Senior Structural Design Engineer (chartered)

Acton, England
Apr 30, 2022
Jun 02, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Since its inception in 1950, Freyssinet has been at the forefront of providing specialized civil engineering technology, consultancy and installation for projects large and small.

Freyssinet forms part of the Soletanche Freyssinet Group, a name that is respected worldwide for delivering innovative solutions and pushing the envelope of civil and structural engineering achievement.

Originally a specialist in bridge components and post-tensioning, Freyssinet has successfully expanded its portfolio of products and services into repair, protection and strengthening of structures: specializing in diagnostic surveys, repairs, refurbishment, bridge bearings and cathodic protection to reinforced concrete in the building, civil and marine sectors.

In 2007 the Freyssinet Group adopted the ‘Sustainable Technology' tagline. Its products and services offer high value-added solutions which are synonymous with sustainability, our aim is "to do more with less materials and energy", setting us apart from conventional solutions.

The Opportunity:

An exciting opportunity for a dynamic, forward thinking Senior Structural Design Engineer to join our growing Technical Division. You will be based in our London office visiting live projects and external clients.

The role will ideally suit someone who has established themselves within a consultancy environment and is keen to expand their knowledge and flair into the practical aspects of construction. Alternatively, you may already be able to demonstrate experience of both environments but keen for a new challenge.

You will have the opportunity to bring your creativity and innovative design ideas to an environment where you will be encouraged, supported and challenged to work with an organisation that is focused on being the leader in its field.

Job Purpose / Summary:

You will design and detail temporary works and strengthening solutions, justifying appropriate construction methods. You will be responsible for managing internal design processes and programmes, along with design activities undertaken by external engineers. You will assist with mentoring junior Engineers, in support of the Technical Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities:

· Design and detail temporary works, including bespoke tools

· Design and detail strengthening solutions

· Design and justify construction methods

· Prepare AIP for temporary works

· Perform job risk assessment and design hazard analysis

· Liaise with Clients, Checkers and other Engineers

· Assist Company Estimators with technical aspects of tenders and drafting

· Assess tenders to study feasibility and give recommendations to Clients

· Promote the use of Freyssinet solutions to Clients and Consultants

· Provide design programmes and monitor them

· Manage design activities by external Engineers

. Manage internal design processes, including assumptions reviews, design, checks, and

issuing approved drawings to operation teams and Clients

. Ensure designs are safe and economically optimised

Knowledge & Experience:

· A Master's Degree in Structural Civil Engineering

· Solid confidence in structural engineer principles and capability to carry out manual calculations

· Min. 8 years of experience in designing steel and reinforced concrete structures and temporary works

· Experience in designing steel works and connections (bolted and welded)

· A background gained within a consultancy environment, with the willingness to apply this into the practical aspects of construction

· Chartership (ICE or IStructE)

· Advanced working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

· Engineering software required knowledge: SAP2000, IDEA StatiCa

· CAD software required knowledge: Autocad/Fusion 360/Revit



£competitive plus annual bonus; car or car allowance; private healthcare; income protection insurance; life assurance; company pension; company share scheme.