Formwork Design Engineer

  • Job Reference: 00000447-1
  • Date Posted: 29 March 2019
  • Recruiter: IhON People Recruitment
  • Location: Slough, UK
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Construction, Engineering, Manufacturing Operations, Mining / Oil / Gas, Primary Industry
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Formwork Design Engineer - Slough, UK

Role & Responsibilities:

Produce work to a high standard by ensuring that all your work complies with the relevant industry standards, by taking account of all the relevant stresses and calculations that are required and by completing all plans accurately and appropriately;
Contribute towards the effective operation of the Drawing Office by complying with all of the Company’s Drawing Office processes and procedures;
Produce drawings that are compliant with all health and safety requirements by keeping abreast of all applicable health and safety legislation;
Set up CAD worksheets correctly by copying the relevant structural outline, plans and elevations from customers’ drawings and obtaining additional information from either the representative or direct from the customer or customer’s representatives (e.g. consulting engineers) where you identify that this is required;
Select the most appropriate solution to meet customers’ needs by understanding the physical properties and design parameters of our equipment and by understanding customers’ construction requirements;
Provide excellent service to customers by developing the Company’s solution that makes the most cost effective use of the equipment that customers will need to hire (e.g. minimising number of pours, reusing equipment etc);
Design solutions that customers can implement by taking account of site access issues and the equipment that customers have available to use (e.g. size and type of cranes);
Ensure that all appropriate Designs are structurally sound by calculating and taking account of the pressure that the concrete will be exerting (e.g. speed and method of pouring, number of pours, temperature of mix, type of mix etc) and advising customers as appropriate;
Ensure that quotations can be prepared correctly and the Company’s equipment supplied as required by compiling accurate take-off lists.


Experience of designing Falsework & Formwork solutions is highly desirable;
Experience of working within Construction and related industries is essential;
Ability to use CAD software in a Falsework/Formwork environment;
Ability to realise what a two-dimensional drawing will look like when constructed on site in three dimensions;
Ability to work accurately and methodically;
Ability to learn new skills quickly and effectively;
Co-operative, flexible and reliable.