Design Engineer

February 20, 2023

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.

About my client:

We specialise in iconic scaffold design projects in and across London and the south of England and offer a friendly, professional service with fast and flexible turnarounds provided by our experienced team of design engineers, working on projects ranging from domestic properties to some of London’s most prestigious buildings.

We pride ourselves on our aftercare, general service and responsiveness which has allowed us to build strong relationships with our clients and in doing so has earned the trust of many of London’s major scaffolding contractors in all areas of scaffolding.

Why choose my client?

  • Opportunity to really showcase your skills.
  • Be part of a focussed and expert team of engineers
  • Benefit from our embedded learning culture within this specialist area of engineering design
  • Join a company who will invest in your professional and personal growth.
  • Benefit from our work/life balance ethos and wellbeing initiatives
  • Experience a fun and sociable workplace vibe.
  • Contribute to the future growth and success of our business through our team working and collaborative culture.

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 targets based bonus scheme
  • 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
Employment Type
Full Time
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Company size
50-100 employees
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