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Here at SJG Temporary Works, we're always looking to expand our team of specialist design engineers. Our ever-growing client base means we have to meet the demand with a steady stream of graduate and apprentice engineers.

At SJG, our designers pride themselves on our lead-time and we understand that this is an important factor for all principal contractors looking to stay on schedule. We maintain this through our commitment to effective and efficient recruitment and always keep CV's on file; so send your application in today.

Roles Available:

Senior Temporary Works Engineer

Currently, we are in need of a Senior/Temporary Works Engineer to assist in a wide range of temporary works design due to an increased workload and an expansion within the UK construction industry. You will be joining a small, but rapidly growing company and can expect fast personal career growth. Our clients range from local subcontractors to multinationals with £1 billion+ turnover. At times you may be based on site, providing support during the construction phase of projects.

We have an expert team of engineers, led by our experienced Chief Executive Officer, who produce both project specific and standard detail designs in line with British Standards or Eurocodes and CDM. Typical design work we undertake include but not exclusively:

  • CAT 1-3 Checking
  • Scaffolding
  • Formwork
  • Falsework
  • Tower Crane Bases
  • Needling & Propping
  • Façade Retention
  • Mobile Crane Outrigger Base Design
  • Excavation Support
  • Site Facilities Design
  • Hoist Bases
  • Finite Element Analysis

You will report to our Engineering Director and be responsible for:

  • The coaching and mentoring of a small team of graduate engineers & technicians.
  • Ensuring that schemes provided to our clients are the most suitable to their needs, wherever possible suggesting Value Engineering solutions and altering initial schemes where program or cost savings can be made.
  • Assisting with the general operation of the company and supporting our Temporary Works Co-ordinators on client’s sites throughout the UK.


  • Previous temporary works design experience or a background in structures.
  • Good level of knowledge in Structural Analysis and Soil Mechanics.
  • Ability to use AutoCAD & Tedds.
  • Full UK Driving License.

Email your CV today, to: info@sjgtwltd.co.uk

Apprentice Design Engineer

Every year, SJG look to take on an new apprentice to join our design team as we firmly believe in the working route to education. Chief Executive Officer, Simon Goldsmith was himself an apprentice and is looking to take on another career driven engineer to assist his design team alongside a Level 3 education course. This rewarding way to break into a career in construction & engineering will be applicable to diligent, hard working and punctual candidates.

Email your CV today, to: info@sjgtwltd.co.uk


We are always looking for talented, passionate individuals with a proven track record of excellence. If you are interested in joining our team and none of the vacancies listed suit you, please send us your CV and a covering letter anyway.

E-mail: info@sjgtwltd.co.uk
Call us on: 0800 3288 003

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