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Structural Engineer

Steel Connexions Limited
Job title
Design Engineer
Employment type
UK > Midlands-West Midlands
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Structural Engineer

Our client is a highly successful manufacturer of light gauge steel framed structures, well established with multiple offices in the UK, supplying clients throughout the UK. They now seek a Structural Engineer to work in the West Midlands office.

Working within the existing Design team, the successful candidate will take the lead on the structural design elements of projects as required, in a client facing engineering role.

Key responsibilities:

Undertaking concept designs and planning projects on a wide variety of buildings.
Responsibility for the production of structural engineering calculations for light gauge steel frames, associated hot rolled members and composite floor slabs.
Delivering excellent project work within agreed deadlines and budgets.
Liaise with internal departments as well as clients and associated project members.
Report to senior management all relevant design decisions to make sure that the objectives of the company and client are achieved.
Attend meetings with clients and suppliers alike as necessary.
Assisting and mentoring of graduate engineers.
Attend site visits as and when required

Candidate requirements :

Solid experience working as a Structural Engineer.
A thorough knowledge of current codes of practice.
Experience of light gauge steel design is preferred but not essential as full on the job training will be provided.
Broad range of engineering skills.
Ability to undertaking hand calculations, using spreadsheets but able to demonstrate ability to use 3D modelling software. Working knowledge of Trimble design software (Tekla Structural Designer) would be beneficial, but again, training in house can be given if required on the above as noted.
Bachelor's degree BEng / BSc or Masters degree MEng / MSc or similar educational qualifications. However, a proven track record of working on the job as a Structural Engineer is equally as important as educational achievements.
Full UK driving licence

On offer :

Excellent salary, (dependent upon experience)
25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
Your birthday off!
Company pension scheme, matching up to 5%
Company life assurance scheme
Workplace nursery scheme
Cycle to work scheme
Mobile and technology loans
Travel season ticket loan
Access to Perkbox - an online discount platform
Free eye tests for VDU users
Friendly, modern working environment

This is an excellent career opportunity to work for a dynamic, modern and fast growing organization with multiple sites in the UK.

This is a full time permanent PAYE position and open only to candidates who are currently eligible to work in the UK. Candidates requiring a work permit / visa / sponsorship will not be considered.

All applications will be treated in confidence.

All applications must be accompanied by an up to date CV.


Steel Connexions Ltd. is a specialist recruitment company, dedicated to the structural steelwork industry and associated trades, owned and managed by industry experts.