Senior Structural Engineer

Skilled Careers Ltd
City of London, South East, EC2N 3AR
Dec 31, 2021
Jan 20, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Senior Structural Engineer

Job Description

One of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies, with over 50,000 employees worldwide is offering an opportunity to make a difference and shape the world to benefit future generations and the natural environment. Drawing upon a diverse skill set and a proven track record of delivery they are playing a leading role in some of the world's most challenging and exciting engineering projects across sectors including Aviation, Defence, Energy, Cities and Development, Education, Rail and Water.

They provides multidisciplinary engineering services and integrated solutions across a wide range of projects relating to buildings and infrastructure. Drawing upon a diverse skill set and a proven track record of delivery we are playing a leading role in some of the world's most challenging and exciting engineering projects across sectors including; Education, Commercial, Residential, Defence, Energy and Transportation.

The Bristol office is looking to appoint a Chartered Senior Structural Engineer into the Structures team to help deliver work on major defense and nuclear projects in the South West. Successful candidates will be required to work a minimum of 3 days per week from a client office or construction site in Devon or Somerset.

You will have the opportunity to work with major clients on stimulating and high-profile projects in the UK. As well as the role providing technical and creative challenges you will have the satisfaction of working on projects which are changing the way people live and work today.

This role will require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance.

  • Chartered Engineer (MIStructE or MICE).
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills that can support our client relationships.
  • Ability to manage and work to budget and program, to control costs and manage change control processes.
  • Be a technically excellent engineer, with established skills and delivery capability.
  • Have experience in several, and ideally all of the following areas;
  • UK MoD Defence Projects (JSP's, CTM etc)
  • Submarine Facilities Design
  • Nuclear Projects (Satisfying Safety Cases)
  • Seismic Design and Detailing (Steel and Concrete to US Codes)
  • Maritime Design (BS 6349)
  • Heavy Civils Design
  • Building Design
  • Acting as a Discipline Lead
  • Design and/or Project Management
  • This should include experience in the design of common structural materials as well as a good understanding of current design standards and working practices.
  • The ability to translate this broad range of technical skills into imaginative ideas which enhance the quality of our designs.
  • Proven experience on developing projects from concept to construction stage.
  • A flexible attitude to both the type of work undertaken and the level of responsibility given.
  • The ability to develop scopes of work and delivery programmes.
  • Experience of working with, and managing, small focused project teams.
  • You should have the ability to make decisions, act on your own initiative and operate in a pro-active way.
  • A curious minded individual who enjoys the stimulation of exchanging ideas with others.

  • Deliver and lead multiple projects or parts of larger projects to completion, within budget and to programme.
  • Ensure the provision of efficient high quality structural engineering design.
  • Be the first point of contact for clients, contractors, design team and third parties.
  • Offer support and guidance to more junior members of the team.
  • Build client relationships and help identify business opportunities
  • Effectively manage own time which may be necessary if allocated to more than one project.
  • Be a technical champion within the team.
  • Assist in managing the broader team through mentoring and training.

What we offer
  • Support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements. As part of this commitment, we understand the need for a diverse and flexible workforce, where a work-life balance is important.
  • Flexible working, where there is no fixed 9 ‘till 5, no need for a 5-day week, no requirement for a full-time contract, and no requirement to spend all your working time in the office.
  • IT systems support home-working, so where you have parental or carer