Senior Structural Engineer

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Senior Structural Engineer (UK Only)

Beta Design Consultants is a firm of consulting structural developing bespoke engineering solutions to clients in the construction industry. Established in West London in June 2009, we have been providing innovative solutions to local, national and international projects.

We are looking for a chartered or nearly chartered structural engineer with more than five years design experience. The position would suit a highly technical engineer, with at least a Master's degree, confident in concept design and in pushing boundaries of design. We are one of the first signatories to the Engineers Declare movement and as such have a passion for delivering very cost-efficient solutions that push the boundaries of what is possible.

We provide the following services:

  • Design and Value Engineering of Structures for Logistics, Data Centres, Industrial Facilities and Energy projects. This may include dynamic analysis and seismic analysis
  • Design of RC Framed Buildings to the Eurocode. Knowledge of the American Codes ASCE and ACI is a plus.
  • Repair design of RC Framed Buildings. We provide bespoke repair solutions for flat slabs punching shear, beams flexural and shear strengthening, columns strengthening, frames strengthening and modification. Experience in repair design is a plus.
  • Design of Steel Structures (single storey and multi-storey) to Eurocodes and AISC including application of seismic loads, non-linear behaviour and local/global failure modes.
  • Design and detailing of Steel Structures. We use a variety of softwares including SCIA Engineer and IDEA Statica so familiarity with these softwares is a plus.
  • Modification and strengthening of steel structures including plating, connections strengthening, restoring or adding bracing, reducing loading and repurposing buildings. Experience in steel structures modification is a plus.
  • Bespoke foundations solutions including rafts, piled rafts, retaining walls, embedded piles, basements. Experience in geotechnical design is a plus.
  • Temporary works design including propping and shoring of deep excavations. Experience in similar schemes is a plus.

As a result of our growth, we are looking for a senior structural engineer to join our team. You will be expected to work on design projects involving concrete and steel mainly. You will also be required to work on aluminium, stainless steel and special façade systems. You will be provided with support to meet the project commitments. You would be expected to start to work autonomously after completing few supervised tasks.

Depending on attitude and aspiration, you will be encouraged to participate in business and company development as we are constantly improving our processes.

Job Summary

  • Structural analysis and design.
  • Structural assessment of existing buildings.
  • Structural repairs and refurbishment of RC frames, masonry buildings and steel structures.
  • Managing and running structural design projects with autonomy (building repairs, residential developments, civil engineering design for foundations and retaining walls).
  • Monitoring project progress, budgets and schedule
  • Site visits, carrying out desktop investigations, attending site meetings and checking progress and quality of work on site.
  • Liaising with contractors, clients and architects.
  • Representing the company at design team and contractor/client meetings and business.
  • Development/networking events as may be required.
  • Communicating clearly with team members, manager and contractors, architects, clients.

Required Attributes

  • Chartered or nearly chartered (defined as having signed core objectives, passed the IStructE interview or passes the IStructE exam).
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent in structural or civil engineering. A UK MEng/MSc is a minimum requirement. A European degree would have to be four years as a minimum.
  • Minimum 5 years design experience of structural engineering building design to British Standards, European Codes or American Codes.
  • Good organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Good technical writing and presentation skills

Company Profile

  • We have a track record of successful completion of residential, commercial and industrial projects to client's satisfaction.
  • We specialize in bespoke solutions for steel structures (single storey, multi storey, façade supports, residential refurbishment).
  • We have a track record in completing the repair and refurbishment of RC framed buildings. We use traditional strengthening, jacketing, composite repairs (fibre reinforced polymers) or high performance concrete.
  • We have a loyal client base who use our steel connections design service and steel detaining service.
  • Our current design team of 5 people would support the growth of the new team member and offer flexibility and recognition opportunities.
  • We have ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certification.
  • We have Constructionline gold membership.

We use latest industry softwares including SCIA Engineer, Tekla, Idea Statica, Tedds and are constantly looking at ways to develop our tools to support our clients.

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

We provide a safe working environment based on government guidelines.

We do not support working from home.

We work from a small office in a very professional setting.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £36,000.00-£45,000.00 per year

Additional pay:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Performance bonus
  • Quarterly bonus

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Company pension
  • Flexible schedule
  • Gym membership
  • On-site parking

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Overtime

COVID-19 considerations:
We provide a safe working environment based on government guidelines.
We do not support working from home.
We work from a small office in a very professional setting.

Education:

  • Master's (preferred)

Experience:

  • Structural Engineering: 5 years (required)

Work remotely:

  • No

Company

Beta Design Consultants is a firm of consulting structural developing bespoke engineering solutions to clients in the construction industry. Established in West London in June 2009, we have been providing innovative solutions to local, national and international projects.

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