JOB TITLE: Principal Structural Engineer


Industry : Construction & Civil Engineering Job Location : Liverpool
Job Reference : 6732GM Job Category : Building and Construction
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 24/05/2010
 
Salary & Benefits : £40000 - £45000 per annum
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

We are looking for a lead structural designer to work on a variety of building commissions primarily in education, retail, commercial and regeneration areas, although the workload is diverse in nature.


Job Description

The Client

An experienced Structural Engineer is required to take a key role in our clients expanding team. Our client is a market leading Engineering Consultancy and provider of construction services both in the UK and Globally. The successful applicant will be a competent building structures designer and must possess relevant Structural and/or Civil Engineering qualifications.


About the Role

You will be expected to act as the lead structural designer on a variety of building commissions primarily in education, retail, commercial and regeneration areas, although the workload is diverse in nature. We're looking for someone who can make an immediate impact within a fast-moving environment, so you will bring a track record of successful project delivery and an excellent grasp of building design.

About You

We are looking for someone who can make an immediate impact within a fast-moving environment, so you will bring a track record of successful project delivery and an excellent grasp of building design. You must be able to work within a team environment where innovation is encouraged at all levels and must be prepared to mentor other Engineers within the team, in addition to providing support to the Team Leader you:

* Must be able to check others' work within a Quality Management System environment.
* Will be expected to provide plans of work for sections within the team to delivery within budgetary restraints and to meet with Clients, Project Managers, Architects and other construction professionals.

Your Skills

Qualifications: Chartered Structural Engineer (MIStructE) or Chartered Civil Engineer (MICE)
A commitment to Continuing Professional Development is essential.

Knowledge / Experience: A sound knowledge of structural steelwork and concrete design to current British Standards (and/or European Standards) is essential. A sound knowledge of CDM and UK construction techniques is also required. The successful applicant will have worked within a professional Structural Engineering or Civil Engineering design office environment, designing building structures and performing the associated site and contract administration duties. Site and building survey experience is expected.

Technical Skills / Ability: The ability to communicate well in the written and spoken word is essential, as is the ability to work well in a team environment. A driving licence is essential.

Competencies/Personal Attributes: The successful applicant is to be self-motivated and career minded with the desire to improve one's own performance as well as that of the team. Innovative design and working practices will be encouraged. The successful applicant will be a level headed, practical problem solver with the ability to think laterally. The successful applicant will be a good time manager able to take the lead with project development where necessary. The successful applicant will be able to motivate and encourage colleagues.















Job Keywords

Principal Structural Engineer, Structural Designer, education, retail, commercial, regeneration, Construction, Engineering Consultancy, Liverpool, Merseyside



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