Principal Structural Engineer

Job Title: Principal Structural Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Glasgow
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BBBH22819_1487265321
Contact Name: Dylan Hawkens
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Job Published: about 4 years ago
Job Title:
Principal Structural Engineer


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prepare fee proposals for senior management approval, including resources and programme.
  • Manage the workload and oversee technical and commercial management of a small team.
  • Develop detailed methodologies, delegating preparation of tasks as appropriate.
  • Assess resource requirements at each stage of the project.
  • Deliver projects within timescale, budget constraints and quality expectations.
  • Oversee the response to design queries during construction phase and attend site meetings.
  • Communicate project's critical issues in a timely manner to Directors and clients.
  • Mentor junior engineers and graduates.
  • Anticipate challenges and project risks and recommend necessary mitigating measures, and where necessary relay to clients.

Required qualifications, skills and knowledge

  • Educated to a degree level in a Civil / Structural Engineering.
  • Ideally Chartered or near Chartered Status (MIStructE or MICE).
  • At least ten years' varied experience as a structural engineer on all common forms of construction and building types.
  • Excellent report writing, communication and numerical skills required
  • Proficient in the use of structural analysis and design software including CSC Fastrak, Tekla Structural Designer, TEDDS and SCALE.
  • Experience of assessing existing structures is an advantage.