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Design Engineer (Temporary Works)

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Nuclear
  • Contact: John McVeigh
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01946 820 002
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 27 October 2021
  • Job Ref: 1037813
NRL are currently resourcing for a Design Engineer (Temporary Works) based on staff locally for a client on a Nuclear Project. 

About the role:

  • The design of scaffolding and temporary works in accordance with British and European codes of practice and UK construction and health & safety legislation.
  • Apply engineering knowledge to analyse the structural integrity of scaffolding and temporary works structures ranging from simple hand calculation to second order frame analysis.
  • Assess and design-out hazards were possible within the design process and propose effective control measures for the reduction and elimination of risk.
  • Conduct site surveys, collect and assess site information, liaise with clients and fellow construction professionals and represent the company at design and site meetings.
  • Understand the practicalities of the erection, use and dismantle of scaffolding, as well as its main functions in key industry sectors and apply this knowledge to improve our service provision, processes and standards.

What you will need:

  • BEng / MEng in Civil / Structural Engineering (or equivalent)
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills (Excel)
  • 2D AutoCAD and Revit draughting skills
  • Construction related industry experience (either site or office based)
  • Construction Health & Safety Awareness
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Excellent time management
  • Problem solving skills
  • Personal desire, motivation and commitment
  • Awareness of social media and its role in business development / customer interaction
  • Knowledge of the requirements of Construction (Design & Management) (CDM) Regulations 2007
  • Knowledge of the requirements of the Work at Height Regulations (WAHR) 2005
  • Knowledge of relevant British and European Standard: e.g. BS EN 12811-1, BS 5975 and BS EN 1991
  • Practical knowledge of scaffolding and temporary work
  • Understanding of Nuclear procedures and requirements
  • Robot or other structural analysis software