Senior Structural Engineer - Home based South Coast, South

Opus Consultancy Ltd
£47,000.00 to £55,000.00 plus Car & Benefits
12 Oct 2016
22 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Opus Consultancy Ltd are recruiting a number of Senior Structural Engineers who will be Home Based. A Chartered membership of an appropriate professional institution along with extensive knowledge and experience in residential building/construction industry would be require. - Salary: £41,796 - £49,979 plus the below: - Remote worker allowance £1,900.00 - Regional weighting allowances £6,000.00 - Company car - Expenses paid Benefits: Salaries are reviewed each year in conjunction with the clients Staff Association. Reviews are linked to performance so that the highest achieving staff are rewarded with greater increases. My Client pays regional weighting allowances to those working in London and the South East as well as a remote worker allowance for staff in home or field-based roles. Living wage employer My Client is a are an accredited Living Wage Employer. This means that every member of staff earns at least the Living Wage, not the national minimum wage. The Living Wage is an hourly rate set independently and updated annually, based on the cost living in the UK Bonus When my client's business is performing well, they want to share that success with their staff. Staff bonus is paid based on the company achieving a range of financial and non-financial goals, and how an individual has contributed to that success, not just in what they have achieved, but how they have achieved it. Pension Over 95% of staff are part of our contributory company pension plans. New starters are automatically enrolled into the current scheme. Maternity and paternity leave They offer maternity and paternity leave above statutory levels and have high numbers of new mothers returning to work after their maternity leave. Childcare vouchers - tax and national insurance savings through salary sacrifice Life Assurance - up to 4 times annual salary Subsidised private healthcare - for individuals, partners and families Cycle to work scheme - discounted bikes and equipment via salary sacrifice Eye tests - for all staff, not just those using display screen equipment regularly Retail and lifestyle discount scheme - offers for high street stores, gym memberships and travel suppliers. Employee assistance programme - a service to help colleagues with personal problems that may adversely affect their health, wellbeing or work performance. Job Role: Manage risk to Group on warranty products, claims and the company BCS on building control applications in accordance with the relevant business area SLA's, technical policies and SOP's to ensure customer and statutory requirements are met. Requirements for the role: Chartered membership of an appropriate professional institution. Extensive experience in the building/construction industry with knowledge of the housing and commercial sectors. Significant relevant knowledge and understanding of all aspects of superstructure, foundation and geotechnical design with regard to building structures. Experience of forensic investigations of buildings, defect identification and repair. Proven ability to make pragmatic and value decisions on compliance with Building Regulations and company Standards. Able to work with a minimum of supervision in line with established policies and procedures. Significant knowledge of environmental issues and relevant standards/legislation. IT literate with the ability to use a range of software programs. Good communication skills both verbal and written with appropriate interpersonal and presentational skills. Thank you for reading and we look forward to hearing from you. Please ask for Claire regarding this role.