Senior Structural Engineer

Skilled Careers
£50000 - £60000/annum
Closing date
Oct 9, 2022

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Structural Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
A highly experienced, practical and knowledgeable Senior Structural Engineer is sought to provide technical design support for a director running multiple mixed-use, residential, retail, leisure and commercial projects. The successful candidate will have a genuine interest in working on multiple project types, collaborating with design team and contractors, visiting multiple sites to undertake surveys and inspections, and be able to draw on their experience to develop simple, workable and buildable solutions to complex structural problems.

Essential criteria for the role:

Must have a minimum of 7 years' experience, particularly in ‘cut and carve' refurbishment/reconfiguration/repurposing of large existing structures, together with new-build residential developments.

Be a credible and professional Chartered Engineer (MIStructE or MICE)/working towards their chartership

A genuine interest in environmental matters and an understanding of embodied carbon and its application in structural design

Able to design structural elements in all the common building materials (i.e., steel, concrete, masonry and timber) using hand and approved design software such as Tedds, Tekla Structures and ideally SCIA Engineer

Have excellent written and verbal communication skills and experience of working collaboratively with clients, contractors, project managers and design consultants

Able to produce clear practical hand sketches and ideally have experience of using Bluebeam software

Able to plan and organise structural surveys and inspections and be able to produce well-written detailed reports and specifications

Able to problem-solve, particularly site-related matters, and to work to agreed deadlines with minimum supervision

Able to mentor graduate and junior engineers

The successful candidate must have a proven track record of relevant experience coupled with a genuine desire to progress

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