Principle Structural Engineer

Our clients are one of the largest engineering consultancy Partnerships in the UK and have been providing high quality services to clients for over 100 years. Over time the business has evolved from a civil and structural design practice to what they are today, a modern client-focused multidisciplinary consultancy which includes geo-environmental, civil and structural, traffic and transportation, rail and planning.

Our clients success is built on lasting relationships and repeat business. This allows them to develop in-depth understanding of their customers needs and tailor their services to provide efficient engineering solutions that add real value. In a challenging business environment they seek to maintain their edge through the personal involvement of the Partners and by maintaining a highly skilled and local workforce who can produce cost effective, sustainable and creative design solutions. Responsiveness and flexibility is reflected in their service delivery.

They are looking for a Principle Structural Engineer that has ambition and drive, as part of succession planning within the offices. Advancement to Technical Manager is a very real possibility for the right candidate within 3 years. This candidate they are anticipating to be job runner, with the ability to manage multiple projects at once, utilising the engineers and technicians available to them.

Directly responsible to: Technical Director

Typical Software: Tekla Structural Design, Tedds, Masterseries, AutoCAD, Revit

Job Definition: Typically 10+ years post degree experience, professionally qualified or have obtained incorporated or equivalent professional institution status. Have a good understanding of construction contracts and terms of appointment. Have solid experience of supervising senior engineers, technicians and graduates. Have good business development activities and to be responsible for the preparation, issue and management of technical project information, including calculations and drawing information, in accordance with the standard requirements. To have a lead responsibility for technical, financial and managerial aspects of complete projects as directed by the Technical Director. To maintain high standards of information presentation and to ensure their accuracy.


·Competitive Salary based on experience
·Holiday Entitlement: 20 Days + 4 Christmas/New Year Partner Option Days
·Competitive Pension Scheme
·Child Care Voucher Scheme
·Cash Back Health Plan Scheme
·Cycle to Work Scheme
·Loyalty Bonus
·Professional Qualification Bonus
·Employee Reward Scheme
·Employee Professional Subscriptions Paid including Institution of Civil Engineers Training Agreement Fee’s.

The role offers excellent career progression opportunities within a friendly and professional team that is proud of the quality of the service it delivers to its Clients, and has a clear vision for innovation.

The salary for this role is £45,000 to £55,000 per annum dependant on experience with excellent benefit programmes available.

This role is commutable from Salcombe, Kingsbridge and Tavistock.