• Danielle Grant

Structural Engineer (Hastings)

Job Description

Our client has building projects throughout East Sussex and Kent. They are looking for a Civil and Structural Engineer to become a valuable member of our team, working closely with our Directors, Project Managers and Site Managers.

You will oversee and manage the civil and structural engineering matters on their residential development projects. You will be responsible for producing all the documents necessary to do this including the preparation and production of civil and structural engineering plans, drawings, specifications and feasibility reports.

Main Duties

  • Developing detailed structural and civil designs for residential projects, including drainage (SUDS) schemes, drainage/flood assessments, highways items (site accesses and roads), foundation and superstructural drawings/designs.

  • Liaising with other professionals, local authorities (Highways/ Southern Water) and other stakeholders to resolve queries and develop technical submissions, including S104, S106, S278 and S39 applications.

  • Managing the approval process of such structural and civil designs by the relevant bodies – planning departments, Highways and southern water.

  • Have a working understanding of Building Regulations and associated legislation

  • Point of liaison with Project Managers, co-ordinators, from commencement to completion, offering technical advice and guidance, ensuring standards and procedures are maintained

  • Candidate needs to be responsive to emails, and WhatsApp/text outside of working hours within reason.

Qualification’s Skills and Experience

  • Knowledge of planning and building control processes.

  • Experience and use of AutoCAD, Causeway Flow or other mainstream software.

  • Commercial awareness and the ability to develop cost effective viable civil and structural solutions.

  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written English communication skills.

  • Strong attention to detail and ability to make correct judgements or seek guidance when unsure.

  • Good understanding of structural theory and strong analytical skills, with proven problem-solving ability.

  • Practical approach to design.

  • Enthusiasm, ambition, and ownership over professional development.

  • Capability to work to deadlines and work autonomously when required.

Working Hours/Salary/Benefits

  • Mondays to Fridays - typical hours are 9am to 5.30pm.

  • Statutory holiday (20 days + 8 bank holidays)

  • Statutory pension contributions.

  • Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 DOE

  • Job Type: Full-time

We will try to respond to reply to all applications. If, however you have not heard from us within 7 days you have been unsuccessful with this particular role. You are very welcome to apply to future advertisements advertised by CDH Recruitment Limited

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