Principal Structural Engineer

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£50,000 to £65,000 Per Annum
Job Type
Permanent/Full Time
Date Posted
11th January 2018

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Senior or Principal Civil / Structural Engineer to join my client’s extremely successful and versatile Civil/Structural Consultancy team in their new office currently being established in Altrincham, Cheshire. You will have the unique opportunity to become a part of a growing team that is responsible for generating their own work and also undertake work generated by other parts of the Engineering and wider consultancy business mainly within the commercial, residential and public sectors.

The Position

You will be expected to report directly to and to assist and support the Director, primarily, this will be a technical design and report preparation role but with the opportunity to generate your own work. You will be given responsibility for the technical and commercial management of the office and your own projects as well as act as part of a team working on elements of major commissions that the client has procured. It is one of their key values to provide excellence in everything they do. Part of this role will be contributing to the development of BIM in your day to day duties.

About you

Ideally a Chartered Engineer and with previous experience, you will bring to this role an enthusiastic and professional approach to design and solve Structural Engineering problems. You will have demonstrated experience and an understanding of design involving most key elements of structures and preferably to Eurocode Standards. Your technical knowledge should include the use of technical design software and it would be useful to be able to review/amend using AutoCad or Revit software. In order to develop in this role, it important that you are able to deal with external organisations by communicating in a manner that commands mutual trust and respect. In so doing, the excellence you demonstrate will promote the professional, dependable image that is fundamental to your and my client's future success.

About the client

To inspire their clients and their people to create positive change through their imagination and expertises. Resourceful, confident and authentic, we promise unique solutions, and we deliver every time. The qualities we share help us match the impact of far bigger consultancies – from client focus and collaborative spirit to strategic and ethical thinking.

Their Consultancy business, in particular, has embraced these values and this has resulted in many keys and repeat commissions across a wide range of sectors such as Residential, Education, Infrastructure, Industrial and Commercial Developments.


In return for your dedication, you’ll enjoy an excellent quality total remuneration package, including contributory pension and flexible working options.

The first stage of the application process is to apply online.

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