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Job Title: Structural Engineer

Location: Newport based office + working from home

Job Type: Full Time

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

Salary: Competitive + benefits


Bear Structures is a modern, innovative civil & structural engineering consultancy and we are looking for a skilled and experienced Structural Engineer to join our growing 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, detailed design (including full tender and construction packages) project documentation, design calculations and sketches.

  • Attending client, design and site meetings.

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


We are looking for someone with the following attributes:


  • A minimum of 2 years engineering experience who is qualified with a BEng/MEng in Civil or Structural Engineering and working towards Chartered Membership of the IStructE/ICE.

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

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

  • Good knowledge of Engineering Design Principles, competent in design of timber, masonry, steel and composite construction to both British Standards and Eurocodes.

  • Working understanding of Tekla design software (or similar) is preferred such as Tedds, Structural Designer, Portal frame, 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.

  • A Basic knowledge and understanding of Civil Engineering (including drainage and groundworks).


The package on offer to the successful Structural Engineer includes:


  • Competitive salary from £24,000 - £30,000 depending on the level of experience.

  • Flexible working hours.

  • Holiday allowance of 21 days + Bank Holidays and additional time at Christmas.

  • Critical illness cover.

  • Pension scheme.

  • Laptop, hardware and software to enable working from the office or at home.

  • Continued training and support towards chartership.

  • Regular social events and team-building activities.


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