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Principal Structural Engineer

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Buildings & Construction

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £45 - 55 per hour

  • Contact:

    Claire Shinar

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 031

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:


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A Chartered Senior or Principal level Structural Engineer is required on a contract basis for a minimum of 6 months.
The position will be working within a company renowned for its expertise in the buildings and infrastructure markets working on prestigious and notable projects in the UK.
·Chartered Engineer (MIStructE or MICE).
·Excellent communication and presentation skills that can support our client relationships.
·Ability to manage and work to budget and program, to control costs and manage change control processes.
·Be a technically excellent engineer, with established skills and delivery capability.
·Have experience in several, and ideally all of the following areas;
oUK MoD Defence Projects (JSP's)
oSubmarine Facilities Design
oNuclear Projects (Satisfying Safety Cases)
oSeismic Design (Steel and Concrete to US Codes)
oMaritime Design (BS 6349)
oHeavy Civils Design.
oBuilding Design.
oActing as a Discipline Lead.
oDesign and/or Project Management.
·This should include experience in the design of common structural materials as well as a good understanding of current design standards and working practices.
·Experience of working with, and managing, small focused project teams.
·Deliver and lead multiple projects or parts of larger projects to completion, within budget and to program.
·Ensure the provision of efficient high quality structural engineering design.
·Be the first point of contact for clients, contractors, design team and third parties.
·Offer support and guidance to more junior members of the team.
·Build client relationships and help identify business opportunities
·Effectively manage own time which may be necessary if allocated to more than one project.
·Be a technical champion within the team.
·Assist in managing the broader team through mentoring and training.
SC Clearance is required for this position. Rate is negotiable depending on experience and is outside of IR35 until 6th April. The position can be based out of either Bristol or Exeter combined with working from home. This is a 6 month initial contract that is likely to extend.
To be considered for this position, please apply as soon as possible or contact Claire on 02393 876 031 or email