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Civil/Structural Design Engineer

18.5.18

We are seeking a Civil/Structural Design Engineer for our client based in Hull.  This is a full time, permanent position with excellent salary and benefits.  Ltd Company Contractors will also be considered.

Description

As a Design Engineer you will have the responsibility for successful execution of all civil and structural engineering activities on projects.

The position will be based within a design office environment, whilst providing working design solutions to technical problems with the minimum of supervision.

Responsibilities

  • Work on projects ensuring maximum efficiency and productivity, producing SMART briefs for technicians and providing clear advice when required
  • Ensure all engineering and design documentation is correctly produced in accordance with Spencer Group and client procedures and securely filed
  • Assist all other engineers within the company to achieve better commercial performance across all divisions
  • Working within the company's ISO9001:2008 quality systems, ensure all engineering and design deliverables meet the Contract's requirements, including all appropriate contract specifications and quality plans
  • Manage safety by design, ensuring compliance with all legal and company procedures and work with a positive and proactive attitude to safety
  • Help maintain project specific quality plans
  • Take responsibility for work allocated
  • Mentoring and coaching of junior engineers and technicians
  • Undertake all forms of contact on a daily basis including written correspondence, telephone correspondence and face-to-face contact on a range of subject areas
  • Undertake site meetings and presentations
  • Attend meetings and forums, representing the company
  • Assist in the estimating of Design & Build work packages and development of proposals

Person Specification

  • Have a practical knowledge of design to Eurocodes in Concrete, Steelwork, Masonry and Timber.
  • Competent use of one or more of the following StaadPro, Tekla Structures or Autodesk Robot
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Prioritising projects and related tasks
  • Risk Assessments, Health and Safety
  • Problem solving
  • Working under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Customer care
  • Competent use of Microsoft IT systems - Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Qualifications & Experience

  • Relevant professional Degree or vocational qualification.
  • Working towards Chartered Engineer with ICE or IStructE.
  • Previous experience within some or all of the following sectors: Rail, Energy, Industrial and General Construction
  • Must be fully conversant with all current civil/structural and HSE legislation appropriate to civil and structural engineering, and have an understanding of quality systems to ISO 9001 standards

location: Hull | salary: Competitive | contract duration: Permanent

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job reference: 10494

Building & Civil Engineering Estimator

18/5/18

We are currently seeking a Building & Civil Engineering Estimator for our client based in Hull.  This is a full time, permanent position with excellent salary and benefits.

The successful candidate will be required to provide cost estimates for the clients Groundworks and Building Constructions tenders/projects.

Responsibilities

  • Undertake take off's quantities from drawings and specifications
  • Analytical estimating using excel and/or conquest
  • Create and send out sub-contract and material enquiries
  • Liaise with subcontractors, vendors, and to gather cost information
  • Manage tender enquiry process ensuring competitive quotes and technical submissions for each discipline are obtained
  • Compile main tender pricing schedule (Bof Q, CSA, targets etc as applicable) & program
  • Compile tender documentation for approval prior to submission
  • In conjunction with the Commercial Manager, compile and maintain relevant tender information into tenders tracker sheets
  • Manage the Tender Book
  • Production of Nett tender for Board review and approval
  • Raise tender queries, respond to post tender queries and make tender amendments where applicable
  • Participate in post tender contract negation and once the tender is successful arrange for handover to the contract team
  • Ensure all relevant documentation is correctly maintained

Person Specification

  • Competent in the preparation of estimates from inception through to completion without assistance or guidance
  • Extensive market knowledge
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and IT skills
  • A willingness to lead by example
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Analytical and negotiating skills
  • Demonstrable experience of working to deadlines and on own initiative
  • General knowledge of common software applications is preferred, as is experience with estimating software.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of HNC/HND or equivalent vocational qualifications
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Experience in groundworks and building construction
  • Experience of Project Management, Engineering principles and use of 'First Principles Civil Estimating'.

location: Hull | salary: Competitive | contract duration: Permanent

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job reference: 10493

Electrical Estimator

18/5/18

We are seeking an Electrical Estimator for our client based in Hull.  This is a full time, permanent position with excellent salary and benefits.

The successful candidate will be required to provide cost estimates for client projects.

Responsibilities

  • Production of design/quantities for sub-contract and material enquiries.
  • Create and send out sub-contract and material enquiries.
  • Liaise with subcontractors, vendors, and  to gather cost information.
  • Analyse and verify sub-contract quotations
  • Develop cost estimates by analysing the materials needed to complete a project.
  • Factor in any cost of wasted materials and any possible delays in the project.
  • Review bid proposals, blueprints and specifications and confirm all details material requirements.
  • Review job costs and any related overages and underages to avoid any repetition of errors.
  • Accurately assess the amount and cost of electricity required for a building or process.
  • Analyse the costs in relevant databases (or excel), address any discrepancies and discuss alternative cost-saving measures.

Person Specification

  • Competent in the preparation of estimates from inception through to completion without assistance or guidance.
  • Background in electrical system design, electrical take-offs and load calculations.
  • Highly developed oral and written communication skills are essential to effectively lead employees and negotiate with vendors and contractors.
  • Ability to prioritise their workload.
  • Ability to apply numerical skills to analyse data, interpreting facts and figures presented in the form of statistical tables.
  • Ability to create and maintain accurate / accessible and organised documentation.
  • Understanding and analysing mechanical, structural, architectural and other related drawings and schematics is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD is highly desirable.
  • General knowledge of common software applications is preferred, as is experience with estimating software.
  • Comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Word and Excel.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of HNC/HND or equivalent vocational qualifications
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Experience in electrical construction as well as knowledge of current local material and labour costs is crucial to this role.
  • Knowledge of rail projects would be beneficial but not essential

location: Hull | salary: Competitive | contract duration: Permanent

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