Senior Structural Engineer

Spencer Clarke Group
Orpington, Greater London
£45000 - £55000/annum
Jun 08, 2022
Jun 25, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
If you're searching for a rewarding and fulfilling career opportunity, look no further. Spencer Clarke Group are working alongside a multi-disciplinary property and construction consultancy in Orpington to appoint a talented Senior Structural Engineer on a permanent basis.

As Senior Structural Engineer, you'll play a vital role as part of a growing design team. You will be responsible for the timely and cost effective management of projects to which they are allocated. Interaction with Clients and other members of the Design Team will be a key undertaking of the position. The role will include inspection and reporting on existing structures, Party Wall Engineering reviews, detailed design of structural elements, team and project management and business development.

As Senior Structural Engineer you will be tasked with:

Manage projects from inception to completion to ensure that deliverables are issued to programme, to the required quality standard and within the budget set by the Partner.
Act as lead or sole designer as appropriate to size of particular project.
Prepare reports, general correspondence, etc. as required in connection with the running of projects.
Undertake scheme and detailed design as appropriate on individual projects, including preparation of detailed design calculations, checking drawings and other deliverables.
Supervise and mentor other Engineers and Technicians within the team.
Undertake survey inspections and produce written reports in good English.
Review structural information for ‘Adjoining Owner' in respect of Party Wall Awards and provide comment in clear written English
When required by the Partner, assist other members of the Team to complete tasks, particularly in relation to meeting project deadlines.
Liaise with other members of the design and construction team, representing the Civil and Structural Engineering Group.
Preparing design programmes for production deliverables.
Financial and resource management of projects.
Team Development, work winning and Client management.
Assisting in pursuing late payments by Clients.
Essential Experience

A Degree specifically in Civil or Structural Engineering.
Minimum of 5 years design experience on building structures projects in UK.
Experience in projects with construction values in excess of £40M.
Competent and reliable designer in structural steelwork, reinforced concrete, masonry and timber.
Experienced in refurbishment and change of use designs as well as new build work.
A high level of understanding of project management principles and practices.
Familiar and empathetic with all forms of building construction.
Able to work with minimal supervision but provider of continual feedback to Partner in Charge.
Able to work on own initiative but accept guidance or constructive criticism.
Hold current UK driving license.
Desirable experience

Chartered Engineer (CEng) and Member of Institution of Civil Engineers (MICE) or Institution of Structural Engineers (MIStructE).
Current experience of leading and managing structural engineering design projects.
Sound knowledge of construction contracts and professional agreements and experience in negotiating fee agreements.
Proficient in the use of analysis and design software (TEDDS, TSD, etc).
Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary practice.
Experience in technical leadership, team building and motivation.
Training in all Company software will be given.
This multi-award winning business has retained its family culture and values where the health and wellbeing of our staff is taken seriously. They have a well-being initiative and an active staff social club where you will get the opportunity to meet other colleagues for social and fun occasions and build friendships along the way.

How to Apply

If you think you've got what it takes to succeed, or would love to find out more information, either

• Hit the apply button now and follow the steps

• Contact Chelsea Waddell on (phone number removed)

Here at Spencer Clarke Group, we pride ourselves on connecting you with the best career opportunities; our experienced Consultants have extensive market knowledge in Construction , Technical & Engineering and will also provide expert career advice along the way.

About Spencer Clarke Group

When you join us, you will receive:

• Post Placement Aftercare

• Dedicated specialist to aid you in your job search

Spencer Clarke Group offer a market leading referral scheme of up to £350* so if you know of someone who may also be looking for an exciting career opportunity, ask them to email their CV to Chelsea Waddell on remembering to include your details as well.

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