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Structural Technician

  • Job reference: IF-000660
  • Sector: Buildings, Construction, Infrastructure
  • Location: Bristol

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Atkins’ Infrastructure business provides multidisciplinary engineering services and integrated solutions across a wide range of projects relating to buildings and infrastructure. Drawing upon a diverse skill set and a proven track record of delivery we are playing a leading role in some of the world’s most challenging and exciting engineering projects across sectors including Airports, Defence, Energy, Cities and Development, Education and Rail. Operating within both public and private sectors, Atkins provide Structural engineering expertise on projects that range from refurbishment to new build, and single, to multidisciplinary. Our team work collaboratively to deliver comprehensive multidisciplinary design services to all our clients.

We are looking to add to our successful team by recruiting a Structural Technician, based in our Bristol office. 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 team work. The role will require 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 draughting 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.



Responsibilities
  • To work on own initiative and as part of a team of engineers and technicians.
  • Mentor apprentice technicians.
  • Responsible for accurate and reliable production of 2D structural drawings and 3D REVIT models from engineering sketches. 
  • Working with engineers to understand and foresee practical challenges within a design and to work with the team to resolve design and detailing challenges.
  • Document control using Atkins and client’s electronic management systems.

Requirements
  • Fully proficient in the use of AUTOCAD and REVIT and ability to develop 3D structural models to BIM Level 2 requirements. Experience of packages such as Navisworks will be beneficial.
  • Robust understanding of CIC BIM Protocol and PAS 1192.
  • Ability to develop project BIM Execution Plans.
  • Able to demonstrate a capability of problem solving and understanding of the wider engineering context of your drawings and models.
  • Experience with reinforced concrete GA’s, detailing and schedules including working experience using packages such as CADS RC.
  • Experience of producing structural steelwork GA’s and understanding details.
  • Good general knowledge of construction techniques and materials.
  • Good organisational and interpersonal skills and the ability to work well under pressure.
  • Team player used to working in a multi-disciplinary environment.
  • To be agile and able to work in differing locations if required.
  • Ability to inspect works carried out on site and monitor quality and compliance with design drawings.
  • Valid full clean driving licence

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