Consulting Civil and Structural Engineers

Structural Engineer

Structural Engineer

A busy structural engineering consultancy based in the Bournemouth/Poole conurbation, is seeking an enthusiastic self-motivated Structural Engineer with at least five years' experience to take on a permanent role within the practice. The firm's workload is varied and interesting and includes design work for both new-build and refurbishment projects in the commercial, education, retail, residential, healthcare and heritage sectors, with construction costs ranging up to ca £15m. The role, which offers candidates a friendly working environment and a good remuneration package, provides a good opportunity for advancement and an improved lifestyle in this attractive south coast location.

Qualifications and experience required

  • Bsc in Structural or Civil Engineering
  • Chartered or near chartered status
  • At least 5 years' design office experience including a minimum of 4 years' experience on building structure projects in the UK
  • Experience of structural design using steelwork, masonry, timber & reinforced concrete
  • Experience in the use of structural analysis software
  • Knowledge/experience in the use of Autocad
  • Knowledge/experience in Revit an advantage
  • Some familiarity with European design codes

Role and skills

  • Working with the other members of staff to produce structural designs for buildings
  • Liaising with Clients, Architects, and other members of the design team
  • Representing the company at project meetings and undertaking site inspections
  • Preparing structural engineering reports on defective buildings
  • Reviewing/checking designs produced by others where required, including external consultants and contractors
  • Completing work to agreed timescales, programs and budgetary constraints with minimum supervision
  • Developing new Client contacts
  • Needs to be a confident communicator with good English skills

Hours - 09.00 - 17.30, Monday to Friday
Salary - £32-40,000 depending on experience
Holidays - 25 days per annum plus Bank Holidays
Company information - refer to
Pension - Company pension scheme and paid professional subscriptions

Contact - If you would like to apply for the position, please forward your CV to Barbara Andrews at confirming why you are interested in the role.

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