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about 1 year ago
Capita PLC
Location: Redditch
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Construction
Category: Structural Engineering Jobs
Structural Engineer


About the role

Structural Engineer - Responsible for carrying out detailed structural engineering calculations. As part of a Structural Engineer’s day to day duties, they will work closely with the Structural Project Manager and Revit Technician to deliver a project that meets both the clients’ requirements and all relevant codes of practice and legislation.

About Capita | Real Estate and Infrastructure

Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure is part of Capita plc, the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions, with 68,000 staff across the UK, Europe, South Africa and India.

We are one of the UK's largest and most diverse multidisciplinary consultancies in the design, management, infrastructure, real estate, civil engineering, environmental management and transport sectors. We are also the market leader in strategic public-private partnerships with local government clients.

Capita RE&I employ over 4,000 staff based in 60 UK & Ireland offices offering a vast range of professional and technical expertise across an unrivalled number of services. The breadth and depth of our experience ensures that we are able to add value to any project, regardless of size, complexity or sector.

What you will do

As a Structural Engineer you will be responsible for the preparation of structural design’s and design calculations. This will include, liaising and coordinating with clients and other construction professionals throughout the design and construction process. As well as;


Developing detailed structural engineering designs.


Discussing requirements with the client and other professionals.


Providing complete structural design calculations.


Undertaking technical and feasibility studies and site investigations.


Notify Project Managers of potential design changes


Thinking both creatively and logically to resolve design problems.


Compiling reports.


Reviewing project drawings.


Deal with day to day queries from site.


Ensuring compliance with the latest CDM regulations.

Your experience will include

Candidates will have either a Civil or Structural Engineering Degree with upwards of 2 years post graduate experience. Proven experience in building engineering projects , a good working knowledge of Eurocodes and a strong understanding of UK construction practices will be essential prerequisites. You will also be progressing towards obtaining chartership with the IStructE or ICE. Similarly, experience in the use of FEA software packages and/or AutoDesk Revit will be advantageous.

Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong understanding of concrete and steel building design and construction.

Key Skills:


Communication skills.


Problem solving.


High accuracy and attention to detail.


Commercial awareness.


Skilled in PC usage and associated software including Microsoft Office.


Able to work with minimal supervision, efficiently schedule and manage time.


Capable of working to and achieving targets.

In addition, successful applicants must pass a Criminal Records Bureau check (to enhanced level) and will require a full UK driving Licence.

What’s in it for you?

At Capita, training and development aren’t optional extras: they’re how we do our job. We will motivate you to perform at your peak, recognising your achievements and rewarding them appropriately. As well as a generous basic salary we also give you a generous holiday entitlement (which increases with service), discretionary annual bonus, company pension scheme and access to voluntary benefit options including; child care vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional but fun environment.

What we hope you will do next

Help us find out more about you by completing our short application process – click apply now.

Capita operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.

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