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Senior Structural Engineer

Conrad Consulting Ltd
Chesham, Buckinghamshire
£50000 - £55000/annum
Closing date
Dec 6, 2023

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Structural Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
We are currently recruiting for an engineering consultancy with a reputation for innovative and sustainable design. They provide structural, civil, geotechnical, environmental and transportation engineering design services, throughout the UK and overseas and have a vacancy in their Chesham office for a highly motivated and experienced Senior Structural Engineer to join the team there on a full-time permanent basis.

The successful candidate will enjoy working on technically challenging projects and will have a focus on the delivery of results to clients. Working as part of a team and reporting to a partner or Associate, you will take responsibility for the delivery of a variety of Structural Engineering projects and you will therefore be an enthusiastic and motivated person with excellent communication skills.

Responsibilities include:

Own project production from inception to completion with Partner or Associate oversight only including project management plans, appointment documents, financial management, invoice drafting, report writing and calculation, specification, drawing and/or Revit/BIM Model production,
Provide leadership and management to the resources on a project basis,
Manage and record health and safety risks and maintain Designers Risk Assessments in accordance with CDM regulations,
Take responsibility and provide technical/commercial knowledge,
Advise and update the Project Partner of any possible changes to scope, circumstances, or programme that may impact on cost and agree actions,
Be conversant with the Practice's Integrated Management System,
Liaise with co-professionals and clients,
Delegate workload and monitor delivery and help train and mentor other team members,
Liaise with Associates and Partners on a daily, weekly and monthly basis to plan and ensure sufficient resourcing to enable timely project delivery,
Undertake site visits, surveys and inspections of structural works and existing buildings; prepare reports or sections thereof,
Act on behalf of the company at Design/Project meetings and to promote the services and skills of the practice including the negotiation and obtaining technical approvals/solutions.
Develop client and co-professional relationships to build your own relationships with other professionals.Requirements:

A degree in Civil or structural Engineering,
A Chartered engineer (ICE or IStructE) or near Chartered,
Flexible, enthusiastic, motivated team player.
Excellent communication skills.
Efficient resource management.
Developing client and co-professional relationship and networking skills.
Able to demonstrate creativity and innovation in design of structural engineering solutions in all typical building materials including reinforced concrete, steel, timber and masonry.
Significant experience of typical British construction methods, standard details and guidance (Building Regulations, NHBC etc.) and products including modular systems.
Knowledge and experience of the application of the CDM Regulations.
Ability to plan and manage personal effectiveness.The successful Senior Structural Engineer will receive a competitive salary, generous benefits package and a varied workload of schemes spanning residential and commercial developments.

An added benefit of this role is that our client encourages an agile working approach with the opportunity for a mix of office and home working to suit individual needs.

If you feel you would be a suitable candidate for this role, please apply by sending your up to date CV to Graham Ventham for more details

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