Associate Structural Engineer ~ Birmingham, West Midlands : SP017

£50k to £60k plus excellent benefits

You’ll be inspired by this successful and progressive consultancy based in Birmingham, West Midlands. Being a Principal Structural Engineer at the top of your game or currently working as an Associate, you’ll join an experienced team working on construction projects up to £50m. Jobs are interesting and diverse in nature covering residential, commercial, energy, health and education sectors. This is a key post in a growing company, with unrivalled prospects for the ambitious.


A Principal Structural Engineer will ordinarily undertake the following tasks:

– Oversee the production and delivery of Structural Engineering projects
– Ensure Graduate Structural Engineers and Revit Technicians are fully conversant with the project brief, scope of service and timescales
– Record and report any design changes prior to being carried out as part of the change control procedure
– Act as the project primary point of contact for the client if required
– Agree project brief with client and assist in the production of accurate fee proposal, agreed scope of service with appropriate costs, timescales and level of PI
– Produce in-house design programmes to enable efficient service delivery
– Assist in monthly invoicing requirements and contribute to resource planning
– Using knowledge and experience in the latest design software packages supervise the production of engineering design solutions within standard company processes and procedures
– Resolve any design and development problems
– Supervise technical and feasibility studies including site investigations
– Supervise and/or check complex calculations and drawings
– Impart detailed knowledge and experience of design guidance and legislation
– Manage staff to their full potential whilst fulfilling existing duties, including mentoring and coaching on technical design matters


A Principal Structural Engineer with these skills and experience:

– Fully experienced Project Manager
– 8+ years post qualification experience of working within a design environment
– Have a thorough working knowledge of multiple aspects of civil and/or structural engineering design including contracts (NEC), fees and coding standards
– The ability to assess information, evaluate solutions and devise an appropriate course of action
– Experience and a detailed working knowledge of appointments and contract legislation including where appropriate, the responsibility to agree the appointment terms and level of warranty with the client
– Experience dealing with clients, developers, architects, other consultants, elected representatives and the public
– Client focused approach to service delivery
– Relevant degree in Civil / Structural Engineering, preferably MEng
– Member of the Institution of Structural Engineers


For more information about job SP017, please call Duncan on 07944 949070 or email


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