Graduate Structural Engineer

Recruiter
Jonothan Bosworth
Location
Shropshire
Salary
25000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
10 Oct 2017
Closes
07 Nov 2017
Job Type
Graduate
Contract Type
Permanent

Structural Engineer | Shrewsbury | Circa GBP30,000

Jonothan Bosworth Recruitment Specialists are working with an exclusive client, based in Shropshire, and we have a fantastic opportunity for a [Graduate] Structural Engineer

This is a key role for our clients future business growth strategy, and the ideal candidate will incorporate some or all of the following attributes and qualities:

THE BASICS:

We are looking for an Engineer with an ability to take on challenging development initiatives and not be phased by the need to develop practical build solutions. If you are a highly innovative and explorative thinker, prepared to challenge existing conventions and practices in the pursuit of better building systems, then please apply today.

If you have a willingness to accept and absorb new knowledge and skills to enable future product developments; coupled with good interpersonal communications and an ability to enthuse others while developing and implementing new building systems and techniques, then wed like to hear from you.

THE RESPONSIBILITIES:

To include, but not limited to, the following:

Designing & developing new and/or improved building systems, from preparing proposed development brief, through concept design to production prototypes and product testing.

Maintaining continued compliance of building systems with statutory legislation including Building Regulations & Building Bulletins.

Ensuring that our client is up to date and aware of relevant new building legislation, new materials and processes.

Generating product cost data and appropriate cost comparisons with the help of the procurement and finance teams.

Working with the individual design teams to develop and approve appropriate design solutions for those elements of the project that fall outside the Companys building system standard details on a project by project basis

THE EXPERIENCE:

The ideal candidate is likely to have the following qualifications and experience:

If you have an engineering degree qualification, coupled with construction design manager experience with several years in this environment (or very similar role within a Main Contractor environment), or very recently graduated with First Class honours in an engineering discipline, please get in touch.

Anyone with an understanding of point loaded and line loaded structures and an understanding of different foundation types will be sought after.

Do you have:

An understanding of timber, light gauge and heavy gauge steelwork in structural elements?

An understanding of concrete/steel composite action?

An understanding of different structural types and connections?

The ability to fully calculate a building (and its foundation)s structural compliance and sign-off?

Solid understanding of whole building design including building services, environmental performance and building life/durability?

Competence in AutoCAD or Revit will be very useful in this role, as will an ability to use both structural applications such as Tekla Structures, Robot Structural Engineering and environmental dynamic simulation tools such as IES VE?

THE CONCLUSIONS:

This is an exciting and fascinating role for a Structural Engineer who is keen to develop new and innovative ways of building; and for experienced applicants - if you an ability to work with, and guide engineering and contracts personnel (at arms-length) then please get in touch TODAY.