Role details

Structural Engineer - Residential Private Housing

Gloucester   •   £40,000 - £45,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Excellent opportunity for a structural engineer to work for a leading Developer
  • Real career growth and progression to Senior Management within the South West

About Our Client

Structural Engineer - Residential Private Housing with National Developer based in Gloucester. Building and Construction

The client is an award winning National Developer with offices situated across the UK. With an excellent pipeline of work across the South West, they are looking for a competent and driven structural engineer to join their Regional team.

Job Description

Structural Engineer - Residential Private Housing with National Developer based in Gloucester. Building and Construction

Key Performance Indicators

Design

Design good economical, sound structural solutions whether working within a team environment, independently or with external consultants.

Carry out all aspects of cost effective detailed structural engineering design in relation to the Company's activities, to agreed programme dates.

Monitoring of external consultants to produce same.

Progressive in using available technology to improve best working practices.

Effective use of CAD facilities in structural engineering design work.

Site Assessment

Assess all site investigations and make all other relevant departments aware of any potential risks and solutions thereto.

Assess proposed sites including arranging site investigation work to enable proposals for foundation design to be made

General

Ensure all other relevant departments are fully aware of implications of the design.

Communicate, liaise and arrange meetings with NHBC and Local Authorities where applicable on structural engineering matters to achieve the necessary approvals.

Ensure all necessary disciplines are kept fully informed of all structural issues.

Arrange and attend such meetings as deemed necessary to deal with structural queries or problems in a timely manner.

Site Supervision

Be proactive in dealing with sites and the NHBC to gain good sound economic solutions on site.

Undertake site inspections as and when required concerning structural items.

Consultants



Commission external consultants when necessary in relation to specific works (bore holes, ground treatments, materials testing, piling designs).

Liaise with the consultants in connection with the Company's requirements.

Specialist Subcontractors

Prepare tender packages for specialist design (e.g. steel frames, piling, vibro).

Check and approve specialist details.

Liaise with any structural specialists to ensure good, sound economic solutions are achieved.

Aftersales

Manage and liaise with other departments with regard to aftersale problems.

Inspect and report on any problems relating to structural matters.

Inspect of remedial works as and when required.Deal with structural queries related to historic sites



Communication

Attend pre start and other departmental meetings as required.

Ensure all relevant stakeholders are informed of key departmental developments.

Health and Safety

Ensure you have read the Company's health and safety policies and procedures observe them at all times.

Reporting any accidents or near misses immediately to your Manager and record them in the accident book.

Ensure your workplace is kept tidy and any hazards are eliminated or reported to your line manager.

Wear appropriate protective clothing on site at all times.

Attends all health and safety training as required by the Company.

The Successful Applicant

Structural Engineer - Residential Private Housing with National Developer based in Gloucester. Building and Construction

The successful candidate will have the following experince and skillset

    • At least 12 months experience working within a residential house builder
    • In-depth knowledge of CAD
    • Knowledge of structural packages
    • Understanding of changes to regulations and legislation
    • Strong mathematical and IT ability
    • Able to analyse complex data and critically evaluate plans
    • Good understanding of budget management
    • The ability to visualise and explain design ideas
    • Decision making/problem solving/multi-tasking
    • Excellent communications skills
    • Able to work under pressure, and accept criticism of work
    • A good communicator/listener;
    • Good team working skills;
    • Accurate with an eye for detail.
    • Good decision making skills;
    • Willing to work extra to meet deadlines as and when the business needs require i
    • 3 A' levels or equivalent qualification, inc. Maths or Science
    • HNC / HND at technician level but must be willing to complete a degree course whilst working



Desirable qualifications

  • Achieved Incorporate or Charter Status
  • Be a member of Institute of Structural Engineers

What's on Offer

Structural Engineer - Residential Private Housing with National Developer based in Gloucester. Building and Construction

The successful candidate will be offered a competitive base salary, company bonus, company benefits and allowances.

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