Structural Engineer

  • Somerset
  • Permanent / Full Time
£25000 - £35000 per annum
Job ref: 2099773_1658147896


(hybrid working – Office / Site / Home)

Salary: depending on experience

Are you a Structural Engineer Senior Structural Engineer looking to further expand and develop your current skill set? Currently working towards chartership and looking to obtain real hands-on experience? If so, we have a unique opportunity for a Structural Engineer to join our In-House Engineering and Sustainable Delivery design team!

The role

We are one of the top performing water and sewerage companies in the UK, serving 2.8 million customers across the south west of England. Our Engineering & Sustainable Delivery department complete a programme of water treatment, wastewater and network projects across the Wessex Water region. We have a solid pipeline of design and construction work that will take us through to the end of 2025 and beyond.

The role requires being able to undertake structural design and calculations together with provision of specific investigations. You will be able to complete permanent designs and experience of temporary works design would be beneficial.

The team provide technical input and approval for all structural works on the Wessex Water capital programme. This includes structural design and detailing including concrete, steel, masonry and timber for new permanent works and modifications to existing structures.

The role will also involve checking 3rd party designs, identifying and mitigating risks to our workforce, infrastructure, Wessex Water sites and residential property. Typical projects include assessing risks to Wessex Water assets to ensure deep or sensitive repairs can be carried out safely.

What do I need?

If you join us as a Structural Engineer, you will be expected to work within project teams, to help drive the function’s development and to provide support to the team and other internal stakeholders. You will be an integral part of a small team of geotechnical and structural engineers.

Irrespective of your level, you will regularly act as a focal point of contact with the construction and utility teams, so you must be confident and effective working in a dynamic, fast-moving environment and be an excellent communicator with all levels of staff from Director to site operative.

Additional requirements include;

  • You will have a BEng / BSc in a relevant subject
  • You will be actively working towards chartership with an appropriate professional institute, e.g. MICE or MIStructE
  • It is essential to have experience in quantitative and qualitative assessment of existing structures, including design of repair solutions
  • both site and office-based experience in the construction sector
  • knowledge of temporary works design
  • good working knowledge of a range of structural software packages (i.e. AutoCAD, Revit, Robot etc)
  • managing your own workload and utilising consultant support where necessary.

Our established mentoring structure means that we can provide you with all the professional development support you need to take your career to the next level. We also offer an excellent remuneration package. You will be based in our award-winning offices in Bath but will also be required to regularly attend sites to provide reactive support around the Wessex Water region, so a driving licence is essential.

Girling Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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