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Senior Structural Engineer

Emtech Recruitment
Guildford, Surrey
£40000 - £55000/annum pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Closing date
Apr 11, 2023

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

Location: Guildford

Salary:40k - 55k dependent on experience


We are looking for a bright, enthusiastic and driven engineer who is keen to develop their career. You will be responsible for the day-to-day management of projects and tasks, with moderate supervision, to ensure the project is delivered within agreed budget and programme. This includes communicating with clients, other consultants and colleagues to ensure a brief is agreed and adhered to in the delivery of the projects, whilst maintaining a positive client relationship.

Responsibilities of the role

Execute and coordinate projects, providing technical design 'best practice'
Produce technical design information including drawings, calculations, specifications and reports
Assist with reviewing and checking designs and drawings prepared by graduate engineers
Assist with planning site investigation works
Assist with the preparation of feasibility studies and provide design advice
Assist with the preparation of design reports and progress reports
Obtain and review quotes for investigation works
Manage the appointments and work of sub-contractors carrying out investigation works
Attend and input at design meetings and site meetings, and record actions
Undertake site inspections and record findings, and advise on any required actions
Undertake surveys and prepare reports
Produce designs, assessments and calculations in accordance with quality procedures
Liaise effectively with clients, local authorities and other design team members
Implement the use of computer-based systems to improve efficiency
Support junior members of the team
Effectively manage own time and expenditure on tasks
Understand and adhere to existing working practices, methods and procedures
Adopt 'best practice'
Be proactive in self-development
Deliver agreed business development targets
Assist the marketing department where required in promoting the businessKey skills


HND/HNC in civil or structural engineering
Good understanding of engineering principles
Able to produce hand calculations and sketches of structural elements
Knowledge of design software and its limitations
Commitment to continual improvement at a personal and company level
Able to understand construction procedures
Conversant in designing to British Standards/Eurocodes
Competent in designing structures in concrete, steelwork, timber and masonry
Able to use computer design software packages
Experience in new build projects
Knowledge of refurbishment projects
Good detailing knowledge including buildability aspects
Good understanding of CDM regulations and responsibilities of a designer
Able to identify and define simple engineering problems
Able to identify alternative engineering solutions to satisfy the client's brief
Able to produce accurate and clear sketches to communicate engineering solutions
Experience in the production of specifications, technical reports and feasibility studies
Proven interpersonal and communication skills
Good organisational/time management skills
Proactive approach to workPreferable

University degree in civil or structural engineering
Working knowledge of SCIA and Tekla Building Designer This is an opportunity to join an established Civil & Structural Engineering Consultancy with 80 - 100 staff. In Guildford there is an experienced, growing team in place who are looking for a new team member as a result of some large project wins

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