Recruitment

With 20 years of experience and a wide ranging portfolio of projects of differing sizes and diverse sectors, Elliott Wood has a reputation for delivering high quality, award winning, design led structural and civil engineering solutions.

Our practice is committed to realising the design potential for the built environment using the very latest construction techniques and materials, we have a strong commitment to sustainable design. With over 130 members of staff operating from three offices based in Wimbledon, Central London and Nottingham, we are here to get things built and thrive on providing innovative cost effective solutions whatever the challenge.

Projects include large scale residential developments, commercial, healthcare, hotels, super-prime residential properties, education, leisure, cultural buildings, regeneration and retail schemes throughout the UK and overseas. We are also experienced in the conservation of historic buildings and extensive remedial and refurbishment work together with a number of complex and structurally demanding specialist projects such as sculptures and glass structures.

 

HR and Recruitment Officer – Wimbledon

Elliott Wood has entered a busy and exciting time following growth of a number of new projects and the development of its strategy. With this in mind we are recruiting for a HR & Recruitment Officer to join a busy HR Team. The person will support the HR Manager to provide a full range of high quality HR and recruitment support across its three offices.

The person will be someone who has experience in a HR environment and is looking to grow their HR experience and get involved with a wide variety of HR across the business.

We are looking for a proactive individual who will work closely with the different client groups within the business. The person needs to be confident and solutions focused with an interest in our projects and happy to help out other teams when necessary. The ideal candidate will have experience advising on a range of HR and recruitment issues. They will have excellent prioritisation and time management skills and will have strong capabilities sourcing talent through direct recruitment approaches.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

Human Resources

  • First point of contact for all general HR queries
  • Work in partnership with line managers on performance management, employee relations and resourcing issues
  • Maintain and update Elliott Woods central HR database (BreatheHR)
  • Accurate recording of sickness absence in relation to self-certification on the HR database
  • Coordinate the process for starters, probations and leavers
  • Prepare monthly payroll advice to external payroll bureau
  • Management of all benefits and communication

Recruitment & Selection

  • Direct recruitment for operational and technical engineering roles, including the coordination of EW annual Graduate Programme and Work Experience Programme
  • Manage recruitment campaigns from end to end at a fair cost
  • Develop a pool of direct candidates for potential recruitment
  • Coordinate and develop the Graduate recruitment programme and work experience programme

Learning and Development

  • Support the HR Manager in the preparation and delivery of talent management activities
  • Provide advice and support to all employees regarding the appraisal process, and 360 feedback

Financial Management & Reporting

  • Support HR Manager in preparation of key analytical reports
  • Assist in processing, recording and monitoring all spend against the HR budgets

Interested in applying? Please sending your CV and cover letter to recruitment@elliottwood.co.uk

The closing date for applications will be Monday 5th June 2017

 

Business Development Coordinator – Nottingham office

Do you have previous experience in Business Development and would like to develop further in this area? Interested in working for a leading and progressive structural and civil engineering consultancy?

We are looking for an ideal candidate to assist with Elliott Wood’s Business Development strategy from our Nottingham office. Working with our dedicated team, this role will also provide critical project support to our creative engineers along with key operational responsibilities, ensuring the smooth running of the office.

Some of the key responsibilities include:

  • Business development
    • Production of presentations,  bids and PQQ’s as required and to deadlines
    • Provide assistance to manage client events e.g. business development events, seminars and or drinks receptions
    • Involvement in CRM and managing  aspects of the client relationship database
    • Liaising closely with the Marketing and wider BD team, attend regular BD meetings via conference link.

Project and Operational Support

  • Team invoicing
  • Meeting and greeting clients/visitors with a polite and professional manner
  • Printing and issuing technical drawings, documents and reports to clients
  • Team diary management
  • Coordinating submissions for competitions, tenders and expressions of interest 

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic and keen to learn, with excellent attention to detail and a methodical approach of working. This is a great chance to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment where you can demonstrate your solid office and business development experience. You will be proficient in working with the MS Office packages (i.e. Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint), be confident in using InDesign and experience of working with databases would also be beneficial.

Lead Revit Technician and BIM Coordinator

At Elliott Wood we are passionate about engineering and innovation and are currently looking for a Lead Revit Technician to join our Wimbledon engineering team. The role will be to work on a variety of projects across many sectors; from challenging high rise structures, to CLT housing, schools, offices and sculptures. This role offers the opportunity for a creative thinker to join a dynamic team of engineers, work on some fabulous projects and be part of a team striving to develop new opportunities to broaden Elliott Wood’s portfolio. We offer a competitive salary, an attractive benefits package and continuous learning opportunities.

