Design Project Manager (Structural Engineer)

Natural Power
Ochil House, Springkerse Business Park, Stirling, FK7 7XE
12 Jun 2019
28 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Our Team

The Design and Advisory Services (DAS) team work on projects in various markets across the globe including onshore and offshore wind, solar and hydro projects both within the UK and global market. Our engineers provide technical advice and design services, including EIA services for new developments, detail design for new wind farm projects across the UK, lenders technical advice on wind farms under construction in Scandinavia and due diligence on projects going through financing in the US.

Working across all phases of projects from feasibility, through planning and construction, and into the operation of renewable energy assets, this role will involve working both with engineers within the team and collaboratively across other disciplines within the company to successfully deliver projects for our clients. The successful applicant will be involved in providing technical advice and solutions for onshore and offshore wind, solar and hydro projects both within the UK and global market.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

You will work within the DAS team to assist in the delivery of a portfolio of new and ongoing projects to ensure the distribution of engineering and design advice which focuses on implementing a high quality service through engineering best practice.

You will be responsible for the delivery of civil and structural engineering analysis, design, specification and detailing. This will be for the civil infrastructure on renewable energy projects in particular substation and buildings, bridges, retaining structures and wind turbine foundations. The DAS team has a vast amount of experience designing and reviewing turbine foundation designs and it is envisaged your role would assist in developing and maintaining this function within the business as turbine foundations evolve for new projects and re-powering and lifetime extension projects.

The role allows the opportunity to undertake a mixture of working in the office and attending site to undertake progress meetings and quality inspections of detailed designs.  The DAS team works closely together, providing the opportunity to explore different parts of the teams services and assist colleagues deliver engineering advice, this includes the wider Natural Power business of delivering technical due diligence of projects.  

In addition to the above you will be involved in the commercial aspects of projects including management of project resources, quality schedule and cost efficiencies, as well as helping on tenders to win new business.

Qualifications and Experience


  • Degree in civil/structural/environmental engineering
  • Civil and structural engineering with experience of infrastructure projects 


  • Post-graduate degree in engineering or science  
  • Experience within the renewable energy industry
  • Knowledge of offshore structures, fatigue analysis and design for steel reinforced concrete structures
  • Proficiency in engineering software such as Finite Element Modelling package
  • Knowledge of designing and managing large scale civil engineering projects
  • People management skills

Additional Information

Natural Power is an equal opportunities employer.  We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Natural Power reserves the right to remove this vacancy at any time.

Closing date:Friday 28th June 2019 at 12.00 pm

After the closing date this job description will no longer be available on our website therefore, please retain a copy for your records.

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