Senior Structural Engineer

Job Title: Senior Structural Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: 8% pension, BUPA, 25 days holiday
Start Date: asap
Reference: SE452
Contact Name: Patrick Jones
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 05, 2019 09:37

Job Description

Fantastic new role in Birmingham, great benefits!

This business is the leading global Design & Consultancy firm for natural and built assets. Applying their deep market sector insights and collective design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services they work in partnership with their clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes throughout the lifecycle of their natural and built assets. They are 27,000 people strong active in over 70 countries that generate €3.4 billion in revenues.

The  UK Team continues to add to their impressive list of project awards and recent successes have seen them secure some of the UK’s most high profile, complex and stimulating projects to complement their existing portfolio of works. The new schemes are diverse and technically complicated and cover the retail, education, commercial, residential and transportation sectors.

As a result of this continuing success, they are now keen to significantly grow their Buildings Team in Birmingham. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic and successful team that is growing rapidly. Successful candidates will be rewarded with a rich diet of interesting and challenging projects, and an opportunity to develop their careers with a growing and successful global engineering consultancy.

 Some of the major projects you will be involved in include but are not limited to:

  • Design of a high profile Technology HQ for one of the UK’s biggest brands
  •  Large scale retail development in London
  •  Design of educational facilities across London and the Midlands

  •  Strong experience in the structural design of buildings
  •  Considerable experience in the Property / Buildings industry, including supervising aspects of a project of significant scale
  •  Experience of working on projects in a professional services environment
  • The ability to think in an innovative and entrepreneurial manner with good understanding of commercial aspects of a project
  • A passion for engineering excellence, and a desire to embrace new and innovative thinking
  • Good motivation, influencing, people management and delegation skills
  • Outstanding communication skills and demonstrable presentation skills
  •  Client facing skills and experience
  •  Flexibility to travel throughout the UK and abroad when required
Role description

Reporting to the Technical Director, you will provide technical support into a variety of projects within the property environment. As the company operate in such a diverse marketplace, you will gain an experience of working on a wide and varied portfolio of projects which will enhance your skills and test your technical knowledge.

You will be responsible for assisting in the delivery of project-related tasks to meet budget, time-frame and quality targets, meeting or exceeding client expectations, promoting and marketing all facets of company services during interfaces with clients and other sectors and disciplines, contributing towards the achievement of the divisional business plan and to build networks within the industry.

On offer is extensive personal development opportunities which will allow you to progress your career and offer you the opportunity to be mentored by industry recognized Technical Leaders in their field who will lend you their experience and ensure that the training you receive will give you the best possible chance of success.

Responsibilities of this role include: 
  •  Performing required activities associated with projects (investigation, analysis and design) in line with project requirements
  •  Preparing and registering all relevant documentation and design reports and ensuring that all documentation is accurate
  •   Maintaining on-going communication with relevant Project Leaders/Team Leaders and clients
  •   Contributing to the resolution of technical issues on projects and providing technical guidance to other team members
  •  Working in collaboration with other design disciplines to ensure the integrity of the overall design
  •  Reviewing completed engineering work to ensure accuracy
  •  Gaining awareness of and familiarity with, the commercial aspects of projects to develop commercial skills
  •  Acquire knowledge and practical skills to continue your professional development
  •  Developing innovative and entrepreneurial thinking and behaviour
  •  Building a profile in the industry and keeping up-to-date with innovations and developments
  •  Being familiar with, and compliant with, relevant H & S regulations and to promote a culture of awareness within the team
The package

  • A generous company pension with 8% employer contributions
  • 25 days holiday with the option to buy and sell 5 days each way
  • Private healthcare which can be extended to family
  • Life assurance 3x salary
  • Performance related bonus scheme
  • Professional subscriptions paid
  • Additional flexible benefits such as; child care vouchers, cycle to work, share schemes, high street discounts and car allowances as seniority increases