Humres Technical Recruitment Limited

Temporary Works Design Engineer

Location: Stone

Type: Permanent

Salary: £40,000 to 55,000 Per Year

Posted on: 15/04/2024

Temporary Works Design Engineer

About the role: 

Our client is a well-established and growing temporary works engineering consultancy. They have several offices across the UK and provide solutions to national and international clients.

Solutions they provided include; designs for hoardings, site set-up, propping and shoring, crane, hoist pads, pile mat designs, excavations, falsework, formwork and retention, demolition temporary works, scaffolding and mechanical access, amongst other related areas. 

They are seeking an experienced Design Engineer with specific experience in the construction temporary works field. You will be working in a fast-paced environment, as part of an ambitious and friendly team. You will be given the opportunity to develop your skills and contribute to the further growth of the business, providing the opportunity for promotion based on ability and merit.

The package includes a salary to mirror experience with annual salary reviews as part of the appraisal process and monthly one to ones to track progress and targets. The role will be based out of the West Midlands office, with a hybrid remote working set up. Working times can be flexible around employees home lives.


  • Design engineering solutions for a range of standard, complex and bespoke projects
  • Provide support to our engineering teams nationwide with design, design checking and draughting
  • Preparation of clear and well-structured design calculations and reports
  • Ensure design risks are considered and prepare design risk assessments
  • Consideration of buildability and sequencing
  • Site visits and client meetings
  • Maintenance of project documentation records
  • Liaising with clients to understand their specific requirements
  • Building lasting relationships with clients based on understanding and service
  • Work individually on smaller projects, or as part of a team on larger more complex projects
  • Handle multiple projects at any one time

The Candidate 

  • Ability and drive to progress to a more senior management level role
  • Strong background and proven track record in temporary works design for large scale projects
  • Effective and consistent communication

Skills & Experience 

  • Knowledge of relevant British Standards and specialist documentation in temporary works
  • IT literate
  • Ability to use drawing software such as AutoCAD
  • Experience using 3D/2D structural analysis programmes
  • Either already achieved or aiming towards becoming a Chartered Engineer
  • Experience working with specialist contractors and main contractors

Salary and Benefits 

  • Negotiable salary dependent on experience
  • Continued training and development for all staff
  • Opportunities to progress to more senior management focused role
  • Holiday, Pension, Sick pay