Michal Pawelak MSc – Senior Engineer

2012 – Present.  Scaftec Ltd– Scaffolding Design Consultants.

Scaffold Design Engineer.

  • Responsible for the design of various scaffolding projects, along with the preparation of associated calculations and detailed construction drawings. Projects vary in complexity from general access scaffolds to larger bridged and cantilevered accesses. Site visits to collect information & discuss client requirements.
  • Familiar with traditional scaffold tube and fitting structures and the majority of system scaffolds, along with the modern modular systems.
  • Designs take in all types of scaffolding structures from standard access scaffolding to support platforms and shoring applications.
  • Finite element analysis of scaffolding structure using S-Frame, SCIA Engineer

Michal is currently working towards Chartered Engineer status with the ICE.

 2009 – 2011. Edinburgh Napier University and Action Scaffolding Ltd. Partnership, Scotland

Scaffold Design Engineer.

  • Design and structural analysis of temporary structures which included: feasibility assessment, establishing design requirements, preliminary design, detailed design and design checking
  • The development of the structural analysis package for scaffold designers equipped with 3D modeller, FEA engine and a final report generator
  • Providing technical assistance and support to clients
 2011 – Apr 2011.  Kaefer, New Caledonia (Knoiambo Nickel 3.8 billion USD), Pacific

Scaffold Design Engineer.

  • Design and Structural Analysis of various types of temporary structures
  • Inspections of erected scaffold structures

Working in close collaboration with contractors and scaffold superintendents


O’Neil, S., Zhang, H.X., and Pawelak, M. (2011)

“Industrial knowledge collaborative CAD system for scaffolding structures”,

The Thirteenth International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing, Greece, September 2011

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United Kingdom
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