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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:

    TFR527_1635956698

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-12-03

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Senior Structural Engineer
Matlock
£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 undertaken by contractors
Administer contracts


Communication:

Create a positive and professional first impression
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 and line manager
Performance Objectives
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 indicators
Customer feedback
Director 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