Assistant Structural Engineer

Posted on: 17/08/2017
Ref: VAC-RG15885
  • Salary: £30,000
  • Start Date: 09/10/2017
  • Region: Scotland
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Industry: Civil Engineering
  • Discipline: Structural Engineer
  • Employment Type: Permanent
  • Duration: n/a


Job Description

Assistant Structural Engineer – Glasgow
Blueprint Recruitment Ltd is currently working with one of the leading operating companies for the management and maintenance of roads and bridges in Scotland. Due to the acquisition of a new contract they have the requirement to add an Assistant Structural Engineer to their team on a permanent contract.

To assist in the function of the Bridges team; to assist in the delivery of bridge and highway structures schemes including inspections, assessments and designs; supervision of site works and operations as may be required; to project manage schemes to ensure their delivery to programme and budget; to assist the Bridges Manager as may be required
o Compliance with Scotland TranServ’s policy of “Zero Harm”
o Compliance with Scotland TranServ’s policies and procedures
o Implementation of the principles of CDM 2015 into design and construction
o Inspection, assessment and design of bridges and highway structures
o Assure all necessary licences, approvals and permissions are in place to permit construction to proceed
o Preparation of specifications, Bills of Quantity and contract documents
o Delivery of personal and team programmes to time and budget
o Site supervision duties, as may be required
o Topographic surveys, as may be required
o On-call duties including unsociable working hours
o Communication and interaction with the Client, as may be authorised
o Coordination and cooperation with the other functions and departments
o Lead and direct junior members of the team including graduates and technicians, as may be required
o Other duties as may be required
The following qualities/experience are essential:
o Recognised degree in Civil or Structural engineering with preference given to MEng
o Approaching Chartered Engineer status
o Experience in the production of technical reports
o Minimum 5 years relevant and related post-graduation experience in the inspection, assessment and design of bridges and highway structures
o Exposure to the production of contract documents for civil engineering schemes
o Working knowledge of DMRB, MCHW, Eurocodes and British Standards
o Working knowledge of your role as Designer under CDM 2015
o Clear communication skills in both oral and written form
o Self-motivated to work within a team and to deliver quality with speed in economic designs
o Possession of clean full driving licence

The following qualities/experience are desirable:
o Experience of bridge related site operations and procedures
o Use of AutoCAD 2013
o Working knowledge of computer design and analysis
o Knowledge of the different uses of construction materials
o Working knowledge of Microsoft Office

To apply for this position or to learn more about the role please contact Robert Gilchrist at Blueprint Recruitment by email or phone.

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