The job role

The Lead Structural Engineer will be responsible for the management of projects and will promote and maintain relationships – leading a team of 4 Engineers.

Qualifications

1) Professional Chartered membership of the Institute of Structural Engineers

2) Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in an Engineering related discipline

Accountabilities

1) Complete planned work programmes and projects to time frames and within budget

2) Ensure day to day maintenance expenditure to pre-set targets

3) Develop a strong rapport with clients

4) Draft orders, prepare estimates, specifications, supervise contractors and check and approve accounts

5) Prepare designs, calculations, specifications, drawings and carry out risk assessments for improvement, refurbishment and new build schemes, tender documents, and supervise works to completion including agreeing interim and final accounts

6) Prepare schedules of dilapidations, improvement schemes, drawings and specifications, structural surveys and insurance reinstatements schemes

7) Respond to emergency requests for action or advice regarding dangerous buildings. Attend and advise on ground collapse incidents

8) Answer correspondence and telephone calls, including complaints from members of the public, tenants, councillors and MP’s

9) Provide advice to clients in respect of construction and refurbishment projects and actively promote surveying services on a fee-paying basis

10) Responsible for identifying new business opportunities

11) Fee earning at 90%, and contribute to the achievement of business plan objectives and targets

12) Carry out duties appropriate to the grade and chartered nature of the post

13) Promote continuous improvement and deliver demonstrable high-quality products and services which embrace quality standards

It would be beneficial if you were a proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite and AutoCAD and familiar with relevant construction, health and safety legislation and risks and hazards associated with asbestos.