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Senior Temporary Works Engineer

Lethaby & Cook
East London ( Hybrid)
£60,000 -£80,000 per annum, plus pension, bonus & benefits
Closing date
20 Jun 2024

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Structural engineering jobs
Civil Engineer
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

This new opportunity for a temporary works designer is with a practice that handles heavy civil engineering and building projects. You will provide temporary works leadership as a senior member of their London office which currently employs fifty staff. The opportunity for progression is very promising, a sustained increase in work and succession provides the potential for directorship within one to two years. Your focus will be on major projects typically valued between £10m – 100m. Schemes will encompass commercial, residential, pharmaceutical, industrial, process, bridges and ports & harbours. Project selection will be guided by your technical specialism and will have a buildings bias.           

Key Responsibilities: This is a client facing role, there will be regular contact with contractors and developers. You will provide advice at tender stage, carry out scheme design and oversee detailed design phases, ensuring quality standards are adhered to. You will provide support and input on project selection, new business and the mentoring of junior engineers.                  

Company Profile: An independently owned, multidiscipline consultancy. The company has a fifty year heritage in the design of building structures, bridges, ports & harbours and temporary structures. They work in the UK and internationally and have amassed a catalogue of successfully completed projects. They are known for their high level of technical expertise and ability to successfully deliver complex schemes. Their business growth is supported by structured staff training and development, including support to achieve chartered status with the ICE and IStructE.

Required Skills: A chartered or incorporated engineer with ten or more years civil / structural experience that includes a significant element of temporary works design.  You should be working at project or senior engineer level, your background should encompass design and delivery. The ability to think laterally and deliver schemes that prove safe and practical for construction is essential.     


Lethaby & Cook’s civil engineering division places engineers and engineering managers with a high level of technical expertise. Our strength is our ability to present opportunities across a wider spectrum of employers who appoint civil and structural professionals.

Our clients include developers, design and build contractors, civil and structural consulting practices, insurers, client organisations and operating companies, loss adjusters, project managers, not for profit organisations, forensic engineers and more besides. By understanding how and where skills and experience can flourish we offer opportunities worth considering and candidates with real potential.

We place permanent and contract professionals and our recruiters are some of the most experienced to be found in their sectors. To find out more about current and forthcoming vacancies, or to discuss the next step in your career progression please do not hesitate to make contact by phone or email. We will always treat your enquiry and any information you may provide in the strictest confidence.



Company info
020 8563 0596
Barons Court
W6 8RH

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