Senior Structural Engineer

38000.00 - 42000.00 GBP Annual + GBP38000 - GBP42000/annum
06 Oct 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Senior Engineer - Civil & Structural
GBP38,000 - 42,000 + car/allowance

Our client is a sustainable engineering and design consultancy that specialises in complex infrastructure, process and built environments. They offer integrated solutions for clients across the energy, life sciences and manufacturing, nuclear, public, transport, rail and utility services sectors.

Reporting to Associate Engineer, lead small to medium C&S projects or contribute to large C&S projects as a key team member controlling specific design packages.

Key objectives
• Manage and deliver design packages to cost, schedule and quality criteria
• Produce and check design calculations to appropriate standards
• Manage small teams producing design calculations and drawings
• Provide operational support to Principal and Associate Engineers
• Ensure compliance with business quality & management systems
• Implement change as directed by the Associate Engineer and Associate Director

Principal responsibilities and accountabilities
• Day-to-day management of small C&S project team
• Contribute to wider development of C&S department capabilities

• Lead C&S design delivery across single projects or part of larger projects in single- or multidiscipline teams
• Implement 'Perfect Delivery'
• Report on project performance to Associate or Senior Engineer
• Tender preparation for projects of all sizes, including fee estimates
• Have detailed technical knowledge of civil and structural design methods and standards
• Be open to and encourage innovation and sustainability

• Mentor, train and develop junior engineers
• Support individuals to maximise performance

Role definition and person specification

Person specification
Qualifications and training
• Chartered (or near) Civil/ Structural Engineer CEng MICE/ MIStructE
• Appropriate depth and breadth of experience
• CSCS Card
• Full Clean Current UK Driving Licence

Technical skills and experience
• Detailed knowledge of current C&S design codes & standards
• Experienced in discharging responsibilities under CDM and health and safety regulations
• Experience and knowledge of broad range of civil and structural design, including:
o Building structures
o Drainage
o Foundation design
o Earthworks and site investigations
o Minor road and bridge design (not essential)
o Rail and associated infrastructure (preferable)
o Specialist knowledge or sector expertise (e.g. nuclear, seismic, public sector,
contaminated land, ground improvement, highways, public sector, defence)
• Experience of project delivery within some of the sectors we operate within
• Familiar with relevant technical standards and assurance processes
• Proven ability to work within a fully integrated, multi-discipline design team

Personal skills
• Good communication skills
• Attention to detail
• Ability to see the job through
• Awareness of own limits and happy to seek assistance if where required
• Flexible & open minded
• Willingness to embrace change

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