Senior Structural Engineer


To plan, design and manage structural design projects, ensuring the structures are safe, compliant and economic.


Team worker:

  • Participate as a Senior member of the Concertus Derbyshire team supporting colleagues and working collaboratively to develop the business
  • Deputise for the Principal Structural Engineer as required
  • Work flexibly to support delivery across the service
  • Support and mentor junior employees


Customer service:

  • Prepare bids for tenders and report to clients, public agents and planning bodies
  • Provide an efficient and business-like point of contact
  • Deliver a consistent and professional level of customer service at all times to clients and other stakeholders


Business delivery:

  • Undertake feasibility, concept and detail structural engineering design and checking
  • Undertake structural inspections
  • Commission specialist surveys
  • Obtain building regulation approvals
  • Prepare reports
  • Create engineering drawings using CAD packages and sketches for drafting
  • Assessing the environmental impact and risks connected to design decisions
  • Assessing the Health and Safety impact and risks connected to design decisions
  • Managing, directing and monitoring progress during each phase of a project
  • Monitoring and inspecting work are undertaken by contractors
  • Administer contracts



  • Create a positive and professional first impression of Concertus
  • Deal with all contacts professionally
  • Liaise with Clients, Architects and other professional staff and provide technical advice to them
  • Negotiate with drainage utilities, the Environment Agency and the lead local flood authority


Measures of success:

  • Feedback from team members/line manager
  • Contribution to service
  • Team performance
  • Service improvements suggested
  • Accuracy and timeliness of support
  • Efficiency of systems and processes
  • Service delivered within budget and to agreed targets
  • Feedback from staff and managers
  • Service delivery performance indicators
  • Customer feedback
  • Directors feedback


It’s essential you have:

  • Strong Engineering experience (minimum of five years)
  • Chartership with ICE, I Struct E or equivalent
  • Decision making with minimal supervision abilities
  • Ability to work directly with clients and other team members to ensure projects are completed in agreed timescales


How you act:

  • Professional, friendly and honest – Builds good relationships with colleagues, understands the importance of confidentiality
  • Attention to detail – Able to deliver clear and accurate information
  • Team worker – You work collaboratively with your team to achieve better outcomes for customers
  • Service deliverer – You focus on delivering a service that provides great outcomes for our customers
  • Customer focused – you put the customer first
  • Shows initiative – you come up with ways of improving how we do things
  • Well organised – you plan and prioritise your work to ensure that deadlines are met. You have the ability to plan and multi-task and can work to strict deadlines
  • Willing to learn – you want to acquire new skills that will support you in your role
  • Flexible attitude – you are prepared to work flexibly to deliver the service