Senior Structural Engineer

GCB Recruitment
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Closing date
Mar 26, 2023

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Structural Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
We are currently looking for an experienced Senior Structural Engineer for our client's Multidiscipline Property and Construction Consultants in Birmingham. They specialise in many sectors, including hotels, hospitality and public buildings, and project values in the multi-millions. They are also one of the top 10 surveyors in the Country.
Working hours:
As a Senior Structural Engineer, you'll be required to work Monday - Friday full time.
* A highly competitive salary based on experience
* The ability to contribute to the growth and development of the team, adding value to their growing business
* 25 days holiday - entitlements increase by 1 day per annum after 3, 5 and 8 years
* Private Healthcare, Life Assurance
* Standard 6% company contribution - rising to 7% after 5 years, and 8% after 10 years
* Salary Sacrifice - Cycle to Work Scheme
* Buying and Selling Annual Leave
* Company car leasing scheme, Gym Membership Scheme
For the Senior Structural Engineer role you must have:
* Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering
* You should be chartered or working towards becoming a chartered member of the Institution of Civil Engineers or Institution of Structural Engineers
* Significant design experience in building structures projects in the UK
* Experience in leading a team including junior engineers and technicians
* Competent and reliable designer in structural steelwork, reinforced concrete, masonry and timber
* Experience in refurbishment and change of use designs as well as new build work
* Experience in working with listed and other heritage buildings would be desirable.
* Familiar and empathetic with all forms of building construction
* Able to produce written reports
* Proficient in the use of analysis and design software (TEDDS, SCIA, Tekla etc)
* Full UK driving licence
As a Senior Structural Engineer, your role will involve:
* Report to and take direction from Partner/Associate in the Civil and Structural engineering group
* Manage multiple projects from inception to completion to ensure that deliverables are issued to the project programme, to the required quality standard and within the budget and time allocation set by the Partner/Associate
* Act as lead or sole designer as appropriate to the size of the project
* Undertake outline, scheme and detailed design as appropriate on individual projects
* Check drawings and other deliverables for the project prior to the issue
* Supervise and mentor more junior engineers and all technician staff in the team
* Prepare reports, general correspondence, etc as required in connection with the running of projects
* Undertake survey inspections and produce written reports in good English on findings, set out in a logical manner with appropriate recommendations
* When required by the Partner, assist other members of the Team in completing tasks, particularly in relation to meeting project deadlines
* Liaise with other members of design and construction teams, both internal and external, representing the Civil and Structural Engineering Group
* Assist in preparing design programmes for production deliverables
​​​​​Due to the high amounts of applications if you have not been contacted within 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.
This job has been posted by GCB Agency Recruitment Ltd which is acting as the Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy, working on behalf of their client who is confidential at this stage

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