Consulting Civil and Structural Engineers

Structural Engineering Technician

Structural Engineering Technician

Smith Foster is seeking an an enthusiastic self-motivated Structural Engineering Technician with at least four years' experience to take on a permanent role within the practice. The firm's workload is varied and interesting and includes engineering design for both new-build and refurbishment projects in the commercial, education, retail, residential, healthcare and heritage sectors, with construction costs ranging up to ca £15m. The role offers candidates a friendly working environment with a good remuneration package and the potential for an improved lifestyle in this attractive south coast location.

Qualifications and experience required

  • Preferably HNC in Building Structures or Civil Engineering
  • Minimum of 4 years design office experience including a minimum of 3 years' experience on building structure projects in the UK
  • Proficiency in the use of Autocad
  • Experience of working with steelwork, masonry, timber & reinforced concrete
  • Experience in refurbishment and new build an advantage
  • Experience in Revit an advantage

Role and skills

  • Working with the other members of staff to produce general arrangement drawings and develop models for structures
  • Liaising with Clients, Architects, and other members of the design team
  • Taking responsibility for checking own work and that produced by others, including external consultants, sub- consultants and contractors
  • Completing work to agreed timescales, programme and budgetary constraints
  • Carrying out site inspections and measured surveys when required
  • Motivated and able to work with minimum supervision
  • Good communicator

Hours - 09.00 - 17.30, Monday to Friday
Salary - £25-30,000 depending on experience
Holidays - 25 days per annum plus Bank Holidays
Company information - refer to www.smithfoster.com
Pension - Company scheme to be phased in from 2016

Contact - If you would like to apply for the position, please forward your CV to Barbara Andrews at eng@smithfoster.com confirming why you are interested in the role.

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