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Ridge and Partners LLP Senior Structural Engineer in Bristol, United Kingdom

As the demand for our expertise continues to grow, we now have an extremely exciting opportunity for a chartered or near chartered Senior Structural Engineer to join our expanding Structural & Civil Engineering team in Bristol.

With a varied work stream, you will have the opportunity to practise many fields of Structural Engineering; from the surveys of large commercial and industrial buildings to the design of mixed use private and public multi-storey developments and buildings.

You will be responsible for providing a wide range of Structural Engineering services and will be expected to work independently, although under the direction, and with the support of the Team Manager.

  • Report to and take direction from the Partner/Associate leading the Civil and Structural Engineering Team.

  • Manage projects from inception to completion to ensure that deliverables are issued to the project programme, to the required quality standard, and within the budget and time allocation.

  • Act as lead or sole designer as appropriate to the size and complexity of project.

  • Undertake outline, scheme and detailed design as appropriate on individual projects.

  • Carry out structural analysis and detailed design calculations in accordance with up-to-date Eurocodes.

  • Checking of calculation packages, drawings, specifications, reports and other deliverables for projects prior to issue.

  • Supervise and mentor more junior engineers and technician staff in the project team.

  • Prepare reports and general correspondence as required in connection with the running of projects.

  • Undertake survey inspections and produce written reports on findings, set out in a logical manner with appropriate recommendations.

  • Liaise with other members of design and construction teams, both internal and external, representing the Civil and Structural Engineering Team.

  • Assist in preparing design programmes for production deliverables.

  • Liaise with the design team and client throughout the project and monitor progress and quality during the construction phase.

  • Visiting sites during the construction phase to monitor progress and provide advice to contractors.

  • Assist with management of team resources and commercial decisions on fee spend to suit an ever-changing broad spectrum of projects.

  • Ensure that Ridge document management and QA procedures are complied with

  • When required assist other members and disciplines of the Ridge Team to complete tasks particularly in relation to meeting project deadlines

  • Ideally MEng First Degree in Civil, Structural or Architectural Engineering.

  • Chartered or near Chartered Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers or Institution of Structural Engineers.

  • Significant experience in new build design, refurbishment/change of use design and structural surveys on building structures projects in the UK.

  • Experience of leading a project team including overseeing the work of junior engineers, technicians and reinforcement detailers.

  • Good commercial awareness and design management experience.

  • Competent and reliable designer in structural steelwork, reinforced concrete, masonry and timber.

  • Familiarity with key forms of building construction.

  • Proficient in the use of structural analysis/design software including TEKLA structural designer, Robot, TEDDS etc and document editing software including Bluebeam Revu.

  • Excellent communication skills, in both written and spoken English.

  • Hold a current UK driving licence.

  • Collaborative team player who is also able to work with minimal supervision and use own initiative.

  • Personable and confident.

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