Senior Structural Engineer (B15.1)



Competitive Salary & Benefits

Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- East Midlands -- Nottinghamshire -- Nottingham

Job Type

Thursday, April 08, 2021

Closing date
30 Apr 2021 23:59

Service line
Structural Engineering

About the role

BWB Consulting has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Structural Engineer to be based in our Nottingham office.

Your immediate and vital contribution will be to help this ambitious and expanding team continue to exceed the expectations of clients and in so doing consolidate and improve the position of BWB in the construction community.

Working as part of an ambitious growing team you will provide hands on structural engineering for a wide variety of projects ranging from small refurbishments to mixed-use high-rise developments covering all sectors with values from £0.5million to £350million.

About the team

Our Buildings and Built Environment Group has extensive experience and real expertise in delivering cost effective, energy efficient and environmentally sustainable building projects across a diverse sector range.

From designing new buildings through to adapting, refurbishing and maintaining existing building stock, our principle of applying intelligent design, flexibility and innovation remains constant. Advanced computer modelling techniques enable us to resolve complex issues quickly and efficiently.

The team has projects in the leisure, education, residential, commercial, health and retail sectors. This work has clients ranging from local and national developers and contractors to major private sector companies. This expanding team will encourage career progression for the right person. While our experience in depth and breadth, fosters a culture of professionalism with flair.

About you

The ideal candidate will have skills and experience in the following areas:

  • You will have a minimum of 4 years postgraduate/qualification experience in a UK based design consultancy
  • You will be strong technically and able to interact and communicate effectively with internal and external design teams.
  • You will be responsible for the production of Structural Engineering calculations and designs on a range of projects across a multitude of sectors working closely with other members of the BWB group.
  • You should be comfortable working on challenging and multiple projects simultaneously. You will be able to undertake the design of structures within a fast-paced, professional environment.
  • You should uphold the core values of our business.
  • You should have a desire to continually improve our service to our clients and the efficiency of the Birmingham team

A well rounded individual looking to achieve chartered status with the assistance of BWB.

You should be able to demonstrate your ability to manage and balance complex workloads in order to deliver projects technically and commercially.

You should possess a broad range of engineering skills and be able to demonstrate a thorough understanding of current codes of practice both British Standards and Eurocodes working in all the main construction materials.

You will demonstrate strong communication and personal effectiveness skills, with the ability to build and maintain effective working relationships at all levels internally and particularly with external design team members and clients.

Skills and attributes such as problem-solving, communication, personal organisation, team-working skills and the ability to work under pressure are also highly desired.

You should be comfortable undertaking hand calculations and spreadsheets as standard but also be able to demonstrate the ability to use the latest 3D modelling design software packages in both concrete and steelwork, BWB use Tekla Structural Designer, TEDDS, RAM Structural System and AutoDesk Robot etc and knowledge of at least one of these packages is essential to be able to fulfil the role.

Good verbal and written communication skills are essential as is the ability to produce clear, practical and economic design sketches that can be passed to structural technicians.

An appreciation of the REVIT modelling software suite and working in a BIM environment is also desirable.

Reasons to join BWB

At BWB, we invest in our people and give them fantastic career opportunities. Look at what we have been recognised for recently:

  • Investors in People Platinum standard
  • A Sunday Times Top 100 Best companies to work for
  • An NCE Top 100 Consultancy

Join BWB and your career will not conform to the traditional models of yesterday but will be a fulfilling and challenging journey into tomorrow’s digital age; a journey that you will Play an active role in defining!

At BWB you matter, and you will make a difference. A difference to the world you live in; the communities you engage with; even the development of your career and the profession.

We are on an exciting journey. Join Us.

What we can offer you

  • A competitive Salary – We benchmark all our salaries against the market and review these annually.
  • Holiday – 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and the option to buy extra days holiday per year to boost your entitlement
  • Life Assurance 4x salary.
  • Non-contributory Pension Scheme – we’ll pay an Employer Contribution, even if you don’t wish to contribute yet and the contribution will increase with years’ service.
  • Superb training – bespoke to you and your development needs.
  • Professional Subscription – BWB will make a payment for one professional subscription a year.
  • Social Fund – We will pay £25 per head per quarter to have a great time socialising with your colleagues outside of the work environment.
  • Health-care cash plan for all your everyday medical needs such as dentistry and optical care.
  • Loyalty bonus – bonus, additional holidays, pension enhancement and sabbaticals.
  • Perkbox rewards scheme - providing our people with access to a range of employee discounts and benefits. 
  • Cycle to Work – Get excellent rates for a new bike and accessories through our scheme.
  • 1 paid day of volunteering for a company-nominated charity
  • 2.5 paid days for STEM activity

Contact information


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