Timber Eng

Timber Engineering Designer

Ref: 9746| Posted: 28th Jul 2020

About the Client

An established specialist Timber Engineering contractor has an exciting opportunity for a Engineering Designer with a background in Timber Design and Feasibility or the construction industry to cover a variety of projects.  

One of the leading specialist contractors for the manufacture and supply of engineered timber within the UK.

About the Role

  • Provide accurate, detailed and to scale drawings for assembly and installation for manufacturing of modular houses
  • To help create high quality 2D and 3D technical drawings for all stages, of all projects
  • Offer technical support and advice to the factory floor, carpenters, electricians & plumbers
  • Work with internal and external designers to understand and apply conditions and approvals
  • Checking material sizes and quantities for procurement
  • Ensure smooth liaison between internal and external clients, architects, engineers and designers
  • Aid in estimating costs and apply knowledge of materials and engineering principles to check feasibility for new potential projects.
  • Ensure compliance of industry and health & safety standards and protocols
  • Risk management including identifying potential solutions to eliminate or reduce risks during production

About the Candidate

  • Experience in off-site construction or timber framed design is desirable
  • A sound knowledge of: computer-aided design & software and engineering design principles
  • Good degree of mathematical set-up of mind desired
  • Computer literate with good working knowledge of AutoCAD, Autodesk Architectural, Wolf Systems
  • Ability to measure drawings and help to develop bills of quantities
  • An understanding of manufacturing processes and construction methods
  • Can prioritise and plan effectively, and have good overall time management skills
  • The ability to meet deadlines
  • The ability to get on well with others and be able to calmly and effectively analyse problems as they arise and then quickly reach the right decisions as part of a team is vital
  • The willingness to learn and the will and desire to reach the highest standards, together with a positive attitude are essential
  • University Degree in engineering would be a distinct advantage

Points of Appeal

  • Competitive starting salary
  • A real opportunity to progress within the business
  • Opportunity to be part of a well-respected team