Civil/Structural Engineer

Salary: Dependent on experience

Industry: Chemical

Job Type: Permanent

Location: North West

Reference: 29159sb

Expiration date: 28 June 2018

We are working in partnership with a leading industrial services supplier to the Process, Petrochemical and Energy Industries. An opportunity is available for an experienced Civil/Structural Engineer to support a leading engineering contractor that covers chemical and energy projects across the UK.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Represent the interests of the company in all interactions with the client and maintain client relationships
  • Make independent decisions on issues, providing expert technical support within and across disciplines, liaising directly with the client where required
  • Carry out work on own initiative meeting agreed milestones, costs and quality targets
  • Supervise Designers within own discipline, for delivery of detailed work packages
  • Act as Project Engineer for smaller/single discipline projects
  • Manage suppliers to ensure timely and cost effective delivery of procured equipment
  • Ensure Safety, Health and Environmental protection are inherent in engineering design
  • Ensure that all safety, design requirements, QA and project management procedures are applied and maintained
  • Be responsible for ensuring quality, checking and approval of discipline design deliverables
  • Comply with all safety, CDM requirements for design work, include: design reviews, risk assessments, customer instructions, site regulations, HAZOPS, and SSOW
  • Comply with company processes, procedures, H&S and Environmental policies
  • Carry out design in accordance with approved design guides, procedures, statutory regulations, customer requirements, British/European Standards / Codes of Practice
  • Contribute to the production of cost and man-hour estimates
  • Contribute to the preparation of project scoping documents
  • Prepare specifications and requisitions for equipment
  • Manage and report all costs on allocated projects in terms of progress, cost control and variations
  • Carry out design, calculation and studies relevant to the engineering discipline
  • Carry out site surveys of existing assets, augmenting design to ensure robust fit for purpose engineering solutions
  • Support site installation and commissioning activities
  • Provide engineering advice to others within the business as required

Person Specification


  • All aspects of the design of industrial buildings (in particular steel framed) including foundation selection and design, from concept to construction.
  • Produce Civil, Structural and Building Specifications
  • Produce detailed calculations together with the use of Staad Pro analysis software
  • Knowledge and use of current standards and industry best practices including Eurocodes as applied within the UK
  • Knowledge of the requirements of UK Building Regulation’s and their application


  • To carry out surveys of existing sites, in particular industrial, with an understanding of the information required to advance office designs.
  • Produce estimates for the design and construction of projects.

Essential Experience

  • 5+ years experience in civil/structural engineering design
  • Sound technical knowledge and expertise in all areas of civil/structural engineering
  • Experienced in the selection & specification of relevant equipment
  • Application of all key relevant British and European standards and regulations
  • Experience within process industries
  • HND Civil/Structural Engineering (or similar) + 10 years experience and/or Incorporated Engineer (ICE or IStructE) (Minimum)
  • Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering (or similar) and/or Chartered Engineer (ICE or IStructE) (Preferred)

Millbank are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.

Millbank operates as an Employment Agency and Business.