc in a similar construction related engineering discipline will be considered.
- A minimum of three years relevant design experience in civil or structural engineering discipline.
- A minimum of one year site experience OR temporary works design experience.
- Full working knowledge and experience using Autodesk AutoCAD software package (Full, LT, Civil).
- Experience using frame analysis programmes to create and analyse complex structures.
- Excellent Microsoft Office skills, especially Excel.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Excellent time management skills.
- Personal desire, motivation and commitment.
- An open mind and a great sense of humour.


- 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 8888, BS EN 12811-1, BS 5975.
- Practical knowledge of scaffolding and temporary works.

Premier Parents Recruitment are a proud partner of 48.3 Scaffold Design and are excited to be able to offer you this opportunity with such a genuinely fantastic business. We only work with the best, the employers that care about diversity, inclusion and doing the right thing and 48.3 Scaffold Design are certainly one of those. All applications and queries for these roles will be managed by us, including those made directly. We look forward to hearing from you should you wish to request a candidate pack and discuss the role further.

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