Scaffold Design Engineer Job Opportunity|Alpha Scaffold Design


Join our small team as a Scaffold Design Engineer (Scaffold Designer), where your expertise will play a pivotal role in ensuring the success of our projects. As a key member of our engineering team, you will be responsible for a diverse range of tasks, from on-site visits and surveys to engaging with clients and conducting structural analyses using cutting-edge tools. If you have a passion for precision in design, excellent communication skills, and a collaborative outlook, we invite you to be a part of our innovative and inclusive work environment.Read more about this Scaffold Design Engineer Job Opportunity!

Responsibilities as a Scaffold Design Engineer:

As a Scaffold Design Engineer, your role will encompass a variety of tasks aimed at ensuring the successful execution of projects. Key responsibilities include:

  • Conducting on-site visits and surveys;
  • Identifying and understanding clients’ specific needs;
  • Utilizing AutoCAD for scaffold design implementation;
  • Generating supporting calculations and conducting structural analysis;
  • Reading and referencing comprehensive structural drawings;
  • Engaging with clients through face-to-face interactions and written/phone communication;


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering (Consideration also given to those with an HNC in Engineering and practical Scaffold Design experience);

Mandatory Skills:

  • Advanced proficiency in AutoCAD for creating high-quality scaffold design drawings;
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel, with expertise in spreadsheet production and formulae for supporting calculations;
  • Experience with structural analysis software in accordance with industry standards (SCIA Eng. Graitec or similar);
  • In-depth knowledge of TG20:21 and BS 5975 along with other UK scaffolding standards;
  • The ability to prioritize tasks under pressure and meet the deadlines is paramount;
  • Good communication skills, both verbally and in writing, with a collaborative, friendly and “can do” attitude.

Bonus Skills but not essential:

  • Proximity to London: The candidate to be based, preferably in proximity to London, to facilitate occasional attendance at site meetings in and around the London area.
  • Formwork Design Experience: Experience in Formwork design, particularly with systems such as Gass, Titan, Rmd or similar would be considered an advantage.
  • Ground work (foundation) design experience: scaffold matt design or similar.

Scaffold Designer’s Benefits:

In return for your contributions, we offer:
  • Commission based remuneration preferably or Hybrid employment (can be discussed and negotiated during the interviews);
  • Fully remote home-based with flexible working hours (from your sofa or bed);
  • Potential earnings £70000 + /yr with annual pay reviews;
  • Company laptop and mobile/smartphone if required;
  • In-house technical training and support if needed;
  • Long term commitment: the right candidate would be highly regarded; we are seeking individuals committed to a long-term collaboration. We value employees who are dedicated to contributing to the growth and success of our projects and organization that in time would be greatly rewarded.

Application Process:

If you are enthusiastic about this opportunity, please submit your CV along with a covering letter to: Include examples of your work and stress what you believe you can bring to the role, along with your remuneration expectations. We eagerly anticipate your application.

Equal Opportunities:

We are committed to equal opportunities and do not discriminate based on gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil partner status, pregnancy/maternity, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnicity, religion/belief, disability, or age. Decisions are solely based on merit.

Data Protection:

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