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Structural Monitoring Engineer


Strainstall UK is now trading as BES Group Asset Reliability. In our new home as part of BES Group, which is the leading end to end solution provider in the Testing, Inspection, Certification and Compliance sector. Within the group, the BES Asset Reliability Division is an industry leading provider of specialist condition based monitoring services and products. This includes our highly skilled team of structural monitoring engineers and technicians who operate throughout the UK and overseas providing expert instrumentation monitoring across a wide range of road, rail, bridge and building structures.

To be considered for this role you will live in North West England and be willing to travel around the UK, overseas and offshore when required. We have office locations in Bristol and Warrington.

What will I be doing?

As our Asset Reliability Division continues to expand in the UK, there is the requirement to grow the Project Delivery Team within the business to support both existing and new contracts. In order to support this growth we are looking for Structural Monitoring Engineers to join the team. This role would entail the successful delivery of multiple projects, as well as overseeing and supporting our technicians in delivering smaller projects.

Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Assist in leading and managing complex monitoring projects and contracts
  • Ensure that assigned projects are delivered in a safe manner, to schedule and in accordance with customer requirements, as defined in the Contract
  • Work with HSEQ Department to ensure compliance with all Safety, Quality and Environmental and policies, processes and procedures
  • Accurately communicate task and project progress (weekly & monthly reporting) to the Project Manager, in accordance with the approved reporting processes
  • Inform Project Manager of any project changes or variations
  • Train and mentor Structural Monitoring Technicians
  • Support activities associated with sub-contractor and equipment selection
  • Build strong relationships with all clients on new and existing contracts
  • Effective communication to the PM and between key stakeholders for the purpose of resolving technical, commercial or procurement issues

What makes The BES Group a great place to work?

We genuinely care. It’s basic, human instinct that runs through every person that works at BES Group. Knowing we always do the best job we can with absolutely no compromise means everything.

If you work for us, you will get the below and, so much more:

  • A competitive salary from £40,000 (dependent on experience)
  • 23 days holiday per year + statutory UK holidays, rising to 25 days after 2 years service
  • Opportunity for support towards gaining professional registration (MICE, CEng)
  • The opportunity to cross skill and development opportunities
  • Laptop and mobile phone provided
  • Access to a company pension scheme (opt in or out)
  • Attractive overtime rates
  • A comprehensive training programme, with ongoing training throughout your career
  • The option to buy and sell annual leave for special events
  • The support of a superb employee assistance programme
  • Access to lots of discounts and benefits via our company benefits portal including; retail, fitness, holiday and cinema discounts
  • Electric vehicle salary sacrifice scheme
  • Opportunities to attend volunteer days
  • Company contribution to charity fundraising you participate in; we want to support charities you are passionate about!
  • Employee Suggestion programme, because we value input from everyone in the BES Group

What experience do I need?

Our team consists of the best, highly skilled and qualified Engineers and we want our new recruits to have the same attitude, aptitude and appetite for what we do.

You will need:

  • Ideally a Degree or a Level 4 engineering qualification, or relevant subject such as Geology
  • A good level of practical engineering experience (mechanical, electrical or civil)
  • The ability to communicate complex and technical problems with ease
  • Experience in installing structural monitoring systems (wired or wireless) and sensors is highly desirable
  • Significant site experience, ideally leading a site team
  • Be flexible and available to travel to site in UK and overseas from time to time, in support of project activities
  • A good level of IT and literacy skills

To apply for this role, simply click “Apply”. We ask for some basic contact information and a CV or your LinkedIn profile, it’s that easy! Please keep in mind, successful candidates will be required to complete the relevant background checks as part of the recruitment process.

We want to inspire everyone to see how important safety is and we expect the same from our people.  And if you’re on the same page as us about that and you’ve got the right skills, experience and attitude, you’ll fit right in.  Simple.  We’re all about diversity and inclusion and that means we want our people to be themselves.  We’re delighted to be an equal opportunities employer and that will never change!

BES Group, Your Safety, Our Focus.

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Warrington, England
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    Starting salary from £40,000 plus development opportunities, overtime and much more!
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    31 May 2024
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