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Structural Engineer (Maritime) - UK Bristol

WSP in the UK

WSP in the UK Bristol United Kingdom

1 week ago

We are WSP - Join us and make your career future ready!

In today’s world it’s important to work for a company that has clear purpose, giving back to communities and supporting what is truly important in the world.

When considering a career move it’s vital to work for a business that is aligned to your values and goals, a place where you can belong. See what WSP stands for in 2023 and beyond…

To find out more about our Maritime business click on the following link and discover what awaits you at WSP: Maritime | WSP

Your new role, what’s involved?

WSP are looking for a structural engineer to join the Maritime team based in either our, Basingstoke, London, Newcastle, Edinburgh or Glasgow Offices.

As part of the team, you will have an opportunity to complement the wide experience of a highly knowledgeable and dynamic team of Maritime experts based in the UK and across the globe.

As one of the team members you will be contributing to the technical delivery of a wide range of UK... based and international projects for a variety of clients, ranging from local authorities to private clients and international terminal operators. You will have the opportunity to provide input to all stages of the project lifecycle, from inception through design and construction, to demolition, recycling, and reuse.

You will be working under the guidance of senior team members to deliver design calculations, technical specifications, reports, and other deliverables in accordance with Eurocodes, international standards, and client requirements. Additionally, you will also have an opportunity to work closely with the clients and be able to develop project management skills.

Your role will be office based; however, you will have an opportunity to visit sites around the UK to support some of our asset management projects. Also, our overseas projects often provide opportunities to travel, and you may be required to travel for short periods of time.

You will work in a highly inclusive and dynamic environment where collaboration, enthusiasm, and empathy are highly valued. With support and guidance of our team members, you will have an opportunity to broaden your existing skills and knowledge which will support you on your career path with WSP.

We'd love to hear from you if you have:
• BEng/ MEng in Civil Engineering or similar/related qualification
• Experience in structural design (maritime desirable but not essential)
• Experience in inspection/rehabilitation (desirable but not essential)
• Experience in using engineering software (i.e., LUSSAS, STAAD Pro, SAP2000, Robot, WALLAP, TEDDS, AutoCAD etc.)
• Proficient use of MS office-based software
• Good understanding of engineering principals
• Possess strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
• Be personable, approachable, enthusiastic, and empathetic
• Demonstrate commitment to collaboration, learning and team working
• Communicate clearly in English, both orally and in writing
• Be organised, disciplined, and show a structured and consistent approach to your way of working
• Actively working towards chartership (ICE/ IStructE or similar)
• Interest in digitalisation and innovation
• Full driving license

What’s in it for you?
• Work-life balance?

WSP recognises that work is only one part of your life and making time for other things is important – whether that’s for your families, friends, or yourself.

Our hybrid working policy allows the flexibility to work from the comfort of your own home as well as collaborating in our contemporary offices across the UK.
• Inclusivity & Diversity?

We want our people to achieve rewarding careers, bringing their whole selves to work. We celebrate integrity and treat people with respect, supporting each other and embracing diversity to create a culture of inclusion and belonging at WSP.

Our employee resource groups VIBE (LGBTQ+ employees), CREED (Championing Racial Equality and Ethnic Diversity) and our Gender Balance Group, in tandem with WSP’s Neurodiverse Community Group, WSP Connect Group (visible and non-visible disabilities) help us promote the right environment for you to reach your full potential.
• Health & Wellbeing?

We are committed to supporting our people, giving you the tools to make improvements to your health and wellbeing through our Thrive programme.

Med24 gives you and your family unrestricted telephone access to an NHS doctor where you can call day or night or have a face-to-face video consultation.
• Flex your time?

For improved work life balance, WSP offers the “WSP Hour” which enables you to take one hour per day to do as you wish and make up the time earlier or later that day. We also offer part time and flexible working arrangements plus the option to flex your bank holiday entitlement to suit you.
• Your development?

We appreciate that development and training is important to you and that’s why we have a supportive environment that invests in your development, whether that’s chartership, training or mentoring.

Apply now and be the future of WSP!


Here at WSP we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity. As a Disability Confident leader, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria, please let us know if you require any workplace adjustments in support of your application.

Please note WSP reserves the right to close the vacancy before the advertised closing date
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