Principal Structural Engineer

West Midlands Region
50000.00 - 55000.00 GBP Annual + GBP50000 - GBP55000/annum
10 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Principal Structural Engineer

GBP50,000 - GBP55,000 - Home based - Company Vehicle - Private healthcare - 37 ?? hours (Core hours) flexible working

Due to growth in the market and business, a leading Construction Materials company is looking for a Principal Structural Engineer for their Precast Concrete division. This company has major plans over the next few years to grow this part of the business and will be investing heavily. They are now internally creating their own internal consultancy; this is a fantastic opportunity for a Principal Engineer to get heavily involved in the Business and a great opportunity to progress to an Associate Structural Engineer with the fast pace growth of the business.

Responsibility of the Principal Structural Engineer

- Providing structural design and analysis of structures and generating design information
- Contributing with the expansion of the Construction Solutions design team by generating business from industry contacts and networking activities
- Drawing up test requirements for precast elements in line with technical compliance requirements.
- Feeding the pipeline of projects through industry contacts and early engagement with clients and consultants. Responsible for bringing new business.
- Generating margins through consultancy fees on non-company designs
- Collaborating with other Business Units to provide a route to market for other business products and help securing contracts
- Playing an active role within the construction solution team towards the growth in sales of precast garages
- Providing Support with the tendering of precast solutions for the residential sector (low rise and multi-storey)
- Carry out structural analysis and design of building structures and generate/coordinate the production of design GA, details and specifications
- Undertake 3D modelling of buildings for the residential and private sector as part of the companies approach to panelized and modular precast structures
- Collaborating with external consultants and design teams with the production of BIM models
- Supporting the production team with the generation of manufacturing drawings, material take off and erection methods

Essential Requirements for the Structural Engineer

- StructE chartered engineer with relevant experience
- use of design and analysis tools, 3d modelling and drafting
- Experience in designing with all main materials
- Experience in the design and analysis of multi-Storey buildings
- Knowledge in construction activities
- Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills

Key Stakeholders

- Clients, developers, councils, housing associations, private investors
- Structural engineers, architects, MEP consultants, specialist consultants
- Suppliers
- Companies precast manufacturing
- Industry bodies


- GBP50,000- GBP55,000
- Company Vehicle
- Home based
- Health care
- Pension
- Progression to Associate Structural Engineer

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