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Senior Structural Engineer

Job Description

  • Job Reference: JSSSE010722
  • Job Title: Senior Structural Engineer
  • Salary: £55k to £60k DOE
  • Location: Bangor, NI

Senior Structural Engineer

Are you an experienced Structural Engineer? Interested in an opportunity to join the Senior management team of fast growing start-up business in the construction industry?

VANRATH are recruiting a Senior Structural Engineer to assist in the design, analysis and day-to-day management of projects.

c£55,000 to £60,000 dependant upon skills and experience.

Hybrid working arrangements can be discussed.

Our client is a rapidly growing start-up, with a promising future ahead providing a range of stainless steel products to the construction industry. They specialise in the design, manufacture and supply of masonry support systems.

Currently in a period of significant growth, they have recently acquired a head office facility and now look to expand their staff base to assist with a overflowing list of orders.


  • Design and Project Management
  • Responsible for design calculations and preparation of drawings as part of a team on various building structures projects on behalf of main contractors;
  • Produce drawings, specifications and computer models of structures for clients;
  • Check drawings / designs for defects and recommend amendments and improvements.
  • Coordinate and manage project team resources in conjunction with the Director and shareholders;
  • Liaise with clients and other consultants in managing projects from inception through to completion within timescale and within budget.
  • Prepare monthly project workload and fee forecasts.
  • Anticipate challenges and project risks and recommend necessary mitigating measures, and where necessary relay to customers.
  • Quality Assessment procedure ISO9001 adhered to
  • Conduct site inspections and liaise with relevant partners, if and when required
  • Be pro-active in the R&D of future products and improvement of our current range
  • Work closely with our Drawing Office Manager to monitor and control project costs
  • Preparation of project sales orders ready to be forwarded for invoicing to accounts
  • Act a mentor for junior engineers, graduates and technicians, if and when required

The Ideal Person

  • BEng in Structural/Civil Engineering or equivalent
  • 3+ years post graduate experience in Structural Engineering
  • Working knowledge of packages such as AutoCAD, Revit and Solidworks.


Chartership is highly desirable and will be a distinct advantage. As a minimum, candidates should be actively pursuing Chartership.

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Built Environment job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Joe Sowerby on 028 9033 0250 for a confidential discussion.