Head of Engineering Design - Temporary Works / Groundworks

Head of Engineering Design - Temporary Works / Groundworks


Competitive salary + Package.


We are currently looking to recruit a Head of Engineering Design to join a leading underground temporary works / groundworks business near Leeds. This is a fantastic opportunity that will allow you to develop your technical and managerial skill set with a leading business in the sector.

The Job

Reporting to the Technical Director, you will be responsible for ensuring that the design teams have the correct leadership, direction and technical support.
Duties will include…

  • Ensuring all proposed designs fully compliant with current regulations and practices.
  • Distributing work within team.
  • Promoting and developing the businesses technical offering, to remain market leading status.
  • Attending industry and customer events.
  • Evaluating the viability of design requests.
  • Managing the development of the team, ensuring their training needs are met.
  • Ensuring all paperwork and processes are following the ISO 9001 standards.
  • Attending sites when required.

The Candidate

Candidate will hold the following skills and experience.

  • A degree level qualification (or equivalent) in Civil or Structural Engineering.
  • Currently operating as a chartered engineer, or working towards the final stages of the qualification (IEng or CEng)
  • Below ground temporary works design experience.
  • BIM procedures.
  • Experience with all current structural design codes, including Eurocodes.
  • Demonstrable experience in managing a design team.

What's on offer

  • Competitive basic salary
  • Benefits Package
  • Company Car
  • Progression opportunities.

How to apply

To apply, please call Dan Bisset on 02392 288 213 or send a copy of your CV to dbisset@astutetechnical.co.uk

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Become part of something great

  • I have received nothing but the heartiest welcome into the Business. Not your normal recruitment agency. Firstly, you receive thorough training. Instantly you get the welcoming atmosphere and there is great team morale. Management listens, Colleagues listen and my opinion and any offering I contribute, I feel is valued and taken seriously. I really enjoy the level of support I receive as a newbie to both Recruitment and the world of Technical and I genuinely feel valued. I would highly recommend and already have to many of my contacts!

  • A friendly environment that takes work seriously. Everyone at Astute seems to very much enjoy being here and that reflects on the atmosphere in such a positive way. No one ever seems to have an issue with lending a helping hand when it is needed. The way that the staff on the floor are very focused and hardworking spurs you on to be the same. The saying "Work hard, play hard" could not apply more to the lovely bunch I have the pleasure of working with. I really feel as though I have fitted in well at Astute.