Senior Temporary Works Design Engineer

Senior Temporary Works Design Engineer Warrington, North West England, England

Balfour Beatty
Full Time Warrington, North West England, England 10.56 - 12.04 GBP Today
Job description

About the role

Balfour Beatty is recruiting for a Senior Temporary Works Design Engineer (Chartered) to join our Regional team to work across our UKCS Civils (East, North West and Central) Business. We offer hybrid working so candidates can be based out of our Warrington Office (Leeds office maybe considered) with some home working and site based travel.

You will assist in leading the team of engineers providing strong technical support and development of others in support of identifying, designing innovative, engineered, and robust temporary works design solutions. As part of this, the candidate will carry out the role project engineer working independently for projects at different stages of their life cycle acting as their main point of contact for their temporary works requirements.

What you'll be doing

Responsibilities include:

  • Ensure internal and subcontractor designs comply with the temporary works design brief and are delivered within the required timescales
  • Assist with sequencing of works and developing value engineered solutions
  • Ensure design risks are considered and prepare Designers risk assessments, communicating residual design risks as appropriate.
  • Completion of technical approval documents including Approval in Principles (AIP's) for National Highways and Form C documents for Network Rail.
  • Provide support to both site (including site visits) and office-based teams (Warrington, Leeds and Birmingham) involved with temporary works to ensure compliance with the Balfour Beatty Temporary Works Management Procedure.
  • Provide technical support to work winning teams on the “buildability” of the design proposals and the development of safe, innovative, and cost-effective temporary works solutions.
  • Ensure a relentless focus on Zero Harm

Who we're looking for

This role requires an individual with the following qualifications, knowledge, experience and personal qualities :

  • Post graduate experience including site experience (preferrable) and temporary works design and checking.
  • Degree educated BEng or MEng level in civil or structural engineering.
  • Chartered member of the Institution of Civil Engineers or IStructE
  • Excellent understanding of Eurocodes and British Standards applicable to Temporary Works
  • Understanding of legislation including CDM 2015
  • An awareness of current design standards and codes of practice, and published guidance documents
    relevant to temporary works.
  • Conversant with the management and procedures associated with temporary works as defined in BS5975: 2019.
  • Working experience of AutoCAD 2D and 3D, and various others design software packages (i.e. Hilti profis,Tensar, Beam Pal/ RMD Beam, GFSafe, WALLAP, ROBOT and Tekla TEDDS and Tekla Structural Designer)used for Temporary Works designs and checks.

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

At Balfour Beatty we are committed to creating a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential, not only because this is the right thing to do, but because it makes us a better business. To ensure we deliver on this commitment, we have a UK Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan which sets out the wide range of targeted, proactive, measurable steps we are taking to make this a reality. You can read our UK Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan in full at

To help and support us with our desired commitment to create an inclusive culture we are members of WISE, enei, Business Disability Forum and Women into Construction. In 2020, we signed the Audeliss and Involve Open Letter to demonstrate our commitment to taking key long term and sustainable actions on Black Inclusion. Balfour Beatty is also a Gold Award holder in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.

As a Disability Confident Employer, we are committed to working with people who have disabilities and long-term health conditions to remove barriers for them in obtaining employment. We are also committed to offering applicants with a disability an interview if they meet the minimum requirements for the role.

Further information on Disability Confident can be found at:

Job Reference: BBUK04771

Senior Temporary Works Design Engineer
Balfour Beatty
London, United Kingdom
Leo Quinn
$500 million to $1 billion (USD)
10000+ Employees
Company - Public
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