Experienced Structural Engineer

Experienced Structural Engineer

We require an experienced Structural Design Engineer to act in a senior role who is competent in the design of all of the regularly-used construction materials and building forms.

This Practice has a wide and varied workload and to deal with this, any candidate must have the following.

  • the ability to use ingenuity and creativity to resolve complex engineering and wider problems

  • a good grasp of structural behaviour of buildings

  • BSc/BEng/MSc/MEng in structural and/or civil engineering

  • minimum four years as design engineer

  • good English language skills

Desirable qualities for candidates

  • Chartered or near Chartered structural engineer

  • able to carry out surveys and produce reports

  • a working knowledge of and interest in structural timber

  • ability to deal with new enquiries and provide fee proposals for quotation purposes

  • able to produce drawings using AutoCAD

  • ability to produce drawings and sketches by hand

  • have an understanding and a real desire to work with historic buildings

  • knowledge of the conservation of historic buildings and, in particular, familiarity with the conservation principles developed by the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB)

  • understanding and desire to work on projects where the aim is to provide ecologically sound and energy efficient buildings

  • ability to work with architects to realise their concepts and designs sympathetically

  • interest in innovative and challenging designs

Reasons you might like to work for this practice.

Wide variety of work

Working in a friendly and but work orientated office

Working and living in one of the loveliest parts of the country - people come to Devon for holidays

Working in a non-corporate environment

Flexible working

Encouraged to develop knowledge and experience

Working on interesting projects

Working on historic buildings and structures from cob cottages and stone churches to historic bridges and industrial buildings .

Working on ecologically sound projects.

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