Specialist Design Engineer – Scaffold (Commercial & Residential)

Closing date: 29/07/22

Are you currently working as a design engineer within the construction industry?  Do you want a new challenge or maybe you are looking to take your next step into a role that offers you the scope to really make your mark?  Then read on to learn about an exciting opportunity to join a fast-growing business based in Essex.  

What does the job role involve?

  • Site visits and surveys
  • Identifying clients’ needs 
  • Carrying out designs using AutoCAD
  • Producing supporting calculations and conducting structural analysis
  • Reading and referencing complete structural drawings 
  • Client liaison both face to face and in writing/by phone as necessary

What you will need   

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering (we would also be interested to hear from anyone with an HNC in Engineering coupled with working experience of Scaffold Design)
  • Be able to evidence practicality, efficient use of materials and efficiency in producing designs
  • Possess advanced level use of AutoCAD to produce high quality design drawings 
  • Have strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel, highly skilled in spreadsheet production and formulae, to produce supporting calculations 
  • Be able to demonstrate relevant experience working with structural analysis software tools in line with current standards
  • Competent at reading and interpreting complex structural drawings to enable the production of project specific, accurate designs
  • Have a friendly, collaborative outlook, which will be invaluable in establishing and building client relationships
  • Skilled at communicating effectively with clients on the telephone and face to face

How we will reward and care for you in return 

  • Full time position – Monday to Friday 
  • Flexible start and finish to working day 
  • 28 days annual holiday including the usual 8 bank holidays, increasing with length of service
  • Competitive salary, with annual pay reviews
  • Company Mobile/Smart Phone 
  • Family Friendly Policies
  • Professional study support and in-house technical training
  • Range of employee benefits in support of health and wellbeing

Where possible we want to embrace flexible working and as a team choose what may work best for the business.  It is recognised that this may not be for everyone or possible for every role, but we welcome a discussion at interview to see what might be possible or accommodated for example the possibility of a fully remote, home working position.

Apply now with your CV together with a covering letter and exampling some of your work and what you believe you can bring to the role, together with an indication of your salary expectations.  We look forward to hearing from you.

Equal Opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer and do not discriminate on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age. All decisions are based on merit.

Data Protection

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Want to apply?

If you’d like to work with us, please send us your cv and contact us using the form.