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  • Title:

    Lead Engineer - Civil and Structural

  • Location:

    Warrington

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Leon Simpson

  • Contact email:

    lsimpson@belcan.com

  • Job ref:

    JO0000023835_1659541857

  • Published:

    17 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-09-02

  • Startdate:

    03/08/2022

Belcan Workforce Solutions is recruiting for a Lead Engineer Civil and Structural for our client, who is a leading engineering and maintenance provider, supporting customers across the chemical & petrochemical, nuclear, oil & gas, pharmaceuticals & biopharma, power & energy, utilities, renewables and food & beverage markets. We enhance the efficiency of assets, ensuring a high level of availability and reducing maintenance costs.

Our client have extensive experience in offshore and onshore facilities; specialising in asset management services throughout all life cycle phases from consulting, engineering, manufacturing, assembly, operations, maintenance, and decommissioning. This commitment is delivered by an experienced and highly competent workforce of over 4,500 employees operating from 14 offices in strategic industrial hubs, upholding the highest standards of safety, compliance and quality.

This role can be located at either our Warrington or Middlesborough office.

If you perform, then we will reward you with an attractive remuneration package, but also a lot of flexibility, of working hours, working from home and part time working.

Job description


Together with your team of engineers and designers you are responsible for the Civil and Structural (C&S) design within multi-discipline engineering, EPCM or EPC projects

  • These projects will range from Concept Design to Execution Design
  • The projects will be for different sectors (Oil & Gas, Nuclear, Energy, Utilities, Chemicals, Food), small and large projects, and greenfield and brownfield.
  • You are responsible to manage and complete the C&S design within budget and planning. This includes change control and consistency of the C&S design with the other disciplines
  • You are responsible for the quality of the C&S design
  • You will participate in internal and external design reviews and you are responsible for the design acceptance by the client
  • Depending on size and complexity you may be Lead Engineer C&S for one project, or for a portfolio of projects
  • Make independent decisions on issues, providing expert technical support within C&S Engineering

Experience & Qualifications

  • Experience as Lead / Senior Engineer C&S, in multi-discipline projects, in an Engineering / EPCM / EPC company, in one of the above mentioned sectors
  • Deep knowledge of C&S engineering and design, but you also have a sound knowledge of the other disciplines (Automation, Mechanical, Piping, EC&I and Process)
  • MEng / BEng / HNC / HND in Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Chartered or Incorporated Engineer (Preferred)
  • Because of the variety of projects that we execute, we are looking for both experienced and less experienced candidates.
  • Experienced with the production of civil and structural specifications, scopes of work, calculations, drawings and schedules
  • Experience with the application of eurocodes within the UK
  • Result oriented. You are only satisfied after your design is accepted by the client, you delivered top quality and the client is very satisfied with the performance of you and your team
  • You plan and organise your activities before you allow your team to start spending hours. You understand the dependencies of the engineering activities within the C&S discipline, but also the dependencies between C&S and the other disciplines. You have a 'one time right' mentality
  • Experienced with the main C&S design packages including , AutoCAD, AutoCAD 3D, Staad Pro, Tedds and all Microsoft office packages
  • You delegate to your team, but at the same time you know exactly what is going on in your C&S discipline, and intervene if required
  • You implement a solid change control procedure for your team, and you can convince the client of the budget and planning consequences of changes
  • You can lead and motivate your team so that they achieve the targets, also in case of setbacks
  • Are you already an experienced Lead engineer? Then you have pleasure in teaching and coaching the young generation C&S engineers and designers

This vacancy is being advertised by Belcan