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Structural Engineer

First People Solutions
Glasgow, Scotland
Closing date
Oct 5, 2022

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Structural Engineering
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Engineer, Staff Engineer
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First People Solutions are on the lookout for an experienced and driven Structural Engineer to join our client, tasked with providing end to end tendering / technical support during the project lifecycle for projects in the global offshore industry.

Position Title: Structural Engineer

Location: Hybrid Working - 3 days based in the East Kilbride Office and 2 days from home

Term: Permanent

Working pattern: HYBRID - Monday to Friday, as detailed above.

About the company

Our client, whose main office is in East Kilbride, Scotland, is a specialist in water treatment systems for the offshore Oil & Gas sector.

They are a world leader in Sulphate Removal Process, which is a sea water treatment system for the offshore industry, and they are also specialists in treatment systems for oilfield produced waters.

Their main offshore markets are currently Guyana, Gulf of Mexico, Angola, and Brazil where they undertake the management responsibility for offices in Luanda and Rio de Janeiro.

Our client employs more than 120 staff within its own offices and works closely with other global business units on a regular basis.

  • Ensure all structural engineering is consistent with drawing office output, including checking/approving of structural drawings.
  • Carry out own, and advise others with, design work primarily for steel structures and including a combination of calculations and software-based analysis for both local and global design.
  • Develop structural design reports/ calculations and respond to comments to gain approval by client / certifying authority.
  • Review structural specifications and implement requirements to structural design at tender and project stage and advise on impact to relevant tender/project.
  • Actively contribute to design reviews from a technical standpoint.
  • Develop material take-off reports for structural materials and control changes to structural material quantities and weights throughout tender and project stage.
  • Participate in work-hour budget development for Projects and Tenders.
  • Contribute to the development of any Structural Engineering Graduate/Trainee members of the team.
  • Assist site construction team and fabricator by advising on structural issues and responding to queries throughout the construction stage.
  • Support tendering department by advising on general design issues, carrying out tender-stage design work and advising on projected material quantities.
  • Adhere to company and departmental Quality Control procedures ensuring checking is carried out across the department for all work including calculations, drawings, and reports.
  • Carry out other tasks as required by the company, within the individual's capabilities.

Technical Capabilities/Competencies
  • Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering (essential).
  • 6 years of work experience as a Structural Engineer (essential), preferably in the offshore sector.
  • Professionally registered with the Institution of Structural Engineers or Institution of Civil Engineers.
  • Advanced knowledge of construction methods, materials, and legal regulations.
  • Sound understanding of physics and mathematics.
  • Ability to liaise with professionals from other disciplines.
  • Three-dimensional conceptual skills. Behavioural Capabilities/Competencies:
  • Analytical thinker with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail with superb organisational skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent communication and IT skills.

What we offer

You'll receive all the opportunities that come with a stimulating, fulfilling career, including:
  • A comprehensive package, including an AON flexible benefits fund including Private medical, Group Income Protection and a generous pension
  • An interesting and varied workload where you'll make a tangible difference to the world
  • A collaborative and friendly team in an supportive working environment
  • The support you need to develop your career through professional accreditation and training

Please note that we are unable to offer visa sponsorship for this role. Therefore, you must ensure that you are eligible to work in the UK without our sponsorship in order for your application to be considered.

If you've got the right skills for the job we want to hear from you. We encourage applications from the right candidates regardless of age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, belief or race.

If you are interested in this role, please reply to this advert with an up-to-date, detailed CV.
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