Monday 18 February 2019

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07462 Principal Structural Engineer


This design consultancy, part of a larger international group, employs around 260 staff, 160 of whom are based in York. The smaller offices are growing considerably and also developing new business for the company.

At present rail projects and associated infrastructure encompasses the greatest part of their workload. As the teams across the country expand and additional expertise is brought into the company their range of work will expand.

Located in the centre of York the office is directly opposite the train station in a sixties office block which has to some extent been redeveloped internally. There is parking with plenty of car parks locally, the proximity to the train station is ideal for commuters.

Standard package includes:

25 days holiday
Company pension contribution matching employees to 6%
Enhanced sick pay
Professional subscriptions paid

Job Description:

My Client is looking to appoint a Principal Structural Engineer who will lead and direct engineering teams in producing surveys, designs, studies and report engineering projects. In addition, you will liaise with the necessary Contractors and Clients to ensure the smooth delivery of projects.

Your duties will include but not be limited to:
~ Provide engineering support on major railway infrastructure and heavy industrial projects.
~ Manage and review designs produced by junior staff. Also, you will be required to check designs carried out by other sections / offices as required.
~ Secure repeat work from existing Clients with timely delivery and quality of deliverable.
~ Pursue new work opportunities and existing Client work.
~ Achieve the targets as agreed for delivery of projects within the agreed timescales and budgets .

Person Specification:

Applicants for this post will be Chartered through the IStructE or MICE and have significant experience of heavy industrial and structural design.

It is essential that you are well organised and capable of managing and delivering a busy project portfolio. You will need to have excellent communication skills and be confident in your ability to deal with all relevant third parties including Contractors, Suppliers and Client representatives.

This role is likely to suit an established Senior Engineer looking for the next career step and more project management responsibilities.

Minerva Appointments is committed to equality in the marketplace and acts as both an employment agency and employment business.

Location: York

Employment Type: Permanent

Salary: £48,000 - £52,000 + benefits

Minerva Managing Consultant: Marcus Lee

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