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Structural Engineer – South Manchester

Vertical Recruitment are working with an award winning, Northwest based, structural engineering consultancy. They work on a varied projects within their structures team including major new buildings and refurbishment of existing buildings.

Their expertise covers all stages of the design and construction process, from feasibility studies, through to concept design, statutory approval drawings, construction detailing and monitoring construction on site.

Their office is characterised by an open, informal atmosphere with an experienced, dynamic team. We actively encourage open discussions of projects to resolve problems through sharing experience and knowledge.

Job Summary

We are seeking a skilled, motivated, disciplined, and logical Structural Engineer with at least 3-years post Grad experience in the design of low-rise structures in steel, reinforced concrete, timber and masonry, to join their growing team.

As part of the engineering team... you will attend initial site visits and project design team meetings, and prepare technical documents, including design calculations, schedules, reports, specifications etc, and coordinate design with the wider design team.

Their projects range from small domestic alterations and extensions, to newbuilds, Super homes, low-rise building conversions, swimming pools, temporary works design, and drainage and civils, in Residential, Commercial, and Institutional sectors. They undertake structural surveys and defect diagnosis on existing buildings and structures and advise on and design repairs of buildings after insurance events, working for insurance companies nationally.

This role is particularly suited to capable individuals who wish to drive their careers forwards to professional qualification.

• Analysis and design of low-rise building structures in structural steel, reinforced concrete, timber and masonry, reporting to Senior Engineer or Project Director
• Using 3D modelling software such as Tekla Structural Designer TSD
• Produce detailed hand calculations
• Produce and amend drawings using Autodesk software including AutoCAD and Revit
• Attend external design team meetings, site progress meetings, and inspections with clients, other design team members and contractors
• Visit sites to inspect works without supervision
• Collaborate with architects and other construction professionals in the development of designs
• Direct technicians in the production of drawings using Autodesk software including AutoCAD and Revit
• Contribute to internal project design meetings
• Assist with project administration

Qualifications And Experience Needed
• MEng or BEng degree in Structural / Civil Engineering (2:1 or above)
• At least 3 years’ experience designing low-rise buildings to British Standards
• Be working towards Chartered status with IStructE or ICE

Skills And Personal Qualities
• Determination to find solutions to problems
• Excellent attention to detail
• Good interpersonal skills; a team player
• Effective communication skills to work with multidisciplinary teams through verbal, written and sketched communications
• Proficient using Tekla Structural Designer, AutoCAD and Revit
• Good understanding of how building structures are formed and constructed
• Interested in structures and buildings


They will provide the successful candidate with support in attaining professional qualifications with the Engineering Council and a relevant professional institution.

The wide variety of projects we undertake is particularly suited to engineers who have a good understanding of building structures design.

• Competitive salary
• 6 weeks annual leave including bank holidays, increasing to 7 weeks for long service.
• Your birthday off
• 12% annual bonus scheme eligibility after 12 months of service
• Private healthcare after 12 months of service
• Company mobile phone
• Company pension
• Membership of a professional institution paid
• Training and exam fees for professional institution paid
• Regular team building events
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