Low Carbon - Structural Engineer

5 days left

London (Greater)
22 Mar 2021
22 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

The opportunity

Project: Mace is a privately owned construction company with an award-winning Responsible Business team of around 60 people. We are proud to say that at the end of 2020, we achieved a net-zero carbon position for the year. In our new strategy, we raise our ambitions once again - aiming to engage and influence with our clients and become a world-leader in carbon reduction in the built environment.

Are you somebody who could lend your drive and expertise to Mace to further strengthen our offer, supporting our clients with low carbon ambitions as we navigate this journey with them? Are you ready to push the boundaries to reduce the amount of embodied carbon in our construction delivery and influence the level of operational carbon across our client portfolios?

We are ideally looking for an associate director level structural engineer who has strived to incorporate sustainable engineering options in their recent career history. An innovative thinker who is always on the lookout for new improved materials or design solutions, ideally with an established network of low carbon partners.

Do you have a passion for creating opportunities via innovation and the enthusiasm to become our low carbon engineering ambassador? You will challenge the design teams to find a better way, collaborate with our supply chain to embrace new ways of working and most importantly lead our clients to best in class outcomes.

As an associate director, you will have strategic input across the organisation but day-to-day you will sit within our construction delivery business working on design solutions for existing projects and driving innovation through the bid process to win work with key clients across a variety of sectors. Your role will also include R&D, mentoring and training alongside your colleagues in the Responsible Business team.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Directing client relationships and strategic conversations.

  • Supporting chief engineer and head of sustainability in the development of business objectives.

  • Exploring innovation wherever it might lead to achieving our carbon goal and that of our clients, innovation and alternative forms of construction.

  • Providing value engineering of permanent works and construction engineering to reduce carbon.

  • Supervising the appointment and management of detailed consultant engineers’ studies.

  • Guiding project teams on low carbon solutions during stage 2, 3 and 4 on live projects and PCSA’s.

  • Supporting tenders, producing first-rate bid responses and presentations for bid interviews.

  • Creating and delivering technical training to all staff, from MD’s to graduate.

  • Ensuring that we are at the forefront of carbon reduction through active participation in industry and professional panels and committees.

About you

You have a civil/structural engineering degree and a chartered member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (MICE) or Institution of Structural Engineers (MIStructE). You have experience of working with LCA (one click).

You can build lasting client relationships and lead strong, motivated teams. You have experience in a structural engineering design in a construction environment with a strong focus on sustainability and reducing carbon and be hungry to grow your career and enjoy the opportunities Mace has to offer.

About us

Mace is an international consultancy and construction company, founded and built on exceptional people, a commitment to service excellence and an entrepreneurial spirit.

We develop, consult, construct and operate some of the world’s most inspiring buildings and infrastructure programmes, and our people have built a reputation for delivering projects that seem impossible – challenging convention, innovating, and proudly moving our industry forward.

Today, we remain a privately owned business that has grown organically. We now employ over 6,300 people across five global hubs in Europe, Middle East, Africa, the Americas and Asia Pacific.

With an incredible breadth of opportunity across our global business, we attract the very best and support everyone to unleash their potential.

Our people are what makes Mace the business it is today – they are our strength. We actively encourage equality, diversity and inclusion in every market, sector and geography we work in - fully appreciating the benefits of a culture that embraces new ideas, encourages everyone to have a voice and celebrates differing beliefs and views. People at Mace are appreciated for their individualities and are encouraged to be themselves, every day and with everyone they work with.

Wherever you are on your career journey, Mace is the place to bring ambitions alive.

We will welcome your application irrespective of background, culture and disability. Should you need to discuss any reasonable adjustments or require guidance about our recruitment process, please contact career@macegroup.com to speak to a member of our team.

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