We are looking for a Structural Engineer to join the growing Civil & Structural team in our London office. 

The Engineer will assist in the delivery of a project by taking responsibility for specific areas of the design development, ensuring a good standard of engineering in accordance with Bryden Wood standards and procedures.

The role requires a strong team player, to have the ability to think creatively and act tactically and efficiently. The role will include the effective internal team communications, administration, and projects co-ordination as well some aspects of business development as advised by senior management.

Key skills:

  • Ability to deliver to deadlines within the design team
  • Attendance to the relevant internal CPD seminars to further own learning
  • Good communication and written skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to recognise potential design issues for discussion with Senior Engineering management
  • Ability to interpret client's requirements
  • Ability to design main structural components from concept to working drawings
  • Provide support to Senior Engineers in the design of projects
  • To maintain and produce designs which comply with the relevant regulations, company procedures and company standards
  • To prepare specifications and contribute to reports to support Senior Engineers
  • To understand drawing programmes, schedules and design check lists
  • Ensure that design work is checked and understand the importance of QA procedures
  • Provide project support in design and administration to Senior Engineers.
  • Deliver appropriate designs as a member of a multi skilled team

Other skills:

  • Good negotiation, communication, influencing and written skills
  • Integrity and commitment to service
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Ability to identify key project issues and propose viable solutions for discussion with senior colleagues
  • Personable, approachable and flexible
  • Communication across the team where appropriate
  • Experience of running small projects to deliver technical and commercial success
  • Experience of scheming technical solutions and presenting these internally and externally
  • The ability to design and detail in timber, steel, concrete and masonry
  • The ability to analyse engineering structures in 2D & 3D
  • Able to present clear calculations to justify an engineering proposal and check calculations
  • Ability to inspect work on site, record opening up works and defects, recognise and report unsafe working practices
  • Awareness of responsibilities under CDM regulations.
  • A knowledge of the principles of BIM.
  • Knowledge of Revit Structure beneficial but not necessary
  • Experienced with using design software such as Autodesk Robot, Tekla Structural Designer or ETABS beneficial but not necessary
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite programs (Outlook, Word and Excel) is essential

Experience and educational background:

  • Demonstrable experience of working on an appropriate range of projects at a relevant level either a design office or within the construction industry, including in the UK
  • A relevant Civil/Structural Engineering degree, Master’s desired but not essential.


Please see here for more info about the benefits of working at Bryden Wood.


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