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Position:

Associate Structures

First Published: April 4, 2022

Main Duties:

As well as providing an effective and efficient service to clients, you will be responsible for managing the department on a day to day basis.   Strong management skills and technical expertise are a pre-requisite for a position at this level.  

You will also be expected to contribute to Group activities by actively marketing the services of JNP and seeking new business opportunities from new and existing clients.   The postholder will have a keen desire to drive the business forward and implement the changes which are necessary for the continued growth and success of JNP Group.

Education & Learning Experience:

  • In order to meet our expectations you will need to be a qualified and Chartered Engineer and be a Member of either Institution of Structural Engineers or Institution of Civil Engineers.
  • You will also need to demonstrate that you are capable of managing and leading.
  • Experience of developing new and existing client base
  • Have considerable experience of working on a variety of projects.
  • Responsible for allocating and overseeing the work of Graduate Engineers, Technicians and junior staff
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Experience of contract negotiation at a senior level
  • A commercial understanding of fee management is essential.
  • Ensure client satisfaction at all stages of the design process
  • Actively seek new business opportunities as well as maintaining existing client base
  • Contribute to Group activities and make recommendations for improving all areas of the business as and when requested
  • Liaise with Group Technical and Production Manager and make recommendations on technical software and or training
  • Attend Associate meetings on a quarterly basis
  • As well as a good team player you will also need to have enthusiasm, drive and determination to meet the demands of a position at this level.  
  • The opportunity to progress is actively encouraged and supported for candidates who demonstrate they have the potential.
  • Ability to demonstrate proven ability to communicate fluently in English and produce concise, grammatically correct reports

Technical Skills:

  • Ability to design structural members in structural steel, reinforced concrete, masonry and timber.
  • Clear understanding of both UK Building Regulations and Eurocodes.
  • Conversant with NHBC Standards preferred but not essential.
  • Conversant with Network Rail Company Standards and Railway Group Standards preferred but not essential.
  • A proven track record in the inspection of analysis and reporting on structural defects and/or remedial works.
  • Excellent communication skills and command of the English Language both written and verbal, particularly with regard to the production of concise accurate and technically correct reports.
  • Familiarity with proprietary design software such as Tekla Structural Designer, S-Frame, TEDDS, SCIA and CADS.
  • Knowledge of the site investigation process.
  • Use of Microsoft Office and other administration software.

 Competencies:

  • Excellent communication skills and command of the English Language both written and verbal, particularly with regard to the production of concise accurate and technically correct reports.
  • Ability to manage own and departmental work scale within agreed fiscal and time scales.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to manage own projects and resources within agreed time scales.
  • Ability to manage the workload of engineers and technicians.

Ref No.: AS-AM-00

Job Reference No.

Placement

This is an outstanding opportunity to work with this ambitious multi-disciplinary consultancy at Senior Level. Working on diverse and exciting projects within commercial, retail, leisure and residential developments including high rise and prestigious landmark buildings. As well as managing a team you will also be expected to contribute to the business and play a significant part in the future growth of the Group.