Design Engineer

Design Engineer

Do you have experience in, or would like to gain experience in, Temporary Works Design? Would you like to work on a vast range of construction and infrastructure related schemes, including some of the UK’s most high-profile projects? Then please read on

Kier Professional Services (KPS) are looking for a Design Engineer to join our growing team based in Glasgow, Scotland

Kier Professional Services (KPS) are the engineering consultancy division of Kier Group, providing design solutions, technical advice, and engineering support to all other Kier business units.

We undertake over 2,000 designs a year in support of over 400 projects, making us one of the UK’s largest Temporary Works designers. Our 100+ Temporary Works engineers have extensive experience in designing and checking Temporary Works for projects of all sizes and across all sectors.

Our vision is to ensure that Kier is technically equipped to achieve its vision and to enhance the Group’s competitive position and reputation.

Location: Glasgow, Scotland

Business Area: Transportation, Kier Professional Services (KPS)

Contract: Full Time, Permanent

What will your responsibilities be?

As a Design Engineer inside KPS you will be working closely with project teams to support with the delivery of a broad range of civil and structural related services in both Temporary and Permanent Works throughout the Kier business. You will also contribute to the delivery of more complex services by providing solutions which are safe and buildable (in both their temporary and permanent states).

Your day to day will include:

  • Temporary Works design and checking, above and below ground in all materials, integrated with Permanent Works design if applicable.
  • Delivery of alternative solutions and value engineering, enhancing Kiers reputation
  • Tender stage and bid winning support, focusing on buildability, efficiency, and innovation.
  • Technical assessment and review of 3rd party designs, ensuring compliance with the brief to meet client and Kier requirements.
  • Delivery of alternative solutions and value engineering, enhancing Kier’s competitive position

What are we looking for?

This role of Design Engineer is great for you if:

  • You must have several years post-graduate experience.
  • An interest in Temporary Works Design or experienced in already
  • You have a full UK driving licence.

What can we offer you?

  • Competitive salary/package such as car allowance or company car.
  • First class mentoring to gain professional qualifications.
  • Agile working.
  • The opportunity to work on varied and interesting projects across several sectors.

We’re all about finding potential here at Kier, and transferrable skills are always welcome! So, even if you don’t tick every box, please apply and we can have a chat.

Rewards and benefits

We’re proud to be able to offer our brilliant people a wide variety of benefits that you can tailor to your needs. You can see more information of benefits here.

Diversity and inclusion

Making Kier a diverse and inclusive place to work is a huge priority for us. We’re proud of the steps we’ve taken so far, but we know we must always do more. Our employees are key in shaping Kier’s diversity and inclusion initiatives and our people have made a huge impact on how we work, by using their experiences to shape our policies. You can see our D&I action plan here.

We look forward to seeing your application to join the #constructionrevolution #joinkier

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