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Director of Structural Engineering

Alfred Recruitment Llp
Cardiff, Wales
Closing date
Feb 22, 2024

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Structural Engineering
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You will be a chartered structural engineer with experience in the design of building structures in all common materials across the major sectors. Ideally you will have around 7 - 10 years design experience. You must be able to communicate well with clients and other members of the design team and be able to work as a team to help deliver several projects at one time.

You will also have experience in carrying out inspections and reports on building structures to identify defects with recommendations for appropriate remedial options. You should have experience in using Tedds and Tekla Structures or similar types of software. You will require a full clean UK driving license.

Whats on offer:
  • Starting salary based on experience is £60k - £70k.
  • Shares in the business.
  • Generous bonuses so staff can share in the success of our business.
  • 32 days holiday.
  • Free travel insurance for staff and their immediate families.
  • Free health insurance for staff and families including children up to 25 years old.
  • Unlimited fresh fruit, teas of all sorts, squash, coffees, fruit juices and biscuits.
  • Modern open plan offices with free parking accessible directly off the M4 junction 32.
  • Training and career development at all levels so staff realise their aspirations.
  • Payment of professional membership fees.
  • A pension scheme that considerably exceeds the statutory employers obligations.
  • Free access to a financial advisor to discuss pensions and all personal finance matters.
  • Gym Pass.
  • Free on-site parking.
  • Childcare vouchers.
  • Free eye tests.
  • Occasional staff outings paid for by the company (eg white water rafting, go-karting, paint balling), plus a Christmas meal for staff and partners.
  • Other benefits include pension, health cover and being part of the Sports and Social Club.

About the role:

You will be responsible for managing a team to deliver projects in value of around £1m - £20m. You will be expected to provide collaborate with other company directors and be responsible for management of fees, timescales and resourcing and ensure compliance with the companies QA policies. You will also be expected to assist with mentoring graduate engineers and technicians alongside other members of senior staff.

What are we looking for?
  • Must have an Engineering degree Meng/BEng in Civil or Structural Engineering.
  • Civil and structural design work experience including calculations and drawings.
  • Achieved Chartership with the IStrctE or ICE.
  • Proven technical knowledge and experience of delivering projects from concept design through to tender stage.
  • Experience managing, leading, and running a team as the principal point of contact for structural engineering design projects.
  • Excellent analysis and technical design ability are essential.
  • Excellent knowledge of standard engineering practices, procedures, and structural principles.


Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £60,000.00-£70,000.00 per year

  • Childcare
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted or free food
  • Free parking
  • Gym membership
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Work from home

  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:
  • Yearly bonus

  • Bachelor's (required)

  • Structural Engineering: 7 years (required)

  • UK driving lisense (required)

Work authorisation:
  • United Kingdom (required)

Ability to Commute:
  • Cardiff (required)

Ability to Relocate:
  • Cardiff: Relocate before starting work (required)

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