Design Engineer (Shoring)

  • Member
  • Vp plc
  • Division
  • Groundforce
  • Location
  • Ailsa House, Morley
  • Closing Date
  • 11/12/2020
  • Job Description
  • Groundforce has built a reputation as a first class market leader by developing six core business elements. Each division was formed to serve the construction industry by offering specialist solutions in shoring equipment, piling equipment, pipe stoppers, pressure testing, trenchless technology, temporary bridges and excavation training. A commitment to developing our vast product range means Groundforce’s customers can be certain of innovative products and a comprehensive service.

    We understand that all continued success rests firmly with our employees, and at Groundforce we have an ethos of putting people at the very core of our business. To ensure our first class service continues, we offer excellent career support and development for all our employees and believe this positive approach ultimately drives success through to our customers.

    We are currently looking to appoint a Design Engineer to join our Technical Team. The role is based in our offices in Morley, near Leeds, offering a modern and lively working environment, within an established and friendly team who regularly enjoy social events outside of working hours.

    The role involves the daily production and checking of temporary works design schemes, prioritising workload to provide a 48-hour turnaround, whilst maintaining consistently high quality and accurate presentation. You will provide technical support, training and assistance to the sales team and customers.

    Our ideal candidate will have thorough knowledge of the construction industry including the UK construction supply chain. We welcome applications from experienced engineers with a minimum of 2 year’s post-graduate experience with a strong background in geotechnical design as well as a good understanding of structures.

    Skills & experience required


    • Temporary works design experience is desirable but not essential
    • Degree level qualification in Civil/Structural Engineering
    • Use of AutoCAD software
    • Use of Microsoft office suite
    • Some product knowledge is desirable however full product training will be given.
    • Good interpersonal skills
    • Temporary works experience desirable
    • Appreciation of geotechnical design
    • Full UK Drivers licence.