Design Engineer – St Helens – External + Roofing Contractor

UCA Consulting ltd
St Helens, St. Helens
£40000 - £50000/annum
08 Jul 2017
07 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is renowned as one of the UK’s leading complete external building envelope and roofing contractors, offering a complete turnkey service of design, installation and project management. They work closely with a number of well renowned main contractors on projects UK wide

They have an established reputation for being master craftsmen in the use of traditional metal products such as zinc, copper and stainless steel, and they have extended their skills and expertise to cover the whole of the external building envelope.

Main Purpose of the job:
Working as part of a team in a fast pace environment. You must be able to work accurately within strict timescales. The ideal candidate will be technically creative with a strong work ethic.
The post holder will:
• Working to contract specifications to produce CAD designs from plans/ elevations/details etc
• Tracking changes and develop in drawings and reporting to Contract Manager.
• Produce mid project variations notes, drawings and records.
• Co-ordinating the drawings development against site survey results
• Schedule quantities of materials for estimating to purchase.
• Attend Design Co-ordination meetings when required.
• Attending occasional site visits.
• Liaise closely with Contract Manager and various other departments within the company.
• Plan and manage own workload.
• The post holder will also undertake any other duties as required.

In addition to the above duties, all staff are required to:
• Undertake appropriate training and staff development as required
• Adhere to all company’s policies and procedures, including Equality and Diversity and Health and Safety.
• Respect confidentiality: all confidential information should be kept in confidence and not released to unauthorised persons.
• Participate in the company’s Performance Review and Development Scheme.
• Adhere to Company’s environmental policy and guidelines and undertake tasks in a sustainable manner

• CSCS card
• Construction design based degree or similar level qualification

Experience and Knowledge
• Experienced user of AutoCAD software in design environment
• Knowledge of Revit, Inventor, Solid works etc. ideal
• Understanding of safety standards and regulations within the industry
• Good working knowledge of standard Microsoft office software application
• Previous construction design experience.

Salary: Negotiable
Hours: Full-time (Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm)
Working times are provided as an indication of your normal working pattern. However, flexibility is an essential part of any post (and therefore a requirement of any post holder) and, in order to meet the needs of the Company, these times may be adjusted. Reasonable notice would be given.

This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the role.

Agency: UCA Consulting
Contact Name: Russell Roberts
Contact Email:
Telephone: 07826613230
Industry: Construction
Job Type: Permanent
Location: St Helens
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 PA + Package