Structural Engineer - Assistant Project Manager

Employer
Skilled Careers Ltd
Location
St. Albans, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
27 Oct 2020

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Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
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Purpose of Job

The main purpose of the Engineer / Project Manager role is to plan, co-ordinate and carry out assessments of construction products and systems. You will be managing multiple projects where you will be expected to prepare contract offers and estimates for the assessment of various types of construction products and systems related to the structural engineering field of work. The job holder will be required to research and investigate aspects of construction product/system performance, work as part of a team contributing to team and individual targets and objectives and regularly converse with clients ensuring you maintain good quality and standards at all times. The job holder is also expected to collaborate, share knowledge, assisting the in developing new schemes/services and policies, guiding and mentoring junior colleagues, and review assessment work of junior colleagues to ensure the tasks are completed accurately.

Main Duties/Responsibilities
-Contract Preparation and Planning Duties

-Prepare contract offers for assessments, ensuring that they are proportionate and realistic for the work to be done and that they are delivered within agreed timescales.

-Plan allocated assessments and produce, maintain and update detailed work programmes.

-Draft Certificates and Reports, seek and take due regard of comments thereon and arrange production of documents for publication.

-Review the reports and draft certificates prepared by junior colleagues and provide guidance to them on how to best carry out such work.
-Research and investigate aspects of construction product/system performance as required.

-Co-ordinate all work and activities involved in assessments, including sub-contracting work, e.g. testing and inspection of production.

-Ensure that satisfactory information and data is available for the timely progress and completion of assessments.

-Carry out Certificate maintenance tasks, such as assessment of factory surveillance reports, as required.

-Monitor progress on allocated work and adjust priorities as required.

To be considered for this role you must have the following:-

-Beng/Meng Civil Structural Engineering

-Building regulations and relevant standards

- 2+ years Structural design experience in the UK such as design in timber, steel, concrete, masonry.

-Ideally some Project Management experience on the projects you have worked on

The role would suit a civil/facade/structural engineer who wanted to step away from working on day to day designs and wanted to utilise there technical skills by making the transition to a technical Project Manager role withn construction products (cladding/insulation/timber) and systems.
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