4 months ago
Job Title: Senior Structural Engineer
Reports to: Structural Director
Direct Reports: None
Main Purpose of the Job
The Senior Engineer will be required to do hands on design and be able to lead projects teams. The Senior Engineer will produce documentation suitable for each of the key RIBA stages (and, by implication, Building Control submission.
Main Duties and Responsibilities;
participate heavily in early stage scheming and be familiar with typical depth to span ratios and other features of economical design. They should be able to determine the scope of services and design requirements from non-technical briefings (i.e. architectural drawings) and have an awareness of a range of possible solutions to structural problems.
Undertake site visits to determine existing building geometry, condition of accessible structure, and inspect anything else that might be relevant when carrying out design for any plausible alterations.
Read and interpret geotechnical reports as required for structural design.
Utilise BIM, computer design software and other design aids as required and feedback fixes to software problems and best practice through the engineering forum.
Analysis: (Scia, Etabs, Solve )
Concrete: (RAM Concept, Prokon)
* Attend design meetings/workshops to present and discuss your work.
* and other proprietary software that may be relevant.
MEng/MSc academic qualifications in civil/structural engineering;
Chartered or near chartered
Min of 6 years’ experience
Working on High Rise buildings
Experience in design both residential and commercial buildings
Experience of design and construction of concrete, steel, timber and masonry structures;
Previous experience of an engineering organisation
2-D and 3-D structural software packages
Competent in the design and analysis of high structures using Etabs (essential for this particular role).
Communication skills; Verbal & Written