Location
Warrington
Department
Engineering
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About The Role

We currently have an opportunity for a Principal Technician to join our engineering design team in Warrington. Now is the time to join Richter, as we continue to expand our business you will have the opportunity to work on complex and challenging projects enabling you to further develop your career.

You will be the given the opportunity to work on a broad range of infrastructure projects and have the opportunity to mentor and develop junior colleagues. If you are someone who likes working on challenging projects, learning new software, training junior colleagues and being given autonomy and responsibility in your role then this is the role for you. 

Responsibilities:

To carry out this role successfully, you will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following duties:

  • Exercise oversight over numerous projects to ensure staff and resources are deployed effectively.
  • Lead numerous multidisciplinary drafting teams.
  • Set a high standard of personal professional integrity in keeping with company values and corporate standards and proactively ensure senior design team members achieve the same.
  • Review and audit the application of company procedures by drafting teams in your charge, Take appropriate action to ensure best practice is maintained and oversights rectified.
  • Ensure open and constructive technical and managerial communication between drafting teams is maintained at all times.
  • Exercise oversight over numerous multidisciplinary drafting teams providing technical support and directly intervening as required.
  • Engage mastery level competence to ensure the full capabilities of drafting tools and software a Technician has at their disposal such as AutoCAD, REVIT, and Microstation.
  • Maintain a personal development action plan set and achieve personal professional development goals to achieve expertise in agreed drafting and BIM competencies.  Pursue continued professional development and keep a record of the same.
  • Act as mentor for staff working towards EngTech MICE status. 
  • Take a principal role in the management of electronic information including preparation and issue of multiple drawing and document schedules.
  • Proactively drive all CAD and BIM work in your teams to ensure they meet the commercial requirements of the project and the company as a whole.  Ensure drawing change is proactively managed in an efficient and cost effective manner.

About You

Essential Criteria:

  • Advanced training in effective use of full spectrum of at least 2 CAD packages such as AutoCAD, MicroStation, Revit etc.
  • Advanced IT skills including MS Office.
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience of technical drawing using CAD in a consultancy environment.
  • Minimum 6 years’ experience of Building Information Modelling (BIM) in a consultancy environment.
  • Demonstrated mastery of Civil Engineering drafting and practice, particularly Temporary Works.
  • Expertise in the execution of “multi-discipline” drawings and creation of general arrangement drawings and details working with the engineering team.
  • Expertise in the drawing of steel, concrete, masonry and timber and commonly occurring temporary works equipment such as scaffold, RMD, Mabey and MGF equipment.
  • Highly developed ability to produce bending schedules.
  • Expertise is civil and structural engineering terminology.

The Individual:

  • Ability in clash detection process and software.
  • Highly developed ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Highly developed ability to work to programme deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal and written English.
  • Strong attention to detail,
  • Highly developed ability to ensure the team achieves programme deadlines.
  • Good communication skills and ability to express ideas.

About Us

Why Richter?

At Richter, we pride ourselves on attracting and retaining the brightest and best, fuelled by a professional environment built on achievement, creativity and career satisfaction.

We find innovative solutions to modern problems. We do what we say we’re going to do – and we make a positive impact on our world through constant learning, innovative thinking, and passion for the work. We ensure that we offer personal development to all within our organisation which allows you to progress your career and offer the opportunity to be mentored by industry recognised Technical Leaders in their field, who will lend you their experience and ensure that the training you receive will give you the best possible chance of success.

Along with offering a competitive salary, you will become part of a collaborative, intelligent and friendly team in an excellent working environment. We welcome and encourage any aspiring engineer who shares our fascination with construction, design and a wonder for how things work, and who looks at the world with curiosity and vision.

Our Business

Richter was founded to execute projects as efficiently as possible, to the maximum ethical standard. We deliver engineering works with a deep consideration for every conceivable aspect.

We’re continually developing ourselves – as engineers, as a company, and as individuals – to construct in a way that protects natural resources, and create true harmony with the world around us. We’re here to inspire our peers in the industry to be bolder and think bigger – and support younger generations to pursue a career in engineering.

Richter is an engineering design consultancy specialising in temporary works design and construction sequences. Our team of civil, structural and geotechnical engineers have a wealth of experience working on buildings, bridges, geotechnical, marine work, refurbishments, railways, infrastructure and demolition. There is no construction challenge we cannot accept.

We have an impressive portfolio of projects, and are known for taking on and delivering the complex projects that others cannot with a company culture that drives forward our success. We are a collaborative organisation that supports each other as individuals and as a firm to deliver the best possible solution to the project, thus maintaining our reputation for innovation and lateral thinking to ensure we provide the most economical and least wasteful solution to engineering schemes.

You cannot build the world without Richter – we build to improve the way we all live. We engineer value, together.

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