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Graduate Engineer (Glass & Façades) – Belfast

Role

We regularly undertake the façade design of prestigious projects across a range of sectors including education, stadia, transport, residential and commercial for a range of clients from scheme concept through to detailed design and construction monitoring. We are looking for a bright, enthusiastic and driven graduate who has graduated with a degree in civil or structural engineering but would like to develop a career in façade engineering. As a graduate engineer you will be responsible for assisting others with design work on projects and tasks, with moderate supervision, to ensure the tasks are delivered as briefed. This includes communicating with clients, other consultants and colleagues in the delivery of projects whilst maintaining a positive client relationship. As part of this role you will have a commitment to self-development and the improvement of your technical skills and knowledge.

Candidates must reflect Perega’s values of being collaborative, forward thinking, passionate, approachable and enriching our community.

Responsibilities of the role

  • Execute and coordinate work as directed by senior staff
  • Produce design calculations
  • Assist with the preparation of sketch plans, working drawings, specifications and reports
  • Assist with planning site investigation works
  • Assist with preparing feasibility studies and providing design advice
  • Assist with the development and use of computer-based systems to improve efficiency
  • Undertake site inspection and attend site meetings
  • Produce designs, assessments and calculations in accordance with quality procedures
  • Liaise effectively with clients, other design team members and third parties
  • Understand and adhere to existing working practices, methods and procedures
  • Adopt ‘best practice’
  • Work within the given programme and cost constraints
  • Proactive in self-development

Key skills

Essential

  • University degree in civil or structural engineering
  • Good understanding of engineering principles
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Proactive approach to work
  • Commitment to continual improvement at a personal and company level
  • Good understanding of construction procedures
  • Able to produce hand calculations and sketches of structural elements
  • Conversant in designing to British Standards/UK version of Eurocodes
  • Conversant in designing structures in concrete, steelwork, timber and masonry
  • Able to use computer design software packages
  • Understanding of CDM regulations and the responsibilities of a designer
  • Able to understand engineering concepts
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to produce accurate and clear sketches
  • Able to work effectively within and across teams and with colleagues

Preferable

  • Knowledge of design software and its limitations
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD

Salary

Salary will be a competitive package, commensurate with experience.

Benefits

Perega put people first. Our team and clients are at the heart of everything we do. We’re team players, and together we collaborate to find solutions. Because they love what we do, our people are always thinking, and are open to new ideas and innovation that will help to make our projects more successful.

Our Belfast office is a friendly and comfortable space, easily accessible by car or public transport. What you get will depend on what you do, with individual performance-related rewards also on offer in addition to:

  • 25 days annual leave plus additional days for long service
  • The ability to buy and sell holiday days
  • Family friendly policies including flexible and hybrid working
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • Professional development
  • 5% pension contribution
  • Private healthcare
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

To apply for this role, please email your CV to julieparsell@perega.co.uk