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Design Engineer

Ref: ARV2050

Skills: Structural Steel, Building, BIM, Civil Engineering, Consultants, Housing, Light Steel Frame, Main Contractor, Offsite Construction, Structural Engineering

Role: CAD Designer , Chief Engineer, Consultant, Design Engineer, Design Manager, Project Manager

Location: South West

Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per Annum

Sector: Construction, Design / Technical

Are you a Design Engineer / Project Manager with good understanding of steel? Are you looking for a great opportunity to use your design and project management skills?


We are working with a small, highly successful and dynamic business involved in the design, supply and management of projects for steel buildings (cold rolled and hot rolled systems).  They supply to both industrial and commercial projects as well as domestic, education, leisure and utilities and are ISO 9001 accredited. 




They are looking to add to their design and project management capacity with a Design Engineer to prepare AutoCAD based designs which will lead to successful installation.




Prepare drawings using AutoCAD, Sketch up and some 3D modelling


At the order stage construct detail designs, GA and construction drawings, compile Bills of Materials and source materials for the specific projects


During the project, liaising with suppliers and working with construction manager. 




About you:


Good experience from steel-based construction and likely to have held a number of responsibilities including design/detailing, project management and some commercial


Ability to propose commercially viable, high quality and practical solutions to the array of challenges presented


Good literacy and numeracy and excellent IT skills particularly AutoCAD (3D would be highly advantageous)


Able to work to detail and with accuracy


Strong communication skills at various levels (client senior management, site staff etc)


Initiative and common sense


Awareness of commercial pressures and able to change priorities to suit "live" projects


Strong team working ethic


Full car driving licence and able to travel (pool car provided) to sites throughout the UK. Some overnight stays may very occasionally be required.




You will be working in a relaxed yet professional and dynamic atmosphere, where excellent customer service is of paramount importance.  There is a good social element to facilitate the team ethos, as well as weekly project meetings.  Although it is a flat structure, there could be opportunities to develop your career.  Training is seen as an essential way to ensure your skills are up to date to do the job, and you are encouraged to bring new ideas and to take an active involvement in product development.  This role will give you lots of variety to your working day where you will be able to use your initiative and think on your feet.




Apply to this vacancy or if you would like to discuss the role in complete confidence, please call Craig Nicholls on 0117 959 2008 and email


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