Principal Structural Engineer

Vertical Recruitment
£45k - 55k per year + package
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is an award winning multi-disciplinary consultancy, specialising in the built environment. Operating from 13 regional offices throughout the UK they have been established for more than 50 years.

Currently there is an excellent opportunity for a Principal Level Structural Engineer to join the Manchester office. The team in Manchester has recently been successful in acquiring numerous high profile schemes in and around the city centre. These comprise of several major mixed use developments including high rise towers with project values in the 100s M.

Details of the position are as below,

Key Roles & Responsibilities:

Responsible for leading teams of engineers and technicians in the delivery of civil & structural engineering projects
Responsible for co-ordinating delivery of structures, drainage and highways elements of projects
Responsible for the development and ongoing management of design delivery programmes
Responsible for the analysis and design of building structures, progressing to overall design of structures.
Ability to develop structural designs using Design/Analysis software.
Visiting sites and attending site meetings
Involvement in internal and project design meetings.
Attend external design meetings with clients and other design team members.
Prepare correspondence and reports.
Client Relationship Management
Managing Workload of self and others
Undertaking design reviews to provide a technical audit of designs undertaken by other engineers


Must hold a degree in Structural/Civil Engineering (ideally 2:1)
Must hold a professional qualification i.e, MIStructE/MICE/AMIStructE/AMICE or equivalent
Must be IT literate with experience of structural design software packages.
Must be technically competent

Skills and Abilities:

Determination to find solutions to problems
Ability to communicate in a clear and concise way with colleagues and clients
Ability to develop client relationships
Marketing and Networking
Must hold a valid driving licence

Personal Qualities:

Strong interpersonal skills
Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, clients and prospective clients