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Graduate Design Engineer

MGF are currently seeking Graduate Design Engineers to join a leading Temporary Works Design Department in Astley, Manchester. Specialising in temporary works design, the successful candidates will be working within a 30 strong, busy Engineering Department utilising state of the art software and systems.

In the engineering department you will report directly to the Design Manager and have responsibility for:

  • Production of customer design schemes and drawings on a day-to-day basis to satisfy customer demand
  • Checking designs / drawings
  • Managing your own designs
  • Assist the Design Manager as required
  • To produce “one-off” project work as directed
  • Technical Site Service support
  • Contribute to the smooth and effective operation of the department

MGF Design Services provide temporary works consultancy, product design and development, site quality checks, site monitoring, major projects tendering services, technical sales support and infrastructure management services to both internal and external customers. Operating to strict ISO 9001 Quality Systems, MGF Design Services are acknowledged experts in Temporary Works, Geotechnics and Structural Steelwork design, providing state of the art solutions to meet the most demanding health and safety requirements of the Construction Industry.

MGF Ltd. is a rapidly expanding, market leader in the design, manufacture, hire and sale of proprietary excavation support systems to the Construction Industry. Established in 1981, MGF employ over 340 staff at 10 locations nationwide. We are a highly-respected sector leader, well respected for our intelligence, and client focussed approach to delivery of projects. For more information visit

The ideal candidates should have a Civil Engineering Degree, good working knowledge of AutoCAD software and strong analytical abilities. A professional manner with good communication and IT skills is also required. Experience working within a similar design role would be preferred but is not essential as would structural design, geotechnical design and temporary works knowledge. An ICE company approved training scheme will be provided to suitable candidates.

Following initial training, the successful candidate would be expected to manage their own designs and attend site meetings / inspections nationwide in support of their design work. The position offers a high degree of responsibility very quickly for candidates with the right aptitude.

A competitive salary package is available for the right candidates. To apply for this role please send your CV and cover letter to Lucy Barker at or alternatively by post to Lucy Barker, MGF Ltd., Grant House, Lockett Road, Ashton in Makerfield, Wigan. WN4 8DE.

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of society.

All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

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