Senior Structural Engineer

Penguin Recruitment
City of London, City and County of the City of London
£40000 - £50000/annum
Closing date
Oct 8, 2022

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Structural Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Senior Structural Engineer

In range of £40,000 - 50,000 depending on experience (This is a permanent role)

About The Company

Our client is a friendly, forward thinking and progressive company with offices all over the UK. They are a well- established, growing independent business with expertise in the fields of civil, structural and geotechnical engineering consultancy services.

To sustain their increasing workload, they would like to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Senior Structural Engineer for the Structures team in the London office (hybrid/remote working will be considered) and to contribute to the delivery of their Business Plan targets.

They are looking for the right person to make the most of the opportunities for further responsibility in this role for commercial, client and staff management as well as ongoing technical development and so make a real contribution to developing the business. This is a great opportunity for a chartered structural engineer with significant experience working in an engineering consultancy environment to take their career to the next stage. You will be responsible for the delivery of projects to include scheme and detailed design, calculations and management on a variety of engineering projects as well as developing the client management, commercial and marketing side of the business and leading/developing other staff.

The Role

As a Senior Engineer you will ideally be chartered to MIStructE or MICE. Taking responsibility is a given and you will have the opportunity to work on a varied range of projects and deliver an effective and professional service to our clients. This is a hands-on role seeing a project through from start to finish. There is the potential for developing on the client management, commercial and marketing side of the business.

Key duties will include:

Project management to include preparing quotations, invoicing and responsibility for the commercial success of projects
Communicating directly with clients, developing client briefs & attending project meetings.
Management of production of technical documents by other team members
Developing schemes and proposing engineering solutions for projects
Verifying design calculations and drawings done by other engineers and technicians
Producing concise technical reports in line with clients' expectations.
Visits to site to represent the company and carry out investigations and monitor construction
Development of engineering design and details in accordance with project brief
Preparation of calculations, written reports and specifications Person requirements

They encourage their staff to demonstrate a passion for design, drive and motivation, an interest and a willingness to learn, and a desire to effectively deliver an excellent service to our clients. You'll be a team player with good interpersonal skills who is keen to make a positive contribution to the work environment. As a key member of the design team, you'll be motivated to and capable of leading/supporting other team members.


Skills & Experience

A (near) chartered structural engineer
a degree/MEng in Civil Engineering or a related field
technical design excellence and detailed understanding of relevant Eurocodes, British Standards and Building Regulations
a strong IT bias with experience in using modelling, analysis and design software and preferably with experience in use of Revit
experience of working in a UK engineering consultancy
excellent verbal and written communication skills to liaise with clients, other members of the team and produce well-written, concise reports
experience of managing and mentoring a team of engineers and technicians or a strong interest in developing in this area.
You must be currently resident and eligible to work in the UK and have a full UK driving licence.Behaviours

Planned and organised in your approach to work and meeting deadlines
Demonstrate a creative approach to problem solving
Flexible to the needs of the business, and clients' changing requirements
Dedicated to the delivery of projects and the development of the team and business as a whole
Committed to working collaboratively and to contributing actively to leading and developing team members. In return, we offer the following

A competitive salary
Holidays - starting at 25 days, plus Bank Holidays
Pension Scheme
An interesting and varied workload
A supportive and friendly team
Technically challenging projects that will stretch and challenge your skills
Significant opportunities to develop and apply commercial, marketing and management skills
Professional membership fees will be paid by the Company
Parking permit HOW TO APPLY

If you are interested in this opportunity, please click on the link to apply.

If you are interested in hearing about other roles in Civil and Structural Engineering, then please do not hesitate to contact Martin Boland now at (url removed) or call (phone number removed). We have many more vacancies available on our website. This is a permanent role. Penguin Recruitment is operating as a Recruitment Agency in respect to this position

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