Structural Engineer

Competitive Package
21 Apr 2021
21 May 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an ambitious structural engineer to join our growing team. With a passion for detailing and design and a desire for continuous improvement, you will have two years post graduate experience in building structures and ideally some working knowledge of Revit Structure / TEDDS.

In a small business, individuals matter and you can make an impact on the whole business from day one. If you are hardworking and have the right attitude you can progress to a senior position rapidly.

Above everything else we are looking for a structural engineer who is enthusiastic and is keen to progress their career.


Your Duties As A Structural Engineer Will Include:


  • Under the guidance of the Engineering Manager, you will be producing structural details and calculations using all common structural materials (steel, timber, concrete and masonry) for a vast variety of building structures.
  • Managing smaller projects from feasibility to completion. 
  • On larger commercial projects you will be working alongside senior engineers whilst also mentoring the junior members of the team.
  • Preparing technical sketches to allow Revit technicians to produce structural drawings
  • Carrying out dimensional surveys and site visits 
  • Attending defect surveys with senior engineers, writing up reports
  • Monitoring and inspecting works undertaken by contractors
  • Representing the business in a professional manner - this will include attendance at meetings
  • Delivering projects on time and within the budgets hours allowed; identifying projects where additional hours have been spent 
  • Responding to incoming queries from Clients and builders 
  • Organise regular technical meetings in the office
  • The Person We Are Looking For;


Key Skills And Qualities:


  • You should ideally have a 2.1 or 1st class degree in Civil or Structural Engineering from a reputable University and have strong A level grades ideally in Maths and Physics.
  • Have a minimum of 2 years post graduate experience in building structures
  • Knowledge of Eurocodes 
  •  Be a Graduate member of IStructE, willing to work towards Chartered Member status.
  • The ability to plan, organise, and manage projects with minimal direction
  •  Knowledge of British Standards and Eurocodes
  • Good attention to detail
  • Be a strong communicator capable of explaining engineering principles in plain language, both verbally and in writing
  • The right attitude, enthusiasm and drive to succeed
  • Be proactive in addressing problem issues, presenting and promoting solutions
  • Ability to organise and conduct several activities simultaneously
  • Build relationships with team members and individuals from other organisations
  • IT Literate. Some experience using engineering software including TEDDS, Revit and Robot would be an advantage
  •  Full driving licence and access to a car
  •  Be committed to IPD/CPD and to be proactive in organising training courses and seminars to satisfy this commitment

Salary And Reward Package:
For a small company we really value our team

  • Annual Salary negotiable, depending on skills and experience
  • You will be encouraged, and mentored to work towards Chartered Status
  •  Personal training budget, worth up to £1,000 per year
  •  Flexible working
  •  Free parking (practical, but very useful to have free parking right next to the office)
  •  Life insurance & Pension, “Perkbox” rewards
  •  Technical meetings - always popular. Help yourself to a selection of sandwiches, cakes and biscuits galore as you learn about new and innovative products on the market over a bite to eat.

 Our “social secretary” arranges regular team events throughout the year*

  •  Annual “Bake off” competition – prize for the winner!
  •  Coffee and lots of tea, plus the odd bit of cake
  •  Normally head to the pub for lunch on Friday*
  •  Christmas event*

To widen your knowledge, we would encourage attendance at the Institution of Structural Engineers Thames Valley Regional group events.

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