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Structural Engineer

Job Description

A client within the Public Sector based in West Yorkshire is currently recruiting for a Structural Engineer to join their team as soon as possible. The client is offering a full time, temporary position on an ongoing basis with the ideal candidate having experience of working within a local authority.

The Role

Key purpose of the role is to have detailed knowledge of structural issues associated with new build, extensions, remodelling and refurbishment of all building types* Domestic / Commercial / Schools / Sports Centres / Care Homes) including historic and listed buildings.

Key responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Environmental and contaminated land and property assessments including undertaking desk-based studies and procuring specialist site investigations, advising on flood risk and drainage strategies and undertaking land profiling exercises
  • Manage demolition contracts and land remediation schemes from feasibility stage to completion of works on site.
  • Preparing briefs/requirements for suppliers to complete major capital schemes from site suitability assessments, structural design and detailing, drainage design to completion of works on site.
  • Structural design i.e. reinforced concrete, composite structure, timber, masonry and structural steel. Structural design and feasibility assessments. Structural surveys and investigations including stability and condition assessments.

The Candidate

To be considered for this role you will require knowledge of traditional and system-built properties including general advice on maintenance and repair.

The below skills would be beneficial for the role:

  • A working knowledge of desk studies, site investigation
  • Long term monitoring and health and safety inspections of owned properties
  • Party Wall assessments and advice in accordance with the Party Wall Act

The client is looking to move quickly with this role and as such are offering £30 - £35 per hour Umbrella LTD Inside IR35.

How to Apply

If this position sounds of interest, email a copy of your up-to-date CV to or call Amy at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967 to discuss the vacancy in more detail.

Also, if this role is not of interest to you, but you are looking for new opportunities, please still get in touch as we cover all construction-related vacancies across the region.

Referral Bonus

If this role is not suitable for yourself, but you know someone who may be interested, please pass on their details, or forward these details to them. If they are successful in applying, you will receive a £250 referral bonus upon completion of an initial probationary period.