Principal Structural Engineer

Recruiter
Vertical Recruitment Limited
Location
Manchester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Oct 2019
Closes
27 Oct 2019
Ref
1276385827
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The successful candidate will report directly to the Team Leader and will be expected to carry out the following duties: -

Lead, advise and direct teams of Engineers, Graduates and Technicians in producing surveys, designs, studies and reports for the required structural works on multi - disciplinary Engineering projects. Support will be provided on large or complex projects from the Team Leader or a Principal Engineer.
Checking of designs and drawings and other works undertaken by the team, providing feedback and coaching where necessary. It is expected that the candidate can carry out this work on all schemes with the exception of complex projects where support will be provided.
Production of outline and detailed (as appropriate) structural design for multi-disciplinary projects. It is expected that the candidate can carry out this work on all schemes with the exception of complex projects where support will be provided.
Extensive knowledge of structural detailing in the main structural components Steelwork, Concrete, Masonry and Timber
Liaising with internal teams, external clients and partners. It is expected that the candidate can carry out this work without supervision.
Budgetary and Programme Control of the structural teams work on individual projects. It is expected that the candidate can carry out this requirement without supervision.
The Structures Team consists of 12 Engineers and Technicians. The team is currently engaged in a wide variety of projects including refurbishment works to a steel framed roof of a major Railway Station in the North of England, the sub and superstructure design of a new concourse at a major transport hub in the South of England and the superstructure design a number of large industrial buildings. Energy from waste is also a large part of this clients business.

About You

The Candidate should have solid knowledge of Building Regulations
The Candidate should have a working knowledge of the CDM Regulations
The Candidate should either be a Chartered or an Incorporated Civil/Structural Engineer or is aiming to become Chartered /Incorporated within the next year
The Candidate should have a minimum of 5 years post- graduate experience in a design office
The Candidate should have an extensive knowledge of the Eurocodes (extensive knowledge of the equivalent BS is also required) for the main structural materials, i.e. concrete, steel, masonry and a good knowledge of timber

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