Looking for the rare chance to help run a practice?
We have a fantastic role in the heart of the West Country. Located in the Exeter area, this consultancy is an established local brand with a huge pipeline of work. Joining at the level of Associate Director we are looking for a chartered structural engineer who has good connections in the local market and can take responsibility for multiple projects and engineers joining at
You will be responsible for day to day running of the office, managing structural projects and budgets and allocating work to the most suitable engineer/engineers (in your designated team) for design and detailing.
In running these projects, you will be responsible for quoting fees to ensure consistency and competitiveness in the workplace and to maximise profitability of the company. You can allocate the job of scheming up projects and assessing fees to other engineers but you must assess each quotation before it leaves the office and ensure suitability in the market.
To ensure suitable Letters of Appointment are issued for every project and that all the necessary clauses are included to protect the company, the most important being an accurate description of the work to be undertaken, level of responsibility and liability. This can be allocated to other engineers providing you check Letters of Appointment for compliance before they are issued.
To monitor the performance of each Engineer and hold formal three monthly reviews
Carry out structural design and detailing as required as well as checking designs
To train and mentor graduate engineers
To manage the standardisation of drawings and calculations to result in consistency with all Engineers with regard to quality and presentation.
To assist with development of the company, offering ideas for improvements, marketing and expansion.
Helping build the businesses local profile by attending networking events and engaging with the local market
Projects vary in size and value and include; commercial, residential, agricultural, hydroelectric and anaerobic digestion plants.
The salary for this role will be depend on experience and comes with a performance related bonus scheme. This is a highly competitive package when compared with local market rates. The practice has a superb reputation and extensive orderbook which itself provides solid job security