With the UK National Infrastructure Plan set to improve a whole range of infrastructure across a number of different sectors and regions, the number of structural engineering jobs available is set to rise over the next decade. In conjunction with the private sector, the UK government have set their sights on enhancing the nation’s economic and social infrastructure via a number of long-term projects, creating a wealth of structural engineer jobs, along with various other construction focused positions.
At Morson, we have over 40 years’ experience in the building, construction and infrastructure sector, strengthening and developing our capabilities to adapt to fast-paced projects on both a national and global scale. Our experience recruiting highly skilled candidates within this sector is second to none, and as such we have an in-depth knowledge of the industry, helping businesses source candidates with the right skill set and experience level who will fit seamlessly into their workforce.
As technologies and methods have advanced, we’ve ensured our team has also evolved, guaranteeing we stay up-to-date with all the industry’s latest requirements, as well as being best placed to offer advice to prospective candidates. From a business perspective, we also have the expertise to advise on and support your project’s needs, right through from the design and feasibility stage to the final handover.
We pride ourselves on our extensive level of expertise in the building, construction and infrastructure industry, and because of this, we are able to help candidates find the best structural engineering jobs for them, from niche roles to being part of large projects. We have previously supplied personnel with a vast number of high profile clients, including local authorities, contractors and governing bodies. Here at Morson, we’re committed to helping all candidates with every stage of the recruitment process, ensuring they’re fully prepared to take the next step in their career.
Position Description The successful candidate will be first point of contact for light ship weight and CoG estimation, monitoring of weight and CoG consumption against budget and management of margins. Be able to Identify weight consumption threats and opportunities for weight reduction Duties Develop and maintain metrics that show clearly and simply consumption of weight against budgets, consumption of margin, weight maturity, impact of change and highlight unauthorised weight growth. Identify and investigate new weight threats and opportunities and propose actions to manage. Investigate and report on impact of engineering changes on weight and CoG. Prepare for and support Design Reviews and other regular technical reviews and ensure the necessary evidence and documentation is in place. Attend test weighing of procured equipment, structural units and manufactured items at supplier's premises or within the shipyard and review Test Weighing Certificates provided by suppliers. Functional Knowledge A wide knowledge of weight and CoG calculation and management of structure, systems and outfit; naval ship design and construction; and the production of weight reports to SME level. Possesses good knowledge of all aspects within his/her discipline. Able to perform analysis using recognised analytical tools and to make sound judgements based on experience. Has sufficient breadth of knowledge of warship design and the sound judgement needed to be able make correct trade-off decisions Problem Solving Ensure effective, accurate and detailed application of process in assigned areas, including developing the design, modifications and improvements to processes in accordance with relevant standards, best practice and developing needs Develops solutions to requirements. Delivers cost effective data to budget and programme. Responsibilities Assist in the delivery of continuous updates to ensure an accurate ongoing assessment of lightship and predicted out-turn Assist in running of Group Weight Audits with delivery teams Contributing to weight reduction exercises Contributing to weight workshops with Detail Design and Operations Reporting of weight position at Design Reviews, IPSGs, QMRs, etc. Qualifications Typically HNC/HND or degree qualified (not essential) , likely to be in a technology, engineering or science related discipline Working towards the requirements for registration as Incorporated Engineer or Chartered Engineer with the Engineering Council.
Naval Architect - WeightsRosyth
Role Description This role will centre on the production of a full complied and reconciled Weights database. A key element of the role is the assessment of system Third Party Information (TPI) to identify structures, equipment and systems and check against the ShipWeight database. The Weights Engineer will be required to translate weights information into a purpose-made tool, which allows and configured against the project Master Equipment List. Regular reporting of progress against Weight Management Plan. Experience Experience of weight engineering processes (weight, centre of gravity, weight distribution, etc) Knowledge of ship structures, routed systems and/or outfit and arrangement Ability to understand and interpret Classification Society (Lloyd's Register) requirements in the context of cable selection and routing. Experience of assessing system and equipment data. Experience of interpretation and manipulation of large amounts of data. Skills Good attention to detail with the ability to identify inconsistencies across complex datasets and design information. Ability to work independently and solve problems via liaison with other functions across the project. Strong interpersonal skills, adept at communicating at various levels across technical and commercial settings. Ability to clearly articulate progress and report key issues and risks to team management, and proactively work to minimise technical and schedule impacts. Good knowledge of Weights, AutoCAD and Rhino highly desirable. Basic knowledge of ShipWeight desirable. To apply for this position, you must be eligible to live and work in the UK and either possess or be able to obtain UK MOD Security Clearance to SC Level. Location can either be Rosyth or Devonport.
Principal Engineer - WeightsGlasgow
Position description The primary role of a Principal Weights Engineer is to estimate, manage and report accurate weight and centre of gravity information for multiple systems over the whole engineering lifecycle from concept design delivery. They shall also support and lead Senior Weight Engineers, checking and approving calculations/documents and addressing issues raised by Weight Engineers. Duties Provide specialist mechanical/marine engineering expertise to organise and co-ordinate significant aspects of engineering activity within the business to ensure defined objectives are achieved whilst continually maintaining quality and cost. Provide input relevant to own specialist area to policy and strategy. This role will typically have specific delegation of authority, accountability and sign off for ensuring minimum standards for the discipline area concerned, and could also include a design review assessor responsibility in the relevant discipline area. Responsibilities Participate fully in developing, maintaining and modifying engineering processes and procedures in assigned areas in response to technical developments and operational need Carry out relatively complex technical analyses and investigations, including evaluation and selection of technical options, and prepare reports with suggested recommendations to support the resolution of problems and the improvement of engineering capability Prepare specifications, develop designs in line with specifications and all quality and technical standards, and carry out design appraisals in assigned areas to ensure all standards are maintained. Carry out investigations into operational problems or developments and develop and prepare solutions, individually or as a member of a project team Act as main point of contact with customers and/or suppliers in assigned areas on engineering matters, to resolve relatively complex problems and issues and to maintain awareness in both parties of priorities and objectives Support the identification of business opportunities and the preparation of bids in area(s) of expertise to facilitate the development of the highest quality bids Carry out team planning, risk management and ensure quality across all scopes of work Develop the team through the L&D and performance management process Carry out technical investigations, and assess/provide recommendations regarding consequences Make engineering decisions within own sphere of responsibility and delegated authority Qualifications/ Knowledge Typically degree qualified, likely to be in a technology, engineering or science related discipline. Meet the requirements for registration as Chartered Engineer with the Engineering Council and preferably be a member of a relevant Professional Body. Experience in engineering or a defence related industry. Possesses in-depth knowledge of the fundamentals within current discipline. Recognised and consulted as one of the experts within at least one domain or for possessing deep knowledge of several domains within current discipline. Sufficient breadth of knowledge of warship design. Strong people management skills and leadership experience in a multi-disciplined engineering environment
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