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Senior Structural Engineer

Vertical Recruitment Limited
Manchester, Greater Manchester
£40000 - £50000/annum Attractive Benefits package
Closing date
Apr 6, 2024

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Structural Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Vertical Recruitment are working closely with one of the UK's leading multidiscipline Property and Construction Consultancies. Due to an increase in the demand for their expertise, we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and driven Structural Engineer to join their established and successful Civil & Structural Engineering discipline which includes over 100 structural & civil engineers in 7 UK offices.

Based at their dynamic and thriving Manchester offices with over 80 staff in the heart of the city centre covering a wide range of disciplines in property and construction, you will play an important role in strengthening their Structural Engineering team not only within the Manchester office but throughout the entire structures discipline within their consultancy.

You will also have the ability to play a leading role on projects with an enviable client base; their team is currently delivering projects with over £200m in contract value for automotive and aerospace manufacturers, schools/universities, contractors and developers both in the UK and internationally.

As part of their fully multi-disciplinary design approach, you will be responsible for providing a wide range of Structural Engineering services. You will be expected to work independently, although under the direction, and with the support of the Team Manager.

Role and Responsibilities:

* Management, supervision and mentoring the junior members of the team

* Preparation of conceptual and outline designs for structural schemes

* Carry out detailed design calculations to Eurocodes using the latest 3D design software

* Using the latest BIM tools co-ordinate your design with other design disciplines and specialists

* Oversee the production of detailed design drawings and preparing specifications for tender purposes

* Liaise with the design team and client throughout the project and monitor progress and quality during the construction phase

* Carrying out structural surveys of buildings and structures and providing advice on any issues that may arise.

* Analysing and reporting on structural defects and remediation if required

* Visiting sites during the Construction phase to monitor progress and provide advice to Contractors

Experience and Skills Required:

- MIStructE/MICE Chartered membership

- Excellent communication skills, in both written and spoken English

- Structural design experience in core materials; Concrete, Steel, Masonry, and Timber

- Experience with finite element and software design packages (TEKLA, TEDDS, RAM, SCIA design software, etc)

- Experience with Revit and BIM

Benefits included:

* 25 days of paid annual leave, increasing to 28 days with length of service

* 4 x salary life assurance cover

* Generous company sick pay scheme, should you need it

* Income Protection Insurance in case you are unable to work due to ill health or accident for an extended period of time

* Single cover private medical insurance, which can be extended to include family members at preferential rates

* A contributory company pension plan, to help you prepare for your retirement

* Flexible company car scheme for relevant positions

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