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£50,000 - £60,000


North West




Structural Engineer Consultancy


Principal Structural Engineer

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Principal Structural Engineer



Job Description

Principal Structural Engineer

Vertical Recruitment are working closely with a multi-disciplinary consultancy, delivering engineering, environmental and town planning services throughout the UK to an impressive client base including many blue-chip organisations. Currently, the company are operating from regional offices located in Nottingham, Kent, Cheshire and North Wales.

They have an exciting new opportunity for a Principal Structural Engineer to support the expansion of their Engineering team. This is a superb opportunity to work on a wide range of multi-disciplinary projects in different sectors including education, commercial, industrial, residential, health, rail and infrastructure, and energy and waste sector.

Job Description:

Making a significant contribution to the day-to-day preparation and delivery of technical design information, whilst enjoying the flexibility of working from home or office your responsibilities will include:

  • Liaising with other members of the design team (either internal or external)
  • Liaising with contractors, clients, third party organisations and stakeholders, answering queries in relation to technical detailing
  • Attendance at design, project progress, and client engagement meetings
  • Structural design to all relevant standards and European Codes
  • Producing preliminary design solutions and reviewing with clients as part of design strategy
  • Producing detailed designs, calculations and specifications including GA and technical reviews
  • Managing projects to cost, programme and sustainability criteria
  • Supervising the BIM technicians on technical / construction details and undertaking QA reviews
  • Mentoring and assisting junior staff
  • Complying with designers’ duties under the CDM Regulations
  • Selling, marketing and business development of existing clients and being alert to new leads

Essential requirements:

  • At least 7 years post qualification experience in civil and structural engineering
  • Detailed knowledge of structural design and detailing using all relevant UK and European codes of practice
  • Good experience of structural analysis and design software
  • Client focused approach with good interpersonal and communication skills and ability to secure new projects for the business and bid for other projects
  • Confidence and ability in team and project management

Why work here?

  • A happy, sociable place to work with a choice of offices in across the UK
  • Competitive pay
  • Investment in your professional development
  • Private Medical Care
  • Pension
  • Opportunity to buy Company shares
  • Hybrid working
  • Excellent career development

Additionally, you’ll be part of a friendly and professional team in a growing company which promotes agile working and where your ideas will be welcomed, and your efforts and results will be noticed and rewarded, with excellent opportunities for career progression.

The Company is an equal opportunities employer and aims to ensure a workplace where people are treated with dignity and respect, and where trust and empowerment is encouraged.

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