Structural Engineer

At nmcn we’re always adapting, evolving and innovating. Our vision and values are extremely important to us, along with the continued growth and opportunity for our people. We place people at the heart of what we do, and work in partnership with our clients and customers to deliver major built environment and critical national infrastructure projects across the UK. Our specialist engineering and construction teams bring multi-sector innovation and technical skill – from building and highways, to large-scale water networks and treatment plants.

At nmcn we are working across the UK water sector helping water companies solve their AMP6 challenges and engaging on solutions for AMP7. We have recently been appointed by South West Water (SWW) as their Capital Works Framework partner for up to 10 years, as well as re-securing our role as a MEICA partner. 

We have opportunities for Structural Design Engineers of varying levels of experience ranging from Graduate to Principal to be based from one of our South West offices. Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team headed by a Design Manager, you will be responsible for the production of outline and detailed civil design deliverables on a wide range of AMP7 infrastructure and non-infrastructure projects. 

What you’ll be doing day to day
  • Ascertaining Clients’ requirements through reference to their specification documents and visiting sites with their nominated personnel.  A key requirement is the ability to determine the actual operational requirement and propose appropriate solutions
  • Working alongside the Design Manager and nmcn delivery staff to ensure scheme designs are value engineered and adhere to client specifications whilst retaining appropriate levels of operational security and full compliance with all relevant Health, Safety and Environmental legislation
  • Promoting innovation and challenge parties involved to ensure cost effectiveness in all design activities
  • Providing outline and detailed civil engineering outputs from inception to completion of schemes, including working alongside site installation / construction personnel
  • Coordinating design production between nmcn’s in house design teams, external design companies, our suppliers and subcontractors and where applicable our clients’ designers
  • Ensuring design work is completed to agreed programmes, financial budgets and KPI’s
  • Liaising with clients’ engineering staff to ensure designs are approved in accordance with required timescales
  • Water and wastewater processes
  • Water and wastewater infrastructure
  • BIM / PAS 1192
  • Water companies and their ways of working
  • Structural design of structures including but not limited to walkways, platforms, bracketry, covers, fixings and associated works
  • Preparation of structural general arrangement drawings

What we're looking for in a candidate
  • Possess an industry applicable ONC/HNC/B.Eng or NVQ equivalent
  • Be chartered or pursuing chartership with extensive experience within the water industry
  • Possess excellent ICT knowledge and skills
  • Be able to organise yourself and others’ workload
  • Be able to think innovatively
  • Possess excellent communication skills
  • Be adept at working closely with construction staff in a multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Experience with Tekla software both Structural designer and structures
  • Possess a working knowledge of Microsoft packages (experience with AutoCAD software would be an advantage)
The personal attributes we're looking for in a candidate
  • Desire to understand and promote the Company purpose, vision, values and culture
  • Trustworthy and ethical approach, exercising discretion where required 
  • Organised, structured and professional, with a passion for excellence 
  • Flexibility, resilience and the ability to influence and build relationships at all levels
  • Proven Commercial management skills with a proactive approach to achieving results 
  • Commitment to the provision of excellent customer service
  • Proven influencing and negotiation skills to both internal and external stakeholders 
  • Self-starter who has experience of leading and managing functions

What we can offer you
  • Competitive Salary
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Company Car or Allowance
  • Holiday Trading Scheme
  • Perks at work scheme (discount at High Street retailers)
  • Free eye test vouchers
  • Employee share scheme
  • 3x life assurance
  • 5% enhanced pension contribution
  • Annual Salary Reviews

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