Principal Structural Design Engineer | ATS Recruitment

ATS Recruitment

Job Title: Principal Structural Design Engineer
Employer: ATS Recruitment
Location: Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Employment Type: Permanent
Reference Number: 220757540


Job Details:

Principal Structural Design Engineer

Milton Keynes


Salary up to Negotiable (Depending on Exp) + vehicle + fuel card + benefits

The Client

Our client is a leading global professional services firm with 27,000 employees in more than 550 offices in more than 120 countries on seven continents. They are proud of the quality tailored solutions they provide to their clients which generate high volumes of repeat business over the years.

The role

Our client is currently seeking a Principle Senior Structural Design Engineer to join their established team based in the Milton Keynes area. We are looking for candidates that are seeking to progress their career to principal level across a variety of different sectors primarily on low to medium rise residential builds and structural investigations.

Responsibilities, including but not limited to:

  • Assist Associate Director / Director in management of structural Engineering team.
  • You will be responsible for management of projects and the team
  • Responsible for managing the finances of each project, along with preparation of quotations, invoicing
  • Managing staff and other consultants, developing the team of engineers and technicians
  • Working with senior stakeholders and clients
  • Carry out site visits and undertake structural surveys, investigations and repair schemes for structures from fires to foundation issues.


  • Ideally you will be experienced in the design of foundations, masonry, concrete including detailing, steel and timber structures to Eurocodes.
  • Experience in the residential buildings including traditional construction as well as framed structures.
  • You will be commercially aware with knowledge in financial management of projects, development of clients and ability to assist in the project appointment process.
  • Be experienced in structural investigations of low-rise residential properties, medium rise residential and commercial markets.
  • Preferably experienced in structural investigation and reporting in relation to Building Safety Act .
  • Be familiar with Tekla software (Tekla designer and Tedds) and ideally with Autocad/Revit
  • Show strong leadership skills to establish authority and influence both internally and externally to the company.
  • Demonstrate previous Management experience would be advantageous
  • Have the ability to make decisions
  • Be motivated with initiative and comfortable with autonomy with an appetite to drive innovation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree (or equivalent) in Civil or Structural Engineering
  • Ideally Chartered with ICE, or IStructE or equivalent or progressing towards chartership.


  • Employees are rewarded with competitive salaries, opportunities to invest and many other benefits including:
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year.
  • Company pension scheme
  • Share Incentive Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Health Screening
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Professional Memberships and commitment to on-going professional development.
  • Flexible, friendly and creative environment to develop your skills and challenge yourself.



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