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Structural Engineer (3 years+)

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    Building & Construction

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    £35000 - £38000 per annum + Package

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    AKTON Recruitment

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    about 1 month ago

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Design Level Structural Engineer

Location: Leeds
Salary: £35,000 - £38,000
Contract: Full time, Permanent
Hours: 36.5 hrs per week - flexible start and finish times and opportunities to work flexibly

We are engineers with a passion and expertise in the design and delivery of high-quality buildings and the spaces in between. We believe in the application of our engineering skills and knowledge to create better and more valuable places. Our structural engineers focus on the design and creation of buildings and structures that are cost efficient, elegant and contribute positively to the environment.

We are looking for a talented and experienced Design Level Structural Engineer to join our Leeds Studio, to work within a team of collaborative and helpful engineers.

About the Structural Engineer role:

You will be contributing to the delivery of a variety of interesting, inspiring and challenging building projects throughout the UK, across a range of sectors including residential, education and commercial development and regeneration. You will have the opportunity to work alongside industry experts and high profile private and public-sector clients and collaborators.

Key tasks and responsibilities:


* Engineering design and analysis
* Assessing problems using qualitative and quantitative measures
* Contributing to high quality written reports on a range of projects
* Preparation, presentation and self-checking of technical data and drawings
* Use of industry standard analysis software
* Preparation for and participation in Internal Reviews
* Compliance with the duties of Designer under the CDM Regulations 2015
* Compliance with the practice QMS, including self-checking


* Understanding the project in order to deliver outputs required, deadlines, liaising with the project team, feeding any matters arising back to senior team
* Briefing Technicians and Graduates in the production of drawings and models
* Telephone and email contact with clients and collaborators
* Attending site and project team meetings under the direction of a Senior Engineer/Associate
* Working effectively in a team
* Buddying junior members of the team
* Contributing to writing bids and fee proposals

The Structural Engineer Candidate:

A team player, you will have a minimum of 3 years post graduate experience working in a similar structural role in a design led engineering consultancy.

You'll have the opportunity to build on your existing experience of timber, RC, and steel frame design.


26 days' holiday (plus the normal bank holidays), paid volunteering leave, paid study leave, healthcare cover, life assurance, 5 % pension contribution, newly designed studio space, flexible working