Structural Engineer

Structural Engineer

Permanent

Structural Engineer, £50,000, Teesside

 

Edward Reed Recruitment are seeking a Structural Engineer to join our client.

Our Teesside based client is at the forefront of tackling some of our society’s most pressing sustainability challenges.

 

Objectives

 

  • As the Demolition and Structural Project Engineer you will be an integral part of the management team, you will be responsible for preparing, scheduling, co-ordinating and monitoring the engineering aspects of the assigned destruct projects.
  • Preparation and maintenance of technical documents; including project briefs and specifications.
  • You will assist the Project Manager in preparation of contract documents, programmes and other progress reports.
  • You will be required to assist incoming tenders and write and assess reports to support the submission.
  • You will take ownership of the project information supplied by the “Client” and ensure all calculation and data are correct.
  • Assist in the delivery of projects, ensure that all aspects of the engineer activities are well planned with all possible scenarios accounted for and executed in a safe manor.
  • You will be responsible for all technical aspect of the project to ensure all queries are raised to and challenged to guarantee programme and cost efficiency.

Responsibilities

 

  • Compliance with Company and Project safety, health, environmental and quality regulations
  • Review incoming reports and drawings and provide feedback where necessary to optimise design.
  • Researching and undertaking studies as appropriate to skills level (for example on materials/equipment/methods and options).
  • Assist and produce RAMS and associated documentation to facilitate works to be carried out safely and to design specification.
  • Responsible for developing solutions by preparing and checking engineering methods, drawings, calculations and other documents to ensure a safe and cost-effective execution of the project.
  • Prepare and check all engineering documents including engineering calculations in order to evaluate, select, and test appropriate operations.
  • Able to perform Structural calculations.
  • Verify suitability of 3rd party equipment and methods.
  • Ensure the engineering plan is followed when executing the job.
  • Advise Operations of the accuracy and performance of engineering solutions to be applied to projects, to ensure that the engineering solutions are in line with the requirements of Operations.
  • Ensure that the calculations are checked and approved by yourself and then by Design Director as required.
  • Record, execute and maintain technical document and data in line with internal requirements.
  • Able to multi task and work on multiple projects.
  • Attend meetings with Commercial and Operations teams to establish the clients’ exact requirements, and agree deadlines for submission of documentation.
  • A good understanding of EC3 (EN1991).
  • Maintain site records in electronic and paper format.
  • Liaise with clients, suppliers, and consultants.
  • Liaise with sub-contractors working on the project, and ensure they understand requirements.
  • Assist in the planning of project and monitor productivity against this, ensuring any changes to the project are managed accordingly.
  • Agree and manage project engineering budget and control spending.
  • To review in co-operation with the project management team, the overall programme for areas of responsibility including sub-contractor programmes.  To identify any problem areas in the programmes, discuss with the team and agree solution.
  • Identify and highlight project engineering changes and deal with these appropriately.
  • Provide guidance and direction to the project engineering team.
  • Contributing to safety and quality during project design, engineering and execution.

 

Experience and Qualifications

 

  • Must have evidenced technical qualifications applicable to projects management.
  • Must be competent and have suitable experience, gained in the field of structural / mechanical engineering with a proven track record.
  • Engineering degree in Mechanical or Structural.
  • Good knowledge of AutoCAD 2D & 3D
  • High level of self-motivation
  • Must have excellent communication skills and be competent in Microsoft Office.
  • A good level of commercial awareness
  • Ability to manage Junior Engineers within the team