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Junior/Graduate Structural Project Engineer

Platform Resourcing
Lydney, South West
Closing date
Dec 1, 2023

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Platform Resourcing are currently working with a leading engineering firm who are looking to expand their team by taking on a Junior/Graduate Structural Project Engineer in Lydney. This client working with a number of global based construction and civil projects. They provide engineering support and consultancy on bridge design.

The successful candidate will have experience within Civil Engineering Projects, will understand engineering planning, civil engineering, will be qualified in an engineering related subject. Provide an engineering service to the Sales, Commercial and Project Delivery teams. Provide engineering support and consultancy on bridge design, manufacturing details and fabrication issues. Provide support to the Head of Engineering in delivering all Engineering, Business Improvement and New Product Development (NPD) objectives.

Junior/Graduate Structural Project Engineer Benefits:
  • Salary of up to £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
  • 33 days holidays
  • Hours Monday to Friday 37 hours per week
  • Pension/ Life Assurance Plan
  • Private Medical Cover
  • Income protection
  • Yearly bonus scheme based on company profitability.
  • Long Service Awards

Junior/Graduate Structural Project Engineer Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensure that nothing compromises the engineering integrity of the company and its products.
  • Ensure that all business is carried out ethically and complies with the company's Business Ethics and Conduct Policy.
  • Provide technical / engineering input into proposals and projects, including estimates of engineering hours when required.
  • Review and deliver to the technical requirements of the contract negotiated by the Sales and/or Commercial teams.
  • Manage and / or carry out all pre- and post-order engineering requirements based on in-house design rules and / or relevant design codes, all to meet the specification / client requirements as defined via the Sales team and / or as set out in the contract.
  • Manage and / or carry out special parts designs and arrange pre- and post-order drafting work as required.
  • Carry out any requirements for NPD and Business Improvement tasks when required to do so, carrying out or checking designs and conducting bridge and / or component testing when appropriate.
  • Ensure that all Engineering and NPD activity is completed on time and to budget, and in a safe and controlled manner.
  • Attend project / client technical meetings for tenders and / or projects as required (travel throughout the UK and overseas will be required).
  • Implement all aspects of Business Improvement projects as required.
  • Carry out identified Non-Conformance Report actions and implement any improvements or recommendations arising from these when required.
  • Suggest areas for Value Engineering, Product Development and / or Business Improvement to the Head of Engineering.
  • Input into regular reports on Engineering / NPD progress and performance, plus other engineering issues, to the Head of Engineering.
  • To provide a willing transfer of knowledge to others within the Acrow Group of Companies.
  • The post holder will be required to take on additional duties within their capabilities as and when workloads demand.
  • The role may change depending on the needs of the business. Training and support will be given in the event of major changes.
  • The ideal candidate must be a good communicator and team player, with a calm and approachable nature. Also, the ability to prioritise workload and commit to business deadlines.

Junior/Graduate Structural Project Engineer Required Experience/Qualification
  • ICE recognised Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering
  • Graduate Member of the ICE or IStructE, actively working toward Chartered status
  • Fluency in English (both written and verbal); excellent IT skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Project, Powerpoint)
  • Ability to use and demonstrate at least one of the following: LUSAS, Ansys, Superstress, Mathcad (Essential)
  • Ability to use latest versions of Autocad, Inventor (Desirable)
  • Placement experienced gained whether with a Design Consultancy Practice, Civil (Essential)
  • Engineering Contractor, Bridge Manufacturer or Steel work Fabricator (Essential)
  • Minimum 2 years Post Graduate experience in bridge design to BS5400 and/or Eurocodes. (Essential)

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Platform Resourcing are a recruitment agency, working on behalf of a 3rd party client for this vacancy.

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