Ridge and Partners LLP Senior Structural Engineer in Bristol, United Kingdom
As the demand for our expertise continues to grow, we now have an extremely exciting opportunity for a chartered or near chartered Senior Structural Engineer to join our expanding Structural & Civil Engineering team in Bristol.
With a varied work stream, you will have the opportunity to practise many fields of Structural Engineering; from the surveys of large commercial and industrial buildings to the design of mixed use private and public multi-storey developments and buildings.
You will be responsible for providing a wide range of Structural Engineering services and will be expected to work independently, although under the direction, and with the support of the Team Manager.
Report to and take direction from the Partner/Associate leading the Civil and Structural Engineering Team.
Manage projects from inception to completion to ensure that deliverables are issued to the project programme, to the required quality standard, and within the budget and time allocation.
Act as lead or sole designer as appropriate to the size and complexity of project.
Undertake outline, scheme and detailed design as appropriate on individual projects.
Carry out structural analysis and detailed design calculations in accordance with up-to-date Eurocodes.
Checking of calculation packages, drawings, specifications, reports and other deliverables for projects prior to issue.
Supervise and mentor more junior engineers and technician staff in the project team.
Prepare reports and general correspondence as required in connection with the running of projects.
Undertake survey inspections and produce written reports on findings, set out in a logical manner with appropriate recommendations.
Liaise with other members of design and construction teams, both internal and external, representing the Civil and Structural Engineering Team.
Assist in preparing design programmes for production deliverables.
Liaise with the design team and client throughout the project and monitor progress and quality during the construction phase.
Visiting sites during the construction phase to monitor progress and provide advice to contractors.
Assist with management of team resources and commercial decisions on fee spend to suit an ever-changing broad spectrum of projects.
Ensure that Ridge document management and QA procedures are complied with
When required assist other members and disciplines of the Ridge Team to complete tasks particularly in relation to meeting project deadlines
Ideally MEng First Degree in Civil, Structural or Architectural Engineering.
Chartered or near Chartered Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers or Institution of Structural Engineers.
Significant experience in new build design, refurbishment/change of use design and structural surveys on building structures projects in the UK.
Experience of leading a project team including overseeing the work of junior engineers, technicians and reinforcement detailers.
Good commercial awareness and design management experience.
Competent and reliable designer in structural steelwork, reinforced concrete, masonry and timber.
Familiarity with key forms of building construction.
Proficient in the use of structural analysis/design software including TEKLA structural designer, Robot, TEDDS etc and document editing software including Bluebeam Revu.
Excellent communication skills, in both written and spoken English.
Hold a current UK driving licence.
Collaborative team player who is also able to work with minimal supervision and use own initiative.
Personable and confident.
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