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Principal Formwork Design Engineer

Ref: JN -072019-67257
Salary
GBP50000.00 - GBP55000.00 per annum + strong benefits
Location
UK, South East
Sector
Construction & Engineering, Civil & Structural
Date
9th July 2019
Job Type
Permanent

Position: Principal Formwork Design Engineer
Salary: 50,000 - 55,000 per annum with strong benefits package including a company car or car allowance, 25 days annual leave, dc pension, private health care and annual bonus
Location: South East

We are representing a privately owned and market leading Formwork specialist who hold an enviable market position across both the UK and Global construction and infrastructure markets. Due to ongoing planned and strategic growth, they are seeking to appoint a Principal Design Engineer to their South East based office.

Having played a key role in a variety of iconic projects, they have an extremely strong reputation and enjoy a vast amount of repeat business. They are an extremely stable and financially strong business with exciting plans for the future.

As a Principal Design Engineer you will be responsible for leading formwork and falsework design across a number of complex and challenging projects in the wider Infrastructure space including tunnelling, bridges and major structures.

Your key duties will include:
-Customer interface
-Support preparation of offers with technical advice and guidance
-Create preliminary calculations for project support in the offer phase & prepare cost calculation of system and engineering support
-Prepare detailed structural calculations in line with British Standards and Eurocodes
-Evaluate the system designs and static proofs alongside 3rd party Engineers and public authorities
-Approval and review of structural design drawings and calculations
-Conduct site project meetings with customers and Sales Engineers
-Identify technical issues to eliminate or mitigate design risks

To be successful in this position it is anticipated that you will hold:
-A degree in Civil or Structural or Mechanical engineering (or equivalent)
-Knowledge of and experience with RStab or similar
-Experience in managing a small team
-Experience in the technical management of projects

Please do not hesitate to contact Rebecca Mawer on rmawer@cobaltrecruitment.com or alternatively call on 020 7478 2552 in confidence for a more comprehensive discussion surrounding what we feel is an excellent opportunity for a Principal Formwork Design Engineer.

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