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Senior Designer - Piling


Borehamwood, Hertfordshire



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A new and exciting opportunity for a Senior Designer has arisen within our Piling division, JRL Civil Engineering.

We are looking for an experienced Design Engineer to take a lead role in our Design team based in Head Office, London.

You will ideally have 8+ years’ experience in Design & Engineering and extensive knowledge and experience in the piling sector.

In return you’ll be given the opportunity to implement new ideas, have a heavy involvement with new construction projects from pre-construction stage to completion & have the chance to mentor junior designers assisting the team.

We have become an industry leader in the installation of CFA, Rotary, CSP, Retaining & Secant Walls and Working Platforms & work closely with some of the UK’s largest contractors. We have a strong presence in the London market and are currently securing contracts in Manchester and the midlands.


Role & Responsibilities:

  • Carry out pile designs for bearing piles and retaining walls to relevant Eurocodes/British Standards, execution codes and guidance documents independently
  • Develop foundation solutions to provide most cost effective option
  • Derive and interpret design parameters from soil investigation reports
  • Check and review work of more junior engineers and peers
  • Carryout design of working platform to BRE470
  • Support operations with design input as necessary
  • Provide commercial team with information concerning design changes


Desirable Criteria:

  • Significant experience in piling design
  • Detailed knowledge of relevant standards, execution codes and guidance documents
  • Able to lead and review work of more junior design engineers
  • The ability to work under their own initiative
  • Successful candidates will need to be able to demonstrate experience in a senior technical role and extensive knowledge of the piling design (soil & rock)


Benefits of working with the JRL Group:

  • Competitive salary with confidence of working for an established and growing company
  • Pension Scheme
  • Possible career growth for the right candidate
  • An opportunity to work on some of the nation’s most exciting Construction projects
  • A stimulating & dynamic environment
  • Dedicated Training & Development Department
  • Team bonding events
  • Newly refurbished Gym & Multi-purpose Studio in Head Office
  • In-house barista
  • Contemporary Lounge & Canteen area
  • We endeavor to work closely with chosen charities which we encourage our employees to participate and contribute
  • Sporting Events – perfect for the keen cyclist/runner