Working on behalf of a Local Authority, Aatom Recruitment has an excellent opportunity for a Structural Engineer on a 1 month contract with a possibility of an extension.
Main purpose of post
The Structural Engineer will carry out structural investigations and provide prompt advice and reports on housing assets and infrastructure. The potholder will be responsible for monitoring assets and designing remedial works. The potholder will prepare drawings from first principles, calculate loads and stresses, commission and deliver works.
Accountable for making sure value for money is secured in the design and commissioning of structural works. Make sure that works are robustly managed and cost variations are minimised through accurate specification of works.
Provision of prompt and robust structural engineering advice as required by the service.
Making sure that advice provides a balanced view and takes into account the needs of residents and the resources available to the Council.
Responsible and accountable for the design of remedial works, selection of materials and calculation of loads and stresses.
Responsible issuing instructions to contractors and effectively managing remedial works on site.
Procuring effective consultancy support as required in line with Council Standing Orders.
Experience of commissioning, procuring and delivery of structural and other remedial works
Proven experience in the diagnosis and analysis of structural failure
3Experience of designing works from first principles
Experience of liaison with residents and Members in relation to construction and works activities
Experience of project/contract management.
Experience of working effectively with politicians, providing balanced advice and guidance on strategic and operational issues.
Strong people management skills
Highly developed verbal and written communication skills
Robust contract management skills
Able to form positive working relationships and work in partnership with contractors and key stakeholders.
Ability to undertake cost benefit analysis when appraising remedial works
Ability to manage complex works
To get more information about this role and how to apply please contact Anisha 0(phone number removed).