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Senior Structural Engineer

  • Location: Tamworth, Staffordshire
  • Sector: Building
  • Position: Senior Engineer
  • Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: SSEtdb_1594905284
Job description

Senior Structural Engineer

Package details - £50,000 - £55,000 + 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays + Contributed pension + 3x Life assurance cover + Bupa Private Health Insurance + Discretionary bonus

Location - Tamworth

My client is a market leader in the design and build of Hybrid offsite engineered structures principally using precast concrete, Insitu concrete, and structural steelwork. My client works across a number of sectors but predominantly in residential, commercial, custody and education.

They manage the design, procurement and construction using their own personnel to erect the precast elements and any structural steelwork components that form part of the contract.

My Client have an in-house design team comprising of 12 engineers and technicians and they also use external design consultants where appropriate.

A great opportunity for a Senior Structural Engineer has opened up in their Design team, based at their Head Office in Tamworth.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Structural Engineer who is ready to step up to the next level with the support of the team or an experienced Structural candidate who is looking for a new exciting role.


Essential requirements for the role:

Professional Civil Engineering or Structural Engineering qualification and IEng accreditation

Extensive structural engineering experienced gained across multiple sectors, which includes pre-cast concrete or RC frame

Good sound knowledge of Office 365 Software, particularly Excel

Specialist experience of pre-cast concrete formwork and hybrid frames

Previous experience of working for a pre-cast concrete/hybrid specialist

Chartered engineer (CEng) or MIStructE accreditation

Experience of mentoring and training others

Valid CSCS Card

Contract engineering requirements, comprising:

  • preparation of structural calculations, design sketches, specifications for elements, connections, stability, robustness, lifting, temporary works etc.
  • briefing technicians and monitoring production of structural drawings
  • performing engineering checks on completed drawings
  • performing engineering checks on suppliers' drawings and designs (hollowcore, double-tees, delta beams etc)
  • responding to manufacturing queries, site queries and resolving construction issues

Support of Sales and Estimating Division, comprising:

  • Initial feasibility schemes for individual contracts in conjunction with Estimating Department.
  • Tender design solutions including scheme designs, initial engineering analysis for stability and robustness along with elemental designs
  • Engagement with the supply chain to assist in pricing
  • Production of design drawings/sketches, scheme mark-ups as appropriate to convey design intent

Support of 'in-house' Design office, comprising:

  • Assisting in the proficient handover of contracts from Estimating Department including all necessary technical analysis and calculations undertaken at the tender stage.
  • Structural Engineering Design including the provision of design calculations, construction details and specifications for projects undertaken by 'in-house' designers.
  • Checking the validity of engineering solutions offered by Consultants and subcontractors.
  • Participate in and support value engineering exercises arranged and attended by relevant team members
  • Development of the standardisation of precast concrete systems
  • Develop standard design procedures to promote efficiencies in design
  • Design development of existing and new precast concrete products and systems.
  • Development of robust health & safety procedures for design, manufacture, transportation, erection and temporary stability
  • Assist in the development and mentoring of engineers and technicians

Please contact Tom @ PSR