Senior / Principal Structural Engineer

Wellington Professional Recruitment
County Antrim
May 03, 2022
May 18, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Our client is a forward looking, dynamic organization that embraces free thinking, fresh approaches and innovation to create inspirational projects throughout the UK & Ireland - so they're always looking for individuals who stand out from the rest. Due to an expanding workload across all sectors, they are looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic Senior/Principal Structural Engineer to join the team in Belfast. You will work on a variety of interesting and challenging projects.

When you join our client's organisation, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. They are involved in innovative projects and programs of work, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. Our client ensures a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership.

Overview of Role:

Due an expanding workload across all sectors our client is looking for a Senior/Principal Structural Engineer to join and lead the structural team to work on a variety of interesting and challenging projects.

They are a truly diverse team of individuals delivering projects throughout the UK and Ireland for numerous Clients. Their projects range from new developments in the Built Environment to providing specialist engineering services.

You'll help our client deliver effective and professional services for a range of varied and high-profile clients. While you'll have a great deal of responsibility from day one, they will give you the chance to take on more as you progress and broaden your skills.

You will have exceptional leadership qualities and be capable of managing, supervising, coaching and mentoring junior members of the structural design team. It is therefore essential that they have someone who is an excellent communicator, both orally and written, and can command the respect of clients and staff.

Collaboration is at the very heart of our clients' business and as a Team Leader you must have outstanding skills in this area. Much of their work is to strict deadlines ensuring that deliverables are issued in a timely fashion. You will be expected to plan and manage complex workloads to programme.

The role will involve you actively seeking new business opportunities drawing on your wide-range of client relationships and contacts. You will be expected to grow this client base. The role will also involve taking an active part in winning work and preparing compelling proposals.

What you will be doing:

Assisting in the preparation of structural schemes or specific elements of major improvements, which includes:

Undertake structural design in a variety of materials including steelwork, concrete, masonry and timber.
Contribute to technical feasibility studies and production of related reports
Carry out preliminary designs
Acting as a Lead Structural Engineer as part of Multidiscipline Design Team
Provide technical leadership to other members of the Structural Engineering team
Manage inputs to deliver projects to budget and schedule to meet the project requirements.
Lead in design reviews and verification checks
Undertake site visits, surveys and report writing.
Liaise with clients, architects, contractors and other project stakeholders
Commitment to continued professional development, and the development of new skills beyond the core functions.
Actively contribute to developing new business and company growth through your network of contactsKey Attributes & Experience

Applicants must have a degree in a related discipline such as Structural or Civil Engineering.
10 years' experience in a similar Structural Design role.
Demonstrable buildings focused structural engineering design.
Possess a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
An understanding of CAD (Bentley, AutoCAD, Revit) is desirable.
Experience in use of structural design software
Excellent communication skills and have the ability to prioritise and manage workload effectively
Approaching Chartership or have Chartered status.
Be able to work effectively under pressure, to deadlines and as part of a team. To apply for this "Structural Engineer" role please select the button shown and we will contact you upon receipt of your application to discuss the role specifics in more detail.

To speak with one of our Civil Engineering Consultants and hear more about this role please call Anne or Michael on (phone number removed)

Please also be aware that any correspondence or discussions related to this opportunity will be conducted with the utmost of confidentiality.

This vacancy is being advertised by Wellington Professional Recruitment Ltd. The services advertised by Wellington Professional Recruitment Ltd are those of an Employment Agency on behalf of our client