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Senior Structural Technician

  • Job reference: IF-002735
  • Sector: Buildings, Infrastructure, Urban Development
  • Location: Cardiff
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Atkins Building Design division are looking to appoint a Senior Structural Technician, based in our Cardiff office, as part of our plans to develop and grow our structural capability in Wales and the wider UK. Our Cardiff office provides multidisciplinary design and engineering services and integrated solutions across a wide range of sectors including; Education, Commercial, Residential, Healthcare, Defence, Energy and Transportation.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual committed to long term development of their engineering skills within our organisation. The individual will have a strong commitment to collaborative working. The role requires an ability to work effectively as part of project teams, but also under your own initiative, as appropriate. With the next challenge always right around the corner, you’ll keep learning and developing throughout your career with us.

Atkins is seeking a candidate able to demonstrate a high level of technical capability within the building structures sector, who can deliver CAD & REVIT support to our designers. Your experience to date will have included involvement in a range of market sectors noted above and to include detailing of key structural engineering materials, such as steel, concrete, timber and masonry.

Key Experience Required:
• Fully proficient in the use of AUTOCAD and REVIT Structure
• Robust understanding and working knowledge of CIC BIM Protocol and PAS 1192 and ability to develop project BIM Execution Plans.
• Ability to develop 3D structural models to BIM Level 2 requirements.
• Able to demonstrate a capability of problem solving and understanding of the wider engineering context of your drawings and models.
• Experience of packages such as Navisworks will be beneficial.
• Proven track record in CAD and REVIT delivery from concept to construction.
• To work on own initiative and as part of a team of engineers and technicians.
• Good general knowledge of construction techniques and materials.
• Good organisational and interpersonal skills and the ability to work well under pressure.

Responsibilities and other requirements:
• Responsible for accurate and reliable production of 2D structural drawings and 3D REVIT models from engineering sketches.
• Responsible for delivery of structural steelwork drawings, reinforced concrete drawings, RC detailing and schedules including working experience using packages such as CADS RC.
• Responsible for mentoring apprentice technicians.
• Responsible for working closely with our engineers to understand and foresee practical challenges within a design and to work with the team to resolve design and detailing challenges.
• Responsible for document control using Atkins and client’s electronic management systems.
• Valid full clean driving licence.

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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