Principal Structural Engineer (B23-17)



Excellent base salary + car allowance + benefits

Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- West Midlands -- West Midlands -- Birmingham

Job Type

Friday, May 26, 2023

Service line
Structural Engineering

Who we are & what we stand for

BWB is a multi-award-winning engineering and environmental design consultancy with a proven reputation for technical excellence and exceptional client satisfaction. Proud to be awarded ACE Best Large Consultancy of the year 2022 and rated Platinum Investors In People (IIP), a prestigious accolade that demonstrates our commitment to our people and establishes us as an employer of choice.

To find out why we are an award-winning company please check out our guide Working for BWB

We invest in our people and ensure they have everything they need to develop a fantastic career. We extensively research, benchmark and review all salaries and benefits against others within the industry.

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.

What you’ll be doing

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.

What you’ll bring

With strong IT skills and a practical approach, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate their ability to lead a project team, manage complex workloads, technicians and engineers to achieve commercial viability of projects. As a multi-disciplinary consultancy we expect that you are familiar with other disciplines and as such are able to lead multi-disciplinary projects both at a technical and commercial level.

  • 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.
  • You will have a minimum of 10 years postgraduate/qualification experience in a UK based design consultancy and as such have experience over a wide variety of sectors but medium to high rise residential, education, logistics and commercial being key.
  • You will be strong technically with an emphasis on early-stage design concepts and be able to interact and communicate effectively with internal and external design teams from concept design through to construction.
  • Skills and attributes such as problem-solving, communication, personal organisation, team-working skills and the ability to work under pressure are also highly desired.
  • Chartered Engineer status is desirable, preferably IStructE but experience and knowledge are key.

What we offer:

Empowering you to be your most authentic self

  • A competitive salary.
  • Car Allowance.
  • 25 days holiday with the option to purchase more.
  • Pension.
  • Life Assurance 4 x salary.
  • Wellbeing support – qualified confidential support through Westfield Health.
  • Pension – BWB matches 5% of your salary into your pension to help save for the future.
  • Healthcare cash plan.
  • Paid Sick Leave.

Driving your own experience

  • Values driven culture.
  • Hybrid working.
  • Access to personalised fully funded Learning & Development opportunities.
  • Charterships.
  • Paid professional subscriptions.
  • Perkbox - Access to exclusive savings, discounts, free advice and benefits.
  • Cycle to Work.
  • Paid volunteering days.
  • Regular social events
  • Long service reward scheme

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of their race, gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, or age.

If you have a medical condition or an individual need for an adjustment to our process, and you believe this may affect your ability to be your best - please let us know so we can talk about how we can best support you and make any adjustments that may be needed.

Contact information


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