Senior Structural Engineer


This is an exciting opportunity for a reliable and enthusiastic Senior Structural Engineer to join our growing London office in Highbury.

The successful candidate will be working with a highly motivated and committed team that delivers an interesting and broad range of civil and structural engineering projects, within sectors such as healthcare, warehousing, commercial, education, and residential.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a forward-thinking company. We are offering a competitive salary which is dependent on experience. The correct candidate must have exceptional time management skills and organisation.

The person:

  • In depth building construction knowledge
  • Motivated, collaborative, passionate
  • Reliable and enthusiastic
  • An analytical and detailed approach to work
  • A confident team player with superb interpersonal skills
  • A creative innovator with a technical approach to projects and tasks
  • Unquestionable integrity, experience, confidence, and the stature to effectively address major client needs and challenges
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of the principles of Building Information Modelling (BIM)
  • A hands-on approach to projects
  • A natural troubleshooter who can find simple, efficient solutions to identified challenges or complications
  • A keen interest in the design and structure of buildings

Skills and Experience:

  • 5+ years’ experience in the industry with Chartership or nearing the chartered status
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Sound understanding of physics and mathematics
  • Three-dimensional conceptual skills
  • Extremely strong communication, presentation, and negotiation skills
  • Diagrammatic skills
  • The ability to work effectively and efficiently within a team
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • The ability to liaise well with professionals from other disciplines
  • Excellent knowledge of relevant software
  • The ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously

Objectives and Key Responsibilities:

  • The preparation of reports, specifications, designs and drawings, briefing documents, feasibility studies, and options appraisals
  • Assisting with or leading a variety of projects to completion; undertaking integrated 3D modelling and structural design
  • Structural analysis with a particular focus on calculations in relation to loads and stresses
  • Producing calculation packs for planning and/or building regulations approval
  • Assessment, monitoring, and integration work are undertaken by specialists
  • Administering contracts
  • Managing projects from inception through to completion
  • The consideration of the strength of various materials, e.g. timber, concrete, steel, and brick, to evaluate how their inclusion may necessitate a change in structural design
  • Liaison with other designers, including architects, to agree on safe designs and their fit with the aesthetic concept of the construction
  • On-site inspection and testing
  • Proficient in the use of structural software such as Robot, Tekla Structural designer & Master series
  • The examination of structures at risk of collapse and advice on how to improve their structural integrity, such as recommending removal or repair of defective parts or rebuilding the entire structure
  • Work collaboratively with geotechnical engineers to investigate ground conditions and analyse results of soil sample and in situ tests
  • Liaison with construction contractors to ensure that newly erected buildings are structurally sound
  • Apply expert knowledge of the forces and their subsequent effect on various structures
  • Site appraisals and surveys
  • Appraising geotechnical and geological investigations
  • Material investigations
  • Ground improvement studies
  • The structural design and detailing of foundations, retaining walls, and buildings, for example
  • Assessment of special loads
  • Building regulations submissions
  • Defect assessment and the development of remediation solutions

Benefits Include:

  • Contributory pension
  • Healthcare scheme
  • Electric vehicle scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Monthly gym membership contribution
  • Paid professional memberships fees
  • 25 days annual leave (in addition to bank holidays)
  • Employee social events
  • A discretionary profit and performance-related annual bonus
  • £100 birthday bonus

To apply for a position please send your CV plus a cover letter to

Tagged as: Senior Structural Engineer, Structural Engineer

Send this to a friend