structural engineer (temporary works) in hitchin

24 August 2018
izzy heaney, randstad cpe
job type
£ 45,000 - £ 60,000 per year, Full benefits package
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hitchin, east of england
sub specialism
environmental & geotechnical
job type
working hours
£ 45,000 - £ 60,000 per year, Full benefits package
reference number
izzy heaney, randstad cpe
0170 737 8378
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job description

On behalf of one of our long term Clients, we are recruiting for a Temporary Works Manager / Civil Engineer to join their Head Office in North Hertfordshire.

Responsible to Technical Director, the Temporary Works Manager or Temporary Works Engineer will ideally have a background in civil engineering. The candidate shall ideally have a degree in Civil Engineering and either be incorporated, chartered or working towards one of these accreditations.

The main role will be managing the temporary works for the company including undertaking or checking of designs. The candidate should have a civil engineering background so that they may provide technical advice to the in-house design and build team on civil and geotechnical matters. In addition they will also be relied upon for advice on tenders.

On top of your basic salary, you will receive a company car or car allowance, private healthcare and enrolment into the company's pension scheme.

Primary responsibilities

* Implementing current Temporary Works (TW) procedures and assessing and controlling all risks associated with TW.

* Manage amendments/changes to TW requirements and provide expert advice on typical TW items and oversee all relevant inspections and audits.

* Undertaking designs in-house or checking sub-contractor designs.

* Liaising with the design and build team to provide technical advice and knowledge to other civil engineering matters.

Secondary responsibilities

* Ensure TW requirements are identified sufficiently in advance of work and recorded appropriately.

* Ensure responsibility for design and independent checking of design is allocated and accepted and that a satisfactory brief is established for each separate design to enable all TW to be co-ordinated.

* Ensure that independent design checks are carried out and designs amended where necessary prior to implementation.

* Ensure that appropriate inspections are carried out prior to the use of TW and that necessary corrections are identified, recorded and implemented where required and prior to use of the TW.

* Ensure appropriate procedures are applied to control and manage changed requirements for TW inclusive of re-design and independent checking prior to use.

* Ensure site managers acting as Temporary Works Co-Ordinators are suitably trained and receive the correct advice in order for them to undertake their role in accordance with procedures

* Monitor each project's TW process through targeted audits.

* Conduct site TW inspections and ensure quality output based on approved plans and specifications. A good working knowledge of health and safety on site is also useful during visits.

* Manage costs associated with the design and checking process and ensure designs are cost effective and efficient for purpose.

* Analysis designs at tender stage to comment on suitability of design and provide technical feedback to the estimating team.


* BEng Civil Engineering or be a chartered Civil / Structural Engineer

* Have thorough knowledge of temporary works design, engineering and industry best practice
* Have previous experience of leading technical aspects of work winning bids in a timely manner
* Able to undertake repetitive and complex Structural Engineering /geotechnical calculations

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.



educational requirements

BEng civil engineering,engineering