Principal Structural Engineer

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  • Permanent
  • Shropshire, UK
  • Salary: £55,000 - £65,000

A leading consultancy based in Shropshire is seeking a self-motivated individual to lead and develop a small but established structural engineering team. You will have a high work ethic and relish the challenge of a demanding workload.

The position is one that will appeal to a person seeking to further develop their leadership and commercial skills. You will be responsible for ensuring that best structural engineering design practices are applied within the office.

This is a senior position reporting directly to Director level; you will assist the Directors improve design services and operational efficiency. The office already has a well-developed client base; the successful candidate will be expected to maintain the existing client base as well as generate new clients and areas of work.

Required Skills and Experience:

Designing, inspecting, and consulting on all matters regarding Structures design. This to include residential new builds and conversions to tower block design.

Chartered member of the IStructE or ICE.

3- or 4-years relevant experience in leading design teams is highly desirable. You should have experience of a range of different sized structural engineering projects up to a value of around £7m.

Be able to monitor and check the work of Engineers and Technicians, both in house and subcontractors, to ensure that designs are complete and compliant prior to submission.

End to end project management of selected design projects.

Team management and document control.

Develop and agree briefs with the design team and design suppliers, to cover scope, budget, and programme, and to obtain agreement from Asset head for the same.

Manage external framework design suppliers to deliver agreed outcomes, scope, on time and to budget.

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