Senior Structural Design Engineer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 31/01/2021 23:59
£36,922 to £40,876 p.a. Grade 12
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Job Category:
Architects / Surveyors / Engineers
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Employment Location:
Your normal place of work will be Meadowfield but you may be required to work at any Council workplace within County Durham.
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Closing date:
31 Jan
Further Information

Working within the Construction Consultancy Services (CCS) team, the post holder will be responsible for project managing the delivery of various projects or programmes of work for the County Council.

The CCS team has a full and varied portfolio of projects which includes the construction of a major strategic employment site; construction of major highway junction improvements; management of bridge structural works; a rolling programme of new build and refurbishment projects across the school estate; a continuous programme of capitalised maintenance condition works; public realm improvements; the construction of the new headquarters and office accommodation fit out of a further 4 buildings; highways infrastructure works; the refurbishment of a number of leisure centre buildings; implementation of sustainability projects including solar farms and LED lighting retrofits; Zero Carbon depot refurbishment projects; infrastructure works for housing plots; flood defence works and PFI contract management.

In the role of Senior Structural Design Engineer, you will be primarily responsible for a wide range of duties and responsibilities including:

• Delivery of projects in line with the RIBA stages
• Carrying out design calculations, drawing, detailing and relevant site
supervision for projects involving structural work.
• To participate in the formulation of, and/or undertake, surveys
specific to programme projects or of a more general nature.
• Assessing Council owned stock or other work undertaken by the
Building Design Team.
• Undertake work with internal or external bodies as directed
• Deal with external consultants as and when required.
• To check Building Regulation submissions for structural adequacy.
• To inspect structures which are possibly dangerous, in accordance
with the 1984 Building Act. and liaise with Planning Service in the
implementation of any necessary action.

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Structural Engineering
Chartered or near Chartered status (MICE or MIStructE).

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Dean Henderson, Senior Architect on tel. no. 03000 268121 / 07880 180199

Candidates successful at the short-listing stage will be interviewed via electronic means the week commencing Monday 22nd February 2021.

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services Team on tel. no. 03000 263154 / 266148 / 264469 / 264086 or email PESREG@durham.gov.uk

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

Anyone currently listed on the Durham County Council Redeployment Register who is interested in being considered for this vacancy should contact the Payroll and Employee Services Team.

Please note in all cases the interview date must be prior to your end date.

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.