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Job Title: Structural Engineer (Senior / Principal / Associate Level)

Location: Newport based office + working from home

Job Type: Full Time

Education: Bachelor's / Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering

Salary: Circa £50k per annum depending on the level of experience + benefits

Bear Structures is a modern, innovative civil & structural engineering consultancy and we are looking for an experienced Senior / Principal / Associate Level Structural Engineer to join our team.


At Bear we pride ourselves on our work ethic and attention to detail, therefore we are looking for someone who shares the same enthusiasm and ethos towards their work to strengthen our team. We want you to enjoy working with us and embrace the challenges faced as you progress your career within the industry.


The ideal candidate will already be working in a similar role and can expect to assist with:


  • Delivery of concept design though to detailed design (including full tender and construction packages) project documentation, design calculations and sketches.

  • Attending client, design and site meetings.

  • Undertaking structural / site surveys and following up with structural reports.

  • Liaising with statutory authorities, Architects, M&E consultants and contractors.


We are looking for someone with the following attributes:


  • A minimum of 5 years engineering experience and is qualified with a BEng/MEng in Civil or Structural Engineering and Chartered or working towards Chartered Membership of the IStructE or ICE. (Minimum of 8 years required for Principal / Associate Engineer role)

  • Strong interpersonal, communication, analysis and technical design skills.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills with an ability to apply practical thinking.

  • Ability to manage projects and delegate tasks to Technicians.

  • Excellent knowledge of Engineering Design Principles, competent in steel, reinforced concrete, timber, masonry, & composite construction to British Standards and Eurocodes.

  • Working understanding of the Tekla design suite (or similar) is preferred such as Tedds, Structural Designer, portal frame and connection designer.

  • Ability to produce written reports.

  • Excellent attention to detail.

  • Experience of attending site meetings.

  • Ability to work to deadlines and prioritise a demanding workload.

  • A good working knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office. Some basic IT knowledge will be essential due to the working from home element.

  • Knowledge of AutoCAD and Revit will be beneficial but not essential.

  • Knowledge and understanding of Civil Engineering (including drainage and groundworks).


The package on offer includes:


  • Competitive salary of circa £50k per annum depending on the level of experience.

  • Flexible hybrid working options including working from the office and at home.

  • Holiday allowance of 22 days + Bank Holidays and additional time at Christmas.

  • Critical illness cover.

  • Pension scheme.

  • High spec laptop, hardware and software to enable working from the office or at home.

  • Continued training and support towards chartership and continued professional development.

  • Regular social events and team-building activities.


Please note that only local candidates will be considered with office attendance required.

If interested please send your CV to (no agencies please)

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