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Senior Civil and Structural Engineer

Immingham, United Kingdom
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The Senior Civil & Structural Engineer is responsible for delivering technical solutions across a range of projects and technical areas, and for guiding and checking the technical solutions of more junior Engineers as necessary, on time and budget, and in accordance with all relevant Engineering and Company procedures.


The Senior Civil & Structural Engineer will be pro-active in determining the optimum technical solution for each project they are working on, and in identifying improvements which might offer advantages in terms of time, cost or safety, thereby allowing the Company to deliver work more effectively.

The Senior Civil & Structural Engineer will be familiar with current practice and developments in their technical area, and will as necessary bring any new technology, innovation or relevant changes in legislation to the attention of the Company. The Senior Civil & Structural Engineer will also support the ongoing development of the policies and procedures of the Company and will identify any new tools, software or processes that could increase the efficiency of the Company’s technical delivery processes.

The Senior Civil & Structural Engineer will demonstrate full understanding of and adherence to all relevant Engineering Procedures, Policies and Standards, and their practical application.

Main Accountabilities & Competencies:

Accountabilities and Competencies


  • Influencing Others
  • Negotiating
  • Decision-Making
  • Communication
  • Access Platforms, Ladders and Stairs
  • Connection Design, Bolted and Welded
  • Design of Foundations
  • Fatigue Design
  • Framed Structures
  • Geotechnical Design / Piling / Retaining Walls
  • Hoisting and Lifting Equipment
  • Reinforced Concrete Design EC2 / BS8110
  • Roads and Pavement Design
  • Steelwork Design to BS5950 / EC3
  • Structural Supports Pipe and Equipment
  • Temporary Works (Civil) Shoring / Excavations
  • Temporary Works (Structural), e.g. Propping
  • Wind Loading Assessment
  • Access Platforms, Ladders and Stairs
  • Civil Layouts and General Arrangements
  • Destruct Drawings
  • Detailed Drawings, Platforms, Ladders, Stairs, Grating, etc.
  • Equipment Installation Drawings
  • Material Take-off
  • Reinforced Concrete Drawings and Schedules
  • Steelwork Detailing and Fabrication
  • Structural Layouts and General Arrangements
  • Analysis Software - ROBOT / STAAP Pro / IDEA StatiCa
  • AutoCAD 2D / 3D, Navisworks
  • Design Software - Tekla TEDDS
  • Structural Steelwork Specification
  • Material Selection
  • Structural Analysis Reports
  • Structural Surveys
  • Team Building
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Managing Performance
  • Motivating and Inspiring
  • Change Management
  • Blast Fire Protection Design
  • Seismic Design
  • Underground Drainage Design
  • Advanced Steel / Tekla
  • Civil External Works, Groundworks, and Excavations
  • Concrete Foundation and Paving Specification
  • Ground Investigation Specification and Interpretation of Results
  • Piling Specification
  • Welding, NDE and Heat Treatment

Key Indicators/Requirements:

  • Achievement of Key Performance Indicators and Service Level Agreements, as set by your line manager from time-to-time
  • Satisfied clients, both internal and/or external
  • Timely completion of work
  • Quality of work
  • Adherence to relevant processes, procedures, and Policies
  • Professionalism
  • Integrity
  • Trust
  • Team Spirit
  • Caring

Commercial & Risk:

  • Inform project manager / line manager of potential risks identified in a timely manner
  • Work within allocated CTR or allocated hours where applicable
  • Demonstrate clear understating of relevant commercial and budgetary landscape
  • Work to agreed plans, using initiative to identify improvements/savings
  • Function as an ambassador for the Company, always presenting the right image to existing and potential clients
  • To attend meetings and forums, representing the Company
  • Forge links and establish communication with relevant colleagues and other stakeholders.

Health, Safety, Environment & Quality:

  • Inform line/project manager of potential project risks identified in a timely manner.
  • Working within the Company’s ISO9001:2015 quality systems
  • Responsible for own safety at work
  • Consideration to be given to others in working environment.
  • Adhere to Company and client health and safety procedures
  • Comply with – and work to - relevant procedures, policies, processes, and standards, to meet the required level of quality in all outputs
  • Zero non-conformances to all Company, client, and project specific quality and safety plans
  • Adherence to PPE requirements, where applicable

Technical Requirements:

  • Keep up to date with latest industry and functional standards, technology, and norms
  • Be familiar with all relevant systems
  • A good understanding of the availability and use of all relevant electronic tools and software
  • Full awareness and understanding of relevant legislation and standards, and their practical application
  • Awareness and understanding of all relevant Company Policies, processes, and procedures

Knowledge, Skills, Experience & Qualifications:

  • The Senior Civil and Structural Engineer is required to have a formal UK qualification in Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Degree or master's degree in a related field
  • Experience in a Senior  role Civil and Structural Engineering role
  • Leadership experience
  • People skills
  • Honesty, integrity, and reliability
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills
  • High diligence
  • Organisational skills
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Research skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Excellent computer skills, including MS Office, particularly Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Good presentation skills (PowerPoint)
  • Understanding of data privacy standards

These roles and responsibilities are issued as a guideline to help you understand the duties you are expected to undertake as part of your role. They may be subject to change from time-to-time to meet business needs, and you may be required to carry-out additional duties that are reasonably consistent with your skills and status.

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