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Senior Structural Engineer

  • Location:

    Ipswich

  • Sector:

    Building & Construction

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tom Francis

  • Contact email:

    tfrancis@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    TFR428_1631184431

  • Published:

    7 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-09

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Senior Structural Engineer
Ipswich
£50,000

Job Role
To plan, design and manage structural design projects, ensuring the structures are safe, compliant and economic.

Team worker:

Participate as a Senior member of the team supporting colleagues and working collaboratively to develop the business
Deputise for the Principal Structural Engineer as required
Work flexibly to support delivery across the service
Support and mentor junior employees

Customer service:

Prepare bids for tenders and report to clients, public agents and planning bodies
Provide an efficient and business-like point of contact
Deliver a consistent and professional level of customer service at all times to clients and other stakeholders

Business delivery:

Undertake feasibility, concept and detail structural engineering design and checking
Undertake structural inspections
Commission specialist surveys
Obtain building regulation approvals
Prepare reports
Create engineering drawings using CAD packages and sketches for drafting
Assessing the environmental impact and risks connected to design decisions
Assessing the Health and Safety impact and risks connected to design decisions
Managing, directing and monitoring progress during each phase of a project
Monitoring and inspecting work are undertaken by contractors
Administer contracts

Communication:

Create a positive and professional first impression of the company
Deal with all contacts professionally
Liaise with Clients, Architects and other professional staff and provide technical advice to them
Negotiate with drainage utilities, the Environment Agency and the lead local flood authority

Measures of success:

Feedback from team members/line manager
Contribution to service
Team performance
Service improvements suggested
Accuracy and timeliness of support
Efficiency of systems and processes
Service delivered within budget and to agreed targets
Feedback from staff and managers
Service delivery performance indicators
Customer feedback
Directors feedback

It's essential you have:

Strong Engineering experience (minimum of five years)
Chartership with ICE, I Struct E or equivalent
Decision making with minimal supervision abilities
Ability to work directly with clients and other team members to ensure projects are completed in agreed timescales

How you act:

Professional, friendly and honest - Builds good relationships with colleagues, understands the importance of confidentiality
Attention to detail - Able to deliver clear and accurate information
Team worker - You work collaboratively with your team to achieve better outcomes for customers
Service deliverer - You focus on delivering a service that provides great outcomes for our customers
Customer focused - you put the customer first
Shows initiative - you come up with ways of improving how we do things
Well organised - you plan and prioritise your work to ensure that deadlines are met. You have the ability to plan and multi-task and can work to strict deadlines
Willing to learn - you want to acquire new skills that will support you in your role
Flexible attitude - you are prepared to work flexibly to deliver the service