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Structural Engineer

  • £55,000
  • Main Contractor - Build

The Company

Our client is an independent, privately owned, multi-disciplinary construction company. They are an efficient practice based in Watford offering the diverse engineering skills of Chartered Engineers utilising the latest technology in computer-aided design and drafting facilities to complement their expertise. They have undertaken projects in both the UK and overseas, with scale ranging from the very small such as self-build residential internal alterations to multi-million pound developments such as new entertainment venue structures.

The practice has been in existence since the beginning of 2005 and since then has continued to expand to the point where it now has a broad spectrum of skilled staff available to resource projects of all types and scales.

The directors have collectively over fifty years’ experience in the industry and have been involved in a wide range of projects. Examples include sports and leisure facilities, offshore plant structures, NHS infrastructure, new, refurbished, and extended residential properties, tunnelling, precast and pre-stressed structures including bridges, earthquake and blast damage assessments, basements, surveys, and party wall matters.

The Role

This role would therefore ideally suit a Structural Engineer, looking to become a key player within a rapidly growing company. You will likewise manage your own projects and progress to be a Chartered Senior Engineer.

  • The Role:
  •  Working on drawings and calculations for clients
  • Managing your own commercial projects
  • Progression to become a Chartered Senior Engineer
  • Excellent training and progression

The Person:

  • A Structural Engineer
  • Looking to become chartered
  • Looking for excellent training and development
  • Looking to become a Senior Engineer and manage your own projects
  • Desirables: have a driving license for the UK

Salary/ Benefits

Salary will be in the region of £50,000 – £65,000. In addition to this, you will receive a generous benefits package including Car Allowance, Pension, Healthcare, Bonuses. In addition to benefits, the company offers a fantastic working environment and will provide the opportunity to progress your career through excellent guidance, support, and training.

Requirements

  • MEng in Civil/Structural Engineering or a first degree in a relevant discipline
  • Successful track record working with UK building structures and infrastructure design
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Previous experience within a similar role
  • Proficient working in AutoCAD.

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience working with Teklar, WinDES, Revit, Civils 3D, PDS, or equivalent design software
  • Experience with designing houses, e.g. foundations, drains, basements, piling, steel structures, reinforced concrete, roofing etc
  • Chartered Membership/Associate Membership of the IStructE or ICE