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Senior Design Engineer

  • Location:

    Birmingham

  • Sector:

    Construction & Property

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    James Day

  • Contact email:

    James.Day@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/582986

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-08-18

  • Start date:

    19/07/2021 11:26:03

Role - Senior Design Engineer
Location - Birmingham
Duration - 12 months Plus
Day Rate £350 - £375 per day (Umbrella - Inside IR35)

I am currently recruiting for a Senior Design Engineer - Structures with a strong heavy civils and bridges background to work for a Tier 1 company on a range of Civils project. Knowledge of Autodesk/Lusas/Superstress experience. RC, Prestress, post-tensioning and steel assessment is a must.

Responsibilities for the Senior Engineer - Structures:
* Leading and planning own projects and task work effectively to a given brief and available
resources.
* Producing or overseeing technical documents and reports that meet specified quality and client
objectives.
* Producing and developing sound & innovative design solutions to meet client requirements.
* Assisting the Structures Design Team Leader with financial and performance reporting both
commercially and client related.
* Successful delivery to Client objectives, to budget and programme on own projects.
* Assisting in the mentoring and development of staff to grow organically and the development of
in-house capabilities, and succession management.
* Ensuring that suitable H&S practices in the bridge inspection/investigation environment are
followed and that the CDM Regulations for project related work are adhered to.
* Preparing necessary IMS documentation under supervision of the Design Team Leader
* Keeping the Structures Design Team Leader apprised of activities.
* Assisting the Structures Design Team Leader in the identification of programme delivery,
resources and budgets for the annual Business Plan.
* Complying with the Quality and Environmental Management Systems.
* Actively promoting Health & Safety and Environmental requirements in the workplace, setting a
good example to other employees and ensuring awareness of and compliance with general
Health & Safety and Environmental responsibilities as set out in the Health and Safety.


Requirements for the Senior Engineer - Structures:
* Degree/HNC & preferably Chartered or Incorporated Civil/Structural Engineer or as a minimum
actively working towards achieving a professional qualification with recognised engineering or
technical body.
* Ability to work without supervision and with the drive and determination to meet targets.
* Proven project management of highway structures projects or tasks up to £2M and delivery to
programme and budget in a safe environment.
* Developing, mentoring and supervision of Highway Structures staff.
* Design, bridge maintenance and/or contract document preparation to HA procedures.
* To be able to work with or advise key clients on technical issues in the highway structures
sector at a senior level.
* Good communication and report writing skills commensurate with key client expectations.
* Good working knowledge of H&S procedures in the inspection of highway structures and the
CDM Regulations.
* A current UK FULL driving license is essential for the role as site visits will be required.



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