Structural Technician

Wigan Council
Wigan Town Hall
from and to £29,577 to £33,782
Closing date
4 Jan 2022

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Salary Band
£25,000 - £34,999
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Surveyor - Building

Structural Technician

Your role:

Your role is to assist the lead Senior Structural Engineer in the structural design of all the teams’ construction projects from inception to post contract review. You will work closely with the Capital Projects team and associated clients to ensure the council is achieving the best value for money across all aspects of structural design activities. You will be expected to develop close working relationships with the wider team and external bodies initiating close coordination of all the structural elements of the project including all structural changes.

As part of the council’s Structural Engineering team you will support with the provision of all the initial structural concept designs to support the Capital Project Team, maintaining structural information and ensuring compliance with contractual and brief requirements. You will assist with the structural design coordination functions on all projects developed and managed by the section. You will assist in the preparation feasibilities, design briefs and option appraisals for all structural elements. You will help develop structural design coordination strategies for major projects, identify, analyse and develop responses to structural design risks and check and analyse structural design solution details on tenders returns

You will assist the Senior Structural Engineer regarding all structural issues related to projects within the council, undertaking calculations and checks on detailed design submissions, establishing the structural design standard requirements, ensuring compliance with construction legislation requirements, and performing risk, value management and cost control monitoring of structural changes.

About you:

You will be confidant and assertive professional with a passion for achieving positive outcomes for our customers and the organisation.  You will be a team player and have the self-assurance to work on your own initiative and make the right decisions.  You will be a great communicator and will be used to liaising with a range of people both internal and external to the organisation.  You will be eager to explore new opportunities, maximising them to improve the service and will be keen to take on new challenges.

About us:

The Capital Projects Team are a small but enthusiastic team of construction professionals that turnover around £10M pa in capital projects and maintenance works to mainly education premises and some corporate properties. Our work ranges from the project management of minor reactive/planned repairs and statutory compliance services to major new build projects up to £25M relying heavily on a team working ethos to deliver projects on time, on budget and to high quality standards.

Apply for the post via the link below

Structural Technician

If you require an informal discussion, please contact David Clegg 01942 486026

Closing date is the 4th January 2022, with shortlisting from the 5th January 2022.

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