Senior Civil Structural Engineer

Are you passionate about Rail and have a desire to help build a team of likeminded individuals? Have you found yourself operating as a small cog in a large machine and lack recognition and progression? Are you looking for a more flexible role allowing remote/home working? I’m searching for a experienced Civil Structural Engineer (within Rail would be desirable) operating at a Senior level.

The ideal candidate will also be Incorporated or Chartered (or pending professional review).

The business is well-established and have been in operation for over 20 years.

With multiple locations around the UK, the business is continually expanding and soon to be opening another office to cover the southern regions.

Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering
Incorporated (IEng) or Chartered (CEng) status with ICE or IStructE, or on route to sitting professional review
Minimum 3-years design consultancy experience
Experience using design software including TEDDS, Robot, CADS-RC, Superstress etc
Working knowledge of Eurocodes and associated industry and group standards
Experience in Rail Civil & Structural engineering design and familiar with Network Rail policies is desirable
Able to manage commercial aspects of projects through to completion
PTS certificate is desirable
Able to work on various projects simultaneously and independently when required
Demonstrate capability of working on multi-project programmes
Experience in drainage, earthworks, steelwork or structural surveys is desirable
Committed to continuous improvement and learning
Proficient in use of spoken and written English language
Valid UK driving license
UK citizen or indefinite leave to remain


Manage day-to-day requirements for all areas of project delivery; including technical, safety and financial aspects to maintain compliance to company QA policy and procedures
Deliver project work in accordance with client remit and Head of Rail requirements on time, in full, and on budget
Respond to Head of Rail request in a timely and professional manner
Secure regular and ongoing projects from key Rail clients
Keeping clients informed of costs or implications of change in a timely manner and address any issues that may arise
Meet business critical KPIs including safety and financial matrix
Mentor and coach direct reports, and provide input into succession planning
Undertake where required on site project works within the Rail environment, sometimes at night and/or to remote locations, to identify issues and solve problems in a safe and professional manner
Manage own CPD and Development Action Plan with support from the Head of Rail
Manage and coordinate the production of technical drawings
Maintain engineering technical knowledge of standards, policies and procedures
Represent the company at meetings with clients, contractors, design teams etc
Maintain understanding of commercial aspects of projects and ensure cost control measures
Ensuring designs meet specification and expectation
Be innovative and introduce improvements where appropriate to areas of responsibility

Flexible home working.

2/3 days in office, remainder from home.

Open to incorporating other engineers and technicians known to yourself within the team.

If you think you could be interested or would like any further information, please apply.

I’ll be in touch within 24 hours for a confidential chat.

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  • Location: Glasgow, Scotland
  • Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: STR Group Limited
  • Posted: 19-Jul-2022
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