Structural Engineer
Civil Engineering
£30k - £40k + Benefits

Structural Engineer

Ref: 247| Posted: 20th Jun 2022

Design Engineer – Structural Engineering – Blackfriars, London – Leading Civil Engineering Contractor


The purpose of this role is to carry out detailed structural design and checking of temporary

works and minor permanent works for civil engineering and to provide technical support to

assist with operational activities


Opportunity to join one of the UK’s largest privately owned Civil Engineering Main Contractors with an in-house design team, working on projects in the Water, Rail, Highways and Energy sectors.

Key Responsibilities:

Technical design

 Prepare and check detailed technical designs (including calculations, drawings, risk

assessments, design certificates)

 Undertake preliminary designs for pricing

 Obtain independent checks and/or third-party technical approvals (e.g. for rail works)

 Ensure design outputs meet CDM/health and safety/environmental compliance

Technical support

 Provide technical information/advice

 Propose and/or develop value-engineered alternative solutions (during design or

construction phases)

 Undertake a technical review of method statements for complex or unusual methods

 Undertake a review of defects or compensation events and advise on solutions

Administrative support

 Assist with the approval of external suppliers

 Assist with the developing and maintaining processes, procedures and standards for

technical design

 Obtain or provide pricing for estimating purposes

General responsibilities

 Liaise with clients/customers/suppliers/third parties as necessary

 Assist with promoting best practices internally

 Assist with promoting the Company to customers


To be considered for this Design Engineer role you must meet the following criteria:

- Experience within the structural engineering field, experience in the detailed design of structures either permanent or temporary works including the use of frame analysis software, structural design software and the use of CAD software for design purposes (not drafting).

-Ability to carry out calculations by hand or in software such as MathCAD

-Working knowledge of relevant industry specifications (Eurocodes, BS 5975 and other BS standards for structural design still used in the industry)

-Experience in structural engineering office carrying out design calculations, analysis and developing or following structural methodology.

-Degree, or equivalent, in Structural Engineering

- Ideally previous employment as a Civil / Structural Engineer. 
- Previous employment history with a Design Engineering consultancy, main contractor, subcontractor or specialist supplier.
- Previous experience on Building or infrastructure / civil engineering projects  


The successful Design Engineer will receive:

*£30,000 - £40,000 Basic (Dependant on experience)

*Life Assurance

*Pension (5%)

To be considered for this vacancy or to find out more information please apply now.

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