Senior Structural Engineer

Structural Engineer
£25,000 - £29,999
16 Jul 2012
15 Aug 2012
ANB/SSE/July 2012
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a bright ambitious Engineer to prepare and oversee the production of engineering designs in accordance with British Standard design codes Regulations etc. either by hand or by using the appropriate design software for clients external professionals and regulatory authorities. This is a progressive position with internal promotion encouraged for the right person. MAIN DUTIES 1. Prepare calculations specifications reports and general correspondence 2. Check structural calculations and drawings 3. Brief and supervise Technicians on the production of drawings. 4. Attend site to inspect various stages of construction works 5. Exercise due care and diligence in engineering design 6. Assist other staff in managing the design team in producing and issuing engineering designs 7. Liaise & communicate with external professionals 8. Represent JNP at in house and external meetings 9. Comply with the requirements of the QA system 10.Maintain own professional development through appropriate learning opportunities Training & Opportunities for Career Advancement You will be encouraged to work toward a Professional Qualification commensurate with your Academic Qualifications. You will be expected to attend in house and external training courses seminars institution events and generally comply with the ‘Continuing Professional Development’ requirements of: JNP Group’s QA System ‘Training Procedures and Guidance Notes’ The training requirements of the professional body to which you are (or become) affiliated You will be encouraged to advance within the project team partner section and practice hierarchy within JNP Group. Advancement will depend on your ability to demonstrate your capabilities and commitment to a career in Consulting Engineering and to promoting and expanding the Practice. REQUIREMENTS Education/Learning Experience 2.1: Degree in appropriate ‘built environment’ discipline and working towards Chartered Status of the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Institution of Structural Engineers. Work Experience Proven experience in Civil/Structural Consulting Engineering working to UK standards is essential. Technical Skills Ability to design basic structural members in structural steel reinforced concrete masonry and timber Familiarity with the Site Investigation process Clear understanding of UK Building Regulations Keenness to acquire further skills in all aspects of engineering design and detailing Familiarity with proprietary design software Full Working knowledge of AutoCAD Basic use of Microsoft Office and other administration software Competencies Good written and verbal communication skills Ability to manage own workload within agreed time scales Ability to manage the workload of graduate engineers and technicians Report to your Line Manager Meet regularly with your team Mentor/Supervisor Comply with the requirements of the JNP Quality Assurance system and other Policy Documents Dress smartly and deal with other staff politely Present a professional face and assistance to all visitors external professionals and clients Act professionally in the interests of JNP Group Holidays 23 days holiday per annum plus Bank Holidays