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Structural Engineer, Guildford

Role

We are looking for a bright, enthusiastic and driven engineer who is keen to develop their career. You will be responsible for the day-to-day management of projects and tasks, with moderate supervision, to ensure the project is delivered within agreed budget and programme. This includes communicating with clients, other consultants and colleagues to ensure a brief is agreed and adhered to in the delivery of the projects, whilst maintaining a positive client relationship.

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 technical design ‘best practice’
  • Produce technical design information including drawings, calculations, specifications and reports
  • Assist with reviewing and checking designs and drawings prepared by graduate engineers
  • Assist with planning site investigation works
  • Assist with the preparation of feasibility studies and provide design advice
  • Assist with the preparation of design reports and progress reports
  • Obtain and review quotes for investigation works
  • Manage the appointments and work of sub-contractors carrying out investigation works
  • Attend and input at design meetings and site meetings, and record actions
  • Undertake site inspections and record findings, and advise on any required actions
  • Undertake surveys and prepare reports
  • Produce designs, assessments and calculations in accordance with quality procedures
  • Liaise effectively with clients, local authorities and other design team members
  • Implement the use of computer-based systems to improve efficiency
  • Support junior members of the team
  • Effectively manage own time and expenditure on tasks
  • Understand and adhere to existing working practices, methods and procedures
  • Adopt ‘best practice’
  • Be proactive in self-development
  • Deliver agreed business development targets
  • Assist the marketing department where required in promoting the business

Key skills

Essential

  • HND/HNC in civil or structural engineering
  • Good understanding of engineering principles
  • Able to produce hand calculations and sketches of structural elements
  • Knowledge of design software and its limitations
  • Commitment to continual improvement at a personal and company level
  • Able to understand construction procedures
  • Conversant in designing to British Standards/Eurocodes
  • Competent in designing structures in concrete, steelwork, timber and masonry
  • Able to use computer design software packages
  • Experience in new build projects
  • Knowledge of refurbishment projects
  • Good detailing knowledge including buildability aspects
  • Good understanding of CDM regulations and responsibilities of a designer
  • Able to identify and define simple engineering problems
  • Able to identify alternative engineering solutions to satisfy the client’s brief
  • Able to produce accurate and clear sketches to communicate engineering solutions
  • Experience in the production of specifications, technical reports and feasibility studies
  • Proven interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good organisational/time management skills
  • Proactive approach to work

Preferable

  • University degree in civil or structural engineering
  • 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 Guildford 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 shenderson@perega.co.uk