Senior Structural Engineer (Construction Group)

Job Description:        Senior Structural Design Engineer

Location:                       West of Ireland

Salary:                          €Negotiable + Package

Capex are recruiting on behalf of a progressive Construction Group who is growing their team based on recent expansion and recruiting a Senior Structural Design Engineer.

The company provides offsite solutions ranging from residential, hotel, educational and healthcare projects.


Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure the design recognises all aspects of health & safety, environmental and quality related matters.
  • Liaise with the site team to ensure buildable and robust details with the agreement of the construction team.
  • Check sub-contractors/design drawings for compliance and interface.
  • Manage design consultants and sub consultants along with design subcontractors to ensure correct and timely delivery of all design related information for the execution of the works on site.
  • Reporting directly to the Head of Design
  • Site visits and factory visits as required
  • Review design drawings by technical team
  • Proactively coordinate with project managers, design disciplines, construction management team, contractors, and Clients.


Experience & Skills


  • Relevant structural engineering experience in concrete and steel design.
  • Experience of working with drafting and engineering design software tools (MasterSeries, TEDDS, and ROBOT Structural Analysis Professional), & associated sketch detail, collation into calcs reports
  • Proven analytical skills and an in-depth understanding of the underlying principles of structural analysis, including connection design.
  • Good knowledge of global stability of LGS/HRS structures and robustness strategy design (disproportionate collapse) different building consequence classes i.e 2A & 2B
  • Good knowledge of BS & EN Standards and Annexes for both Ireland & UK.
  • Technical Submittals preparation & presentation for consultant review
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and proven report writing ability.
  • Good experience in the use of Excel to develop bespoke spreadsheets.
  • Experience in design, ideally contractor design experience.
  • BCAR inspections & BCAR certs
  • 3rd party peer reviews co-ordination
  • Ability to make decisions and work on own as well as part of a team.
  • Positive attitude and proactive problem-solving approach.
  • 7-10 years structural design experience.


Experience of the following preferred (but not essential);

  • Site experience would be an advantage.
  • Temporary Works design
  • Offsite & Modular (and other MMC & DfMA experience)
  • Fire Testing & Certification experience (BRE, NSAI, etc.)
  • Thermal calculations (u-value W/m2k)
  • Acoustic calculations (dB)
  • BIM Level 2 experience / awareness / qualifications
  • CPD presentations



Required Training

  • A Level 8 Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering as a minimum. A relevant master’s qualification is advantageous.


Desired Training

  • Preferably a chartered engineer (IEI or IStrucE) or a desire to gain Chartered Engineer status and a willingness to learn and develop.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Structural Engineer to work in a progressive and growing company on a variety of projects.


The Next Step

To register your interest, or for more information regarding this position or other opportunities, please contact Mike Lee in confidence


Phone:                  +353 (0)1 513 3301

Mobile:                +353 (0)86 827 5043



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