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Temporary Works Coordinator

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    Permanent - Full Time

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    £50k - 55k per year

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    Amy West

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  • Published:

    6 days ago

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Do you have proven experience working as a Temporary Works Coordinator on a major civils project? 

Are you looking for an opportunity to be involved in HS2 on a permanent basis?

Carrington West is proud to be working closely with a joint venture on HS2 and assist them the recruitment of a Temporary Works Coordinator to join their fast-paced team.

The ideal Temporary Works Coordinator will be experienced in managing a team of TWS's with an excellent understanding of the principles of BS:5975 and awareness of PAS 8811 and PAS 8812 standards.

Location: West London
Hours: Core working hours, Monday to Friday
Salary: up to £55,000 P/A + company benefits


  • Understand and apply the principals of PC's TWC as defined in BS5975:2019, PAS8811:2017
  • Agree with the Designers/Checkers and other Parties on the level of risk and design check;
  • Coordinate all Temporary Works activities and ensure satisfactory Temporary Works Design is carried out.
  • Ensure that a detailed design brief has been produced, with full consultation, is adequate and is in accordance with the actual situation on site;
  • Advise the permanent works designer of any temporary conditions, that should be considered in the permanent works design;
  • Ensure that the design is independently checked for concept, structural adequacy and compliance with the brief
  • Register or record the drawings, calculations and other relevant documents relating to the final design;
  • Ensure that checks are made at appropriate stages and make sure that any proposed changes in materials or construction are checked against the original design and appropriate action taken;
  • Ensure that any agreed changes or corrections of faults, are correctly carried out on site;
  • Issue formal permit to load/proceed if final check(s) prove satisfactory;
  • Obtain the criteria that allows the temporary works to be removed;
  • When it has been confirmed that the permanent structure has attained adequate strength required by the design, issue formal permission to dismantle the Temporary Works.


  • Civil or Structural Engineering Qualification, minimum of an HNC/HND, preferably BEng or higher (MEng, MSc).
  • Proven temporary works experience on a major civils project, ideally within rail.
  • Excellent understanding and application of BS5975:2008+A1:2011/2019.
  • CITB Temporary Works Coordinator course
  • Ideally have Temporary Works Coordinator
  • Valid SMSTS and CSCS card

To avoid missing out on this opportunity, please submit your CV and then contact Amy at Carrington West.