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£45,000 - 350,000


North West




Structural Engineer Consultancy


Senior Structural Engineer

Sub Discipline:

Senior Structural Engineer



Job Description

Our client is a Civil and Structural Engineering practice (Employee Owned Trust). Formed in 2006 from the Manchester office, with other locations in Leeds and London. The business undertake a variety of projects of all sizes up to circa £100m, across the whole of the UK.

They pride themselves on the diversity of our project portfolio and have developed extensive experience across many of the key industry sectors. These include residential, industrial, Listed and heritage buildings, healthcare, education, commercial, retail and events / entertainment sectors.

The business has a proven track record of designing high quality projects throughout the UK, using the latest design / detailing software. They are fully BIM Level 2 / Revit compatible which gives the capability of providing fully coordinated 3D designs in coordinated design teams.

As a team-working organisation they specialise in providing innovative solutions to the benefit of all concerned and are adept at working with complex buildings/processes including liaison with end users, project managers, statutory bodies, design teams and other stakeholders.

Whilst they strongly advocate the nurturing, development, and empowerment of junior staff, the business believe it is of great importance that all projects, no matter how small, also have hands on Director involvement.

There is a young, dynamic and highly motivated team, many of whom have been with the company from graduation – a testament to the great working environment that has been created over the years. As an Employee Owned Trust, all staff benefit from the success of the company, with tax-fee bonuses based on company profitability.

Job description

This is an extremely exciting client facing opportunity for an ambitious, highly motivated and reliable Structural Engineer to support the ongoing expansion of the Manchester team. You will manage complex projects, mentor junior staff and progress their career. The successful candidate is required to be highly organised and have a minimum of 5 years post graduate experience of working for a consultancy within the building structures sector.

The successful candidate will work alongside the office Director, in a positive work environment, to assist with the day-to-day management of the team, the running of small to large scale projects and support other Engineers within the business. The candidate will be responsible for a variety of projects from concept phase to completion, including all required client liaison, structural modelling, design team coordination, preparation /overseeing structural designs, calculations, reports, specifications and drawings.

The business can offer the opportunity to gain experience in a large variety of projects in different sectors, working in an open environment alongside experienced Engineers / Directors. You will be provided with opportunities to develop new skills, manage your own projects, whilst support will be delivered towards ongoing training needs and career development.

Skills and Responsibilities

A sound knowledge of structural engineering principles and relevant design codes of practice (Eurocodes), and the ability to apply these across all projects.

A sound knowledge of structural engineering materials, to include steel, concrete, timber and masonry.

A demonstrable experience of working on UK based projects, in accordance with UK Building Regulations and other relevant UK standards, across a range of the main industry sectors such as industrial, residential, retail, commercial and healthcare.

The candidate must be a team player, with excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and the desire to work collaboratively to achieve the best results possible.

Highly motivated, passionate and with an attention to detail.

Essential experience of structural design software including, but not limited to, Tekla Structural Designer.

Sound appreciation of BIM, and proven track record of successfully delivering projects collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team.

The desire and ambition to promote the company from within. This may involve representing CCS Consulting at external networking and social events.

Relevant degree qualification – BEng/MEng Civil/Structural engineering (accredited).

The successful candidate will be Chartered, or very near Chartered, with the Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE).

The role will generally be office based, but the candidate will be required to travel around the UK to attend design meetings and site visits, and other offices on occasion.

Full Driving Licence preferred.

A very competitive salary dependent on experience is on offer, as well as a range of other benefits including:

Annual leave commensurate with the position

Flexible Working

Statutory pension contribution

Paid professional membership fees

Regular social events

Annual Tax-Free EOT bonus scheme

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