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Structural Steel Detailer 

Structural Steel Detailer 

Structural Steel Detailer

JWR Employment Specialists are working with a Mechanical and Engineering Company who are specialists in bespoke fabrication to recruit a Structural Steel Detailer.

The successful candidate will play a crucial role in converting engineering designs into accurate and comprehensive shop drawings for the fabrication and assembly of steel structures. This position requires a keen eye for precision and a solid understanding of structural engineering principals.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review architectural and engineering drawings, specifications, and other project documents to accurately interpret the structural requirements and components for the project.
  • Prepare Shop Drawings: Utilise design software to create detailed shop drawings, assembly drawings, and erection plans, ensuring accurate representations of steel components and connections.
  • Material Takeoffs: Perform precise material takeoffs to determine the quantity and type of steel required for fabrication, considering factors such as weight, dimensions, and specifications.
  • Collaboration with Engineering Team: Coordinate with engineers and project managers to resolve any discrepancies, conflicts, or modifications to design requirements during the detailing process.
  • Compliance with Codes and Standards: Ensure that all shop drawings comply with relevant building codes, industry standards, and regulations to guarantee structural integrity and safety.
  • Quality Control: Conduct thorough reviews and checks on the completed drawings to maintain high-quality standards and accuracy before submission for approval.
  • Coordination with Fabricators Collaborate closely with fabrication teams to communicate design specifications, provide clarifications, and address any on-site issues.
  • Continuous Learning: Stay updated with the latest advancements in structural steel detailing technologies, software, and industry best practices to enhance efficiency and precision in the detailing process.

 Skills and Experience

  • Education: A degree in Civil or Structural Engineering, Architecture, or a related field is preferred. However, relevant certifications and significant practical experience in structural steel detailing will also be considered.
  • Experience: Minimum 3-5 years of experience in structural steel detailing
  • Software Proficiency: Proficient in industry-standard CAD software (e.g., AutoCAD, Tekla Structures, SDS/2, Revit, Advanced Steel) and the ability to use BIM tools effectively.
  • Strong understanding of structural engineering principles, steel fabrication processes, welding techniques, and construction practices.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and the ability to maintain accuracy while handling complex design projects.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills to meet project deadlines and manage multiple assignments simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and resolve issues during the detailing process to maintain project progress.
  • A collaborative approach to work, fostering a positive and productive team environment.