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Lead Design Engineer

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2 Sep 2022
COMPANY & ROLE OVERVIEW We are proud to be working in partnership with Lyndon SGB, the UK's largest scaffolding and access solutions provider. As Lead Design Engineer based from the London Branch you will be required to provide hands-on leadership and management to the Scaffold Design office whilst delivering engineering advice and support to the operations and business development teams. Projects include the brand new Google HQ for Lendlease, London Dock for Berekely Homes, HS2 and Marylebone Square for Kier to name a few. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Assess customer requirements through site visits and/or the customer s schedule to provide a value engineered solution. Produce drawings to customer requirements or by converting estimating drawings, providing accurate calculations, ensuring drawings comply with legislative and company requirements and procedures. Attend customer meetings to present solutions and discuss proposals. Provide briefings on drawings to the operations team. Provide advice and support during erection process on engineering issues. Oversee the erection process from an engineering viewpoint including conducting site visits to inspect complex structures to ensure they are constructed to drawing/design. Ensure that designs are in line with health and safety, produced with safety of erection and any perceived hazards clearly identified and noted on drawings. Revise drawings or advice if required according to changes in the customer specification or site conditions. Ensure that all administrative tasks are carried out efficiently. Ensure familiarisation with best practice and industry guidance and implement as appropriate. Provide support to the training and coaching of new members of the design team. Support and promote a team culture and company values. PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES & TECHNICAL SKILLS Experienced as a Lead Design Engineer / Manager within the Scaffolding sector. Strong leadership and coaching skills. Ability to read and understand engineering plans and section details. Structural engineering knowledge. Exceptional AutoCAD skills. Willingness to respond positively to new challenges faced by the business and to be willing to learn new skills for personal career development. Flexible attitude to working hours to allow the business to meet its Customer commitments and business targets. Maths / trigonometry and general numeracy skills. QUALIFICATIONS & TRAINING ONC or above in Construction or Civil Engineering
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  • Job Reference: 702531547-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Blue Moon Recruitment
    Blue Moon Recruitment
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent