Senior Structural Engineer

MCG Construction
Cardiff, Wales
Dec 31, 2021
Jan 19, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Are you a Senior Structural Engineer looking for a new opportunity within the Highways sector?

Then you need to keep reading as this might be the right fit for you!!

We are recruiting for a leading construction consultancy looking to add a Senior Structural Engineer to their Structure's team!

Job Title - Senior Structural Engineer

Area/Location - Cardiff

Type of Job - Permanent

Start Date - As Soon As Possible

Salary - £45000

Purpose of the Role-

An excellent opportunity for an experienced Senior Structural Engineer to join as established Structures team based in the Cardiff office. You will implement projects effectively and commercially to meet the requirements of the brief, quality standards, health and safety and environmental standards to both national and corporate standards, applying all project management best practice including clear communication, reporting, financial management and customer relationship management. You'll also have a key role managing, organising and motivating a team of engineers and technicians to deliver a variety of projects covering a range of complexities

A Few Key Responsibilities of the Role-
  • Leading role in the design, inspection or assessment of major civil engineering structures and bridges
  • The Senior Structural Engineer, will design projects in accordance with the Design Manual for Roads and Bridgeworks and Manual of Contract Documents for Highway Works
  • Assist in preparing fee estimates and bid work
  • Responsible for members of the team, including programming and allocating work and assisting in the training and development of staff, setting goals and monitoring their performance

Essential Experience of the Role-
  • Rail experience is essential
  • A Bachelors or Masters Degree in Civil / Structural Engineering or a related subject accredited by the Engineering Council. Ideally you will already be or fast approaching Chartered Member status of the Institution of Civil Engineers (CEng MICE) or Institution of Structural Engineers (CEng IStructE)
  • A minimum of 5 years post qualification experience in the design of all aspects of highways and civil engineering design and construction
  • An extensive knowledge and understanding of the relevant legislation, standards and procedures. A working knowledge of standard highway and civil engineering specifications, conditions of contract and methods of measurement
  • The Senior Structural Engineer will have a working knowledge of the relevant legislation and guidelines including the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges, British and European Standards, Eurocodes and Codes of Practice

What's in it for you?
  • A competitive basic salary
  • 25 days' holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave
  • The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice
  • Car allowance
  • Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks' fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks…and plenty more
  • Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle - from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology
  • Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform
  • Ability to work remotely and from our Glasgow office


If you like what you have read so far
  • you feel this Company matches what you are looking for in a new career venture
  • would like a more detailed Job Description or would like to discuss the opportunity on role further

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