Civil-Structural Engineer

Reports to

Senior Design Manager

Job Location

Birmingham UK – WFH initially 

Department

Telecommunications

Job Scope

The Civil/Structural Engineer will be responsible for carrying out structural calculations and providing expert level advice on mobile telecommunication sites in the UK. The role will involve working with the wider Design Team and professional interaction with various Clients across the country. The role will be home based with monthly visits required to the Birmingham office. 

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Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide expert level advice to the KTL Design Team

  • Support the KTL Design Engineers/Authorities and CAD Technicians, in additional to the Contractors on site during Build stages

  • Optimize the site design proposals for towers, monopoles, and rooftop antenna mounting structures, to simplify and reduce the cost of construction

  • Undertake and check site specific structural design analysis in order for submission, and also to avoid redundant structural design

  • Understand local conditions and tailor site designs to match the local environment, ensuring the designs are compliant with all Health and Safety requirements, and the relevant British Standards/Eurocodes.

  • Use various structural software to streamline the calculation process, i.e. Masterseries; STAADPro; MS Tower; ROBOT etc.

  • Prioritise workloads and meet key deadlines in a pressurised, target driven environment, whilst maintaining a customer focused ethos

Professional Requirements

  • A Chartered Civil/Structural Engineer. Chartership under the ICE or IStructE is preferred

  • A minimum 5 years’ experience in civil/structural design in any industry

  • An excellent understanding of towers, monopole and all antenna support structures

  • Familiar with both Eurocodes and British Standards

  • An in depth understanding of value engineering and the principles of cost-effective designs

  • A flair to produce non-standard designs to meet environmentally driven requirements

  • Experience of ensuring quality through design and designing within Health and Safety guidelines

  • Excellent negotiation skills to be able to influence the decision of discussions with customers and suppliers