Senior Structural Engineer

£40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
16 Jan 2013
13 Feb 2013
Niall Fearon
Job Type

My client is a major multidicipline consultancy that are currently seeking to recruit an experienced Senior Structural Engineer to join their Building Structures team on a permanent basis.

Key responsibilities / duties include:

Liaising with the client, lead engineer and/or other design team members as appropriate to establish a clear definition of the project requirements

Identifying and managing both project and commercial risks in discussion with senior staff

Monitoring, checking and controlling work outputs/costs during the progress of the project and identify and agree any additional work with the lead engineer or client, as appropriate
In discussion with more senior colleagues, manage and/or provide advice and update reports to the client, in relation to the planning, design and supervision of projects

Liaising with third parties involved in projects including, when necessary, the general public to ensure both the clients' and the Practice's interests are safeguarded

Ensuring areas of projects within own responsibility are completed in a timely and cost effective way

Supervising, assisting and mentoring team members as required with regards to both technical and professional development

Assisting with the preparation of bids and other departmental marketing operations

Managing or carry out all of the technical aspects of the projects including reports, drawings, calculations and specifications etc. in accordance with the Practice's PMS procedures

Capabilities and Qualifications

The ideal candidate will be a positive and enthusiastic team player, who has a relevant degree (BSc, MSc, BEng, MEng etc) or equivalent and will be either a Chartered or Incorporate member of a relevant institution or close to achieving Chartered status.

The ideal candidates:

Proficient in the use of relevant technical software and Microsoft Office Suite

Good project management skills and experience of managing internal briefs

Would preferably be able to demonstrate a broad range of project experience with a variety of client types

Must be proficient in the design and detailing of steel, concrete, masonry and timber structures with limited supervision.

Has project experience in using FEA design packages

Experience of using BIM systems would be a distinct advantage

They offer a competitive salary and flexible benefits package which includes contributory pension plan, profit related bonus and flexible benefits allowance.

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at