Humres Technical Recruitment Limited

Scaffolding Design Engineer

Location: Manchester

Type: Permanent

Salary: £45,000 to 55,000 Per Year

Posted on: 12/04/2024

Scaffolding Design Engineer 

Role Overview 

We are currently dealing with an exciting opportunity for a market leading client of ours, who are looking for a Scaffolding Design Engineer to work out of their Manchester office, with flexible working conditions. They are looking at candidates with relevant scaffolding and temporary works design experience for sizeable project in the variety of sectors they cover. 

Wider knowledge of access and temporary works would be a bonus, whilst strong knowledge of AutoCAD, UK regulations and codes of practice are required. 

About the company 

Our client are a market leading scaffolding and access contractor with a 30 year+ history and a turnover circa £50 Mill, working across the UK on some of the most prestigious, landmark jobs in the country. They have an established design department and a structure in place for a design engineer to join them and settle into a structured team. 

Sectors they work in encompass; 

  • Construction 
  • Power 
  • Industrial 
  • Major Infrastructure Projects (Highways, Bridges, Rail)  
  • Historical restoration and heritage 

About the role 

As the Design Engineer, you will provide scaffolding and temporary works design schemes including the production of detailed design drawings, structural calculations and design risk assessments for a range of projects throughout the UK, whilst adhering to the latest codes of practice, UK regulations and company policies. This role will be with a view to progressing to a more management focused role in the future. 

Required Skills 

This is a superb opportunity for an ambitious Design Engineer who will have the opportunity to progress within an established team in a market leading contractor, with continual training and development given, and the potential for progression to a higher management role. 

Relevant experience of construction design that includes scaffolding and temporary works with AutoCAD skills are essential, as well as good general IT skills. You must also have the ability to read and fully understand engineering plans and section details and produce a variety of scaffold designs based on company requirements. You must also be able to work under pressure, meet targets and work to deadlines is essential. 


  • Freedom within the role
  • Clear path for progression with route to a more senior technical role within the design team 
  • Competitive salary negotiable on experience with a package included 
  • Long established company with a full order book working on flagship projects across the UK 
  • Multi-National contractor