Technical Manager, Precaste Concrete - Cheshire
Entered: 23 Sept 2018
Our client and established precast concrete contractor wish to appoint a Design Engineer for their ongoing and upcoming projects due to a sustained period of growth
As a member of the Technical Department, the role is involved with the design of a wide range of schemes associated with our precast concrete buildings and architectural facades division. Typical projects include multi-storey buildings, often associated with residential/student/hotel accommodation. The team includes Engineers, Technicians, Estimators, Project Managers , and activities are based around specific projects.
The role of the Department is to engage with external clients and their consultants during tender stage to develop precast building schemes. During the design stage the role will also require liaison with our external consultants, and subsequently with the factory production department, providing technical and structural input during the various stages of scheme development
The role requires the person to be a highly motivated individual with initiative, self-confidence, excellent communications skills, flexibility and adaptability, with the drive and ability to work under their own direction or within a small team of professionals. Be keen to develop their individual capability and that of the team. Lead by example, in terms of behaviour.
At tender stage, production of structural concept designs associated with precast panel products, for various building types, including multi-storey buildings.
Development of structural schemes, with due regard to client and statutory requirements, and production methodology.
Liaising With Internal and External Clients, Contractors and Consultants.
Supervision of other members of staff.
Ensuring work output conforms to specifications and Standard/Code requirements
Providing design office support to production departments
Assist with drawing queries from estimating & commercial staff on technical matters
regarding product use and manufacture
Managing the design function and external liaison on specific projects and maintaining project records
Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to the job.
Carry out any other reasonable request made by line manager to support departmental or company objectives.
Ideally, a Chartered or near Chartered Engineer with experience of precast concrete design, and panel construction.