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Structural Engineer

Skilled Careers
Greater Bristol Area,
Closing date
May 24, 2024

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Structural Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
My client is seeking enthusiastic Engineers with a drive to work on the design and construction of a nuclear new build power plant in the West of England, currently one of the world's largest construction projects.

Hinkley is set to be the benchmark for future construction of similar projects in the UK. This is a great way to be exposed to the latest technology and digital construction methods with 3D BIM rebar modelling in TEKLA on such a large industrial project.

They are looking to grow the Engineering Team located in their office in Bristol across multiple disciplines and are looking for people who thrive in a dynamic environment, who can work collaboratively to deliver innovative and technical solutions to our client's problems and construction team problems involving design aspect.

As part of the Design Team, you will be part of a site design team of civil engineers, BIM coordinator and draftsmen working on the most complicated RC structures of Nuclear Island buildings in the Hinkley Point C project (in particular, Reactor buildings, Fuel building, Safeguard buildings). You will work with senior engineer building pilot, chief draftsman and drafting team to answer to construction team requests on the design package released by the design back office in France.

Main Activities:

You will be involved in the wide-ranging activities undertaken by our site-based teams, which will include:

- Modifying reinforced concrete or steel structure designs compliant with the ETC-C or other relevant codes (Eurocodes) and project methodology;

- Checking and coordinating the detailing activities with CAD designers or other engineers in preparation of 3D BIM rebar model and/or 2D drawings of reinforced concrete or steels structure;

- Managing engineering changes in line with company/project procedures and QA process;

- In charge of the assessment and the response to Field Changes Requests, Field Information Requests or Site Non Conformance coming from the civil works contractors;

- Liaising with other stakeholders of site engineering team or construction team for clarification on the site request

- Technical review and acceptance of contractor deliverables;

- Site Walkdowns and inspection;

Skills & Experience:

Your skills are important and your attitude towards taking on fresh challenges to innovative 3D rebar modelling is key. You'll enjoy working closely with other engineers, engineers pilot, BIM Coordinator, BIM manager, chief draftsman, draftsman, project managers and multi-disciplinary teams and be able to work with these stakeholders to define solutions.

From a technical perspective, we are looking for our team to have a mix of design experience, site experience and some of this experience within a highly regulated industry such as the nuclear industry. We are looking for:

- Civil Design Engineers

- Temporary Works design engineers

- Structural Engineers

Experience of one, or more, of the following aspects is desirable:

- Working knowledge of the detailed design phases and how this is transitioned to the construction phase

- Responsibility for schedule for engineering tasks reporting to the management, scheduling and commercial requirements

- Working with contractors on site to deliver the implementation of engineering solutions.

- Previous experience of the nuclear industry sector or other highly heavy industry sectors.

Additional information:

This role will require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance.

Please contact me on to discuss further.

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