Structural Engineer

Greenwich, London (Greater)
£43.860 - £46.839
06 Jan 2021
02 Feb 2021
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Building Control

Directorate of Regeneration, Enterprise & Skills 

Structural Engineer

PO5 £43,860 to £ 46,839 + £3,465.96pa Dangerous Structures Standby Supplement

An opportunity has arisen for a structural engineer to join the Royal Greenwich Building Control team.  We are seeking to recruit a capable and enthusiastic individual to join our responsive and trusted Building Control service.  We are offering a unique opportunity to work on some of the most prestigious commercial and residential buildings and developments in the capitol.

This rewarding job will suit applicants who have a strong commitment to the delivery of high quality Building Control services.  The successful candidate will have a sound and practical knowledge and understanding of traditional and modern construction detailing and techniques.  An understanding of and ability to apply the relevant legislation is essential for this role.

The successful candidate will have a degree in structural engineering with at least five years building control engineering experience and corporate membership of the IStructE.  You will be integral to the functions of the Building Control team, leading on structural engineering matters, formulating engineering policy and providing specialist engineering support to the team.  You will assist with dangerous structures referrals and act as professional witness in legal proceedings, giving evidence as necessary.

Please forward any queries to Carl Woodham, Building Control Operational Manager

Diversity Statement: Royal Borough of Greenwich values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

High Volume Applications: Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.

Advert Close: All vacancies close at midnight unless otherwise stated

How Applications are Scored: Each application is scored according to how well the supporting statement addresses each point on the Person Specification for the role. Candidates will be short-listed for interview on the extent to which they meet the specific points within the Person Specification. The Person Specification is supplied with the job advert. When completing your application, please use the supporting statement section to tell us how you meet each of the points on the Person Specification. We need to have this information in order to consider your application. If you have a disability and are unable to meet some of the job requirements specifically because of your disability, please address this in your application. If you meet all the other criteria, you will be shortlisted and we will explore jointly with you if there are ways in which the job can be changed to enable you to meet the requirements.

Internal Only Advert: This vacancy is being advertised internally only – this means it is only open to applications from existing employees, agency workers, apprentices and GSP/GSS employees.

Interview Arrangements: During this time, our priority for all of our recruitment activity is to make sure our applicants, hiring departments and new starters are informed, safe and supported. Careful and thorough consideration will be given to interview arrangements and for any essential in-person recruitment, we will ensure this is held in a suitable, secure setting with additional arrangements to ensure any current safety requirements are fully adhered to.

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