Design Engineer - Telecoms

Focus Resourcing
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Working for our highly prestigious client you will be responsible for the design of large portfolio of designs for telecommunications sites. You will manage the design process, ensuring designs are completed in accordance with the client KPIs. You will have the ability to ensure the design requirements of the client are captured & that high-quality, safe, commercially viable designs are produced both internally & by third parties (subcontractors).

The role:

* To undertake &/or review site surveys & produce survey reports which detail workable, best practice solutions
* Produce designs to quality standards, statutory & client requirements
* Produce plan & elevation views with associated standard design requirements
* Complete work to output expectations, ensuring the timely delivery of work
* Develop strong working relationships with internal & external stakeholders ensuring that milestones are met within agreed timeframes
* Ensure design 'buildability' and cost control processes and considerations within designs
* Support the Lead Engineer as required in particular through expert structural design advice
* Partake in design forums / discussions & disseminate information related to design
* Mentoring, motivation and support for graduate engineers
* Act as an 'escalation point' for project engineers who require design assistance
* Provide designated point of contact to clients for all matters relating to structural engineering
* Attend multi skilled visits (MSV) providing practical & relevant design advice to meet site & client specifications
* Work closely with Project Managers, Acquisition Surveyors, Project Engineers & other key stakeholders to ensure design deliverables are met within agreed timeframes

The person:

* Degree qualified in Construction/Engineering or a related discipline
* Minimum 3 years' experience as a mobile telecommunications Design Engineer highly desirable
* Demonstrated ability to write & technical documentation and develop standards
* Strong investigative skills, ability to procure information & report findings
* Knowledge of the latest version of AutoCAD/AutoCAD LT, photo editing software, Pro-MAP
* Experience of rooftop safety regulations & design requirements
* Working knowledge of CDM Regulations & British Standards with a commitment to safety in design principals
* Sound IT skills competent in the use of Microsoft Office packages
* Strong commercial awareness, particularly in relation to construction costs.
* Flexible & professional approach to work
* Self-motivated, confident & organised
* Ability to handle heavy workload & competing priorities
* Interest in keeping informed of best practice both within & outside the industry