Design Engineer (Steel Framing)

Probe Technical Recruitment
10 Aug 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Role:

This is an opportunity to work for a European leading manufacturer and innovator of modern methods for construction in steel, providing high performance solutions to the public, private and commercial sectors.

Key Responsibilities:

- Carry out design / detailing to an advanced level utilising AutoCAD. Utilise Tekla at an intermediate level.
- Interpretation of architects and structural engineer's drawings. Incorporation of comments as required (external/Internal)
- Attend meetings without support and to speak about technical issues and promote the company. To be smart in appearance and conduct all affairs both inside and outside your normal place of work in a professional and efficient manner that promotes the Company and enhances its reputation;
- Have in depth knowledge of building physics relevant to market sectors to ensure technical liaison with Architects, Engineers, specifies, contractor and approved installers on all design and technical issues;
- Prepare Construction release drawings, printing and distributing as required.
- Ensure that the requirements of CDM are followed;
- Ensure that the goals and objectives of the company are exceeded;
- Design detailing, structural advice to in-house staff
- Take a proactive approach to your personal work commitments by achieving deadlines agreed with your Line Manager. Manage your work load in an effective and diligent manner, reporting all conflicts in deadlines and activities to your Line Manager in a timely fashion.

Person Specification:

- A qualification in a technical subject is required. It is desirable that the person has a recognised construction based accreditation;
- Be aware of the requirement to work as part of a team. Adopt a flexible approach to workload whilst demonstrating a willingness to take on additional work. Deliver administrative records on time and up to date;
- Clearly and concisely express key issues at a level that suits the listener and confidently handle challenges or unexpected issues;
- Participation in training and social activities inside and outside the working day and office. Contribution to the "character" of the company by conducting yourself in a professional and helpful manner. To develop strong and collaborative working relationships with your colleagues;
- Demonstrate you have a working knowledge and skill in using 2 and 3D CAD as necessary and the ability to handle data appropriate to your role.

Essential Skills Required:

- Knowledge of the construction industry and building techniques. In addition, 2+ years of Light steel frame experience would be desirable
- 2+ years working with the software required to carry out design work.
- Construction related qualification. Diploma or HNC level Construction related would be desirable.
- Analytical. Organised.
- Effective planner.
- Has strong drive for results. Self-motivated.
- Good communicator.
- Hold a full driving licence.
- Flexible working hours as necessary, able to travel (UK): work between sites.


Negotiable dependant on experience

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