Product Assessor for Construction Materials - Dublin
Purpose of Job:
The main purpose of the Project Managers role is to plan, co-ordinate and carry out assessments of construction products and systems. You will be managing multiple projects where you will be expected to prepare contract offers and estimates for the assessment of various types of construction products and systems. The job holder will be required to research and investigate aspects of construction product/system performance, work as part of a team contributing to team and individual targets and objectives and regularly converse with clients ensuring you maintain good quality and standards at all times.
Good knowledge of Construction products and systems specific to structural engineering.
Building Regulations and relevant standards.
Strong technical background with an understanding & analysis of technical matters, particularly related to structural engineering such as design in timber, steel, concrete, masonry.
Good computer skills including Word, Power point, Excel and email - Microsoft applications.
Strong planning, organisational and scheduling.
Analytical report writing skills.
Minimum of 3 years' experience in structural/civil design.
Minimum degree or equivalent within a relevant technical discipline in structural/civil engineering.
Understanding of management quality systems such as ISO 9001.
Understanding of structural systems such as cladding, timber buildings, roofing systems, cementitious/concrete products, concrete design.
Timely delivery of contracts.
Degree in relevant subject.
Membership of a relevant technical/professional body such as ISTRUCTE or ICE.
Contract Preparation and Planning Duties.
Prepare contract offers for assessments, ensuring that they are proportionate and realistic for the work to be done and that they are delivered within agreed timescales.
Plan allocated assessments and produce, maintain and update detailed work programmes.
Draft Certificates and Reports, seek and take due regard of comments thereon and arrange production of documents for publication.
Product Assessment and Research Duties.
Research and investigate aspects of construction product/system performance as required.
Assess the fitness for purpose of construction products and systems within contract periods and price estimates.
Co-ordinate all work and activities involved in assessments, including sub-contracting work, e.g. testing.
Ensure that satisfactory information and data is available for the timely progress and completion of assessments. Carry out Certificate maintenance tasks, such as assessment of factory surveillance reports, as required.
Monitor progress on allocated work and adjust priorities as required.
Seek information and clarification from others as required, e.g. Test team; the potential client, et al.
Client Contact and Service Delivery.
Ensure internal policies and procedures are explained and understood. Keep clients updated on the progress of project and contract preparations on a regular basis.
Attend client meetings as and when required.
Raise, explain and resolve without delay with clients, sub-contractors or others as appropriate any problems or concerns about products/systems under assessment or for which contracts have been requested.
Vacancy No: LH9726
Product Assessor: for Construction Materials
Salary: GBP28-38k doe + benefits
Wilde Associates is working in the capacity of an Employment Agency for this vacancy.