Principal Structural Engineer

Posted 23 August 2023
Salary £55 - 60 per hour
Job type Contract - Full Time
Discipline Utilities
Contact NameTheo King

Job description

Job Role - Principal Structural Engineer

Location - Cumbria (Westlakes)

Contract Length - 12 Months

Pay Rates - Up To £60 hour (Inside IR35)

I am looking to speak with candidates that are looking to be a part of a growing nuclear team on exciting projects across Cumbria. The ideal candidate will come from a heavily regulated and quality assured industry (preferably nuclear)that rely on a pragmatic design judgement.

Desired Experiences:

  • Expertise demonstrable in one or more specific specialist areas relevant to the engineering discipline
  • Engineering experience demonstrating a record of successful delivery, including positions influencing professional engineers in the definition, implementation and delivery of engineering work packages.
  • Ability to provide strategic guidance based on knowledge and experience of projects across a portfolio to inform and direct projects and programmes.
  • Preferably able to demonstrate a working knowledge of seismic/numerical modelling including finite element analysis.
  • Ability to provide leadership in a key area within an engineering function and act as a custodian of resource and expertise.

Essential Skills and Qualifications:

  • Civil / Structural Engineering Degree, or equivalent.
  • Chartered Engineer (CEng) (MICE or MIStrucE)
  • Experience of working within the Nuclear Sector, new build and decommissioning projects, in roles reliant upon professional engineering expertise and judgement.
  • Able to meet the requirements for security clearance in the UK.

This role is a fantastic opportunity and it will go fast so if you are interested and qualified please do give me a call on 02393 876037 or email me at