Principal Structural Engineer

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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.
What you need to succeed

  • 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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