Temporary Works Desgin Engineer

Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd
10 May 2019
07 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Sir Robert McAlpine is a UK-based family-owned building and civil engineering company. Established in 1869, we have been a ubiquitous construction leader over two centuries.

We are honoured to have worked on some of Britain's most iconic buildings and projects.

The values at the heart of our operations include a commitment to the highest standards of safety, quality, engineering excellence, sustainability, and an unswerving focus on the needs and aspirations of our clients.

Our aim is to make a positive impact on the communities and the environment in which we operate.

We believe being inclusive and nurturing a diversity of talent and skills will help us to continue our rich legacy of technical excellence to proudly build Britain's future heritage.

We are seeking a Senior Design Engineer for our Temporary Works department within the McAlpine Design Group based in our Regional southern office in Woking, Surrey.

The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering well considered, quality design solutions to areas such as; tower crane bases, scaffolds, major ground retention, gantries and cabin structures.

They will use their engineering, programming, practical and technical knowledge to deliver design solutions to strict deadlines that meet our contractual obligations taking in to account:

  • Current legislation
  • Standards and codes of practice
  • Construction methodology and buildability
  • Quality
  • Procurement and construction programmes

Applicants will need to demonstrate skills and knowledge in the following;

  • Appropriate design analysis software to suit discipline and project requirements
  • Steelwork and concrete frame design
  • Relevant Building Regulations (A, B, K & M)
  • Microsoft office suite - particularly Outlook, Excel & Word
  • Basic ability to use Autocad &/or REVIT or similar appropriate software.
  • Working knowledge of soil structure interaction - substructure/geotechnical design
  • Team working and communication

Applicants must be motivated with a keen interest in structural, civil or geotechnical engineering and an appreciation of architecture. An interest in temporary works design would be considered desirable.

You will ideally be a Chartered Engineer with either ICE, IStructE or Institution of Geologists as appropriate.

We can offer the right candidate a highly competitive package and assist with their continuing professional development.

We offer excellent benefits for our employees including a Contributory Pension and Life Assurance Scheme, discounted gym membership, staff discounts, 25 days holiday per year plus statutory holidays, Cycle to Work Scheme, private healthcare and an Employee Assistance Programme.

With an industry-leading package and exceptional training, this is your chance to develop an exciting and varied career path in a family-owned company which treats its people with courtesy and respect.

Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.

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