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Principal Civil/Structural Design Engineer

Morson Talent
Closing date
May 24, 2024

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Structural Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
We have a new opportunity for a PRINCIPAL CIVIL / STRUCTURAL DESIGNER based at Westlakes Science Park in Cumbria.

This role will be on an Umbrella basis and Candidates should be eligible to apply for, and obtain Security Clearance if not already held (British Citizenship required for clearance)


Provide proven experience in the drafting and design of Civil / Structural Engineering.

Much of the work will be in the production of drawings in AutoCAD or REVIT including support to deliverables produced by Engineers and coordination of work between the other Engineering disciplines to produce a clash free design.


Produce civil / structural design drawings / documentation including: -

Steelwork general arrangement and detailed drawings

Concrete general arrangements and Reinforcement Detailing

External civils works (Underground Drainage, Underground Services, External Finishes, Formation Levels, External Slabs

3D and 2D layouts

Work as part of an integrated delivery team and with minimal supervision.

Draft and design systems based on concepts / sketches provided by an Engineer and update in line with comments received.


Attendance at relevant project meetings and workshops.

Attendance and support during Single and Multi-Discipline Design Reviews.

Produce Minutes of Meetings.

Site Surveys and Production of Survey Notes.

Occasional visits to Sellafield site / Client offices.

Liaison with suppliers and stakeholders.

Progress reporting and input to design deliverables ensuring an auditable trail.


Proven ability in delivering engineering solutions.

Understanding of the design process and experience in all stages of design (concept, preliminary through to detail design stage).

Evidence of having a sound working knowledge and experience of relevant standards.

Self-motivated and capable of arranging own work, able to work with minimal supervision to meet challenging client deadlines.

Knowledge of the Sellafield Ltd Management System (SLMS) is preferable.

Good working knowledge of Sellafield design procedures.

Knowledge of BIM processes and workflows. ISO Standards etc.


Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Outlook) essential

AutoCAD is essential.

Autodesk Revit is preferable

Autodesk Navisworks is preferable


HNC minimum in a relevant discipline

Able to evidence significant continuous development

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