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Lead Structural Engineer

Employer
Ayesa - UK and Ireland
Location
London Area,
Closing date
May 24, 2024

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Specialty
Structural Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Ayesa is a globally-oriented, forward-thinking company deeply committed to fostering diversity, inclusion, equity, and sustainability. These principles form the bedrock of our dedication to our 11,300 employees and serve as the driving forces behind our spirit of innovation.

With a presence in 23 countries worldwide, Ayesa has earned a prominent international reputation in various engineering fields, including infrastructure, water conveyance and treatment systems, transportation, marine projects, waste management, aeronautics, and defense. Additionally, Ayesa is a well-established technology consultancy, specializing in facilitating the digital transformation of large corporations, particularly in the utilities sector, and providing technological solutions for public institutions.

As a technology and engineering firm, we complement our technological proficiency with the capacity to design physical infrastructures. This includes crafting distinctive buildings that imbue cities with character, designing iconic bridges that seamlessly blend into their surroundings, creating transportation systems such as high-speed roads, intelligent roadways, stations, and airports that serve as the backbone of regions, and engineering remotely controlled networks for energy and water distribution, driving urban and demographic development.

Ayesa is seeking a Lead Structural Engineer to spearhead our Water Structures capability, focusing on the delivery of projects in the UK and Saudi Arabia. This pivotal role requires an experienced structural engineering expert with water and wastewater experience to elevate our service offering to UK contractors and consultants. The successful candidate will play a key role in delivering projects, providing technical direction, and mentoring junior engineers.

This role presents an exciting opportunity for a seasoned Lead Structural Engineer to drive impactful water and wastewater projects in Saudi Arabia and the UK. If you possess the requisite experience and skills and are dedicated to delivering excellence while mentoring the next generation of engineers, we encourage you to apply and become a key member of our dynamic team at Ayesa.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Lead project teams to deliver high-quality services to clients.
  • Integrate within multidisciplinary design teams to deliver robust solutions.
  • Interface with various engineering disciplines, including civil, geotechnical, process, and M&E.
  • Provide technical direction and mentorship to Structural Design Engineers and graduate engineers.
  • Manage projects within time, cost, and quality constraints, adhering to standards.
  • Represent and promote Ayesa professionally, fostering effective client relationships.
  • Assist in tender submissions and contribute to estimating and pricing.
  • Ensure compliance with Codes of Practice, Design Standards, and Health & Safety Regulations.
  • Manage projects in accordance with Ayesa's Integrated Management System (IMS), ensuring staff awareness and compliance.


Experience Criteria:
  • Degree or Master's in Civil or Structural Engineering.
  • Minimum of 10 years' experience in structural design engineering.
  • Chartered Member of the Institution of Structural Engineers or equivalent professional body.


Skills & Knowledge:
  • Expert understanding of Structural Design and Analysis principles.
  • Extensive experience in contractor design and temporary works.
  • Proven track record in water and wastewater structures or related civil engineering aspects.
  • Demonstrated ability in delivering detailed design engineering solutions for structural projects in the UK/Ireland.
  • In-depth knowledge of current codes and standards, including Eurocodes.
  • Strong understanding of building and structural components.
  • Innovative problem-solving skills and strong work ethic.
  • Excellent communication and client relationship-building skills.
  • Commitment to Continued Professional Development.


Benefits Package:

We offer a competitive salary package along with a comprehensive range of benefits designed to support your professional growth and enhance your overall well-being:

  • Competitive Salary: We offer a competitive salary package to attract and retain top talent in the industry.
  • Hybrid Working: Enjoy the flexibility of working from home for 2-3 days a week, allowing you to achieve a better work-life balance.
  • Flexible Work Arrangement: Our core working hours are Monday to Thursday from 10am to 4pm, and Friday from 10am to 3pm, providing flexibility to accommodate personal and professional commitments.
  • Pension Match: We offer a pension match scheme to help you secure your financial future.
  • Income Protection: Receive support in safeguarding your income in the event of illness or injury.
  • Life Assurance: Gain peace of mind with life assurance coverage.
  • Training and Development Programme: Access a range of training and development opportunities to enhance your skills and advance your career.
  • Employee Assistance Programme: Benefit from confidential support services to address personal or professional challenges.
  • Sports and Social: Engage in our vibrant sports and social activities to foster a sense of community and well-being among our team members.
  • Increased Annual Leave: Enjoy increased annual leave entitlements based on years of service, rewarding your dedication and commitment.
  • Recognition Awards: Receive recognition for your contributions through our awards program, celebrating achievements and excellence.
  • Annual Salary Reviews: We conduct annual salary reviews to ensure your compensation remains competitive and reflective of your performance and contribution.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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