Scaffold Design Engineer

BAE Systems UK

Location: Cumbria

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Scaffold Design Engineer

Location: Barrow-in-Furness. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.


Relocation packages are available for this role, A member of the team can discuss this with you and provide further information.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Producing scaffold designs in accordance with relevant standards and legislation
  • Where required, amending scaffold designs
  • Visiting sites to estimate job requirements
  • Liaising with the customer

Your skills and experiences:

  • HNC in Civil Engineering or equivalent qualification/experience
  • Experience in Scaffold Design
  • Adept in using design software
  • Preferred scaffolding background
  • Design of layer scaffolding would be preferred


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Scaffold Design team:

As a Scaffold Design Engineer, you will be supporting the build process of world class submarines. This role will provide you with the opportunity to work in an interesting and varied role due to the variety of designs and techniques used for different scaffolds to support buildings, large structures, sub parts etc.

You will be a proactive individual with excellent communication skills, allowing you to liaise with stakeholders across the business. Furthermore, you will bring your design expertise alongside scaffolding experience which can be showcased to the customer.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.”

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.


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