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DATS Recruitment Ltd
WA4, Daresbury, Borough of Halton
£45 - £50/annum flexible hybrid / remote working
Closing date
May 30, 2024

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Structural Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type

Our client based in Warrington require a Senior Structural Engineer with extensive experience in structural design to join a growing dynamic business. The role is technical and operational lead for the regional design team. Reporting to the Associate Director, this role will be instrumental in the growth of the company and supporting the growth of the design team. The successful candidate will be passionate about digital technology and the benefits it brings to our profession. We actively encourage our staff to bring forward new, exciting ideas to help shape our future. An excellent career path is available for the right candidate.

Senior Structural Engineer duties:

Operational and technical lead for the design team, including design approvals, coaching and mentoring

Preparing structural design calculations across a range of market sectors including residential, educational, commercial, rail infrastructure and industrial.

Preparing design solutions in respect of building insurance claims, including fire, storm, explosion, flooding and subsidence

Attending site inspections and site meetings

Delivering small to medium design projects

Ensuring commercial success of projects, driving utilisation and profitability

Delivering projects ranging from small residential properties through to large commercial projects

Contributing to business development to widen design team client base

Reporting to the national Design team Associate Director and providing progress reports

Assisting with business development to drive growth of the team including the development of the design team

Developing new ideas to help shape the future of the business

Senior Structural Engineer education/knowledge:

Good degree in Civil and/or Structural Engineering (essential)

Several years post graduate design experience (essential)

Proficiency in IT systems (essential)

A general understanding of structures and materials including steel, masonry, concrete and timber (essential)

A general understanding of sustainability and environmental impact of building structures. A working knowledge of embodied carbon calculations

A good knowledge of health & safety in respect of construction activities

MICE or MIStructE chartered status (desirable but not essential)

Senior Structural Engineer Key Attributes/Skills:

Excellent communication skills, ensuring great customer service

Good organisational skills

Excellent work ethic, willing to go above and beyond to support the company growth

Passionate about new technologies, progressive change and continuous improvement

Car owner and UK driving licence, able to travel to site


All aspects of Microsoft Office

Industry standard software including TEDDS and STAAD (desirable)

Proficient in the use of AutoCad (essential) and Revit (desirable)

Senior Structural Engineer benefits


37.5 hours per day with flexible hybrid / remote working

Salary £45-£50K (DOE)

If you are interested in the Senior Structural Engineer role and have the right skills and experience, click the link to ‘Apply

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