Senior Structural Engineer

Sevenoaks, Kent
16 Aug 2019
30 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

OPEN Engineering is a new Sevenoaks-based Structural Engineering consultancy mainly working on new-build/refurb residential developments throughout central London and the south-east of England.

We are starting to expand the firm and are looking for an engineer who is ready to take the next step in their career and help us grow. The right candidate will be looking to progress towards Associate level and be keen to take an active role in developing the company and those subsequently joining the firm.

You will be working in a creative building alongside Architects and M+E Engineers so there is an opportunity to develop your appreciation for the considerations of other professions.

Duties and Responsibilities
The role will typically involve the preparation of calculations/drawings etc mainly for large-scale domestic and high-end residential refurbs and luxury new-build residential homes and multiple apartment developments. Will also carry out temporary works designs for contractors and condition reports on existing buildings for building surveyors.

The candidate will take the project from conception to completion with a view to running projects with little supervision. Attending design team meetings/site visits and liaising with Architects, Project Managers, Contractors and Clients to understand their requirements on the specific project are also part of the general day-to-day duties.

General requirements

  • 4-5 years in an established UK based consultancy
  • Chartered or near chartered
  • Degree in Civil and/or Structural Engineering
  • Must be eligible to live and work in the UK
  • Hold a valid UK driving licence (preferred)
  • Can use AutoCAD
  • Can use Finite Element Analysis software such as Robot (preferred)
  • Working knowledge of Eurocodes
  • Experience in producing hand-sketches to describe technical concepts

25days per year (Jan-Dec) plus extra days depending on service

Growth plans
The company is looking to grow into a team of 5-7 in the coming years.


  • Competitive salary
  • Annual performance related bonus
  • Xmas bonus
  • Pension contribution

General info
We welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application

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