Senior Structural Engineer








Oldham, Burton upon Trent

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Senior Structural Engineer – Oldham / Burton upon Trent - Flexible

Salary:  Very competitive package commensurate with experience + benefits

The Company:

Our client has evolved into an international group of companies and one of the leading engineering firms in the UK. The company strives to maintain a family centric culture, building on the strong ethos of its German parent company and manufacturer.

They are now on the lookout for a suitability qualified and experienced Senior Structural Engineer to join their team working flexibly and from offices in Oldham and Burton upon Trent.

The Role:

You will carry out, but not be limited to, the following duties.

  • Calculate the safe use of all products for sale and in the rental fleet.
  • Develop the product rules and datasheets to ensure that safe and economic technical information is provided to the design team, complying with current regional technical standards applicable.
  • Manage the collation of all the product technical information into company datasheets
  • Produce design guides to assist in communicating efficient ways to carry out scheme designs with products and training designers
  • Verify calculations and / or testing to prove the products (both standard and specials) structural capabilities and compliance with current regional standards.
  • Ensure suitable “fit for use” technical standards are in place for ongoing use of all rental equipment.
  • Assist in the development of new products for the group in accordance with the business development & marketing strategy.
  • Assist in the delivery of the technical aspects of major projects including taking a lead in the design and verification of specially fabricated components.
  • Manage the structural requirements of the product development projects in the office and be able to instruct others on the capabilities and use of these products.
  • Develop an understanding of the limitations of the products so as to have capability to re-engineer the products for different uses.
  • Be able to optimize solutions based on this knowledge and develop new more efficient next generation solutions.
  • Manage the inspection & testing of new products as required.

Skills and experience:

  • The ideal candidate should hold a Civil / Mechanical / Structural degree
  • Chartership would be desirable.
  • More importantly a demonstration of strong experience and expertise in structural and mechanical calculations.
  • Advanced knowledge of Structural frame analysis packages such as Rstab, Finite element analysis such as RFEM. Preferably good knowledge of AutoCad, Revit.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work with colleagues at all levels including non-finance members of staff, and able to multitask and manage multiple priorities.
  • Due to the seniority of the role successful candidates should have a minimum of 5 years industry relevant experience with ambition to further develop their career.

Candidates must have the right to work in the United Kingdom.

They offer:

  • Very competitive package commensurate with experience + benefits
  • Flexible working

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