Senior Design Engineer

Location: Watford

Technical Services Team, Head Office

Job Role:

Taylor Woodrow is recruiting a Senior Design Engineer to join their central design team based in Watford. Reporting to the Head of Technical Expertise, the Senior Design Engineer will be responsible for the provision of Temporary Works design and check services to VINCI companies.  


  • Provide engineering solutions at pre-construction and construction phases across our civil engineering and building divisions.  
  • Providing temporary works design and implementation on bridges and viaducts, geotechnics, structural alterations and railway civil engineering. 
  • Develop and supervise graduates within the department.
  • Implement the company procedure for Control of Temporary Works.
  • Carry out audits of the Temporary Works process.
  • Carry out training in the Control of Temporary Works.
  • Support the Designated Individual (BS 5975) in the design process.
  • Define and solve engineering problems.
  • Lead design solutions.
  • Lead the health and safety aspects of design and design checks.
  • Maintain the quality of design and design check output.

Person Specification

  • Previous experience in the design of temporary works is essential.
  • Qualified in a civil engineering, structural engineering or construction-related subject.
  • Chartered Engineering status is advantageous (IStructE or ICE).

To apply for this role, please send your CV quoting reference IW-DESIGN to

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