Careers at IDH

Time and again, we’re told that it’s our strong team that sets Independent Design House apart from other engineering design consultancies. We invest in bringing in the right talent to support our clients, and we offer excellent ongoing training and development opportunities, such as with the Institution of Chartered Engineers (ICE).

Here are the roles we’re currently recruiting for.

Scaffold Designer

Due to continued growth, we are now recruiting for a further Scaffold Designer to join our ever-growing scaffold team. Ideally, we are looking for a candidate with some scaffold design experience, but we will also consider graduate applications.

Skills required:

  • An engineering degree in Civil or Structural Engineering
  • Excellent maths and general numeracy skills, including trigonometry
  • 2D AutoCAD skills
  • 3D draughting / modelling knowledge a bonus
  • Knowledge of scaffold systems advantageous
  • Ability to read and understand engineering plans, section details and general arrangements
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Advanced IT skills

The role:

You will produce designs and technical drawings using AutoCAD and analysis software. You’ll also prepare scheme layout technical drawings and supporting calculations and analysis in a timely, clear and concise manner to enable our clients to understand how to erect and safely the use the equipment.

Your other responsibilities will include:

  • Using analysis software and AutoCAD LT (2D) to determine arrangements and solutions applicable to customer requirements.
  • Dependent on experience, you may be required to visit sites and prepare clear and accurate site surveys of existing arrangements and assist in developing solutions which incorporate this detail.
  • Detailing requirements typically include a combination of plans, sections, elevations and notes / details to ensure the customer and IDH fulfil their moral and legal responsibilities as a designer to ensure the safe use of equipment.
  • Working effectively and independently often on multiple projects for a team under frequent pressure of tight deadlines.
  • Being keen and willing to learn new skills, as well as becoming familiar with technical documents and standards on scaffold design.

No agencies. UK residents only.

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Senior Temporary Works Engineer

Due to our expansion IDH is currently looking to recruit a Senior Temporary Works Engineer to operate from offices in Bristol or Maidstone, Kent. We are specifically looking for an individual with at least 10 years’ experience in hands-on temporary works design practice.

The role will involve developing and guiding our team with direct contribution at board level for business development as well as checking, mentoring, developing customers and design. The right individual will be able to demonstrate comprehensive temporary works design and structural engineering knowledge with strong analysis and engineering skills. The role is UK based but you may be required to work for periods of time at our European offices.

Due to the seniority of this role, salary is negotiable and dependent on experience plus company benefits and bonus scheme.

No agencies. UK residents only.

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Senior Design Engineer – Civil or Structural

We are currently looking to recruit Senior (civil or structural) engineers to operate from our offices in Bristol, Chorley, Manchester, or Maidstone, Kent. We are specifically looking for an individual with at least 5+ years’ experience working in the industry, ideally someone with a strong background in steelwork, and a good understanding of temporary works.

The role will involve developing and guiding our team with direct contribution at board level for business development as well as checking, mentoring, developing customers and design. The right individual will be able to demonstrate comprehensive design and structural engineering knowledge with strong analysis and engineering skills. The roles are UK based but you may be required to work for periods of time at our European offices.

Salary is negotiable and dependent on experience, plus company benefits and bonus scheme.

No agencies. UK residents only.

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Temporary Works Engineer

An opportunity has arisen for a Temporary Works Design Engineer to join one of our busy teams in Bristol or Maidstone, Kent.  Ideally the successful candidate will be experienced in Structural Design and/or Temporary Works Design, and preferably would have direct experience of having worked on site in an engineering role.

As the successful candidate, you will use your experience in direct contact with our customers on site providing them with concept solutions and guidance. After initial consultation you will be required to develop a safe, practicable and efficient working design in accordance with the customer requirements and meeting all statutory obligations.

The successful candidate will need to be able to demonstrate intuitive solutions for a wide range of problems, have comprehensive knowledge of the construction process in a number of materials, be able to clearly communicate the construction sequence involved in the design and undertake design analysis to support their approach.

No agencies. UK residents only.

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Experienced Senior Scaffold Designer

We’re looking for Senior Scaffold Designers to operate from our offices in Bristol, Chorley, Manchester, or Maidstone, Kent. We are specifically looking for an individual with at least 10 years’ experience in hands-on scaffold design in a dedicated temporary works / scaffold design practice or scaffold company.

The role will involve developing and guiding our team with direct contribution at board level for business development as well as checking, mentoring, developing customers and design. The right individual will be able to demonstrate comprehensive scaffold design and structural engineering knowledge with strong analysis and engineering skills. The role is UK based but you may be required to work for periods of time at our European offices.

Due to the seniority of this role, salary is negotiable and dependent on experience plus company benefits and bonus scheme.

No agencies. UK residents only.

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Civil or Structural Engineering Role

IDH is now recruiting for a further Civil or Structural Design Engineer to join our ever-growing engineering team. Ideally, we are looking for a candidate with some temporary works or steel design experience, but will also accept strong graduate applications.

Skills required:

  • An engineering degree in Civil or Structural Engineering
  • Excellent maths and general numeracy skills, including trigonometry
  • 2D AutoCAD skills
  • 3D draughting / modelling knowledge a bonus
  • Knowledge of temporary works
  • Ability to read and understand engineering plans, section details and general arrangements
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Advanced IT skills

The Role:

You will produce designs and technical drawings using AutoCAD and analysis software. You’ll also prepare scheme layout technical drawings and supporting calculations and analysis in a timely, clear and concise manner to enable our clients to understand how to erect, and safely the use the equipment.

Your other responsibilities will include:

  • Using analysis software and AutoCAD LT (2D) to determine arrangements and solutions applicable to customer requirements.
  • Dependent on experience, you will be required to visit sites and prepare clear and accurate site surveys of existing arrangements and assist in developing solutions which incorporate this detail.
  • Detailing requirements typically include a combination of plans, sections, elevations and notes/details to ensure the customer and IDH fulfil their moral and legal responsibilities as a designer to ensure the safe use of equipment.
  • Working effectively and independently often on multiple projects for a team under frequent pressure of tight deadlines.
  • Being keen and willing to learn new skills, as well as become familiar with industry technical documents and standards.

 

APPLY NOW

 

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    Studio 2, Westree House, 2 Westree Road
    Maidstone
    Kent, ME16 8HB

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