Civil and Structural Designer

01 Feb 2018
14 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
SALARY: Salary dependent upon experience (+ company benefits)
DAYS OF WORK: Full-time, Mon-Fri

Our client is looking for a Civil and Structural Designer to work in a permanent full time role offering a competitive salary. You will be part of a multi-disciplinary design team working for clients in the public and private sectors. You will be executing structural design and draughting activities within budget and schedule and working within their busy Engineering Teams, due to an increased customer base to deliver our services. As a result of this, the Civil & Structural Department operation is expanding and evolving to manage the challenges of managing client projects through our professional services

Key responsibilities
• Prepare structural drawings and designs from agreed work scopes with minimum input from engineering personnel
• Achieve safety standards as defined in personal performance contract
• Responsible for assessing effectiveness of working practices and systems with a view to continuously improving systems, personal and team performance
• Carry out work in accordance with company and project Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality systems
• Identify scope and schedule changes in accordance with the Change Control Process
• Ensure, as far as is practically possible, that all assigned work is carried out in compliance with the agreed budget and schedule
• Maintain required technical quality of work
• Keep up to date with technical developments, national and international standards and legislative requirements related to discipline workscope
• Maintain filing system
• Encourage and provide lateral learning within the project
• Report to the Lead Engineer
• Coordinate with the assigned Drafting Team to ensure uniformity in design and drafting activities

Skills / Qualifications
• Experienced designer with sound technical background and strong knowledge of manual and CAD draughting techniques
• Conversant with codes of practice, standards and relevant sections of statutory documentation applicable to draughting function
• Conversant with company quality control assurance requirements applicable to draughting function
• Able to create base design drawings / models from agreed workscope with minimal input from engineering personnel
• Ability to accept delegated responsibility and control budgets for delegated tasks
• Computer literate (database / spreadsheets)
• Able to provide draughting checking function as directed by lead designer
• Ideally Degree or Diploma in Civil Engineering (for Civil / Structural Works) or B.S. Architecture (for Architectural Works), or with at least 5 years of experience in Projects
• Highly motivated, well organized, resourceful and proactive
• Possess good interpersonal skills with sound written and oral communication skills
• Flexible approach and able to work under pressure with a can-do attitude and a desire to win
• Promote an open and informal communication environment that aims at growing mutual trust and teamwork