Job Title: Graduate Structural Engineer
Location: Oxford
Category: Structural Engineering
Type: Permanent Full-time
Salary: Negotiable
Reference #: RG1684

Job Description

Graduate Structural Engineer
Location: Oxford
Salary: £Competitive

As the demand for our expertise continues to grow, we now have an extremely exciting opportunity for a Graduate Structural Engineer to join our significant (50 Structural Engineers over four UK locations), experienced and talented Structures Team.

Our projects include large industrial and commercial schemes with contract values over £100 million to smaller schemes and working for interesting clients including F1 Teams, motor manufacturers, Schools/Universities, contractors, developers etc.

The Opportunity
As a Graduate Structural Engineer based at our idyllic headquarters’ offices in the grounds of Blenheim Palace – Oxford, you will be responsible for assisting in the provision of a wide range of structural engineering services under the direction of a Team Manager including the following:-

•Prepare outline designs for structural schemes
•Carry out detailed design calculations to up-to-date Eurocodes and relevant
design guidance notes
•Produce detailed design drawings and specifications for tender purposes
•Visit site during the construction phase to monitor progress
•Carry out structural surveys of existing buildings and advise on any issues that may arise
•Analyse and report on structural defects in existing buildings and structures
•Check outgoing and incoming documents, including Contractors proposal documentation

To be successful as the Graduate Structural Engineer will have:
•Graduate with a good degree in structural or civil engineering
•Ideally some structural design or on-site experience
•Demonstrate a good understanding of the basic regulatory requirements including Building Regulations
•Proficient user of AutoCAD or Revit at a drawing/design level

What's in it for you?
At Ridge we invest heavily in our biggest assets........our people. And as you will find out from day one in your Ridge career, you will be handsomely rewarded:
• Private Healthcare
• Life Assurance
• Pension: Standard 6% Ridge Contribution
• Highly competitive salary
• 25 days holiday
• Excellent work / life balance

About Us
Ridge is an award winning, UK top 20 multi-discipline property and construction consultancy with over 600 people. Core disciplines include Project Management, Cost Management, Building Surveying, Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Building Services Engineering, Building Services Maintenance Management, Property Consultancy, Architecture, Health & Safety, Sustainability, Expert Witness & Advisory Services, Traffic & Transportation, Infrastructure Commercial Management, Geo-Environmental and Town & Country Planning. In addition, we provide property consultancy expertise for asset management, modern procurement, planned maintenance programmes, innovative strategies and holistic delivery planning.

We maintain a spread of projects across all public and private sector markets from affordable housing to Formula One which is the essence of our strength in the depth and diverse range of our activity. All services are accredited to BS EN ISO9001 2015 for quality, ISO14001 environmental and ISO18001 Health & Safety. Ridge has been successfully operating since 1946 and now employs over 600 people in 11 offices across the UK and has delivered projects in 75 countries worldwide.

Closing Date: 17th August 2019
or if you have applied to Ridge previously