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Principal Civil Structural Engineer

Morson Talent
Manchester, North West, M22 5TG
Closing date
May 19, 2024

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Structural Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Our client, a thriving independent engineering consultancy, has established a prominent presence in various infrastructure sectors, notably rail and aerospace. Recognized as a Lead Design Organisation and Principal Designer under CDM regulations by core clients, they specialize in civil and structural work, emphasizing structural design, surveying, and analysis. Their solid customer base is a testament to the consistently outstanding service and comprehensive expertise embedded within the business.

In their pursuit of excellence, they seek a Principal Structural Engineer to spearhead a team. The ideal candidate will possess a robust background in structural engineering and hold Chartered Structural Engineer status. Essential qualifications include substantial experience in designing industrial buildings and structures, encompassing both steel and concrete. The role requires proficiency in client interaction and team management, overseeing engineers, and technicians, and collaborating with various contractors, including MEP, Architects, and Geo-Technical engineers.

Currently serving a select number of major manufacturers in the Northwest of England, the main office is in South Manchester with an additional sub-office in Wales. The existing team comprises 6 engineers and technicians.

Location: Manchester

Working Arrangement: Mixed home and office working. Minimum 2 days per week in the office.

Salary: £65k to £68k, subject to experience.

  • Nest pension scheme
  • Monthly bonus scheme - £100 per month based on achieving a personal utilization target of 90% and completion of weekly timesheets on time and in full.
  • 24 days annual leave
  • Must have a driving license and car. Business mileage paid.

Job Purpose:

To deliver safe and compliant civil & and structural engineering design & and technical support for the successful delivery of projects across the UK.

Key Attributes & Essential Criteria for Candidates:
  • Ability to work unsupervised, under own initiative and to manage both internal staff and external contractors.
  • Experience in successfully managing projects, including both internal and external resources, from cradle to grave.
  • Experience in preparing fee proposals, and project programs and managing project commercials and client meetings.
  • Experience in structural/civil surveys, fatigue analysis, design, and reporting Ability to classify and assess structural defects, identify possible root cause(s), and produce technical reports with recommendations.
  • Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering Minimum 5-years design experience within a consultancy practice
  • Chartered or Incorporated status with ICE or IstructE; or on route to sitting professional review Experience of applying MS software and design software (E.g. Revit, TEDDS, Robot, CADS, Superstress, etc)
  • Knowledge of Eurocodes and associated industry and group standards Valid UK driving license Able to work independently on various projects simultaneously Demonstrate the capability of working on multi-project programs.

Key Objectives:
  • Manage projects, staff, contractors, and clients by company policies, procedures, and QA system(s)
  • Ensure safe and compliant designs to client scope and timescale in accordance with current industry and group standards using established analysis software.
  • Deliver projects from cradle to grave, ensuring all technical deliverables are met within the allocated time and budget constraints.
  • Ensure technical reports meet client requirements.

Key Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Manage day-to-day requirements for all areas of project delivery; including technical, safety, and financial aspects to maintain compliance with RBA QA policy and procedures.
  • Deliver all aspects of project work in accordance with the client remit and HoS requirements on time, in full, and on budget.
  • Respond to HoS and client requests in a timely and professional manner Undertake, where required, on-site project works to identify issues and solve problems in a safe and professional manner.
  • Manage own CPD and Development Action Plan with support from the HoS Meet business critical KPIs (includes both safety and commercial)
  • Maintain engineering technical knowledge of standards, policies, and procedures Represent the company at meetings with clients, contractors, design teams, etc.

This is an excellent opportunity with a growing consultancy and a chance to make a mark and put your stamp on the team.

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