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Principal Temporary Works Design Manager

  • Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
  • Location: Knutsford, Cheshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job reference: BBBH379492_1533040322

Job description

Principal Temporary Works Design Manager

Knutsford

Permanent - For a Principal Tier 1 Contractor

Up to £70k 'package'

Great opportunity to join a tier 1 contractor, this is a new appointment in the business and you will be soley responsible for all the design and execution for the NW region. You will be responsible for supporting the project team lead as part of a team of engineers and CAD technicians producing design solutions for construction. You will have an ability to manage a small team composed of graduate engineer and CAD technicians and to deliver well considered, quality design solutions in a manner which upholds the Visions and Values of the Company.

  • Prepare designs in accordance with QA Procedures.
  • Supervise graduate engineer(s) and engineers along with CAD technicians.
  • Provide mentoring and hands on training to others to advance their knowledge and technical competency.
  • Coordinate with other disciplines, either internally or externally depending on the project.
  • Attend team meetings with both internal and external disciplines.
  • Prepare alternative designs for company construction tenders, or research any construction methods that may provide commercial advantage for tenders.
  • Prepare cost & programme for structural design consultancy bids.
  • Provide forensic engineering support to the company to establish efficient solutions to any defects that may arise on any construction project.
  • Provide buildability support and due diligence reports on design solutions carried out by external consultants.

Flavour of the work you'll get involved in:

  • Tower crane bases
  • Hoist and mast climber bases
  • Mobile crane set ups
  • Propping schemes and needling
  • Façade retention
  • Basement excavation schemes
  • Checking of scaffolding, formwork and falsework proposals submitted by subcontractors and the occasional design of the same.
  • Site accommodation gantries and foundations

Qualifications - needed

  • BSc, BEng or equivalent in relevant discipline.
  • Recently chartered or close to applying for membership of relevant professional body, usually ICE, IStructE or Institution of Geologists.

Skills and knowlege - desirable

  • CPD approved
  • Have experience in timber and masonry design
  • Have a working knowledge of software including AutoCAD and REVIT.
  • Have in depth knowledge of design analysis software suites.
  • Have in depth knowledge of soil structure interaction / geotechnical design
  • Bridges / Highway or railway structures design experience / capability.
  • Working knowledge of drainage design

Developement Potential in this role:

  • The role will ideally suit a current design engineer looking to develop their career, increasing management responsibility.
  • To progress to Principal Design Engineer
  • Be keen to develop others within their team and Design Group as an entity.

They are recruiting now and looking to start the interview process in the next few weeks. Currently there is a team in London and the Midlands, the NW region isnt set up, hence why they need an experienced body to head up this division. For more information on this position or to register your interest with other similar roles call me - 0161 829 3969

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