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Principal Structural Engineer

RGB Recruitment
Plymouth, Devon
£48000 - £55000/annum 27 days holiday + bank holidays, 7
Closing date
Dec 10, 2022

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Structural Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Following several years of consistent success, a well-established and respected engineering consultancy in Plymouth is looking to appoint an Principal Structural Engineer as the technical lead for the structural team. This is an excellent opportunity for someone at a senior level to take the next step in their career.

This role would suit someone who is looking to take responsibility of the growth and development of this team as well as major project delivery. This person needs to be personable, proactive and confident. Good local market knowledge and business acumen are also desired criteria. Candidates will then be focused on working towards a position in the regional senior management team.

Responsibilities would include:

Leading a talented design team
Chairing design meetings
Liaising between contractors and clients
Business development (not essential)
Building relationships with new and existing clients
Mentoring of junior team members
Developing and expanding the design team, actively running in the recruitment process
Acting as point of contact on structural projects from inception to completion
Liaising with fellow directors and members of the board on strategic decisions for the company

My client is preferably looking for candidates who meet the following criteria:

Chartered or incorporated member of the ICE or IStructE
A technical structural engineering background
Experience with a variety of sectors relating to building structures
Local market knowledge

This Civil and Structural consultancy handles the design of buildings from a range of sectors, they have several exclusive clients including a major retail chain as well as other more confidential frameworks. Projects range in values up to £200m completed in £30m phases and tend to be more focused around architecturally led framed buildings. This is a rare opportunity to join a hugely successful business at a senior level.

Benefits include;

£48,000 - £55,000 pa

6% pension

27 days holiday + bank holidays

Free parking

Flexible working hours with the option to work from home up to 3 days per week

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