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Senior Façade Engineer, 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 engineer who is keen to develop their career in façade engineering. As a senior engineer, you will be responsible for the day-to-day management of projects and tasks, with minimal supervision, to ensure projects are delivered within agreed budget and programme, and to a high quality. This includes communicating with clients, other consultants and colleagues to ensure a brief is agreed and adhered to in the delivery of projects, whilst maintaining a positive client relationship. As part of this role, the mentoring of junior members of the team will form a part of day to day activities.

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

Responsibilities of the role

  • Execute and coordinate projects, providing high quality technical design
  • Produce technical design information including drawings, calculations, specifications and reports
  • Review and approve reports, designs, drawings, sketches and calculations in accordance with quality procedures
  • Manage the preparation of feasibility studies and reports
  • Undertake structural surveys and produce reports giving findings, discussion, conclusions and recommendations
  • Undertake the project management and financial control of small and medium sized projects
  • Liaise effectively with clients, local authorities and other design team members
  • Supervise and monitor the use of computer-based systems to ensure these are used correctly
  • Supervise and support junior members of the team
  • Assist in the preparation of bids and proposals
  • Adhere to existing working practices, methods and procedures
  • Deliver ‘best practice’
  • Proactive in self-development
  • Plan site investigation works
  • Prepare design and progress reports
  • Deliver agreed business development targets
  • Assist the marketing department
  • Obtain and review quotes for investigation works
  • Manage the appointments and work of sub-contractors carrying out investigation works
  • Coordinate work undertaken by external sub-contractors
  • Attend and input at design meetings and site meetings, and record actions
  • Undertake site inspections, record findings and advise on any required actions

Key Skills

Essential

  • HND/HNC in civil or structural engineering
  • An innate understanding of structural engineering and façade physics
  • Very good understanding of engineering principles
  • Competent with computer analysis of structures and design of structural elements in steel, stainless steel, aluminium, timber and glass
  • Experience of briefing CAD technicians
  • Experience in delegating, supervising and mentoring junior team members
  • Good organisational/time management skills
  • Proactive approach to work
  • Commitment to continual improvement at a personal and company level
  • Understanding of complex construction procedures
  • Conversant in designing to British Standards/Eurocodes
  • Good understanding of CDM regulations and responsibilities of a designer
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Preferable

  • University degree in civil or structural engineering
  • Professionally qualified with ICE or IStructE
  • Working knowledge of SCIA and Tekla Building Designer

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