Position – Civil Structural Design Engineer (14 dock)
Type – Contract
Rate – Circa £60.00 per hour Umbrella Company
Duration – 12 Months + possible extensions
Hours – Typically 38 hours per week
Determination – Inside IR35
Location – Devonport, Plymouth, UK / Remote
Start Date – ASAP !
Main Purpose of Role;
The primary purpose of the role is to ultimately assist and support the Design Manager in the delivery of project scope. This will include the likes of the following;
Exercise care for own health and safety and that of others as defined by Health and Safety legislation, adhere to endorsed Company policy, procedures and delegations (e.g. Health & Safety, Diversity & Inclusion, Performance & Development Reviews and Finance etc.).
Support ensuring that staff and contractors are familiar with the hazards and risks associated with the work undertaken by the delegated engineering team through effective management and communication of the Risk Assessment.
Allocate discipline tasks to allocated team of Designers, check team drawing outputs, and ensure inter discipline coordination in accordance with company and regulatory standards.
Advise and assist in selecting the correct methods and tools for tasks and provide technical assistance to allocated team of Designers.
Contribute to the preparation/production of drawings in support of basic, detail and production design in line with recognised ISO standards and to the required; time, cost and quality requirements.
Provide point of contact with professional engineering colleagues and various stakeholders for discipline related issues during design lifecycle, contribute to design reviews and ensure coordination and functionality of design.
Assist in the resolution of Production & Technical Queries & development of discipline solutions for the team in relation to manufacturing & installation issues.
Contribute to learning from experience (LfE) requirement, during and post project.
Develop innovative design solutions, and fulfil Design Lead responsibilities as assigned for multi discipline low risk projects.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Competences;
Awareness of design of heavy civil engineering and building structures to relevant codes, preferably including seismic codes;
Awareness of construction techniques employed for structures;
Be able to demonstrate relevant awareness and skills required in technical design development;
Understanding of engineering design and safety practice as relevant to discipline, post and project requirements;
Awareness of Company and departmental procedures relating to Design, Health & Safety and Quality requirements;
Knowledge of relevant engineering computer applications
Specialist knowledge and substantial experience in a design subject area.
Designs and develops solutions, resolves design issues and problems for a range of specialist design situations.
Provides specialist technical advice and guidance to other designers, provides design governance for technical standards for a team.
Works with high degree of technical autonomy and typically incorporated Engineer status.
The candidate will have an HNC/HND (or equivalent) OR experience in technical leadership of a design team, breadth and depth of experience in a range of commercial or defence projects and Relevant industry experience. Engaged in structured development and is working towards meeting the registration requirements of the Engineering Council at Incorporated Engineer Level.
A range of Babcock specific courses will be required, such as the following;