Associate Structural Engineer

Premier Engineering
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
£60000 - £80000/annum
May 19, 2022
Jun 02, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Job Title: Associate Structural Engineer

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Birmingham City Centre

Salary: £DOE but in region of £60K - £80K

Industry: Structural & Building Services

Premier Engineering has engaged with a key client and a leading global multi-disciplinary consultancy delivering sustainable engineering and design solutions across the built environment. Due to demand in new projects and team growth, a new role has arisen for an Associate Structural Engineer to join on a permanent basis. This is a great opportunity for a Senior/Principal Structural Engineer to progress career to the next stage.


Under the direction of the Partner/Director, the Associate will take responsibility for the operational delivery of projects, the management of project teams, the management of client relationships and the line management of team(s).


Technically sound work consistently designed and delivered, to client-brief
Effective management of people, finance, business development and project responsibilities (including QA)MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assist with the preparation of fee proposal documents and fee calculations
Establish design concepts to ensure that designs are appropriate, deliverable and consistent with the client's brief
Monitor and manage (human) resourcing requirements for projects
Take responsibility for the technical control of projects, to ensure that all designs are technically sound and meet the client's brief
Review and verify designs produced by direct reports and/or other team members, providing feedback as required and signing off designs before they leave the Practice
Manage and control financial aspects of projects, co-ordinating input from other disciplines, and ensure that invoicing is carried out in accordance with agreed schedules
Follow project management and QA procedures, and ensure that direct reports do so
Lead / participate in regular team meetings to ensure that direct reports and/or project team members are informed of key deliverables, deadlines, progress, issues & changes
Participate in induction arrangements for direct reports, ensuring that relevant and appropriate training and support is provided
Conduct effective and timely performance appraisals with direct reports, ensuring that relevant and appropriate objectives and development needs are identified and recorded
Monitor direct reports' progress and development throughout the year, providing regular, focused performance feedback, and ongoing support and guidance as required
Participate in marketing and business development activities, attending meetings and events, and contributing to the development of team/discipline/sector marketing plans
Manage relationships with existing and prospective clients, maintaining regular and effective contact, and appropriate records
Assist with Graduate recruitment as required (for instance by participating in careers events, assessment centres, work experience programmes etc.)Skills

A chartered engineer (CEng or equivalent), and accredited with a degree (or equivalent) in structural or civil engineering, you have gained significant practical experience of structural engineering within a consultancy environment, and an accomplished level of relevant IT skills in structural design software such as AutoCAD, Revit, Robot, Tekla or TEDDS.

You have a portfolio of experience demonstrating your quality and client focussed approach, and have consistently demonstrated your ability to manage multiple large scale projects and less experienced engineers to deliver to, and exceed client expectations. Crucially, you have a passion for creative, sustainable and intuitive design.


Engineering Qualification at Bachelor's degree level or higher in a relevant disciplineSound interesting? Please contact Daniel Warby at Premier Engineering for further information and apply