Formwork / Shoring Designer

Our Shoring / Formwork Design client in North West Houston is looking to add an experienced designer to their team! This is a great temp to hire opportunity, pay starts out at $19/hr. and is negotiable based off experience.

The Shoring / Formwork Designer is responsible for using CAD design software to create plans for concrete form work layouts.

  • This person will work with drafting/engineering personnel and sales staff to perform all form-work layouts.
  • Ensures structural drawings are produced accurately and timely based off blueprints provided by customers.
  • Preferably some knowledge of commonly used forming and shoring concepts and practices within the construction industry.
  • Work closely with drafting/engineering personnel and sales staff to design and evaluate concrete forming and shoring systems used for various concrete construction projects.
  • Utilize a CAD workstation (AutoCAD) to prepare detailed formwork and shoring drawings. Comprehend and utilize more advanced software to complete assignments with regards to applicable industry standards. Define formwork layout requirements and provide alternate designs as required.
  • Prepare quantity take-offs as required
  • Identify and resolve drawing conflicts and errors.
  • Complete drafting/design work and ensure customer schedules are met.
  • Communicate regularly with managers regarding project status & deadlines.
  • Ensure plans are maintained in a neat and orderly fashion and all plans are logged properly.


  • 2 or 4 year degree preferred: CAD classes and or experience using CAD and structural design classes (concrete, timber, or steel).
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and general computer skills (word processing system, design software, internet software, and database software).
  • Ability to read and comprehend Architectural and Structural construction drawings and contribute forming and shoring ideas or schemes to enhance customer productivity and cost.
  • Ability to convert schemes into workable formwork layout drawings.
  • Ability to perform and provide load calculations on structural members or components as required.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form; deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Ability to detail and coordinate multiple projects on an ongoing basis.

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