Due to continued growth and expansion, IDH is currently recruiting for a Temporary Works Designer to operate from its offices in Chorley in Greater Manchester, Lancashire.
We are specifically looking for an individual with at least 5 years’ experience working in the industry; ideally someone with a strong background in formwork and falsework who has the drive to develop their career into design management.
An engineering degree or HND in Civil or Structural Engineering
Excellent maths and general numeracy skills, including trigonometry
2D AutoCAD skills
3D draughting / modelling knowledge a bonus
Knowledge of formwork and falsework essential, temporary works, a bonus
Ability to read and understand engineering plans, section details and general arrangements
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Advanced IT skills
Producing designs and technical drawings using AutoCAD and analysis software.
Preparing scheme layout technical drawings and supporting calculations and analysis in a timely, clear, and concise manner enabling clients to understand how to erect, and safely use the equipment.
Assisting in the management and development of the junior members of the team – allocation and checking of formwork projects, coaching and support.
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 including 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 the frequent pressure of tight deadlines.
Being keen and willing to learn new skills, as well as become familiar with industry technical documents and standards.