Structural Engineer

Type: Permanent
 

Job Summery: 

This role is to work as part of an engineering team, taking a senior role in project work, focused on production, liaison and mentoring and coaching junior members of the team.
 

Responsibilities

  • Prepare feasibility study reports to meet brief requirements in the agreed format and review with the Associate/Principal Engineer of Structures

  • Assemble a design specification compliant with the employers’ requirements, agree its format and content, and monitor and review its preparation ensuring delivery by the due date

  • Agree and monitor scope of works with the Associate/Principal Engineer of Structures

  • Clearly define building requirements and purpose of use with the Associate/Principal Engineer of Structures  to allow detailed design

  • Carry out detailed design, including complex calculations and co-ordination issues

  • Review and monitor the production of calculations including QA, technical reviews and sign off

  • Ensure that information for project costing preparation is completed in requisite detail and to deadlines, and keep the team informed regarding design progress through explanation of design decisions

  • Provide documentary information via the team to assist in the preparation of tender documents, ensuring that information for tender preparation is completed in requisite detail and to deadlines, and keep the team informed regarding design progress through explanation of design decisions

  • Deal with the day to day queries from the team, ensuring that relevant information is available on time for construction activity

  • Report to the team in association with the Associate/Principal Engineer of Structures any variance between the works constructed and the design intent

  • Lead the design process and encourage the rest of the team to deliver appropriate and cost effective solutions to the agreed program.

  • Follow in full the document control, archiving CDM and QA processes relevant to project work, ensuring drawings, specifications, reports and correspondence are issued, and filed in an appropriate manner, coach junior staff in their usage.

 

Requirements

  • Raise the level of technical competence within the teams

  • Promote technical excellence in all our projects

  • Develop positive professional relationship with the team, communicating openly about project progress

  • Participate in team meetings, disseminate information within the team, and communicate with other teams 

  • Identify and act on, or refer, potential risk issues and follow in full the company commercial and contracting processes

  • Identify and flag additional fees to the Associate/Principal Engineer of Structures


Mandatory Skills

  • The applicant will have proven experience in the design of Building Structures with significant experience in a similar role or demonstration of a good track record

  • The applicant should ideally have obtained British Chartered Engineer status or equivalent, possess a degree in Civil or Structural Engineering and possess membership to an accredited engineering body

  • Applicants need to be able to demonstrate good management, communication and technical skills and be capable of working both within the team and independently, as dictated by work load

  • Good presentation skills are also required

  • Must be fully conversant with technical structural software, such as RAM, CSC, Etabs and STAAD 

  • A sound understanding of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Project is essential

  • Must be fluent in English with an excellent understanding of technical terminology


Qualifications

  • B.Tech / M.Tech (Civil)

 

If you would like to join our team, please email your resume to gamaengineering@bellnet.ca for consideration.