Design Manager - Structural Engineering.
Design Manager with a structural engineering background Location - Northamptonshire Full time, permanent A fantastic opportunity is immediately available for an ambitious and driven Design Manager, to become a leading part of a highly regarded, independent timber family run construction business. My client is looking to welcome the successful applicant to play an important part in the detailing and modelling of a wide range of projects delivered across the residential, leisure, equestrian, commercial and industrial sectors. As a Design Manager you will also be responsible for accurately working out the structural integrity of a proposed construction and ensuring it meets with regulations. You will be working largely unsupervised so your work will need to be of a high degree of accuracy and contain the relevant information for the workshop to produce your building designs. In addition to working with your design and production colleagues, you will be liaising with individual clients, developers and mainstream house builders to ensure a smooth handover once the customer's order is confirmed. You will therefore be seeing the project through from enquiry through to completion. Scope: Design timber structures, detailing connections and calculating loads and stresses on structural foundations, beams and wallsPlay an important part in the detailing and modelling of a wide range of timber building structuresInterpret architectural drawings and produce involved calculationsUse computer modelling simulations to predict how structures will act under varying conditions eg high winds, floods etcAssisting in the preparation of bids for tenderAnalyse building behaviour over timeHave the ability to undertake site surveys and liaise with construction Site ManagersLiaise and coordinate projects with consulting engineersUnderstanding of general construction (foundations, connections, structural loading and structural principles)Aid the d...