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Temporary Works Design Engineer at Balfour Beatty

Temporary Works Design Engineer

Balfour Beatty London, Greater London Full-Time
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About the role

Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for a Temporary Works Design Engineer to join our Major Projects team to work in Canary Wharf, London.

Role Purpose

To deliver high quality, buildable and safe temporary works designs for Major Projects and other SBUs.

What you'll be doing

As a Temporary Works Design Engineer, your main responsibilities are as follows:

  • Manage a simple portfolio of projects as the TWD
  • Reviewing temporary works design briefs and manage allocation of work
  • Able to undertake both repetitive and standard structural engineering /geotechnical calculations
  • Prepare and deliver temporary works designs, to time and budget
  • Ensure all time sheets are completed on time, and strive to achieve agreed recovery targets
  • Provide technical support and contribute to methodology workshops, buildability sessions and VE workshops to identify, innovative, cost effective strategies and solutions
  • Ensure design risks are considered and Design Risk Assessments are prepared
  • Ensure Design Risk Assessments are reviewed carefully if acting as a design checker
  • Ensure contractual and procedural design assurance processes are followed
  • Assist design assurance on projects through aiding audits, identifying best practice, areas for
    improvement and areas of concern
  • Ensure good feedback from our customers is received and share improvements with the team
  • Develop and maintain relationships with relevant technical consultants and suppliers, managing their input in the design, development, pricing and delivery of technical solutions for site
  • Meet regularly with the TWC, attend interviews, and incident investigations as necessary
  • Advise on methodology costs and participate in design option reviews
  • Actively contribute to developing and sharing knowledge and best practice across BB
  • Support the company Group Safety by Design & Engineering (knowledge sharing) forums
  • Maintain personal expertise and knowledge to ensure that BB maintains its position at the forefront of the industry capability
  • Undertake internal project work to improve the effectiveness of the team
  • Coach and develop less experienced team members
  • Exercise designer obligations of the Construction Design & Management (CDM) Regulations 2015
  • Manage workload for Graduate Engineers, CAD Engineers, Technicians and Operators

Who we're looking for

The following qualities/experience are essential:

  • A degree in a relevant engineering discipline (Masters preferred).
  • Relevant site experience (Typically 3-5 years), with a thorough knowledge of engineering principles
  • Achievement, or approaching, CEng MICE, or similar equivalent
  • Up to date CPD records
  • COMAEA technical engineering rating generally level D
  • Knowledge competence level - Can describe the COMAEA competence element and understands how it could be practised on a single project
  • Experience competence level - Has practiced the COMAEA competence element with others in a number of projects
  • Keeps abreast of the latest technical knowledge in the industry
  • Strong numerical capability and ability to assimilate data, review and report
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office products (especially Excel) and analytical software (Autodesk, Bentley and others)
  • Has good report writing skills
  • Pays attention to detail and will see tasks through to completion
  • Has excellent communication and listening skills with all levels of personnel
  • Is a team player with good interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Is innovative and seeks continuously to improve knowledge and services
  • Current CSCS card

Why work for us

Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.

About us

From wind farms to railways, through tunnels and over bridges; our design and construction teams have been successfully delivering complex projects for over 100 years.

We have a proven record of delivering and managing tailor-made infrastructure and construction schemes for each of our customers. Our recent schemes have included the London 2012 Aquatics Centre, Heathrow Airport's Terminal 2B, Whitelee Windfarm and the White City Development Substation.

We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.

Balfour Beatty is a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering). Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture. We are a member of the workingmums.co.uk Top Employers' Charter through which we demonstrate our commitment to enabling parents to progress and enhance their careers whilst managing the challenges of family life.

Balfour Beatty is also Gold Award holders in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.


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