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Structural Project Engineer

Lethaby & Cook
Somerset / Flexibility
Up to £50,000 per annum, plus benefits
Closing date
2 Dec 2021

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This long established building structures practice has consistent and balanced work across the conservation, residential and education sectors. They have an opportunity for a structural engineer offering swift progression to associate  Their projects are predominantly throughout the South West region where they have a loyal and growing client base. Their high level of technical expertise provides an edge in producing innovative, economical, and practical structural designs. This combined with careful attention to customer care has earned them an excellent reputation within the region.

As part of the engineering management team you will oversee project design and delivery. This will entail developing conceptual designs and supervising detail design, whilst working closely with clients through to project completion. The breadth of work will incorporate steel, concrete, timber and masonry projects for new, refurbishment and conservation schemes.

Working alongside two structures directors you will manage a small team of engineers and technicians, with responsibility for programming, quality and providing support and guidance to technical staff. There are excellent prospects for career development with plans for the successful candidate to join the firm’s senior management team.

A background in building structures consulting engineering is essential. This should have given you broad project experience of design and delivery. You should be a degree qualified engineer and ideally be chartered with the ICE or IStructE. Alternatively, you should be an incorporated engineer or on the cusp of chartership. Finally, their collaborative style of working and customer care requires well developed interpersonal and communication skills.

Flexible working will continue when current restrictions are lifted meaning a presence in the office would be required two to three days per week. The company has a supportive and friendly working culture that has resulted in low staff turnover.


Lethaby & Cook’s civil engineering division places engineers and engineering managers with a high level of technical expertise. Our strength is our ability to present opportunities across a wider spectrum of employers who appoint civil and structural professionals.

Our clients include developers, design and build contractors, civil and structural consulting practices, insurers, client organisations and operating companies, loss adjusters, project managers, not for profit organisations, forensic engineers and more besides. By understanding how and where skills and experience can flourish we offer opportunities worth considering and candidates with real potential.

We place permanent and contract professionals and our recruiters are some of the most experienced to be found in their sectors. To find out more about current and forthcoming vacancies, or to discuss the next step in your career progression please do not hesitate to make contact by phone or email. We will always treat your enquiry and any information you may provide in the strictest confidence.



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020 8563 0596
Barons Court
W6 8RH
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