Temporary Works Designer

Posted on | Expires on Oct 13, 2019

Employer Name

Costain Skanska

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Role The purpose of this role is to assist the Temporary Works Manager & Temporary Works Coordinators (TWC’s) in the delivery & co-ordination of all Temporary Works activities on the S1/S2 Main Works contract. The post holder will ensure that Temporary Works Designs are adequate and safely designed for construction, use & dismantling. The Temporary Works Designer’s primary task is the management of the Design process from Requirement (Design Brief) to Delivery (Construction) Communicating via Design Check Certificates, Drawings, Designers Risk Assessment’s & Calc’s to the TWC and Construction Team. Flexible working: We welcome you to ask about the flexibility you need. This might be part-time, remote working, or compressed hours for example. Anyone who applies for a role can ask about flexibility at interview. In return, we will explore what is possible for the role. Key Responsibilities • Ensure that a design brief has been established with full consultation, is adequate, in accordance with the actual situation on site, and that all construction loads are considered; • Advise the permanent works designer of any temporary conditions or loads that should be considered in the permanent works design; • Ensure that the design is independently checked for concept, structural adequacy and compliance with the brief • Ensuring SHEQ hazards and risks have been eliminated or reduced in the design. Where not feasible clearly highlight and ensure the Delivery Team are informed of the residual risks to be controlled. • Ensuring the delivery teams are provided with safe, workable temporary works in timely manner to suit programme via in-house design or supplier/subcontract design checks. • Delivery of first class technical support to the SCSJV projects. • Working in accordance with SCSJV procedures for TW management. • Temporary works design from brief to issue of the final design package. • Pro-actively implement “Safe-by-Design” and Observational Method where appropriate. • Preparation of Design Risk Assessments illustrating the development of design mitigation measures and communication with others in the construction process. • Temporary works design checking (including checks on supply chain proposals). • Contribute to SCSJV safety targets by pro-active leadership. • Delivering value to SCSJV clients. • Develop relationships with internal and external client teams. • Ensure SCSJV process for temporary works management is applied fully and efficiently. • Site visits to aid identification of temporary works requirements and preparation of temporary works design briefs. • Contribute to the control of risk by identifying issues and providing appropriate responses. • Contribute to continuous improvement by attending team meetings and contributing to the team development topics.

Eligibility Criteria

Required qualifications, skills, behaviours and attributes • Civil or Structural Engineering Qualification, preferably BEng or higher (MEng, MSc), minimum of a HNC/HND (essential) • Chartered Membership of Professional Body (CEng MICE or similar, essential) • Previous experience of temporary works design (essential) • Understanding and application of BS5975:2008 +A1 2011 (essential) • Thorough understanding and application of the CDM Regulations 2015 (essential) • Previous experience of TW schemes in and around existing structures, especially NR (ideal) • CITB Temporary Works Coordinator Course (ideal) • Completed SMSTS (ideal)

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How To Apply

If you are interested and would like to be put forward please forward your CV to kccsc@camden.gov.uk or alternatively please contact us on 02079745161.