We are interested in hearing from you if you have:

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience of using Autodesk Revit
  • Knowledge of how buildings are put together and construction techniques
  • The ability to train and mentor younger Technicians
  • Be part of and contribute at Elliott Wood BIM Management Meetings
  • Confidence in collaborating with other team members both internal and external
  • The ability to collate team workload and work in-conjunction with other Lead Technicians across three offices
  • An HNC/HND BTEC Level 4 or equivalent qualification or equivalent
  • The Energy to Drive, Inspire and Innovate

Interested? Please email your CV and covering letter addressed to the HR team at recruitment@elliottwood.co.uk

 

 

 

Structural Engineer

Do you love engineering as much as us!? We are looking for a Chartered (or near Chartered) ambitious Senior Engineer to join our engineering practice within our Nottingham office. The role will be to provide a high quality and unique service for a wide range of sectors and diverse projects, from challenging high rise structures to sculptures and art installations. This role offers an excellent opportunity for a creative and experienced structural engineer to grow within our practice. We offer a competitive salary, an attractive benefits package and continuous learning opportunities.

We are interested in hearing from you if you have:

Minimum of 4 years proven Structural Engineering experience

  • Are Chartered (or near Chartered depending on technical knowledge) within IStructE
  • Can demonstrates sound judgment and are astute in managing and leading small medium and large projects, including dealing with the associated risks, project finances and costs
  • Seek practical, efficient, innovative and elegant solutions to engineering problems
  • Are confident and collaborative in liaising with clients and in leading design meetings
  • Can manage high workload of self and others, whilst providing sound advice and guidance to others
  • Have the drive and passion to develop new opportunities to broaden Elliott Wood’s portfolio

Interested? Please email your CV and covering letter addressed to the HR team at recruitment@elliottwood.co.uk

 

 

Civil Engineer

We are looking for a Chartered (or near Chartered) Civil Engineer to join our engineering practice within our Nottingham office. This role offers an excellent opportunity for an ambitious engineer to establish and drive a Civils function in our Nottingham practice with the support and close working relationship with our Wimbledon Civils team. We offer a competitive salary, an attractive benefits package and continuous learning opportunities. We have a diverse project portfolio ranging from education, residential (single to multi-unit developments) to commercial and have varying levels of involvement from pre-planning through to construction.

We are interested in hearing from you if you have:

  • 5 years + proven Civil Engineering experience
  • Experience in project infrastructure related work including the design of drainage (incorporating SuDS), cut and fill analysis, pavement/hardstanding build up design and levels
  • It would be preferential if you have flood risk, transportation or highway work experience
  • You should be proficient in MicroDrainage, AutoCAD and ideally AutoCivil 3D or PDS
  • The ability to manage own workload and project finances
  • Confidence in liaising with our clients and in attending design team meetings
  • The drive to develop opportunities to broaden Elliott Woods portfolio within infrastructure related work

Interested? Please email your CV and covering letter addressed to the HR team at recruitment@elliottwood.co.uk

 

 

2017 Graduate Recruitment

Do you love engineering as much as us!? Have you recently graduated or are about to and are now looking for a graduate role to start in autumn 2017? If so, please email your CV and covering letter to Annette Saunders at recruitment@elliottwood.co.uk

The projects we work on are especially diverse, from challenging high rise structures to art sculptures and installations. Over the past 20 years, we have built a reputation of delivering a high quality service and exceptional engineering. We are looking for more exceptional people to join our fantastic friendly and creative teams in London, Wimbledon and Nottingham. We offer competitive salaries, an attractive benefits package and continuous learning opportunities to all our employees.

We will be reviewing all graduate applications in the New Year. In the meantime, please follow us via linked-in or twitter to hear more about our latest projects and news.

 

 

Internships and Summer Placements

Looking to get into Structural or Civil Engineering as a career? Are you an undergraduate seeking a summer or industrial placement for 2017?

To find out more or apply, please email your CV and covering letter to Annette Saunders at recruitment@elliottwood.co.uk

We will be reviewing all applications for our summer placements in the New Year.

 

 

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Elliott Wood is an equal opportunities employer.