Classic KTP Vacancy advertisement details

Reference: 3848/2

Location: Enniskillen, Fermanagh, BT74 7LF
Salary: £24,000-£34,000 per annum
Qualification required: Civil/Structural Engineering
Closing Date: 27 March 2019
KTP Advert Ref: 3848/2
We wish to recruit a skilled graduate to work as a KTP Associate in Tracey Concrete Ltd in collaboration with Queen’s University Belfast. Through this Knowledge Transfer partnership, the aim is to develop an innovative solution to use what is widely considered a waste material in the pre-cast concrete industry. This project will deliver sustainable manufacturing practices that will positively impact the environment and the health and safety of workers in concrete manufacturing processes. This position is ideally suited to a Civil Engineering graduate looking to gain a vast and wide range of engineering knowledge with the longer-term ambition of embedding in the Tracey Concrete Engineering team. This programme is the ideal opportunity to train within Tracey Concrete where you will get to work alongside and learn from the seven Engineers already within the company. Tracey Concrete gives the perfect opportunity for someone to learn due to the wide range of areas the company manages including reinforced concrete design, precast concrete manufacture, construction, quarrying, etc. The post-holder will be based in Tracey Concrete Ltd in Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, and will also work at Belcoo Quarry.
Skills required: Qualifications we require:
Hold, or be about to obtain in July 2019, at least a 2.1 Honours Degree (or equivalent) in Civil or Structural Engineering or a closely related discipline. Applicants who hold a 2.2 in the above, will also be considered if they have either a relevant higher degree or have completed one years’ relevant work experience.

Essential skills we require as a minimum:
Completion of a relevant research project, module or student placement. Applicants should indicate how their experience could be applied to this post.
3 months’ relevant work experience.
Understanding of concrete materials.*
Understanding of cement chemistry.*
Experience in Structural Testing.*
*(may be demonstrated through the completion of a module, student project or placement). 

It’s desirable that the successful candidate has…
A higher degree in a relevant discipline
1 years relevant work experience
Experience in Technical Report writing.
Experience in mineral analysis techniques (e.g. SEM, XRD)*
Experience in Environmental Exposure Analysis*
*may be demonstrated through the completion of a module, student project or placement.
Knowledge Base Partner: Queen's University Belfast
Company partner: Tracey Concrete Limited
Company business area: Manufacture precast concrete including pipes, perfect bases, manhole rings, jacking pipes, headwalls and cattle slats.
Contact: KTP at QUB, Research & Enterprise Directorate
QUB
63 University Rd
Belfast
BT7 1HF, Tel: 028 90973970
ktp@qub.ac.uk
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