Associate Director (Structural Engineering) Buildings

Penguin Recruitment
Ipswich, Suffolk
£60000 - £75000/annum Benefits
Jan 01, 2022
Jan 17, 2022
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Associate Director (Structural Engineering) Buildings


Ref MR4122

Salary up to £75,000 plus benefits

This is a wonderful opportunity for an experienced Associate Structural Engineer to join a successful, well-established, civil and structural engineering Consultancy based in Ipswich. Our client is well-known locally for its innovative design solutions and the types of projects they would tend to get involved in would encompass residential, commercial, rail, industrial and mixed-use building structures.

Working as an Associate Director you will;

Lead and develop project teams, supervising and training engineers and technicians.
You will be closely involved in the mentoring, appraisal, and development of engineers
Liaise and attend meetings with clients, architects, subcontractors and other professionals whilst carrying out duties and at all times representing the business in a professional and courteous way.
Support teams to undertake site visits to monitor the progress of works against specifications and highlight issues to the contractor, client and/or (internal or external) project manager as necessary.
Check calculations, specifications, drawings and reports produced by others, in accordance with operational procedures and in support of technical excellence.
Promote design approaches that enhance the sustainability and minimise environmental impact of projects.
Ensure project designs comply with all relevant statutory requirements to deliver best practiceKey skills & experience required for this Associate Director role;

At least 5 years post-qualification experience in structural engineering design.
Chartered Structural Engineer.
Strong business acumen with the ability to develop new and existing client relationships as well as win new business.
A sound understanding of the finances of a structural engineering department, for example the ability to control bookings, to handle project finances, invoicing, WIP and provisions.
Good relationship builder.
A proven track record of successfully delivery projects and client satisfaction.
A good understanding of the UK construction market.
Proven ability to lead, inspire and motivate individuals.
The ability to think strategically and to solve technical problems.
Expertise in maintaining an overview of entire projects and supporting the focus on appropriate level of detailed design.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Detailed knowledge of relevant technical legislation and design guidance best practice.
Proficient in the use of design tools such as Tedds, Tekla, Revit, Masterseries
A passion for innovative design
Versatile, motivated and self-driven
Committed to technical excellenceFor this Associate Director role our client is offering;

Competitive salary
Pension scheme
Private health care
Salary Sacrifice Scheme
Death in Service benefit
Initial 25 days holiday (3 held for the Christmas period)
Additional holiday can be accrued in accordance with the number of years services, up to a total of 28 days
The option to bank, buy or sell holiday each year after one years' service
Flexible working
Paid professional membership
Cycle to Work Scheme
Interest free loan for annual travel season ticket
Yearly flu vaccine
Eye tests paid and contribution towards glasses, if require for solely for VDU work
Regular CPD seminars held in house (with lunch provided)
Regular social events organised and funded by the company throughout the year
Free refreshments, including tea, coffee, juice and fresh fruit
Free on-site parking
Our client has a friendly and supportive working environment, which has resulted in good morale and a low staff turnover.To discuss this Associate Director role and other similar roles in building structures engineering please call MIKAELA on (phone number removed) or email your CV to (url removed)