Graduate Engineer (Glass & Façades)

Our client has a professional, team orientated and client focused approach, actively contributing to problem solving and value engineering ideas. Their culture is one of support, growth, inclusion, honesty, trust and accountability. This consultancy aim to be a flexible employer, offering a hybrid working policy and flexitime and they reward hard work and effectiveness through performance and Employee-Owned Trust bonuses.

Their values reflect the culture and ethos, so they try to live by them in everything they do; collaboration on all projects and initiatives; forward thinking and innovative in delivering solutions; passionate about their work, the team and the difference they can make; approachable and supportive to their colleagues and clients; enriching their community through sustainable design, their charitable endeavours and offering training opportunities to the engineers of tomorrow.

The role:

  • Execute and coordinate work as directed by senior staff
  • Produce design calculations
  • Assist with the preparation of sketch plans, working drawings, specifications and reports
  • Assist with planning site investigation works
  • Assist with preparing feasibility studies and providing design advice
  • Assist with the development and use of computer-based systems to improve efficiency
  • Undertake site inspection and attend site meetings
  • Produce designs, assessments and calculations in accordance with quality procedures
  • Liaise effectively with clients, other design team members and third parties
  • Understand and adhere to existing working practices, methods and procedures
  • Adopt ‘best practice’
  • Work within the given programme and cost constraints
  • Proactive in self-development

What you need to succeed:

  • University degree in civil or structural engineering
  • Good understanding of engineering principles
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Proactive approach to work
  • Commitment to continual improvement at a personal and company level
  • Good understanding of construction procedures
  • Able to produce hand calculations and sketches of structural elements
  • Conversant in designing to British Standards/UK version of Eurocodes
  • Conversant in designing structures in concrete, steelwork, timber and masonry
  • Able to use computer design software packages
  • Understanding of CDM regulations and the responsibilities of a designer
  • Able to understand engineering concepts
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to produce accurate and clear sketches

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Summary information

  • Location: Belfast
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job sector: Civil Engineer
  • Salary: £35k – £39k
  • Published: May 22, 2024