Senior Structural Engineer

We are a successful and expanding multi-disciplinary consultancy based in Kent. Established for over 30 years, we have a varied client and project base from all sectors of the construction industry including education, housing, leisure, commercial and transport.

We are currently looking for a Senior Structural Engineer – Surveys and Small Works to join our growing team based in Sidcup. Undertaking structural surveys and providing advice on structural defects. Structural design of small works including alterations and extensions

 

Key Roles

  • Undertaking structural surveys of primarily housing and government buildings
  • Visit site to observe defects
  • Prepare a report identifying defect, probable cause and any remediation required
  • Arranging opening up works, geotechnical investigations, CCTV surveys and materials testing as required to conclude advice
  • Structural design of small works that may include:
  • Internal structural alterations
  • Extensions
  • Appraisal of existing structures
  • Site inspections during the works to ensure compliance with specification

Job Requirements/Person Specification

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience within a design consultancy
  • Must have experience of undertaking the work described in the Key Job Activities, with good knowledge of historical construction types and methods in most materials

Technical Knowledge and Skills

  • Conversant with current Standards and Codes of Practice, but as a minimum British Standards
  • Experience in the design of general construction materials, traditional construction and framed buildings
  • Familiarity with structural design packages (TEDDS would benefit)
  • Very good report writing and communication skills
  • Familiar with the usual MS applications including Microsoft Word and Excel

Educational Requirements and Professional Qualifications

  • Minimum A.M.I.Struct.E that can demonstrate good relevant experience

Personal Qualities

  • Professional appearance and team working skills.
  • Good communication skills, as part of the work will be dealing with tenants and our client base

 

To apply, please forward your CV together with salary requirement and availability to careers@frankham.com