Structural Engineer (with experience/near Chartered)

Location
Mold or Caernarfon
Salary
£23,000-£33,000 depending on experience
Posted
05 Jan 2018
Closes
31 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Datrys is a friendly, forward thinking and progressive company with offices in Caernarfon and Mold.  We have structured CPD paths in place and offer excellent ‘hands-on’ ongoing training and mentoring with significant opportunities for early responsibility and career development.  Datrys has ISO 9001 and 14001 accreditations.

To sustain our increasing workload, we would like to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Graduate Structural Engineer to work in either our Mold or Caernarfon Office to contribute to the delivery of our Business Plan growth targets. 

This is a great opportunity for a graduate structural engineer with experience of working in an engineering consultancy environment to grow and develop their career. You may be a graduate with 2 - 3 years’ post-graduate experience who will undertake detailed design, calculations and management for a variety of engineering projects. Or, you may have more experience (4 - 5 years) and also wish to get involved with the client management/commercial side of the business. 

About Datrys:

* Well established, growing independent business

* Expertise in the fields of civil, structural and geotechnical engineering consultancy services

* Perfect sized company for an engineer to progress quickly and make their mark

* Variety of projects to work on
 

You:

*Will have a degree/MSc in Civil/Structural Engineering (preference to a minimum standard of 2.1 BSc Hons), or a similar field

*Will have a good understanding of mathematics and physics

*Will have excellent verbal and written communication skills to liaise with clients, other members of the team and produce well-written, concise reports.

*Will have, at least, two years’ experience of working in a UK engineering consultancy

* Must have experience of designing building structures in steel, masonry, timber and concrete

*Will have up to date knowledge of current UK Codes of Practice, Design Standards, Building Regulations, and Health and Safety and be familiar with Euro Codes

*Ideally, you will have an interest in geotechnical engineering and foundation design

*You must be currently resident and eligible to work in the UK and have a full UK driving licence
 

Job Description

As an experienced Structural Engineer you will be encouraged to work towards a professional qualification, whilst maintaining control and drive of your own career. Early responsibility is a given and you will have the opportunity to work on a varied range of projects to deliver an effective and professional service to our clients.  This is a hands-on role seeing a project through from start to finish.

Key duties will include:

  • Development of engineering design and details in accordance with project brief
  • Preparation of calculations, written reports and specifications
  • Management of production of technical documents by other team members
  • Checking of design calculations and drawings done by other engineers and technicians
  • Visits to site to carry out investigations and to monitor construction
  • Communicating directly with clients, developing client briefs & attending project meetings.
  • Delivering concise technical reports in line with customers' expectations.

Person requirements

We encourage our staff to demonstrate a passion for design, drive and motivation, an interest and a willingness to learn, and a desire to effectively deliver an excellent service to our clients.  You’ll be a good team player with good interpersonal skills who is keen to make a positive contribution to the work environment.  As a key member of the design team, you’ll be motivated to and capable of leading/supporting other team members. 

Skills

  • Up to date knowledge of current UK Codes of Practice, Design Standards, Building Regulations, and Health and Safe
  • Be familiar with Euro codes
  • Possess a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
  • Clear and professional communication skills
  • Understand the needs of your clients
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Pays close attention to detail
  • The ability to use AutoCAD and Revit Structures would be an advantage.

Behaviours

  • Be planned and organised in your approach to work and meeting deadlines
  • Enthusiasm for a career in the built environment
  • Demonstrate a creative approach to problem solving
  • The aptitude to work on your own initiative and be proactive
  • Be flexible to the needs of the business, and clients’ changing requirements
  • Be dedicated to the delivery of projects, and the development of the team and business as a whole
  • Commitment to working collaboratively and to contributing actively as a design team member.

In return, we offer the following

  • A competitive salary
  • Holidays – starting at 23 days, plus Bank Holidays
  • Pension Scheme
  • An interesting and varied workload
  • A supportive and friendly team
  • Technically challenging projects that will stretch and challenge your skills
  • Support towards attaining Chartership (professional membership fees will be paid by the Company) and career development opportunities.

Datrys is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

If you are interested in this position, please send your CV together with a covering letter telling us about your background, why you are interested in the role and what you will bring to Datrys, by email to info@ datrys.coop or go to our website and upload your CV and covering message.    Further information about the role is available on our website: www.datrys.net.

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