Structural Engineer - High rise

ATS Recruitment
Oxford, Oxfordshire
£60000 - £62000/annum
May 03, 2022
May 29, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Structural Engineer - Major Projects

UK (Remote Working)

South East of England - Surrey, Kent, Sussex, Hampshire, Berkshire, Oxfordshire, London


Salary up to £62,000 Excellent Benefits

The Client

My client is an industry leading provider of Structural Insurance with an international presence and a respected brand. With a UK wide presence in the Insurance and Warranty sector my client is an award-winning company and as such are always looking for talented Building Inspectors and Building Control Surveyors to join them. With an in-house training team they focus on developing the team they have in place and offering all the support those joining them are usually longing for.

The Role

To provide specialist engineering support to determine that designs submitted by Clients meet our criteria with periodic site inspections of construction in progress to ensure compliance with best practice.

This position can be based anywhere in the South East of England

The Responsibilities

* To undertake assessments of Structural designs for a wide range of building types, including high rise of 6 storeys and over. This will include reviews from philosophy to detailed calculations.

* Initial and ongoing liaison with developers/clients - offer technical advice and guidance.

* Ongoing liaison with internal team to ensure that standards are being maintained, procedures adhered to and a consistent approach maintained.

* Undertake site inspections of structural components of projects within the major projects team to determine compliance with the agreed design, particularly high rise frames.

* To provide advice to the Marketing and Underwriting Departments on technical areas so that team members are fully informed when dealing with potential clients.

* To undertake any other duties as reasonably required.

The Requirements

* Qualified Engineer (CEng. MIStructE, or similar).

* Post qualification experience is essential.

* In depth technical knowledge of Structural Engineering principles applicable to Building Regulations and other relevant construction standards.

* Experience across a broad range of building structures, previous experience with high rise structural frames would be a distinct advantage.

* Requires basic understanding of general insurance principals and terminology desirable.

* Understanding of Building Regulations and associated legislation.

* Ability to undertake site inspections to assess compliance with the approved design, Technical Manual, and Codes of Practice;

* Commercial awareness and ability to work as part of a team.

* Ability to create not only good working relationships with other construction professionals but to be able to deal effectively with members of the public.

* The ability to meet deadlines and manage own workload within agreed parameters.

* Working knowledge of MS Outlook (email), MS Word, MS Excel.

* Excellent Communications skills.

* Flexible in personal approach

* Full UK driving licence and access to a car for business use

* Expected mileage for this role is below 10,000 per annum

The Rewards

What's on offer for this role?

* A competitive salary

* Bonus Scheme

* Fuel Allowance

* Professional Fees Paid (Certified training (CPD)

* Mobile phone and laptop

* Private medical insurance

* Pension

* 25 days increasing to 30 through longevity of employment + Statutory + Charity Day