Senior Structural Engineer

HWA Recruitment
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
£40000 - £50000/annum
Closing date
Mar 26, 2023

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


£40,000 - £50,000


We are looking for a chartered or near chartered structural engineer to join and help develop an established and expanding structural & civil engineering team. This role will have responsibility for providing a wide range of structural engineering services under the direction of the team Partner/Associate with the opportunity to progress towards a Team Manager role.

What's on Offer

This role offers you the chance to further your career at a forward thinking, friendly company. Along with providing you with an opportunity to learn and develop skills and qualifications as part of a dynamic team, we also offer;

* Ability to contribute to the growth and development of the team, adding value to our growing business

* 25 days holiday - entitlements increase by 1 day per annum after 3, 5 and 8 years

* Private Healthcare

* Life Assurance

* Standard 6% Pension Contribution - rising to 7% after 5 years, and 8% after 10 years

* Highly competitive salary

* Salary Sacrifice - Cycle to Work Scheme

* Buying and Selling Annual Leave

* Gym Membership Scheme

* Company car leasing scheme

When you join, you will be surrounded by professional people who are experts in their field. You will work with and be surrounded by mentors and a support network to help you to embrace new challenges, grow, develop your skills and experience to progress with your career.


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 project

Undertake outline, scheme and detailed design as appropriate on individual projects

Check drawings and other deliverables for the project prior to 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 to complete 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

Ensure that document management and QA procedures are complied with


Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering

You should be a chartered or working towards becoming a chartered member of the Institution of Civil Engineers or Institution of Structural Engineers

Significant design experience on building structures projects in UK

Experience of leading a team including junior engineers and technicians

Competent and reliable designer in structural steelwork, reinforced concrete, masonry and timber

Experience of 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)

Hold current UK driving licence

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