Senior civil and structural technician

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We are working with an award-winning Civil and Structural Engineering consultancy who currently have a vacancy in their Manchester office for an ambitious & creative Senior Civil and Structural Technician with a minimum of 5 years’ experience on a full-time permanent basis.

Our client has an ever-expanding portfolio of projects and therefore, the successful Senior Structural Technician will be required to generate and develop their own ideas. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Report to and take direction from the Partner/Associate leading the Civil and Structural Engineering Team.
  • Manage projects from inception to completion to ensure that deliverables are issued to the project programme, to the required quality standard, and within the budget and time allocation.
  • Act as lead or sole designer as appropriate to the size and complexity of project.
  • Undertake outline, scheme and detailed design as appropriate on individual projects.
  • Carry out structural analysis and detailed design calculations in accordance with up-to-date Eurocodes.
  • Checking of calculation packages, drawings, specifications, reports and other deliverables for projects prior to issue.
  • Supervise and mentor more junior engineers and technician staff in the project team.
  • Prepare reports and general correspondence as required in connection with the running of projects.
  • Undertake survey inspections and produce written reports on findings, set out in a logical manner with appropriate recommendations.
  • Liaise with other members of design and construction teams, both internal and external, representing the Civil and Structural Engineering Team.


  • Ideally MEng First Degree in Civil, Structural or Architectural Engineering.
  • Chartered or near Chartered Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers or Institution of Structural Engineers,
  • Significant experience in new build design, refurbishment/change of use design and structural surveys on building structures projects in the UK,
  • Experience of leading a project team including overseeing the work of junior engineers, technicians and reinforcement detailers,
  • Good commercial awareness and design management experience,
  • Competent and reliable designer in structural steelwork, reinforced concrete, masonry and timber,
  • Familiarity with key forms of building construction,
  • Proficient in the use of structural analysis/design software including TEKLA structural designer, Robot, TEDDS etc and document editing software including Bluebeam Revu,
  • Excellent communication skills, in both written and spoken English,
  • Hold a current UK driving licence,
  • Collaborative team player who is also able to work with minimal supervision and use own initiative,
  • Personable and confident.

On offer for the Senior Civil and Structural Technician

  • Private Healthcare
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension scheme
  • Highly competitive salary
  • Car allowance
  • Salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme
  • Excellent work / life balance
  • Agile working

If you are interested in this fantastic new role, please contact send an updated CV to Graham Ventham.

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