Senior Building Control Officer (Structural Engineer)

Location
Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol (GB)
Salary
£33,106 - £36,019
Posted
23 Nov 2017
Closes
07 Dec 2017
Ref
2026
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

As one of the largest cities in the South West of England and one of the country’s core cities, Bristol is a vibrant, historic and multi-cultural city that is enjoying a level of growth within the construction industry. With a multitude of development from all aspects of the construction spectrum the opportunities and challenges faced by the construction professional are second to none.

We are currently seeking an experienced Civil & Structural Engineer with Degree in Structural or Civil Engineering and Chartered with the Institution of Structural Engineers or Institution of Civil Engineers to join our team in Bristol City Council. The role requires proficiency in superstructure and substructure design to UK design codes (Eurocodes desirable), good knowledge of main materials of construction. The role requires providing technical expertise and engineering skills and extensive knowledge in building structures. The position requires a high degree of technical judgement as a significant part of the work carried out in building control is directly related to structural engineering in assessment for compliance with Part A of the building regulations.

The role also requires carrying site inspections during the build process, inspection and advice regarding the Dangerous structures, advising on Safety at Sport Grounds and other matters where structural knowledge is required such as advice to planning department on feasibility of the proposed development. The role will also provide the successful candidate with an insight and training in other building regulations requirements.

You will be given the opportunity to work on a variety of projects enabling you to build on your existing experience, with an expectation to put our customers at the centre of the work we do. You will benefit from a competitive remuneration package including generous holiday entitlement, flexible working, regular user mileage allowance where appropriate and the opportunity to develop your career in a major city. We value having a workforce as diverse as the city we serve.

To discuss this opportunity informally please contact Steve Pearce, Group Manager 0117-92-23770/ steve.pearce@bristol.gov.uk

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