Structural Engineer

Location
Stafford, Staffordshire
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
15 Nov 2018
Closes
28 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Westgate are a pro-active, forward thinking company who have been experiencing strong growth over the past 10 years. To meet our increasing workload and expanding client base we are currently seeking a talented Structural Design Engineer. Our core values of loyalty, trust, progressive, flexibility and collaboration are central to our culture and how we work, providing an environment that will allow you to flourish.

Skills:

  • A solution oriented approach to tasks
  • Strong attention to all health & safety aspects of projects
  • Team player working within a multi-disciplinary team in the delivery of structural engineering projects
  • High attention to detail
  • Practical product/industry knowledge to understand customer’s constraints
  • Integrated 3D modelling and structural design - with ability to design concepts in 3D software programs
  • Proactive in addressing problem issues, presenting and pushing solutions
  • Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner with colleagues and clients

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Degree or equivalent in Structural Engineering
  • Ideally experience in the manufacturing and construction industries
  • Fully IT literate with experience of structural design software packages
  • Must hold a valid UK driving licence

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with or leading a variety of projects to completion; undertaking integrated 3D modelling and structural design;  preparing calculations, reports, specifications and drawings
  • Provide input into risk assessments and method statements/O&M manuals as appropriate
  • Task management and delivery to the highest standards, demonstrating all round technical competence and financial awareness
  • Liaise with clients, identifying their needs and presenting our solutions
  • Prepare client and project proposals
  • Requirement to attend site meetings and site inspections
  • Responsible to identify relevant structural aspects of existing and new products
  • Other tasks as required

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