JOB DESCRIPTION

LEAD STRUCTURAL ENGINEER

Summary of Job Purpose

To ensure structural analysis, calculations and designs conform to the required standards by demonstrating adequate qualifications and industry experience.

To develop and maintain our technical solutions design service. Providing the drive and vision to maximise our potential, both in revenue terms and in the ability to exceed customer expectations.

To liaise directly with internal and external stakeholders. To fully understand the technical requirements and provide the best commercial and technical viable solution.

Reports Into (role): Technical or Managing Director
Collaborators: Project Manager, workshop manager, technical sales team, design team
Role Responsibilities:

Technical Solutions

  • To provide engineered design solutions using a range of products and processes.

To include the following:

  • Deliver engineered solutions using drawings and structural calculations
  • Provide standard and bespoke solutions supported with reports, analysis, and product data
  • 3D and 2D drawings for concepts, final design, configurations, and schematics
  • Plant and equipment supports solutions for roof spaces and plant rooms
  • Technical submissions for products and services
  • Develop our technical offering to a leading-edge standard
  • Check designs for other team members

Generic

  • Being an engineering role model and mentor for the design team
  • Providing a high level of care and professionalism at all times
  • Offering support to other teams in the business as needed
  • Understanding and working within deadlines and financial constraints
  • Clear and effective communication at all levels
Key Requirements:
Soft skills:

 

Essential
  • Technical creativity – able to propose innovative solutions
  • Project management – Deadline driven
  • Accuracy – commitment to ensuring ‘right first time’
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Good analytical and problem solving
  • Team player
  • Leadership and coaching
  • Humble but confident
Specialist skills

Knowledge:

Essential:
  • Structural load calculations
  • CAD design – 3D
  • Desirable:
  • BIM (Revit)
  • BS EN1090 or CE approved processes
  • Structural analysis software
  • Autodesk Inventor
  • Thermal expansion or piping calculations
Experience:

 

Essential:
  • Structural Steelwork
  • Modular structures
  • Knowledge of MEP, Mechanical or pipework sector
  • 3 – 5 years work experience in a relevant industry sector
  • Commercial astuteness & negotiation skills
Qualifications:

 

Essential:
  • BEng Structural Engineering

Desirable:

  • MSc Structural Engineering
  • MEng or MSc Civil Engineering
  • MEng or MSc Mechanical Engineering

If you are interested in applying for this position, please email your Curriculum Vitae and covering letter to careers@midfix.co.uk or contact either Paul Brough or Angela Kettlewell on 0115 9221585 to gain further details.