Structural Engineer

11 Jan 2018
12 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a permanent opportunity for a Structural Engineer working within the buildings market with around 4 years post graduate experience. This team undertakes the following tasks: * Design of structures, including large framed commercial, education and residential projects * Foundation design and assessment The team is highly motivated and committed to the delivery of successful projects for our clients. This ethos has resulted in an expanding workload and the requirement for another capable and experienced engineer. You will be supported by senior engineers but expected to run projects, attend and contribute to site and design meetings. A suitable candidate will enjoy their work and the challenges provided by our clients. Relevant skills & experience * An accredited BEng degree (or equivalent) recognised by the IStructE * A minimum of 3 - 4 years' relevant post-graduate experience and progressing towards Chartered Status of the IStructE * Substantial construction industry experience, knowledge of the residential, commercial and education sectors as well as an in-depth understanding of superstructure, foundation and geotechnical design * BIM experience and the use of industry design software packages are essential * Experience in the use of Tekla Structural Designer would be an advantage * Experience dealing with clients and other members of the professional team * An ability to speak clearly, confidently, professionally and convincingly at meetings and on the telephone when representing the company * Good commercial awareness * An ability to write clear and concise e-mails, letters and reports * Highly motivated and willing to take responsibility for producing innovative solutions * A valid full UK driving license A Structural Engineer will ordinarily undertake the following tasks: * repare and review structural analysis and design calculations * Assist in the preparation of drawings for conceptual and detailed design * Liaise with clients, project team members and local authorities * Co-ordinate projects and packages of work with minimal assistance Attend site and design team meetings Remuneration and training The company will provide a competitive salary, a contribution towards a personal pension scheme (up to 5% of salary) and professional membership fees, which are paid for one organisation. The company contributes to regular social events, such as go-karting, theatre trips, golf, bowling etc. Our client has a friendly and supportive working environment, which has resulted in good morale and a low staff turnover. The company has a strong commitment to training ranging from 'on the job training' in new software and design techniques to training programmes for Chartered status and external short courses. Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc. Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application