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Senior Structural Engineer


London, City of London - Greater London


Subject to Experience






Structural and Civil


5 Apr 2019

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Role description:

We are seeking to recruit for the position of Senior Structural Engineer Bryden Wood to join the growing Civil & Structural team within our London office. 

The role requires close management and guidance of graduate and intermediate engineers together with reporting to senior members of staff and liaison with other colleagues within the multi-disciplinary environment. The candidates are expected to have gained good client facing skill and have a proven record of delivering projects from inception to completion.

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated with good communication skills, experienced operating at a Senior Engineer position. The candidate should have a minimum of 4-5 years’ UK experience and be chartered or working towards chartered status with the ICE or the IStructE.


Key skills:

Strong technical design capability with all the usual structural materials
Experience working with Eurocodes
Ability to plan and coordinate work to achieve deadlines
Strong communication skills
Ability to identify and program resource requirements to achieve project delivery on time
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to clearly communicate with a technical and non-technical audience
Knowledge of project financial controls, monitoring and reporting
Proven experience of working at a senior level across a wide sector and projects
Sound knowledge and understanding of project Design Risk Assessments to identify both CDM and Project risks and the role of the Designer under CDM 2015
Experience in running project design teams
Good cross-disciplinary knowledge
Ability to build strong relationships with the internal teams with a view to working collaboratively
Excellent engineering knowledge and attention to detail
Experienced in QA / IMS procedures


Implement company policy and contribute to continuous improvement
Provide leadership and management of staff and ensure effective communication across grades
Understanding market trends and developments
Development and mentoring of junior colleagues

Other Skills:

Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment or independently with self-managed projects
A good understanding of the principles of BIM.
Knowledge of Revit Structure beneficial but not necessary
Experienced with using design software such as Autodesk Robot, Tekla Structural Designer or ETABS beneficial but not necessary
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite programs (Outlook, Word and Excel) is essential
An adaptable and innovative approach

Experience and Educational background:

A minimum of 4 - 6 years working in either a design office or within the construction industry, with a minimum of four years within the UK
A relevant Civil/Structural Engineering degree, Master’s desired but not essential
Chartered with the Institution of Civil Engineers/Institute of Structural Engineers or close to achieving chartership

No agencies.