Structural Design Engineer

London Area,
Jun 12, 2022
Jun 24, 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 Structural Design Engineer to join our growing Technical Division. You will be based in our London office, supported and mentored by Senior Engineers and visiting live projects and external clients.

Job Purpose / Summary:

The role will require you to design and detail temporary works and strengthening solutions, justifying appropriate construction methods. You will be involved with managing internal design processes and programmes, along with design activities undertaken by external engineers.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Design and detail temporary works, including bespoke tools
  • Design and detail strengthening solutions
  • Design and justify construction methods
  • 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:
  • Minimum of Batchelor's degree in Structural Civil Engineering
  • Solid confidence in structural engineer principles and capability to carry out manual calculations
  • Min. 4 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
  • Good 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.