Structural Design Engineer

ARV Solutions Contracts
Chepstow, Gwent
£30000 - £35000/annum
Jun 08, 2022
Jun 24, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Structural Design Engineer
Location: Chepstow
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per annum

We are recruiting on behalf of our client for an exciting new Structural Engineer role. This role is to be based onsite at their offices in Chepstow. The successful candidate would be working with their Head of Design and the company's forward-thinking team.

Our client is a SME independent business with circa £5 million turnover. The company is a social business that has a good family feel with around 50 employees.

General duties will include:
* Use Grasshopper to analyse, develop and output engineered design details
* Perform structural calculations
* Produce drawings, reports and specifications
* Assist on projects where the use of computational methods allows optimisation of design
* Support the sales team with initial engineering and development of value engineering options
* Be able to work using your own initiative on technical aspects of structural engineering design
* Demonstrate great attention to detail and show pride in the work produced
* Manage time on projects to suit deadlines and complete your assigned tasks as stipulated by the Project Manager
* Liaise with clients, architects and collaborators, representing the company at project meetings where required

What we need from you:

* Expertise in parametric design and scripting using Grasshopper, as well as AutoCAD and Rhino
* A portfolio which shows that you have creative thinking, flair and technical skills, illustrating the ability to produce complex engineering designs and manage complex geometries
* An understanding of national and international design codes and technical guidance
* Excellent spoken and written English
* The ability to explain complex engineering principles in plain language, verbally, in writing and through sketching
* An aspiration to work in one of the most creative industries in the architectural world

The position offers 28 days holiday with bonus, pension and free parking. They also offer flexible working after the role has become established and applications from part time candidates would also be given consideration.

Diversity Equality & Inclusion:
This employer is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age