Senior Structural Engineer

Location Southampton
Discipline: Defence, Executive Recruitment
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £ £50k (c)
Contact name: Louise Howard

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Job ref: REF: 6003
Published: 13 days ago
Expiry date: 05 February 2021

A new vacancy has landed - we are looking to hire an experienced engineer, to provide a skilled contribution to the design work for assigned projects, whilst also working to maintain the technical requirements and the standard of deliverables required within our Client's Structural Engineering discipline.

Using your experience to provide support and guidance to colleagues across all disciplines and, where appropriate, for the coordination and technical supervision of colleagues working within your discipline on a project by project basis.

Taking on an active coordination and/or team leadership role when required, overseeing assigned projects across all disciplines, whilst also maintaining the primary role. Undertaking a wide range of checking functions for engineering design calculations and drawing work carried out by other engineers within the company.

Skills & experiences required:

  • Self-motivation and time management to meet agreed targets and deliverables deadlines.

  • Personal time planning, including feedback to support in the definition of resource requirements, time budgets and deliverables deadlines.

  • Commercial awareness, with the ability to ensure that works are being carried out and completed to an appropriate standard and level of detail, measured against the contracted deliverables and tracked against the agreed budget.

  • Proven communication skills, with experience of liaison and reporting and the ability to lead a project team for the structural development and draughting of a design.

  • Proven experience of taking responsibility for engineering design calculations and for answering technical queries, with a solid understanding of the fundamentals of structural design theory.

  • A sound working knowledge of ship rules and regulations.

  • Detailed understanding of LY3/PYC, LR Ship Rules and SSC is an advantage.

  • Experienced skill level in 2D CAD (AutoCAD) and basic skills in 3D CAD (Rhino) to develop and review design information.

  • Experienced skill level in MS Office to develop reports, spreadsheet data and presentation information.

  • Familiarity with MathCAD calculation software and Strand7 FEA software is an advantage.

  • Experience of shipyard construction and detailing for production is an advantage. Experience of specialist vessels, including small craft and luxury yachts may also be relevant to the role

We are delighted to be representing our client with this hire. If the aforementioned job description appeals to you, please get in touch with Louise Howard to discuss further.