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Senior Structural Engineer Expiring soon Paid Listing




St Albans, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Automotive Engineering




Permanent | Full Time

AECOM has a new job vacancy for a Senior Structural Engineer to be based in our St Albans Campus. For us a senior Engineer will normally be chartered but we will consider applicants who are close to completing this process who have team leadership and clear project experience.

You will run, and project manage your own projects and have responsibility for sections of larger works with the support of our Principal and Associate Engineers. You will be providing design and analysis solutions to building structures problems and you will mentor engineers, graduates and technicians towards further professional qualifications.

We are looking for people with a desire to learn new skills and the ability to consider the wider engineering, commercial and environmental issues related to the work being undertaken. We will challenge you and you must challenge us, so we can grow together.

About the team:
We are an established team of over 30 Structural engineers based in our St Albans Campus. We have two buildings and work within a larger multi-disciplinary office 100 . We work with and socialise with our other specialist teams which contributes to a positive and motivated atmosphere for what is a key strategic office for AECOM.

We manage calculations and designs as well as technical audits on large multi-million pound projects such as the Shard, the Walkie talkie building and 150 Bishopsgate. We offer a real variety of sectors for you to gain experience in from complex government projects, to cutting edge private commercial builds and of course our more standard commercial and residential portfolio.

To clarify our projects will generally be within the South East, but some will be located nationally and, in some instances, internationally requiring occasional travel to meetings and construction sites.

The post will also involve supporting and occasionally leading the structural engineering design for multi-disciplinary engineering teams on our projects, potentially drawing on resources in other UK Offices when needed.

You will manage a portfolio of projects, offer expert advise to clients, attend formal meetings, support with tender submissions and provide reports and technical reviews. All of this will be done in professional environment that offer you the freedom to work where you need to be, to ensure a better work life balance.

You will need experience of structural engineering design using Eurocodes or similar national standards for of a range of structures in steel and reinforced concrete. We would expect you to have a sound knowledge of construction contracts and commercial awareness along with an understanding of CDM regulations and duties.

  • Take responsibility for the preparation of structural calculations.
  • Undertake structural analysis and design using both computer & hand techniques.
  • Contribute to the independent technical review of analyses prepared by others.
  • Assist in the management of project delivery, to provide clients with results on time and budget.
  • Mentor and support more junior engineers.

Minimum Requirements
  • Experienced in use of a commercially available design software packages (e.g. Tekla Building Designer, Tedds)
  • Some experience in the use of Finite Element Software (eg Lusas, Ansys) desirable
  • Ability to communicate using hand drawn sketches.
  • Able to decide on the level of reliance and accuracy to attach to results of computer analysis and to interpret results into practical engineering solutions
  • Demonstrable track record in the preparation of designs contributing to the delivery of client projects
  • Mentoring experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • Masters degree in an appropriate Civil or Structural engineering discipline
  • Bachelors degree in an appropriate Civil or Structural engineering discipline
  • Chartered Membership of the Institution of Civil Engineers or Institution of Structural Engineers or similar
  • Full, clean driving licence

Your benefits will include:
Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions and overall through programs supported by company leadership. Our define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

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