Principal Structural Engineer

Our client are currently seeking a highly experienced and skilled Principal Structural Engineer to lead and contribute to their structural engineering projects. As a Principal Structural Engineer, you will play a crucial role in guiding and delivering high-profile projects, applying your technical expertise and leadership skills to drive successful outcomes.

You will be working for a global engineering consultancy committed to delivering innovative and sustainable solutions. With a diverse team of experts and a reputation for excellence, they take pride in shaping a better future for communities worldwide. Apply and be part of a company that values creativity, collaboration, and engineering excellence.

What are the benefits?

  • 28 days holiday
  • Ability to buy/sell
  • Paid overtime
  • Company days out (quarterly)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted Gym membership,
  • Private medical insurance.
  • Income protection


  • Lead the structural engineering design and analysis for complex and challenging projects across various sectors.
  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship to a team of engineers and designers.
  • Collaborate with clients and multidisciplinary teams to develop innovative and sustainable solutions.
  • Ensure the delivery of high-quality engineering services, meeting project deadlines and client expectations.
  • Act as a subject matter expert in structural engineering, contributing to business development and proposal efforts.


  • A minimum of 8 years of post-graduate experience as a Structural Engineer.
  • Strong ability to work within deadlines, budgets, and schedules.
  • Excellent understanding of design principles for concrete and steel structures, with additional knowledge of masonry and timber preferred.
  • Chartered membership of the Institution of Structural or Institution of Civil Engineers is highly desirable.
  • Skilled in utilising software tools such as TEDDS, TEKLA, SICA, or similar for analysis and design purposes.
  • Proven track record of leading, managing, and running structural engineering design projects.

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Summary information

  • Location: Leicester
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job sector: Structural Engineer
  • Salary: £52,000 – £65,000
  • Published: January 8, 2024