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Principal Structural Engineer

Re Track Personnel
Brighouse, West Yorkshire
£50000 - £70000/annum
Closing date
Feb 10, 2023

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Structural Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
My client is looking for a Principal or Associate Engineer.

Vacancy Summary:

My client is looking for a looking for a Principal Structural Engineer to join them in their Brighouse office. This is an immediate role, where the right candidate can be interviewed and offered as soon as they have been identified.

The role would be to assume responsibilities as a ‘number 2' to the associate director- and will include assisting to plan, organise and manage all aspects of Structural engineering projects within agreed resource, budgetary and time constraints.

This is a career position within a dynamic and skilled team, progression is assured for the right candidate.

Main Duties:

* Preparation and checking of structural engineering designs and drawings, specifications, reports and general correspondence.

* Liaise & communicate with external professionals and clients.

* Represent JNP Group at meetings and in writing when required and attend site to undertake surveys and inspections.

* Control the programmed performance of projects.

* Brief and supervise Engineers.

* Brief and supervise Technicians on the production of drawings.

* Preparation of structural reports on buildings and other structures.

* Work alongside the Associate, resource planning, invoicing, fee proposals and maintaining a high-quality product within the department.

* Liaise and communicate with other JNP Group disciplines across offices and be involved in the project management of multi-discipline projects

Education & Learning Experience:

* Be a Chartered Engineer or Near Chartered Engineer and be a Member of either Institution of Structural Engineers or Institution of Civil Engineers.

* Minimum of 10 years proven experience in structural engineering consultancy based in the UK and working to both Eurocode and UK Standards.

Technical Skills:

* Ability to design structural members in structural steel, reinforced concrete, masonry and timber.

* Clear understanding of both UK Building Regulations and Eurocodes.

* Conversant with NHBC Standards preferred but not essential.

* Conversant with Network Rail Company Standards and Railway Group Standards preferred but not essential.

* A proven track record in the inspection of analysis and reporting on structural defects and/or remedial works.

* Excellent communication skills and command of the English Language both written and verbal, particularly with regard to the production of concise accurate and technically correct reports.

* Familiarity with proprietary design software such as Tekla Structural Designer, S-Frame, TEDDS, SCIA and CADS.

* Knowledge of the site investigation process.

* Use of Microsoft Office and other administration software.


• Good written and verbal communication skills.

• Ability to manage own projects and resources within agreed time scales.

• Ability to manage the workload of engineers and technicians.

• Act professionally in the interests of JNP Group.

• Applicants must hold a full driving licence.

Training & Development:

You will be encouraged to work towards a professional qualification commensurate with your academic qualifications.

* You will be expected to attend in-house and external training courses, seminars, institution events, and generally comply with the ‘Continuing Professional Development' requirements of:

* The company's QA System - ‘Training procedures and guidance notes'.

* The training requirements of the professional body to which you are (or become) affiliated.


Salary: £50k - £70k

Location: Brighouse

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