Senior Structural Engineer
Senior Structural Engineer job in Cardiff, Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering, Consultancy, Structures
Your new company
Your new company are a successful multi-disciplinary consultancy providing planning and engineering design services to a wide range of clients across the UK. Working across a wide range of sectors including Commercial, Residential, Health, Education and Defence, they pride themselves on delivering high quality engineering solutions utilising the latest design technologies to ensure that we consistently meet their client's expectations.
With a successful track record spanning over 50 years, the business as a clear vision to continue to develop and grow through the recruitment and retention of high calibre, dynamic and motivated employees who are passionate about their career development, thrive on responsibility and committed to delivering solutions fit for today's modern construction environment.
Due to their expanding workload and increasing pipeline of projects, they are seeking a Senior/ Principal Structural Engineer to join the Cardiff Office.
Your new role
You will be expected to take technical lead on both large and small projects. This will include liaising with and leading other members of the team to achieve an integrated solution that meets the clients objectives. You will be completing assessments and site inspections of new and existing properties in steel, masonry, concrete and timber, as well as undertaking analysis and design using a predominantly TEKLA and TEDDS. A high quality and consistency of technical output is maintained along with preparing a strong standard of technical reports including structural surveys. There is a vast variety of projects including Hotels, Hospices, Multi-storey Residential, Schools, Colleges, Care Homes, Listed Building Refurbs and more.
What you'll need to succeed
You will have a strong academic record, preferably with a Master's degree, from an accredited University, as well as a passion for architecture and building design. You will be working closely with architects and will therefore be able to articulate your creative ideas persuasively through sketching, verbally and in writing. You will have strong analytical and problem solving skills, with the ability to resolve complex tasks through rational and methodical thought to achieve an optimum solution. You will have a collaborative team-working style and will be able to work effectively with people at all levels and from all backgrounds.
What you'll get in return
You will be rewarded a market leading salary and benefits package within a great company that can offer excellent progression opportunities. You will work 37.5 hours a week and entitled to 26 days annual leave with the option to buy or sell 5 additional days. You will also be entitled to have your birthday off as another day's annual leave, the option of flexible working with an early finish on Fridays, and an employer pension contribution of up to 6% with an additional 1% for every 5 years of service. Training and mentoring will be offered to ensure that you are able to develop your skill set and progress your career as a technician, and support through professional qualifications will be offered.
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