Structural Engineer

England, Herefordshire
£28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
07 Oct 2016
04 Nov 2016
Rebecca Whittock
Contract Type
Full Time

Exclusive Structural Engineer Job in Hereford paying circa £32,000 working on bespoke timber designs

Your new company

Based on the outskirts of the historic market city of Hereford and operating nationwide and abroad, Oakwrights are a multi-award winning company specialising in the design and construction of all styles of oak framed houses. Their unsurpassed reputation has been built on excellence of design, quality of product and professionalism of service. Widely recognised as the most progressive company in their field they have successfully combined the best of modern methods of manufacturing and state of the art technology with traditional craftsmanship, leading the way in 21st century oak framing.

Your new role

Your new structural Engineering role at Oakwrights will involve you designing a selection of Timber frame structures and will ensure that Oakwrights structures are attractive, profitable, efficient and safe to erect, as well as structurally sound by assisting in the development of individual project designs from concept to production. You will be working on bespoke designs and have the opportunity to develop your designs with the clients. You will get the opportunity to Research and develop solutions to general or specific issues that will either improve the end product, the service to the customer, or the efficiency and profitability. You will be responsible for the structural integrity of all your designs. You will be Designing foundations, retaining walls, steel structural elements, etc.

What you'll need to succeed

To Succeed at Oakwrights you will need to have experience of timber structures, ideally both post & beam, traditionally-jointed structures, and panelled construction. You will need to have a degree in engineering and preferable be chartered. Your attention to detail and logical and inquisitive nature will allow you to excel in this role. You will need to have a knowledge of AutoCAD as well as other structural analysis packages. Consultative skills are needed to ensure that optimum solutions can be developed with colleagues and external parties. As a professionally qualified person, you will be well presented with a good technical knowledgeable and confident demeanour, especially when working with clients and partners.

What you'll get in return

In return for your hard work and technical design skills at Oak wright you will receive a competitive salary and benefits package. You will work a 40 hour week with 25 days holiday plus bank holidays. You will also have the opportunity to work in a beautiful location In the UK. Based in the countryside you have fantastic views out of the window to help inspire your designing. The office is just of the main road and you will be able to easily commute, with parking available at the office.

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