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Structural Engineer

  • Location:

    Leeds

  • Sector:

    Building & Construction

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits package

  • Contact:

    Mark Bateson

  • Contact email:

    mbateson@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    MB55_1615378922

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-04-09

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Structural Engineer - Consultancy
Leeds
£30,000 - £35,000

Job Summary

Our client are looking to appoint a Structural Engineer to join the Leeds office on a full time and permanent basis. The successful candidate will have a fantastic opportunity to work on a variety of projects spanning the commercial, retail, residential, industrial and scientific sectors.

Responsibilities

* Structural engineering assessment and inspection of new and existing properties in steel, concrete, masonry and timber.
* Technical lead on projects as and when required.
* Prepare high quality technical reports including dilapidation reports and due diligence structural surveys
* Undertake analysis and design using hand calculations as well as a range of software packages, including CSC Fastrak, Tekkla, Building Designer, TEDDS, CSI Safe, Robot and Bluebeam Revu.
* Carry out hand calculations for verifying software outputs.
* Ensure that quality and consistency of technical output (drawings, reports, calcs etc) is always maintained.
* Liaise with and lead other members of the design team to achieve a coordinated design solution that meets the Clients objectives.
* Work on projects of various sizes and complexity including offices, hotels, large housing developments, retail etc.

Qualifications/ Experience

* A degree in Structural Engineering is essential.
* Minimum of 4 + full relevant years' Post-Graduation experience is essential, working in a consultancy (UK based experience to be 4 years minimum and recent)
* Varied experience in all the common forms of construction, material and building types.
* Chartered or near Chartered status (MICE or MIStructE).
* Excellent report writing, communication and numerical skills is required.
* Experience in working on listed and historical buildings would be advantageous.
* Experience of using structural analysis design software packages is essential.
* Experience of work on large projects, offices, hotels, housing developments etc.
* Use of Eurocodes & British Standards is essential.
* Full clean driving license.
* Excellent, positive, reliable work ethic is essential.


The role offers excellent career progression opportunities within a rapidly expanding, friendly and professional team that is proud of the quality of the service it delivers to its clients, and a clear vision for innovation. The benefits include a competitive salary, according to skills and experience, together with an excellent flexible benefits package.