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Senior / Principal Structural Engineer

Senior / Principal Engineer, perm - Newcastle - salary circa £50k(possibly more with right exp) + benefits

Your new company

As a result of the growth our team we require a Senior/Principal Structural Engineer in their Newcastle office. The high specification office is based in central Newcastle. You will benefit from the excellent benefits package for employees as well as be invited to regular social events.

Your new role

The purpose of this role is to manage projects including allocated resources such as graduates and technicians. Duties will include the financial control of assigned projects, to oversee the day to day running of projects, attend project meetings, be the daily contact for the client, contractors and other project consultants.

This is an opportunity to work on a variety of projects from small residential works to large multi-storey development and heritage projects.

You will:-

Input into fee proposals, including resources and programme.
Manage projects from inception through to completion.
Develop scheme designs as required by the Directors and Principal engineers.
Deliver projects within timescale, budget constraints and quality expectations.
Determine the need for and attend project progress meetings.
Respond to design queries during construction phase and attend site meetings.
Actively manage projects to minimise WIP.
Set up projects and allocate budgets to work stages.
Ensure financial data is up to date and co-ordinate the timely and correct issuing of invoices.
Assist in the preparation of monthly project workload and fee forecasts.
As the team develops you will mentor junior engineers, graduates and technicians.
Ensure that all project related documentation is kept in compliance to the Business Management systems, processes, and procedures.
Anticipate challenges and project risks and recommend necessary mitigating measures, and where necessary relay to clients.
Take an active role in the development of the Structures Division with a view to expanding our client base. Adherence and contribution to business and quality management systems
Operational and design safety, and developing good safety.

What you'll need to succeed

For this role you will need:-

BEng or Meng in Civil or Structural engineering disciplines.
Demonstrated experience in structural engineering design and construction.
Good all-round technical design expertise using British, European and international standards.
Experience in the management of preparation of drawing and project deliverables.
Good understanding of structural theory and strong analytical skills, with proven problem-solving ability. Excellent communication skills coupled with attention to detail.
Ability to lead design aspects of projects including managing quality, budget, programme and resources
Ability to work as part of a team, liaising directly with clients and other design team members.
Chartered Structural Engineer or working towards chartered status is preferable.

What you'll get in return

Salary circa £48k(possibly more with the right experience) + Flexi Time, holiday purchase scheme, birthday off work, Health Shield Cash Plan, workplace pension, training and development and sponsorship of professional membership

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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£45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum



0191 222 0044

Senior / Principal Structural Engineer

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Published on 3 Jan 2020