Senior Civil/Structural Engineer

Senior Civil/Structural Engineer

Job Title: Senior Civil/Structural Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 895566_1549556743
Contact Name: Bradley Baxendale
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 07, 2019 16:25

Job Description

We currently have an opportunity for a Senior Structural Engineer within our team based in Barrow. The successful person will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities We are looking to recruit high caliber Professionals to support technical delivery capability and meet opportunities in the nuclear and defence industries

Our client's projects involve designing and assessing complex structures to resist variable and dynamic effects from earthquakes, dropped loads and impacts, vibrating machinery, mechanical handling, explosions, extreme environmental loading, and fire. This requires a fundamental understanding of engineering principles and the considered application of numerical analysis techniques, for example modeling ductile behavior, 'beyond design basis' response, soil-structure-interaction, and non-linear buckling behavior. Also required is an understanding of how structural performance contributes to the critical safety function of nuclear facilities.

As part of your role you will be responsible for:

Developing structural calculations to BS and Euro Codes for under normal and seismic loadings
Liaise with structural analysts to derive loading demands in structural components
Technical quality and excellence of your work and the work of those working under you
Technical and professional guidance, support and development of more junior engineers and technicians
Communication with clients and other design team members
Adherence and contribution to business and quality management systems
Operational and design safety, and developing a good safety culture

You will have the following experience

Broad experience in civil engineering design and construction
Good all-around technical design expertise using British and international standards, and/or Eurocodes
Experience in the management of preparation of drawing and project deliverables
Good understanding of structural theory and strong analytical skills, with proven problem-solving ability
Good understanding of FEA modeling techniques for static and dynamic loadings (ANSYS, NASTRAN, etc)
Ability to lead design aspects of projects including managing quality, budget, programme and resources
Chartered Civil or Structural Engineer

Experience of structural dynamics, including designing for seismic and impact load effects
Experience of assessing soil-structure-interaction
Experience of numerical analysis software
Nuclear industry experience and experience of safety case documentation

Title: Senior Civil/Structural Engineer
Pay Rate and Bens: Competitive
Location: Barrow In-Furness

Key Skills Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Engineering, Concrete Structures, Design, Modelling, Nuclear, Defence

If you are a good match, then please apply with a CV to learn more about this truly fantastic opportunity to work for a market leader who has an enviable reputation.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a Permanent Role

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.