Senior Structural Engineer

Senior Structural Engineer - London

Ref: 517Wednesday 25 August 2021

£45,000 - £50,000

Senior Structural Engineer – London

We’re working with a leading multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy providing structural, civil, geotechnical, environmental and transportation engineering design services, throughout the UK and overseas. As they continue to expand, they are looking to recruit a Senior Structural Engineer to join their London office.

 

The Role:

They are looking for a Senior Structural Engineer to join their Structures team working on a variety of engineering projects and reporting to a Partner or Associate. Responsibilities will include:

- Help in the production of project management plans, appointment documents, financial management, invoice drafting with Partner or Associate guidance.

- Be responsible for production of reports, production of calculations, specifications, drawings and/or Revit/BIM Model production.

- Provide leadership and management to the Project Technical Team.

- Manage and record health and safety risks and maintain Designers Risk Assessments in accordance with CDM regulations and all guidance.

- Take responsibility and provide technical/commercial knowledge and decisions to control our exposure to risk with Project Associate/Partner support as necessary.

- Advise and update the Project Associate/Partner of any possible changes to scope, circumstances, or programme that may impact on cost and agree actions.

- Liaise with co-professionals and clients on a project basis through meetings and conference calls etc, with input to information production and execution programmes.

- Delegate workload and monitor delivery and help train and mentor other team members.

- Liaise with Associates and Partners on a daily, weekly and monthly basis to plan and ensure sufficient resourcing to enable timely project delivery.

- Undertake site visits, surveys and inspections of structural works and existing buildings; prepare reports or sections thereof.

- Act on behalf of the company at Design/Project meetings and to promote the services and skills of the practice including the negotiation and obtaining technical approvals/solutions.

- Be cognisant client and co-professional relationships.

- Assist in the preparation of bids for small to medium sized projects.

- Update project Rapport information for your discipline or as directed by the Partner.

- Ensure timesheets and expenses are updated within Rapport on a minimum weekly basis.

 

Requirements:

- Minimum BEng, MEng or MSc in Civil or Structural Engineering is essential

- Preferably Chartered or near Chartered (within 1 year) with ICE or IStructE

- Minimum of 5 years’ post-graduate experience

- Ability to demonstrate creativity and innovation in design of structural engineering solutions in all typical building materials including reinforced concrete, steel, timber and masonry

- Significant experience of typical British construction methods, standard details and regulations and products including modular systems

- Knowledge and experience of the application of the CDM Regulations

- Ability to plan and manage personal and team effectiveness

- Confident and competent in giving presentations internally and to clients

- Commercial awareness and understanding of the professional risks carried by the practice

- Understanding and experience of structural engineering delivery, deliverables and exchange of information processes to minimum BIM Level 2

 

In Return:

- £45,000 - £50,000 salary DOE

- Ongoing training and personal development

- Excellent career progression prospects

- Flexible benefits package