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  • Job reference: RMS0104813

Lead Civil / Structural Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Warrington
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 10/01/2012
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The Company:
Our client is a nuclear specialist, covering both civilian and defence sectors, across the complete lifecycle from New Build, through Operations and Maintenance, to final decommissioning and waste disposal.

The Role:
Reporting to the engineering manager the Lead Structural Design Engineer is primarily a hands-on design based role with a degree of team leadership. As the lead engineer the successful applicant would act as the main interface between senior management and hands-on design.

Some of the duties expected in the role of Lead/ Senior Structural Design Engineer include, the development of designs to satisfy technical specifications, primarily using AutoCAD. The Lead Structural Design Engineer will also checking design calculations of designers and other engineers within the team.

An active contribution to design review and safety reviews from a technical standpoint coupled with the preparation of supporting design calculations would also be expected of the Lead Structural Design Engineer

The Lead Structural Design Engineer will be able to successfully lead a team, being seen as approachable, organised and collaborative whilst also being able to communicate effectively.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Those Lead / Senior Structural Engineers who are degree qualified will be advantageous with a minimum of HNC required within the relevant discipline.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Whilst nuclear experience is preferred it is not an essential criteria although the candidate must demonstrate experience gained in a highly regulated industry such as Water, Oil and Gas, or Pharmaceutical.

A further advantage for the Lead / Senior Structural Engineer would be experience of leading teams within a project environment as would demonstratable competence gained in a design delivery position.
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