Senior Civil/Structural Engineer

We’re looking for a Senior Civil/Structural Engineer to join our West Cheshire-based client on a permanent-basis. Our client is a consultancy specialising in risk engineering.

Role: Senior Civil/Structural Engineer
Position Type: Permanent
Salary: £40,000 – £50,000 doe – plus excellent benefits
Location: West Cheshire
Industry: Risk Engineering
Reference: HQ6955
Date posted: 18/01/2019


Project responsibilities will include the engineering analysis and design of exciting projects involving new and existing structures and facilities. Our client provides design support to major consultancies, contractors and manufacturers in order to enhance their structural designs to resist extreme load events.

  • Preliminary design studies for Landmark structures
  • Detailed design studies in support of D&B contracts
  • Detailed design of novel facades
  • Advanced FE analysis of structures, including non-linear progressive collapse and time-history analyses
  • CFD analysis to determine the blast hazard on structures
  • Live blast testing of design solutions
  • Vapour cloud explosion hazards refinement studies
  • Preparation of technical reports

Skills and experience

  • A relevant Civil or Structural Engineering degree
  • A minimum of 5 to 10 years postgraduate experience and a sound grasp of steel and concrete design
  • Chartered Engineer status (MICE or MIStructE) or experience capable of passing CPR
  • Experience of and ability to lead teams, and working with clients to develop innovative solutions to complex problems
  • A good understanding of commercial aspects of a project
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Previous knowledge of following skills is desirable but not essential: Blast assessment and design, seismic assessment & design and non-linear finite element analysis.

Pay and benefits

  • Circa £40,000 – £50,000 doe – plus excellent benefits.

DATS is an equal opportunities employer that promotes and celebrates diversity in the workplace.

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