22 days ago
United Kingdom - Devon, Plymouth
We are currently recruiting for a Senior Structural Engineer to join our Plymouth Structures team. This particular opportunity has arisen in our Building & Places Business Unit which focusses on projects within the Built Environment.
Our Plymouth office has an established track record of successfully delivering projects of varying scale and complexity for both private and public clients. Our modern office environment has excellent transport links, including car parking and comprises a vibrant diverse mix of sectors and disciplines including Buildings & Places, Environment, Landscape, Infrastructure and Cost Consulting. We are now looking to enhance and grow the structures team with individuals with a sound technical background and who share our enthusiasm and determination to support our expanding workload.
The structures team workload ranges from feasibility studies to scheme designs, detailed designs, assessments, inspections and construction support on a wide range of building developments and heavy civil structural projects principally in the defence, health and commercial sectors.
A list of some of the current projects which the Plymouth office is working on includes:
Northgate, Bridgwater – New cinema, restaurant and leisure complex in Bridgewater, Somerset. Development includes the design of the new buildings as well as associated car parking and infrastructure.
Newton Abbot Redevelopment – The redevelopment of the pedestrianised shopping precinct in the town centre which includes the refurbishment of the shop fronts and the construction of a glazed trussed canopy to cover the boulevard.
Bereavement Centre - New bereavement centre for Plymouth, comprising two ceremony spaces and supporting office accommodation. The development also includes a separate function suite/café and a further office building, all set within new landscaped grounds.
Defence projects – numerous projects of varying scale, including both building structures and heavy civil structural engineering projects. Work ranges from inspections, structural assessments to detailed design, often working within internal multi-disciplinary teams.
As a Senior Structural Engineer you will have the following daily responsibilities:
Delivering structural engineering services on building projects, performing analyses and calculations as appropriate and preparing designs with minimal supervision
Preparing technical specifications
Assist with the commercial and financial control of your projects
Inspection and assessment of building structures and other structures
Supervising work by Graduate Engineers, ensuring that it is carried out to the appropriate technical standard
Directing Technicians to ensure drawing work is completed, clearly commutating designed solutions
Report writing and production of technical reports and documents.
Ability to deliver design solutions, assessment calculations, lead teams and successfully manage project tasks
A solid track record of having worked on a variety of building structures projects, as project task or project leader on some, with experience of dealing directly with clients
A highly motivated individual with excellent communication skills
A strong background in software analysis and a high level of technical skills. Knowledge of SCIA Engineer and Tekla Structural Designer software packages would be beneficial
Ability to obtain MOD security clearance
You will have a current driving license and will be willing to travel to visit sites
Good knowledge of the Eurocode Standards.
Must be Chartered with the IStructE or ICE
Degree educated or equivalent in a relevant subject such as Civil or Structural Engineering
Your benefits will include:
Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.
You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Engineering - Structural
Business Line Buildings & Places
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 241827BR
Additional Locations UK - Bristol - Portwall Place, UK - Exeter
Clearance Required No
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.