Careers

GCA are seeking to recruit Civil and Structural Engineers for our Derby, Leicester, and Warwick Offices

 

Full time and part time Engineers to assist in the design of - Large Developments - Listed and Historic Buildings - Sustainable Engineering - Part Wall Surveying - Alterations & Modifications - Structural appraisals - Conservation advice - Drainage Design - Highway Design

For the right candidate GCA will assist in covering relocation expenses.

Structural Design Engineers Required

 

It is expected that the individual will significantly contribute to the day-to-day preparation and delivery of technical design information, the Blue elements below will relate to a Senior role.

 

The responsibilities of the role include:

  • Liaising with other members of the design team (either internal or external)
  • Liaising with contractors, clients, third party organisations and stakeholders, answering queries in relation to technical detailing
  • Attendance at design, project progress, and client engagement meetings
  • Structural design to all relevant British Standards and European Codes
  • Producing preliminary design solutions and reviewing with clients as part of design strategy
  • Producing detailed designs, calculations and specifications including GA and technical reviews
  • Design in all forms of construction including steelwork, reinforced / precast concrete, masonry and timber
  • Awareness of projects cost, programme and sustainability criteria
  • Complying with designers’ duties under the CDM Regulations
  • Producing sketches, drawings and writing structural appraisal reports
  • Knowledge of BREEAM, sustainability objectives and embodied carbon
  • Managing projects to cost, programme and sustainability criteria
  • Supervising the CAD/Revit technicians on technical / construction details and undertaking QA reviews
  • Mentoring and assisting junior staff
  • Selling, marketing and business development of existing clients and being alert to new leads

 

We expect the individual to display:

  • Ambition, commitment, and integrity
  • Strong willingness to work as part of a collaborative team
  • Strong communication skills and ability to confidently present proposals and lead projects up to values of circa £16m.
  • Detailed knowledge of structural design and detailing using all relevant UK and European codes of practice
  • Good experience of structural analysis and design software
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy of own work and that of others working for you
  • Commercial ability
  • Ability to supervise and develop a team whilst working as part of a wider team
  • Ability to take action and make proactive decisions without supervision
  • Client focused approach with good interpersonal and communication skills and ability to secure new projects for the business and bid for other projects

 

We expect the individual to have:

  • Minimum BSc/BEng in Civil/Structural Engineering or equivalent
  • At least 3 years post qualification experience in civil and structural engineering
  • Full UK driving license and own transport
  • Confidence and ability in team and project management
  • Competence at using Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
  • Aspirations for apply for chartered status with a relevant body (MICE or MIStructE)
  • At least 7 years post qualification experience in civil and structural engineering
  • Chartered or near-chartered status with a relevant body (MICE or MIStructE)

Civil Infrastructure Engineer Required.

 

GCA Consulting seek a Civil Engineer with experience in drainage and highway design.  Training and mentoring is available and we have a placement for a graduate with 3 to 4 years experience and for a Senior Civil Engineer with 6 years plus experience.

We are looking for candidate with experience working within an Engineering Consultancy and you will be rewarded with a varied and interesting career working on projects large and small across the UK.

The role will be located at our Derby office, and include a mixture of site visits, inspections and in-office design work with a talented and friendly team.

The successful  candidate will:

  • Be able to produce accurate, detailed and high quality information.
  • Have a good technical knowledge of drainage design.
  • Have a good technical knowledge of highway design.
  • Be diligent and conscientious in delivering project information.
  • Have excellent report writing and written English skills.
  • Have a driving licence and car, and be able to, and interested in undertaking site inspections.
  • Have strong opportunities for development.
  • Benefit from working on wide range of interesting projects.
  • A relocation package is available for suitably qualified candidates.

Conservation Structural Engineer Required.

 

GCA Consulting seek a Structural Engineer with either existing experience of working with listed and historic buildings, or a strong interest in transferring into this area. This is a rare opportunity to work with a growing practice on a wide range of interesting and challenging projects. Full training and support will be available for the successful candidate, especially where transferring from general Structural Engineering.

The role will be located at our Derby office, and include a mixture of site visits, inspections and in-office design work with a talented and friendly team.

The successful  candidate will:

  • Have a good technical knowledge of Structural Design methods and analysis.
  • Have excellent report writing and written English skills.
  • Be able to produce accurate, detailed and high quality information.
  • Be diligent and conscientious in delivering project information.
  • Have a driving licence and car, and be able to, and interested in undertaking site inspections.
  • Have a strong interest in Listed and Historic Buildings.

 

Significant additional skills would include:

  • Experience of completing Structural Surveys and Inspections.
  • Experience with Listed and Historic Buildings.

 

In return GCA offer:

  • Training and support from CARE Accredited and Chartered Engineers.
  • Strong opportunities for development.
  • A wide range of interesting projects.

A relocation package is available for suitably qualified candidates.

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