Structural Design Engineer


Job Details

Job Title: Structural Design Engineer

Location: Peterborough

Company Overview:

Our client is a well-established, leading structural engineering consultancy that specializes in providing innovative and sustainable solutions during the construction process of active structural and civil engineering, water and environmental and temporary works projects. With a strong commitment to excellence, our client is dedicated maximising cost-effectiveness, sustainability and team collaboration.

Job Description:

We are currently seeking a highly motivated and talented Structural Design Engineer to join our exciting and dynamic team. As a key member of our engineering department, you will play a crucial role in the design, planning and execution of permanent structures to support large, exciting construction projects, ensuring safety, efficiency, and compliance with industry standards.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct structural analysis and design calculations for a variety of projects, including commercial buildings, bridges, and industrial structures.
  • Create detailed technical drawings and specifications using industry-standard software and tools.
  • Develop conceptual designs and be actively involved with all projects under your direction.
  • Apply Eurocodes and British Standards, current Construction (Design and Management) (CDM) Regulations, and other design codes/information as appropriate.
  • Demonstratable technical ability and design experience on matters of structural design for new builds and refurbs with a multitude of sectors.
  • Manage resources for projects under your supervision.
  • Be cooperative and offer pro-active advice in relation to problem-solving issues.
  • Undertake thorough site investigations, complete inspections, identify potential issues, and solve problems
  • Support other Senior Team Members in management of resources to ensure successful outcomes.
  • Represent the company at meetings of the design team as required.
  • Support Senior staff to develop realistic and competitive fee proposals for future work.
  • Contribute to business development activites and marketing as required for the benefit of the company
  • Undertake appropriate Continuing Professional Development and maintain CPD record in accordance with the requirements of the Instituion of Structural Engineers and/or the Institution of Civil Engineers.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelors or Masters’ degree in Civil or Structural Engineering from an accredited institution.
  • 3+ years’ experience within industry.
  • Strong understanding of structural engineering principles, especially within steel design.
  • Proficient in relevant software for structural analysis and design (e.g., AutoCAD, SAP2000, ETABS, etc.)
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication and teamwork abilities.
  • Knowledge of relevant codes and standards related to structural design.
Benefits:
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing with length of service.
  • Christmas and January bonuses subject to business performance
  • 6% Pension contribution (i.e. 3% above statutory requirements)
  • Flexible pay scheme (ability to buy extra holidays).
  • Excellent Chartership and professional development support.
  • Death in service scheme.
  • Income protection scheme.
  • Mental Health First Aiders.
  • Payment of your first application for Chartership with a recognised Professional Institution.
  • Agile working.
  • Free eye test.
  • Branded PPE.
  • Sport & Social Events Committee.
  • Welcome pack (personal shell jacket and fleece etc.).
If you are interested in this vacancy and wish to apply, please send your CV along with your portfolio of work to this email : bmcculloch@rgb.co.uk .



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