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PERI unsolicited application

Assistant Formwork Designer

Location: Glasgow

We’re looking for a highly motivated individual who is interested in taking their first step into the construction industry. Working on formwork and scaffolding design, you’ll assist and support our Sales Engineers in meeting customer expectations by providing a first class technical service as you gradually build your knowledge and experience.

Key Duties

  • Develop an understanding of PERI’s Technical design strategy, procedures and product knowledge to provide technical advice on PERI products when required
  • Gain understanding of Formwork, Falsework and scaffolding designs
  • Build industry knowledge to provide high quality technical drawings
  • Problem solve by seeking clarity and direction from colleagues
  • Produce accurate and economical drawings, schedules and quotations under supervision from senior technical team members
  • Actively promote the supply of a first class technical service and lead by example
  • Contribute ideas and suggestions to improve ways of working
  • General Office administration duties
  • Build a good rapport with Sales Engineers and customers
  • Represent the Technical Team to collaborate with and support other regions and functions

What you'll need

Experience & Qualifications

  • GCSE’s Maths & English grades 7-9 & 4-6
  • Desire to study your BTEC in civil engineering (essential)
  • You may already have a BTEC in civil engineering or construction related subject

Personal Attributes

  • Committed to personal development
  • Objective-orientated
  • Strong work ethic and reliable
  • Good organisational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Determined to develop good knowledge of AutoCAD / PERIcad and Design Analysis Programmes

What you'll get in return


  • Opportunity to gain National certificate leading to higher national certificate in civil engineering
  • Health and Safety training
  • General Induction
  • Professional Development for Technical Training Programme (2-4 year programme)


  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • 5 days annual leave for Christmas shut down
  • 20 days annual leave entitlement plus Bank Holidays
  • Company pension contributions 3% employee + 6% contribution
  • Private Healthcare cover
  • Death in service x2 base salary
  • Non-contractual annual bonus

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your CV by e-mail to

Contact Us

Recruitment Team
Market Harborough Road
Clifton upon Dunsmore
CV23 0AN

Tel: 01788 861600

Company Info

Founded in 1969, PERI has grown from a small family-owned business to become one of the world’s largest manufacturers and suppliers of formwork and scaffolding systems.

In the UK, we have over 250 employees spanning our North, Central and Southern regions, with our head office and central functions based in Rugby.

Through its 8,100 employees, over 60 subsidiaries and more than 120 efficiently-run storage sites, PERI serves its customers worldwide with innovative system equipment and a comprehensive range of services related to formwork and scaffolding technology.