Structural Engineer

Role Overview

This is a great opportunity for an established Structural Engineer to join our expanding Design team.

You will ideally have 5 years’ post graduate experience and be a Chartered Member of the IStructE or working towards chartership.

As Structural Engineer, you will be expected to assist bid management in the preparation of offers; the Drawing Office in the detailing of the building elements; site management in the safe methods of building; and the end clients with a view to meeting the provisions of our contract and encouraging them to come back to us. This is a demanding, hands-on structural engineering position.

We are a well-established company and have a large export market, so the ability to use a variety of codes and design criteria is important.

Main Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Complying with all relevant Company Health, Safety, Quality and Environmental policies.
  • Conceptual design – working in partnership with the sales team.
  • Analysis design – using linear element or finite element software.
  • Detail design – of all connections, bolts and welds.
  • Preparing design calculations for draughtspeople and building control.
  • Taking a leading role in preparing the CDM risk register for each building.
  • Assisting with the preparation of safe erection methods.
  • Attending meetings, both internal and client facing, as required.
  • Optimising designs to produce structures that are safe, easy to draw, manufacture, ship and erect as well as being cost effective.
  • Assisting with the preparation of operation and maintenance manuals for the client.

Key Skills

  • MIStructE or working towards chartership.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team to meet specification, budget and programme as well as resolve any challenges that arise.
  • CAD software.
  • In depth knowledge of structural analysis concepts.
  • Seismic design experience.
  • Linear element or finite element analysis experience.
  • Surveying experience.

The above list is not exhaustive but it covers the main duties of the Graduate Structural Engineer.

There may be other duties, not mentioned here, which become part of the job.


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