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Structural Engineer

  • Job reference: ZP67
  • Location: Greenwich, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Structural Engineers (All Levels)
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Job description: My client based in London has a new position available for a qualified Structural Engineer to join their team. This is a full time, temporary position and the successful candidate will hold a full UK driving licence and will hold a relevant professional qualification.

Purpose of Job
Accountable to the Area Operational Managers and Building Control Manager for dealing
with the structural engineering concepts of those matters referred for approval or advice.
Formulate engineering policy and guidance on Building Control and associated matters
including the public safety of stands terraces etc requiring a license or certificate under the
safety of sports events legislation.

Summary of main duties and responsibilities
1.1 Responsible for the vetting, purchase and maintenance of engineering equipment and
IT software, subject to agreed budget controls.
Professional / Technical
2.1 Develop and prepare guidance and policy documents for the group, Council Members,
MP's, Chief Officers and members of the public on Building Control standards
including as effected by European legislation.
2.2 Responsible for the vetting of proposals to carry out building works to ensure the
structural concept is acceptable both in principle and in detail with due regard to the
requirements of all pertinent regulations codes of practice etc.
2.3 Undertake site inspections as professional advisor on structural matters when
required or when necessary to achieve detail background information upon proposals
referred to the structural engineer for determination.
2.4 Represent Building Control at client meetings with full decision making authority.
2.5 Assist in the matter of dangerous structures referred by routine complaint or
emergency services by investigating such reports and instigating any follow up action
required under the relevant sections of the London Building Acts.
2.6 Act as professional witness upon legal proceedings where structural aspects form an
element of the information and give evidence as necessary.

2.7 Prepare and present reports to building proposals for submission to Committee or
other forums as necessary.
3.1 Responsible for the appointment, management and payment of all supplementary
engineering staff subject to agreed budget controls.
3.2 Supervise Building Control staff in their dealings with proposals incorporating
structural alterations. Formulate and implement training in structural analysis and
assist in the induction, development and training of new staff.
4.1 Represent Greenwich Planning at any internal; or external meetings, public enquiries
or forums court hearings etc on structural / building matters as required.
4.2 Deal with complex enquiries from and provide advice to Council Members other
directorates Members of Parliament Government Departments and members of the
4.3 Liaise with clients on structural / building matters and specified projects.
5.1 Ensure at all times that work undertaken actively promotes the Council's equal
opportunities customer care and environmental policies in relation to service delivery
and personnel practices.
5.2 In carrying out the duties of the post have due regard to the provisions of Health &
Safety at Work legislation and Council policy and procedures.
5.3 Assist in the development and maintenance of any new technology systems and
equipment for the benefit of the group .Enter data to and receive output from any
electronic data processing equipment according to agreed procedures.

This Post is an Essential Car Users Post

The client is looking for a suitable candidate to start ASAP, so if you are interested please forward your CV across to or call Zain at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967.

Benefits of Service Care Solutions;
4x Weekly Payroll
£250 per year candidate training budget
Numerous referral bonus's
Free CV Writing/Employability courses
And many more