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Temporary Works Designer

Job Introduction

You will be part of the temporary work design team based in West Ruislip, and you will interact with external TW designers from the JV parent companies and through the supply chain.

Reporting to the Area TW Design Manager you will ensure that TW designs are adequate and safely designed for construction, use and dismantling, and that development and delivery of TW designs are in accordance with the SCSJV Programme Temporary Works Procedure.

The Temporary Works Designer’s primary task is the management of the design process from requirement (design brief) to delivery (construction) communicating via design check certificates, drawings, designers risk assessment’s & calculations to the construction team.

Role Responsibility

Key responsibilities:

·        Ensure that a design brief has been established with full consultation is adequate and is in accordance with the actual situation on site, and ensuring all construction loads are considered.

·        Advise the permanent works designer of any temporary conditions or loads that should be considered in the permanent works design.

·        Ensure that the design, where required, is independently checked for concept, structural adequacy and compliance with the brief.

·        Ensuring SHE hazards and risks have been avoided or reduced in the design and/or check of temporary works and that the Delivery Team are aware of the residual risks to be managed.

·        Ensuring the delivery teams are provided with safe, workable temporary works in timely manner to suit programme via in-house design or supplier/subcontract design checks.

·        Working in accordance with SCSJV procedures for TW management.

·        Preparation of Design Risk Assessments including the development of appropriate design mitigation and communication with others in the construction process.

·        Contribute to SCSJV safety targets by pro-active leadership.

·        Ensure SCSJV process for temporary works management is applied fully and efficiently.

·        Site visits to aid identification of temporary works requirements and preparation of Contribute to the control of risk by identifying issues and providing appropriate responses.

·        Contribute to continuous improvement by attending team meetings and contributing to the team development topics.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Civil or Structural Engineering Qualification, preferably BEng or higher (MEng, MSc), minimum of a HNC/HND (essential)
  • Previous experience of temporary works design (preferred)
  • Understanding and application of BS5975:2019 (preferred)
  • Thorough understanding and application of the CDM Regulations 2015 (preferred)
  • CITB Temporary Works Coordinator Course (preferred)
  • Completed SMSTS (preferred)
  • Membership of relevant professional body (IEng MICE or IEng IStructE, preferred)

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