Principal Structural Engineer

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Date: Jun 16, 2024

Location: London, London, GB

Company: Bureau Veritas


Job Title: Principal Structural Engineer

Location: Southeast

Salary: £60-£65k per annum + car allowance + London Weighting allowance + fantastic benefits including enhanced maternity/ paternity and sick pay


About Us

At Bureau Veritas CSR is embedded in our DNA.  Our mission is to reduce our clients’ risks, improve their performance and help them innovate to meet the challenges of quality, health & safety, environmental protection, and social responsibility.

Our goal is to build a team that looks like the world around us, and we want our people to stay and grow when they join us.  As part of our efforts to build a world of trust for everyone, we build diversity, equity, and inclusion into our work and we aim to cultivate a true sense of belonging.


About the Role

We are looking for chartered Structural or Civil Structural Engineer, with a strong technical background and an ability to demonstrate a professional competency in structural engineering.  An experience of working on a wide range of projects encompassing superstructures and substructures.  Must have an ability to design and inspect steel, concrete, masonry and timber structures to British and Eurocode Standards.

The role will be to carry out structural inspections, plus monitor and manage others within the team.

To assist the Technical Director and Department Head in running the Structural Engineering Team, expanding its workload, and gaining new opportunities.


Responsibilities will include:

  • Design audits of whole or elements of projects
  • Technical responsibility
  • Line Management of engineering staff
  • Carry out design audits and risk appraisals
  • Carry out structural inspections
  • Meeting attendance
  • Day-to-day running of projects
  • Keep up to date with developments in civil structures, and structural engineering standards
  • Technical report writing
  • Must have good communication skills in order to have interaction with clients and other design team members
  • Willingness to travel
  • Ability to carry out structural inspections of a variety of structures


Candidate requirements include:

Experience & Skills Required:

  • Degree in civil or structural Engineering.
  • Member of a professional institution, ICE or IStructE
  • Chartered status, CEng
  • Demonstrable experience in civil and structural engineering
  • Good communication skills and ability to write technical reports
  • Detailed knowledge of relevant design codes
  • Experience in structural inspections
  • Ability to work in a team, giving guidance and support and training as and when necessary.
  • Enthusiasm for engineering quality and improvement
  • Project management experience an advantage
  • Full UK driving licence 
  • Ability and flexibility to travel


Qualifications Required:

  • Degree in civil or structural Engineering.
  • Member of a professional institution, ICE or IStructE
  • Chartered status, CEng


What’s in it for me?

We offer both core and flexible benefits, a competitive salary, and industry leading training and development to support you throughout your career.

Potential for suitable candidate to be promoted to Associate Director within 12 months.


Core benefits include:

  • 25x Days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays
  • Private medical
  • Life assurance
  • Professional membership subscription
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity leave
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • 2x Days paid volunteering a year


Flexible benefits include:

  • Electric Car Scheme
  • Cycle to Work
  • Tech scheme
  • Travel insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Gym and retail discounts
  • option to buy and sell holiday
  • Give As You Earn scheme.




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