Principal Structural Engineer

Company
Closing date
27/04/2018
Service line
Structures - Buildings & Built Environment
Location
Birmingham
Remaining vacancies/positions
01
 

About the role

BWB Consulting has an exciting opportunity for a Principal Structural Engineer to be based in our Birmingham Office.

Your immediate and vital contribution will be to help this ambitious and expanding team continue to exceed the expectations of clients and in so doing consolidate and improve the position of BWB in the Birmingham construction community.

You will be working on challenging and multiple projects simultaneously. You will be able to undertake the design of structures with commonly used design software within a fast-paced, professional environment. You will be comfortable mentoring other staff members to aid their professional development.

Your must have experience in all commonly used structural materials and be able to draw on this experience to produce commercially aware design solutions which enhance our reputation with developers and contractors as innovative engineers with a sound commercial footing.

About the team

Our Buildings and Built Environment Group has extensive experience and real expertise in delivering cost effective, energy efficient and environmentally sustainable building projects across a diverse sector range.

From designing new buildings through to adapting, refurbishing and maintaining existing building stock, our principle of applying intelligent design, flexibility and innovation remains constant. Advanced computer modelling techniques enable us to resolve complex issues quickly and efficiently.

The team has projects in the leisure, education, residential, commercial, health and retail sectors. This work has clients ranging from local and national developers and contractors to major private sector companies. This expanding team will encourage career progression for the right person. While our experience in depth and breadth, fosters a culture of professionalism with flair.

 

About you

With strong IT skills and a practical approach, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate their ability to lead a project team, manage complex workloads, technicians and engineers to achieve commercial viability of projects. As a multi-disciplinary consultancy we expect that you are familiar with other disciplines and as such are able to lead multi-disciplinary projects both at a technical and commercial level.

You will demonstrate strong communication and personal effectiveness skills, with the ability to build and maintain effective working relationships at all levels internally and particularly with external design team members and clients.

Skills and attributes such as problem-solving, communication, personal organisation, team-working skills and the ability to work under pressure are also highly desired.

Chartered Engineer status is desirable, preferably IStructE but experience and knowledge are key.

Why choose BWB?

It’s quite simple really. We invest in our people and give them fantastic career opportunities, that’s why!

It’s not just us who say that either. Look at what we have been recognised for recently:

  • Investors in People Gold standard
  • Listed in The Times top 100 Best Companies to work for at position 59
  • ACE Training Initiative of the Year 2016 (which we won for the BWB Academy)
  • ACE Best UK Business Performance for a Medium-sized Firm 2016
  • ACE Technology Champion Award 2017
  • Best Retention Strategy – December 2016 – CITA
  • People Development Award - December 2015 – East Midlands Chamber of Commerce

These accolades show that we’re a dynamic, successful and growing business that helps all our employees achieve their full potential.

Take a look at www.bwbconsulting.com where you can see a selection of the type of projects we work on, and there are some videos too which give an insight to what it’s like to work with us.

What we can offer you

  • An excellent career with a competitive salary
  • Exciting and varied project design experience
  • 25 days holiday plus additional holiday purchasing scheme
  • 1 paid day of volunteering for a company-nominated charity
  • 2.5 paid days for STEM activity
  • Cashback medical cover
  • Rewards scheme offering discounts on shopping, cinema tickets, theme parks & gyms
  • Long service rewards including increased holiday entitlement & pension contributions

Sunday Times best 100 companies to work for - 2017 Investors in People - Gold Disability confident committed

BWB Consulting is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited with the Positive About Disabled People (“Disability Confident Committed”) symbol.


We are committed to equal opportunities and will therefore consider employment applications on the basis of merit regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.


To learn more about working for us and what we offer take a look at our careers pages http://www.bwbconsulting.com/discoveracareer


You can keep up to date with BWB by following us on LinkedIn and Twitter: @BWBCareers and https://www.linkedin.com/company/429163

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