Senior Formwork Designers (heavy civils/infrastructure)

Job Description

Job Description

  • Develop independent solutions, but also work well within project teams.
  • Show an active interest in helping develop the skills of your peers and the willingness to support the checking of their work.
  • Communicate effectively with your colleagues across all departments and confidently interact with customers throughout all phases of a project.
  • Produce AutoCAD drawings using company systems during the proposal stage and  finalize the working drawings to be used for actual jobsite.
  • Provide material lists for quotations to sales/customer and to operations for shipments to the site.
  • Produce and insure that the drawings indicate the proper use of company forming equipment and that the drawings represent safe, economical and efficient designs.
  • Independently produce formal calculations for customer approval.
  • Have an interest in developing efficiencies within the Engineering Department and take a proactive approach of seeking responsibilities where opportunities arise.  


  • Technical education, preferable a qualification in Civil or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Good knowledge in AutoCAD 2D, an interest in BIM and/or experience in 3D would be beneficial 
  • Minimum 5 years formwork design experience, preferably within the civil engineering/infrastructure sector. Experience with designing formwork for Nuclear facilities and/or Heavy Civil Engineering and / or road and rail applications would be beneficial.
  • Detailed knowledge of construction methods and competencies in interpreting client drawings and design briefs
  • Experience working on major projects and achieving challenging deadlines. Knowledge of formwork planning and coordination would be advantageous.
  • A strong statics knowledge would be preferred.
  • Strong frame analysis knowledge is added advantage.
  • Experience of checking other designers work.
  • A good understanding of health and safety and designing out risks. Knowledge of method statements and design risk assessments.

Additional Information

This position does not provide a UK visa and the work location can be flexible.