Senior Structural Engineer

3 days left

Penguin Recruitment
Gateshead, North East
Jan 06, 2022
Jan 31, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Senior Structural Engineer


Ref MR51

Salary up to £48,000

Our client has steadily been growing and with several new and exciting projects in the pipeline they have decided now is a good time to recruit a competent and motivated Senior Structural Engineer to join a successful design team in Gateshead.

Our client is seeking a Senior Structural Engineer to join a dynamic and growing team. You will be responsible for aspects of design work from conception through to technical approval/completion on projects typically ranging from £0.5m to £20m.

Potential schemes you may be working on range from accommodation, retail developments, car showrooms, educational buildings, commercial offices and industrial and manufacturing buildings.

Key responsibilities of this Structural Engineer role include;
  • Client facing role responsible for all aspect of the delivery of projects
  • Scheme designs and input into scheme design reports
  • Delivery of detailed design including full tender and construction packages
  • Liaison with statutory authorities, architects, the design team and contractors
  • Attendance at client, design and site meetings, and site inspections and reporting
  • Management of the project to ensure quality standards are maintained with a profitable delivery

In addition to having a confident, commercial and professional outlook you will need to have:
  • Eng in Civil or Structural Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • Chartered Membership or Associate Membership of the ICE or IStructE, or approaching qualified status
  • Qualitative and quantitative experience in building structures
  • Strong communication, analytical, technical design and drawing/sketching skills
  • Be a self-motivated team player with good people skills.
  • Competent Designer with Masterseries experience

Duties of this Structural Engineer role will include;
  • Carrying out structural surveys of buildings and structures and providing advice on any issues that may arise. Analysing and reporting on structural defects and remediation if required
  • Preparation of conceptual and outline designs for structural schemes
  • Preparation of detailed design calculations to British Standards, Eurocodes and relevant design guidance notes.
  • With the assistance of a Technician, preparation of detailed design drawings and specifications for Tender and Construction purposes.
  • Visiting sites during the Construction phase to monitor progress and provide advice to Contractors
  • Accomplished level of IT skills with comprehensive knowledge of MasterSeries
  • Day-to-day support to colleagues within the office

Skills required:
  • Excellent communication skills, in both written and spoken English
  • Minimum 8 years structural design experience in core materials; concrete, steel, masonry and timber

Our client is offering a competitive salary, regular pay reviews, an interesting workload, support to become chartered, flexible work arrangements to suit lifestyle and much more!

Interested? Please get in touch with MIKAELA on 01792 365104 or email your CV to