Structural Engineer

Port of Dover
Dover, South East
Closing date
Oct 3, 2022

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Structural Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
If you want to make a difference at one of Europe's busiest transport hubs, then please read on.

We are a business underpinned by our engineering infrastructure and you can now be part of our team to develop our broad and complex range of engineering infrastructure.

We are currently looking for a Structural Engineer to join our team at Dover!

Salary: £35k - £50k DOE +benefits

Structural Engineer Duties:

Wed love to hear from you if you are passionate about playing a critical part in keeping the Port running smoothly:
  • Design and assessment of a fascinating variety of structural types (e.g. bridges, jetties, quays, roadways, mooring equipment, office and security buildings, industrial units and so on), ranging from heritage assets to the modern development.
  • A strong network of expertise within the team will support you to increase your skills and confidence in areas where you are less experienced.
  • Collaborate with our engineers and stakeholders to ensure designs, specifications and drawings meet consistent high standards.
  • Offer technical guidance to the business to ensure assets are used safely.
  • Help manage a programme of inspections, working in partnership with in-house inspectors and external specialists, to make recommendations for maintenance to maximise the lifespan of our assets.
  • If you have an interest in project management, there is the option for the role to include project management working with contracts, managing budgets, programme and risk, and ensuring projects are delivered safely.

Structural Engineer Requirements:
  • BEng/MEng and working towards or near Chartered Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers or Institution of Structural Engineers
  • Thorough background (minimum 5 years post graduate experience) of undertaking structural designs to applicable structural codes/standards. Previous design experience could be related to buildings, highways or maritime structures.
  • Effective communication of structural concepts to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Understanding of CDM regulations

Structural Engineer Benefits:
  • Work within a very diverse multi-disciplined environment
  • Exciting place to work
  • Be part of a fantastic team
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Generous contributory pension scheme
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Private healthcare
  • Life assurance
  • Employee assistance programme
  • 3rd party discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme

About Us:

The Port of Dover is Europe's busiest ferry port, handling 33% of UK-EU trade, worth £144bn per annum. Each year more than 2 million freight vehicles, 2 million tourist vehicles and 10 million passengers pass through the Port. We also welcome more than 120 cruise ships, 150 cargo vessels and 4,000 leisure craft in our marina each year. But were not just about trade and transport. We have a vibrant and growing property portfolio and are transforming the waterfront with new amenities and activities that are making Dover a great place to live, work and enjoy under the famous White Cliffs.

Providing the infrastructure to support this diverse and busy 24/7 operation requires a dedicated team of people working in a diverse range of roles. We are committed to developing the skills and industry knowledge of our employees to enhance performance and support the achievement of our business objectives.

If you feel that you are suitable for this Structural Engineer role, please apply now!

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