Principal Heritage Engineer

Bradmore, UK
Closing date
26 Sep 2020

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We currently have a unique opportunity for an experienced heritage building engineer to support delivery of the early works package on HS2 on a part-time, fixed-term contract basis as a Senior or Principal Heritage Engineer. The role will be based remotely initially with a longer term base in any of our UK offices, but must be able to travel to site in Birmingham. These projects involve the strengthening of listed masonry and timber structures to allow them to withstand the vibrations associated with nearby construction work and support the growth of expertise in this space. Support the development of junior engineers and apprentices involved in the delivery of this scope of work.

Main Duties

¢ Take responsibility for the technical leadership of the strengthening design works for listed buildings and other heritage assets.

¢ Prepare reports, specifications as required in the preparation of design work.

¢ Supervise the production of drawings.

¢ Manage delivery of projects - take responsibility for budget and resource deployment on projects.

¢ Where required prepare estimates for work items.

¢ Identify scope change items.

¢ Manage resources at a project level to ensure utilisation and productivity is maintained


Experience required:

¢ Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering

¢ Chartered Civil or Structural Engineer

¢ Experience working on listed, heritage and historic buildings

¢ Experience of working within a Design and Build project with critical project timescales

¢ Ability to work in a collaborative multi-discipline design team

¢ Ability to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervision and provide support and mentoring to others

¢ Ability to travel to client sites and other SYSTRA offices will be required

SYSTRA is an award winning multi-disciplinary solutions business with extensive engineering capabilities and specialist expertise in transportation and energy industries. SYSTRA has a global workforce in excess of 7,000. We work in partnership with our clients to develop and deliver high quality, innovative technical solutions for major infrastructure projects in the UK and globally

SYSTRA offers our people the opportunity to work on exciting and rewarding projects. We provide long-term career development opportunities and support our staff to enable them to reach their full potential. We offer flexible working and a competitive remuneration package including a bonus scheme. We provide a warm welcome and encourage applications from a diverse range of people who can enrich our company.
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