Senior Engineer

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Location: Hatfield
Contract type: Permanent, Full time
Reference: SEH/MAY21

Senior Engineer

At Mabey Hire, we've been making our name in construction for over 60 years. Now, it’s time to make yours.

We’re a straight-talking team of experts whose goal is great solutions that delight our customers. We’re looking for a Senior Engineer who can help us work collaboratively with customers and build lasting relationships. Together as one team, we’re determined and focused to create solutions that give our customers the freedom to build with confidence. With you on board, we’ll be unstoppable.

As one of the UK’s leading temporary works specialists, we are on a journey to revolutionise the industry and shape the country’s future. And we’re looking for people with the right kind of skills, knowledge and experience to make it happen. It’s all about removing obstacles, overcoming challenges, and focusing on solutions. From the simple to the extraordinary, we thrive on solving problems. Join us as a Senior Engineer and you’ll be at the heart of our work, designing safe, cost-effective solutions – both standard and bespoke.

We’re seeking a Senior Engineer who is looking for an opportunity to work in a fast-paced engineering office, ready to problem solve varied and challenging enquiries. We cover Formwork/Falsework, Excavations, Building Refurbishment Propping, Civils Propping and Temporary Bridging. Mabey Hire offers great learning opportunities with plenty of diverse and interesting challenges.

Your responsibilities 

As a Senior Engineer you will work closely with the Sales and Operations teams to deliver solutions that will delight our customers. 

Reporting to the Regional Engineering Manager (REM) your responsibilities will include:

  • Working from first principles to produce temporary works designs and checks (CAT 2-3 in accordance with BS5975:2019)
  • Using your experience to produce concept solutions for customers which will be developed into construction drawings at detailed design stage
  • Working collaboratively with customers to understand and develop project objectives and building excellent customer relationships
  • Assisting the REM in the prioritisation of projects
  • Sharing your industry knowledge through mentoring and participating in mentoring groups within Mabey Hire
  • Providing technical support to the Sales and Operations Teams (including our Construction team) working closely with each, from either our office or on site, to ensure our clients receive the best possible service

About you

We’re looking for someone with:

  • A degree in Civil/Structural Engineering
  • A minimum of 5 years in temporary works design (or Civil/Structural design with demonstrable experience in temporary works)
  • Experience in at least two of the following: Formwork/Falsework; Excavations; Building refurbishment propping; Civils Propping; and Temporary Bridging
  • The ability to apply independent engineering judgement to solutions
  • Some experience working on site is preferred
  • A good understanding of CDM 2015 and familiarity working with Eurocodes, British Standards, and other relevant design standards
  • Preferably a Chartered Engineer with the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) or Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE). Alternatively, is working towards achieving Chartership (Mabey Hire operate an ICE Company Approved Training Scheme).
  • Working knowledge of structural design software, how to apply them, and how to approach problems that may require analysing in a new or unique way

The benefits

In return, we offer a competitive salary and a great benefits package.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of society.

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