Senior Temporary Works Designer

Full Time Permanent

My client has been awarded a £207 million (EUR 240 million) power supply tunnel and they require a Senior Temporary Works Designer to join their team.
The project is part of the Visual Impact Provision project in Snowdonia National Park near Porthmadog in the north of the country.

The seven-year project, will dig two shafts and a 3.4-kilometer tunnel to carry electricity under the Dwyryd Estuary. The project was designed to reduce the visual impact of National Grid's overhead power line across the estuary.


The primary role is to support projects by carrying out a variety of temporary works designs.

The senior designer will in turn will support the training and mentoring of new appointed temporary works designers and graduates working in the Technical Services department.

In addition, the function of all engineers based at head office is to assist with the preparation of tenders as part of the Work Winning team. This could include:

* Development of methodology and sequence

* Identifying and assessing temporary works

* Logistics planning

* Assessing overhead requirements

* Liaison with the supply chain

* Assisting and advising the bid manager, estimator and planner

* Liaison with Operations teams including project based engineers.

* In addition to the primary role our head office engineers have the opportunity to spend time in various technical services functions following assessment. These include:


Manage the process, resolution and communication of all design queries as part of the project.

Produce temporary works designs and checks as required from the projects.

Produce design risk assessments/method statements

Review suppliers' risk assessments/method statements

Explanation of works preparations to the project management

Raise requests for further information

Deal with requests for further information from suppliers/ sub-contractors

Specify and monitor temporary works schemes

Produce outline ITP’s

Ensure high standards of work production/instigate robust checking procedures


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