Senior/Principle Structural Engineer

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Job type: Permanent full-time
Salary: Negotiable

Leeds based integrated surveying and engineering firm, Met Consultancy Group, is looking to recruit an enthusiastic Structural Engineer for the above full-time position. We are a well-established multi-disciplinary business first established in 1990 with over 50 qualified, engineers, surveyors and geophysicists.

This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated candidate looking to further their career in the structural engineering industry.

Role Description

The successful candidate will be chartered or nearing chartership with over 5 years’ experience in a structural engineering consultancy. They will have solid experience in general structural engineering with a demonstratable familiarity in Steel, Concrete, Masonry & Timber design to both British Standards & Eurocodes for the purpose of foundation and superstructure design. They will have experience in designing and detailing Foundations (Rafts, Piled, Pad and Strips), Steelwork (Individual Members, Steel Frames & Portal Frames), Concrete (Retaining Walls, Below Ground Tanks, Water Retaining Structures, Buildings), Masonry (Panel Design, Piers, Retaining Walls, Columns), Timbers (Joists, Rafters, Columns, Racking Walls). A working knowledge of design software such as Tekla Building Designer, Masterseries & Tedds together with AutoCAD will be of advantage. They will be expected to prepare their own drawing works using AutoCAD in conjunction with Tekla or Masterseries. They will be familiar and competent in writing technical reports, risk assessments, specifications and letters. They will have experience of monitoring on going site works including checking foundation excavation depths for confirming competent ground, checking reinforcement placement and all other aspects included within our design works including gathering field data for use within technical reports. The candidate will be experienced in attending client and design team meetings and confident to represent the company’s best interests as necessary, whilst ensuring the client’s needs are met. The candidate will also be required to take on an element of business development and preparation of fee quotations.

Benefits Package

  • Institution Subscriptions Paid
  • Workplace Pension scheme for age qualified candidates
  • Child Care Voucher contributions
  • Basic Health Care Package
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

Who are we looking for?

The successful candidate will have:

  • MEng or BEng degree in Civil or Structural Engineering or similar
  • Chartership or nearing chartership with a large proportion of their Initial Professional Development (IPD) completed.
  • A high level of motivation and willingness to work hard and learn with a genuine ambition to grow and develop a career in structural engineering.

How to apply

Please send your CV and a covering letter explaining why you have an interest in civil engineering, why you would like this job and should be considered as an ideal candidate to

Met Consultancy Group is a group of companies based in Leeds with a recognisable brand and very good reputation throughout the UK for providing quality surveys, geophysics and engineering solutions to a range of end user clients. We have attained UKAS accredited certification to ISO9001:2008 and ISO14001:2004 for the group integrated Environmental and Quality Management System (EQMS) and are Link-up v2 compliant and CHAS approved.

Met Consultancy Group companies are Equal Opportunities and Diversity Employers. Our aim is to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, disability, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, marital status, sexuality, responsibility for dependants, religion, trade union activity and age. Selection criteria and procedures are kept under review to ensure that individuals are selected, promoted and treated on the basis of their relevant merits and abilities.

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