Senior Civil Engineer

Are you a Chartered or near Chartered Structural Engineer aspiring to join and help develop an established and expanding structural & civil engineering team? If so, this opportunity has responsibility for providing a wide range of structural engineering services under the direction of the Team Manager.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Report to and take direction from Partner/Associate in the Civil and Structural engineering group.
  • Manage multiple projects from inception to completion to ensure that deliverables are issued to the project programme, to the required quality standard and within the budget and time allocation set by the Partner/Associate
  • Act as lead or sole designer as appropriate to the size of project
  • Exercise the skill, care and judgement to be expected of a senior engineer to ensure that:
  • Civil and structural engineering designs for which you are responsible are economic, efficient and buildable.
  • Survey findings are correctly identified, conclusions correctly drawn and appropriate recommendations made.
  • Undertake outline, scheme and detailed design as appropriate on individual projects.
  • All calculations are to be set out in a clear and presentable form that will enable easy review and checking by others.
  • Check drawings and other deliverables for the project prior to issue.
  • Supervise and mentor more junior engineers and all technician staff in the team.
  • Prepare reports, general correspondence, etc as required in connection with the running of projects.
  • Undertake survey inspections and produce written reports in good English on findings, set out in a logical manner with appropriate recommendations.
  • When required by the Partner, assist other members of the Team to complete tasks, particularly in relation to meeting project deadlines.
  • Liaise with other members of design and construction teams, both internal and external, representing the Civil and Structural Engineering Group
  • Assist in preparing design programmes for production deliverables.

What you need to succeed:

  • Degree in Civil or Structural engineering
  • You should be a chartered or working towards becoming a chartered member of the Institution of Civil Engineers or Institution of Structural Engineers
  • Significant design experience on building structures projects in UK
  • Experience of leading a team including junior engineers and technicians
  • Competent and reliable designer in structural steelwork, reinforced concrete, masonry, and timber
  • Experience of refurbishment and change of use designs as well as new build work.
  • Experience in working with listed and other heritage buildings would be desirable.
  • Familiar and empathetic with all forms of building construction
  • Able to produce written reports.
  • Proficient in the use of analysis and design software (TEDDS, SCIA, Tekla etc)
  • Hold a current UK driving licence.

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Summary information

  • Location: Oxford
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job sector: Civil Engineer
  • Salary: £46,000 – £52,000 Circa
  • Published: September 27, 2023