Graduate Structural Engineer

Central High Rise
£25000 - £30000/annum
May 03, 2022
May 20, 2022
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Central High Rise Ltd provide an extensive range of steeplejack services including rope access, abseiling, demolition, lightning protection, fall arrest systems, high rise building maintenance and inspection to a varied spectrum of clients throughout the UK.
Over our 38 year history, the business has grown and developed from providing traditional steeplejack services into a sophisticated operation still rooted in gaining access to high or difficult structures, offering a full range of steeplejack, abseiling and access techniques. We have an absolute commitment to safety, training and development of our steeplejacks and we have been recognised nationally for our safe working practices.
Central High Rise incorporates a multidisciplinary team of skilled steeplejacks dedicated to the highest standards of workmanship. Our clients trust us to work reliably on their most demanding projects, choosing the most effective and safest way of reaching the work area taking into consideration the requirements of the Work at Height regulations and our long experience.
The Role
Integrity, safety and innovation is at the heart of everything we do. Through our continuous innovation and health and safety standards, we boast a number of industry firsts and provide unique benefits for our clients whilst offering great career prospects for our employees. Our business is fascinating and constantly developing and we are looking for a determined structural engineer to not only take on a structural integrity reporting role but to help drive sustainability principles into working practices that align with client and business objectives and our company values.
Main duties will include:
* Prepare technical reports, designs and drawings
* Make calculations about pressures, loads and stresses to determine repair/maintenance best practice in line with legal and health and safety guidelines.
* Consider the strength of construction repair/maintenance materials and select appropriately adopting a cost-effective approach.
* Provide technical advice on safe designs and construction
* To assist in ensuring projects are carried out to agreed budgets and timescales
* As required, carry out an engineering review of customer's requirements for all projects that the company is tendering. Ensure reviews are carried out at the appropriate level for the level of risk involved.
* Communicating sustainable business concepts, principles and approaches both internal and to our clients
* Completing sustainability activities
* Sustainability auditing of working practices and reporting to various stakeholders
Essential Criteria
* Degree in Structural Engineering or equivalent
* IT Literate - strong MS Office skills
* Experience in report writing
* Up to date understanding of best practices regarding building safety measures
* Good working knowledge of construction methods, materials and legal regulations
* Highly analytical, works methodically with good attention to detail
* Confident presentation skills
* Ability to communicate with people at all levels, in all professionals and maintain good client relations
* Ability to develop excellent commercial awareness
* Identify own learning and development needs and seek opportunities to address them
Company Perks
* Excellent public transport links
* Within short distance of local shops and food outlets
* Friendly and supportive team
* Parking facilities available
* Contribution Pension Scheme
* Company social events
* Fortnight Christmas closedown
* Generous annual leave allowance of 31 days (including bank holidays) increasing with service
Central High Rise Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.
This role is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund