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Senior Structural Engineer

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
London, England
Closing date
Jun 12, 2023

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Structural Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Location: London, England
Category: Civil/Structural
Job ID: BIE0001P9

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed - today and into tomorrow.With more than 55,000 people in 40+ countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.

People are Jacobs' greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent. In addition to the benefits you'd expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family-friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay and free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships. We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.

Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We're happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns and locations to suit you and our business.

About the Opportunity

As part of our strategy for growth and to further develop our capabilities in the tunnelling sector, Jacobs are looking to hire a Senior Structural Engineer to be based in our London, Birmingham or Cardiff Office.

Jacobs has developed one of the leading and longest-standing geotechnical and tunnelling consultancy capabilities in the UK, with approximately 400 geotechnical and tunnelling engineers delivering practical and innovative solutionsto ground-related problems.

Reporting to one of the team leads within the Tunnels discipline this individual will be a key resource in project and work package delivery with the ability to work with minimal supervision for a range of internal and external clients. Our tunnels team focusses on a range of small to large scale projects from pipejack, to complex underground caverns, utilising techniques from empirical methods to 3D FE analyses. Work undertaken will be structural in nature, with a particular focus on concrete design.

Sector Experience : The candidate will have demonstrable experience in the design of work packages in the UK or abroad. Ideally this should cover a wide range of sectors with experience in several or all the following areas: Metros, Highways, Bridges or Buildings.

Innovative : Jacobs promotes innovation at all levels in the organisation. An ideal candidate would be someone who is naturally solutions orientated, and where appropriate is not inhibited by existing standards or conventional thinking and is willing to push boundaries where viable alternatives have been identified.

Job responsibilities

The candidate will work within project teams and will report to team leaders and project managers. The priorities of the role are likely to include:
  • Use technological advances to improve quality, results and efficiency.
  • Preparation of designs and drawings.
  • Quality control and checking responsibilities.
  • Writing technical reports.
  • Participate in internal and external technical and professional activities.

Here's What You'll Need:
  • The ideal candidate should possess and be able to demonstrate the following skills and knowledge.
  • Demonstrable expertise in structural concrete design.
  • MICE or IStructE Chartered Engineer status.
  • Knowledge of relevant European codes and standards.
  • Strong communication skills with fluency in verbal and written English.
  • Computer literate in relevant discipline software such as; SAP, MIDAS or Strand7.
  • Team player but with an ability to work independently and manage small teams as required.

Our Culture

Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed.We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more about life at Jacobs.

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do.Weknow that if we are inclusive, we're more connected, and if we are diverse, we're more creative.We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you're pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity - ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women's - find out more about our employee networks here.

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visit to view and access our roles. As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role

If you require further support or reasonable adjustments with regards to the recruitment process (for example, you require the application form in a different format),please contact the team .

Your application experience is important to us and we're keen to adapt to make every interaction even better. We welcome feedback on our recruitment process and if you need more from us before deciding to join Jacobs then please let us know.


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