Design Engineers - Structures

We are seeking to employ Design Engineers to work within our London based office.

What is the role?

The position would be best suited to an experienced design engineer, with a desire to work alongside an innovative group within a design-led company. You would be working within our London office with a team of engineers working on many different projects both inside and outside the UK.

AKT II has delivered a wide variety of projects, and our current workload includes several high-profile projects. See our project page for examples:

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Responsible for engineering aspects of design projects from inception to completion in a range of sectors, including commercial, industrial and education (among others) both in the UK and internationally.
  • Producing detailed designs to meet with design and construction programmes.
  • Liaising with other disciplines and ensuring the co-ordination of design and detailing work appropriate to projects.
  • Carrying out structural surveys of building / desk study’s and providing initial advice on any issues that may arise.
  • Preparation of conceptual and outline designs for structural schemes with support of the wider team.
  • Preparation of detailed design calculations to British Standards, Eurocodes and relevant design guidance notes using relevant 3D software packages.
  • Preparation of detailed design drawings and specifications for Tender purposes.
  • Responding to Client requests for information.
  • Supporting the production of Construction information for issue to Contractors.
  • Visiting sites during the Construction phase to monitor progress and provide advice to Contractors.
  • Day-to-day support to colleagues from other disciplines within the office.
  • Attend team meetings with both internal and external disciplines.

We’d like to hear from you if you

  • Have experience of structural design in concrete and steel structures, as well as experience in other structural materials. 
  • Are computer literate with knowledge of design and analysis programmes.
  • Have a desire to work constructively in a team, finding holistic building design solutions
  • Have experience of working with Eurocodes and British Standards.
  • Have an understanding of the CDM Regulations and designers responsibilities.
  • Have good analytical skills
  • Are computer literate
  • Have the ability to work in a team environment
  • Have an interest in good Architecture

Qualifications / Experience

  • Good degree in Structural / Civil Engineering
  • Experience, competency and flexibility to rise to challenging situations and take on responsibility appropriate to their capability
  • You will have the opportunity over time to assume greater levels of responsibility and autonomy as your professional skills develop, and you will be supported towards Chartership through IStructE / ICE.
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