Senior Temporary Works Design Engineer

  • Permanent
  • Warrington, United Kingdom
  • £47,500 to £60,000 per annum

Business Unit

Having secured a number of long term Frameworks with key clients, we are further expanding our in-house Civil & Structural Design team. We have a number of positions available at various levels for engineers who are committed to delivering the optimum design solution, building on their experience, and furthering their professional development.

The in-house design team consists of specialist designers at various levels of competency responsible for design engineering on a variety of civils, rail and engineering projects and frameworks including CP6, asset management contracts, infrastructure projects and tendered rail / civils schemes.

Projects can typically include bridge re-construction/replacement, upgrades and refurbishments, station work (platforms etc.), access for all schemes, structures including bridges, tunnels, footbridges and all associated Temporary Works solutions.

The Role

As Senior Design Engineer you will have the responsibility for the development of technical Temporary Works solutions across a portfolio of rail projects and frameworks, within the team’s budgetary, programme and quality requirements. Your day to day role will include:

  • Using initiative and confidence to put forward solutions based on sound engineering principles.
  • Challenging the brief, enabling innovative development of unambiguous engineering solutions from feasibility through to detailed design.
  • Design and Checking of engineering solutions.
  • Production of clear, consistent, referenced calculations, reports and sketches to current CoP and Standards.
  • Clear communication of design philosophy and requirements with other team members.
  • Being Design representative at meetings with the businesses project team and/or external Clients and Stakeholders.
  • Appreciation of the team’s financial, quality and programme targets.
  • Promoting safe working practices in all areas.
  • Management of staff and projects.


To excel in this role, you will have previous experience as a Civil Senior Design Engineer in a rail project environment.

  • Degree qualified Civil / Design Engineer – BSc / BEng / CEng
  • Civil engineering project design experience – i.e. bridges, structures, stations, platforms etc.
  • Significant experience in technical design for rail, civils associated Temporary Works
  • Ideally Chartered or at an advanced level of progression towards membership of a relevant professional body (e.g. ICE / IStructE) at either Chartered or Incorporated Level.
  • Candidates from a rail / civil & structural engineering design background with experience in client, contractor or consultancy organisations will be considered.

In return

  • Competitive annual salary negotiable dependant on experience
  • Company Car or Car Allowance
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (increasing with service)
  • + up to 3 volunteering days
  • Company contributory Pension scheme
  • Life Insurance
  • Westfield Health Cash Plan & Westfield Rewards
  • Generous Employee referral scheme
  • Support and employee infrastructure embedded in the business as a platform for personal and professional development creating pathways for unrivalled career development and progression opportunities internally.
  • Consistent learning opportunities
  • A safe place to work
  • Employee forum’s that provide a platform for having your voice heard

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